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1995 Stories by Peter Kelly

Archives: 1995 | 1994
  • Critic's Choice

    published June 1, 1995

    The trouble with bar bands is that they all sound like bar bands -- they hear a song, they play the song, always in an instantly recognizable... More >>

  • Rotation

    published May 18, 1995

    Bobby Byrd On the Move (I Can't Get Enough) JB Horns I Like It Like That Instinct Last year, longtime James... More >>

  • Monster Men

    published April 27, 1995

    Exactly one year ago, Todd Park Mohr and his old high school chums Rob Squires and Brian Nevin were holed up in the Boulder Theater in their... More >>

  • Heavenly Fire

    published April 20, 1995

    "It feels like a minor miracle." That's how Jason Ringenberg, the Jason of Jason and the Scorchers, describes his band's reunion. Houston... More >>

  • Rotation

    published April 13, 1995

    The Stone Roses Second Coming Geffen In an act of overweening arrogance, the Stone Roses meander through four and a half minutes... More >>

  • Rotation

    published April 6, 1995

    Squirrel Nut Zippers The Inevitable Squirrel Nut Zippers Mammoth Nostalgia is the opium of popular culture partially because... More >>

  • Rotation

    published March 16, 1995

    James Carr The Essential James Carr Razor & Tie Records James Carr is one of the few '60s soul men who actually deserved the... More >>

  • Live Shots

    published March 2, 1995

    "Texas" Johnny Brown Billy Blues Tuesday, February 21 After seeing "Texas" Johnny Brown invite Katie Webster on-stage to close... More >>

  • Keeping His Cool

    published February 23, 1995

    The Jesus of Cool is back. Not that he was really gone -- it's not like he died or anything like that -- but Nick Lowe is fresh from a trip... More >>

  • Live Shots

    published February 16, 1995

    The Cramps Numbers Saturday, February 4 It's been a few years since I've thought seriously about The Cramps. But then, there ... More >>

  • Trancey Groove

    published February 16, 1995

    All the techno- and rave-heads in Houston who've been bitching about the paucity of good shows here, and all the kids who've been steaming up the... More >>

  • Rotation

    published February 2, 1995

    Various Artists The Sound of Soul: The Sue Records Story EMI I'm no Dave Marsh. I don't have an encyclopedic knowledge of early... More >>

  • Live Shots

    published January 19, 1995

    Banana Blender Surprise Wednesday, January 11 The Pig "Live" Send in the Crowns, Banana Blender Surprise's year-old debut CD,... More >>

  • Rotation

    published January 12, 1995

    Scarface The Diary Rap-a-Lot Records/Noo Trybe Records You wouldn't know it from reading the local press, but Scarface and the... More >>

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