Sam Machkovech


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  • 11 years ago

    It's a shame that Pearl Jam is a great album. Not because there's anything wrong with Pearl Jam's putting together a pop-rock album with fire and vigor; the first three songs, particularly the radio-perfect "World Wide Suicide," showcase a screami...

  • 12 years ago

    For record labels, video games and music are a match made in target-audience heaven. EA Sports pushes major-label names in rock and hip-hop on the company's yearly Madden and NBA updates, and Tony Hawk games sport underground punk and metal soundt...

  • 12 years ago

    On Tuesday, August 23, Bavu Blakes was just another Texas rapper trying to make it. Granted, the Dallas-bred MC was already on the fast track; he'd built a sizable following in his current home of Austin and had hosted mixtapes with the likes of P...

  • 12 years ago

    Tuesday, September 13, at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2025 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, 281-330-3300.

  • 12 years ago

    Say it with me: "SOOF-yahn." Last year, you could still get away with mispronouncing the symphonic-folk songwriter's first name; his previous two records, the sprawling Greetings from Michigan and the religious, banjo-filled Seven Swans, were gorg...

  • 12 years ago

    "Blue Orchid" is a scam. The White Stripes' first single from Get Behind Me Satan has fooled thousands of radio listeners with fuzzed-out guitar, falsetto vocals and big banging drums, and anybody who buys the duo's fifth album expecting another g...


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