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  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    A Playlist for Tonight's Hurricane Sandy Telethon

    The music business was hardly spared the effects of Hurricane Sandy. As reported by our New York sister blog, Sound of the City, dozens of shows in the New York-New Jersey area were postponed or canceled; the resulting travel snafu has scuttled touring plans as far away as tonight's (former) Houston ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Marcus Manchild Finishes Out Tour in Style

    Houston rapper Marcus Manchild and his label partners at AMG (Authentik Music Group), Wodie, George, Chad and Nate, just finished traveling the country as part of the Smoker's Club Tour, headlined by Method Man, Curren$y and Big K.R.I.T. The Smoker's Club tour was at Warehouse Live November 11 (read ... More >>

  • Music

    February 24, 2011

    The Pomplamoose Revolution

    How a band with no CDs or record deal is changing the music industry

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    It's (Semi-)Official: Houston Is Not That Fun A City

    If we can;t have the fun, can we at least have the funk?​As you walk two mushy downtown blocks on a blazing August afternoon in Houston, surely the question that comes to your mind is "Isn't this fun?"Or maybe not.Anyway, the extremely important publication Portfolio has done an extremely scientif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    Aggies Finally Get Around To Caring About Their Athletes' Safety As Much As UT Does

    ​A dozen people were injured when a freakishly strong spring storm slammed into the Dallas Cowboys practice facility in Irving earlier this year. It turns out Texas A&M 's $35 million new athletic center was built by the same company and has the same basic steel-and-fabric design.Now the Agg ... More >>

  • Music

    August 18, 2005

    "I Raq and Roll" vs. "We Can't Make It Here"

    Two Houston-connected musicians offer up different takes on the war. One veteran tells Racket which he thinks is better and why.

  • Music

    June 17, 2004

    Feel This

    Enema of the Mental State: Notes from the Battle on Irritable Blink-182 Syndrome

  • Music

    June 14, 2001

    World Class?

    Houston can't join the ranks of other cities until it has an anthem of its own