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Andy Bradley

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Psych Legends Fever Tree's Final Show Mysteriously Materializes

    savagesaints.blogspot.com​"The past is not dead," William Faulkner once said. "It's not even past." Rob Landes, organist for '60s Houston psych-rockers Fever Tree, found this out a couple of years ago when he discovered some old boxes labeled "Fever Tree Live Session." Inside were some reel-t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Huey Meaux Not Forgiven Or Forgotten, Says Associate

    SugarHill StudiosHuey P. Meaux (left) at SugarHill in the 1970s​The death of legendary - and genuinely kinked-up - record producer Huey P. Meaux is a time of mixed emotions for SugarHill Studios co-owner and chief engineer Andy Bradley. Bradley began working with Meaux in 1984 and eventually b ... More >>

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    December 16, 2010
  • Music

    July 1, 2010

    A Case of the Vapours

    Islands' Nick Thorburn tries to keep track of his bandmates and their aliases.

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    SugarHill Studios Burglarized Over The Weekend

    6:08 p.m.: Updated to include list of stolen gear. Chris GraySugarHill Studios in 2008​ Legendary Houston recording complex SugarHill Studios, subject of the recent book House of Hits by local historian Dr. Roger Wood and studio co-owner/engineer Andy Bradley, was burglarized over the weeken ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 3, 2010

    Andy Bradley and Roger Wood: House of Hits

    A SugarHill Studios sound engineer and an author reveal a history of sweet sounds

  • Music

    April 29, 2010

    Heavy Weather

    A band that started by accident, the Dead Weather is now here to stay.

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    R&B Legend Ivory Joe Hunter To Get State Historical Marker

    ​Rocks Off's predecessor John Nova Lomax, who normally reports on much more sordid goings-on in East Texas, tipped us off to a story in today's Beaumont Enterprise that reports late Texas R&B legend Ivory Joe Hunter will have an official Texas State Historical Marker erected at his gravesite n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    SugarHill In The '90s: Jazz, Jazz, Jazz... And A Little Group Called Destiny's Child

    Ed Note: All this week, to celebrate the release of Dr. Roger Wood and Andy Bradley's new book House of Hits: The Story of Houston's Gold Star/SugarHill Recording Studios and preview this weekend's related festivities at Sig's Lagoon and the Continental Club, Rocks Off and Lonesome Onry and Mean are ... More >>

  • Music

    April 8, 2010

    Hitsville, Texas

    A new book documents the shady past and solid-gold singles of Houston's SugarHill Studios.

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2010

    Freddy Fender And Huey Meaux Reel Off A String Of SugarHill Hits In The '70s

    Ed Note: All this week, to celebrate the release of Dr. Roger Wood and Andy Bradley's new book House of Hits: The Story of Houston's Gold Star/SugarHill Recording Studios and preview this weekend's related festivities at Sig's Lagoon and the Continental Club, Rocks Off and Lonesome Onry and Mean are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Roy Head, Sir Douglas Quintet Help SugarHill Swing Into The Psychedelic '60s

    Ed Note: All this week, to celebrate the release of Dr. Roger Wood and Andy Bradley's new book House of Hits: The Story of Houston's Gold Star/SugarHill Recording Studios and preview this weekend's related festivities at Sig's Lagoon and the Continental Club, Rocks Off and Lonesome Onry and Mean are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    SugarHill (Actually Gold Star) In the '50s, The Decade It Became A House Of Hits

    [Ed Note: All this week, to celebrate the release of Dr. Roger Wood and Andy Bradley's new book House of Hits: The Story of Houston's Gold Star/SugarHill Recording Studios and preview this weekend's related festivities at Sig's Lagoon and the Continental Club, Rocks Off and Lonesome Onry and Mean ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    House of Hits' First Hit: Harry Choates' Cajun National Anthem "Jole Blon"

    ​All this week, Lonesome Onry and Mean will be blogging about House of Hits, the new book by Dr. Roger Wood and SugarHill Studios engineer Andy Bradley. A complete and well-annotated history of Gold Star/SugarHill, the oldest continuously operating recording studio in the U.S., the book is a trove ... More >>

  • Music

    March 25, 2010

    Brazil, Unplugged

    Gilberto Gil trims down his sound for an all-acoustic show.

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2008

    A SugarHill Supergroup of Sorts

    The SugarHill Gang, from left: Fever Tree's Rob Landis, Radio Birdman's Dennis Tek, engineer Andy Bradley, Tyson Steth, Kenny Cordray and Dust Peterson Photos by Chris Gray Watching musicians in the studio is like watching meat processors make sausage: it's tedious and there's lots of blood. But it' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2008

    SugarHill Studios Moves to Caroline Collective

    Temporarily, anyway. The long-running Houston recording studio, normally headquartered at 5626 Brock, is shifting all its operations except for previously scheduled recording sessions to the Caroline Collective, 4820 Caroline, between 2 and 6 p.m. this afternoon. SugarHill president Dan Workman will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2008
  • Music

    March 11, 2004

    Grammy Shammy

    Sugar Bayou's bad review spotlights a shady Houston trend

  • Music

    October 16, 1997
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    July 3, 1997
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    September 5, 1996
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    July 13, 1995

    All in the Family

    A session at Sugar Hill Studios reveals the hidden sounds of fathers and sons

  • Music

    November 3, 1994

    Puke Sick

    Thoughts of Sonic Youth, kid's shows and animal testing with sick body and warped mind

  • Music

    April 14, 1994

    Piano Man

    Houston's Dave Catney releases the classy Reality Road

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