Sunday night, Notsuoh plays host to Your 33 Black Angels, a manic garage-psych group from Brooklyn, N. Y. The band sometimes boasts eight members, and reminds us of a less-pretentious Brian Jonestown Massacre or trance-driven Black Lips. And there's the "96 Tears" organ that chimes in here a ... More >>
We're a generous bunch at Rocks Off. We just give and give and give until it hurts, and then we give some more. That's just how we roll. And when we give, well, it may seem obvious, but we tend to give the gift of music. Our friends and family are appreciative, though we do think grandma is j ... More >>
Washington PossatoSamba is not just a single musical genre; it's actually subdivided into countless sub-genres ranging from the party-friendly Carnaval beat to the highly subtle bossa nova made famous by the likes of Antonio Carlos Jobim and Joao Gilberto. However, among the best-loved in Brazil (an ... More >>
2009 marks the 45th anniversary of Getz/Gilberto, the album that established bossa nova in the international market - something that came at the right time, as the popularity of the unapologetically apolitical genre had begun to wean in its native Brazil. But it was not like Verve Records was exci ... More >>
Boney James performs Sunday, February 11, at Verizon Wireless Theater, 520 Texas Avenue, 713-230-1600.
Shades of People
A rundown of every act on this year's bill
San Francisco's Soulstice shows that bringing the past into the future is no mirage
Victoria Williams, a native of swampy Louisiana, finds her muse in the dry beauty of Southern California
The Latin fusion restaurant Bossa sports a Minnesota accent
South American filmmakers suffer from a terminal case of the cutes
Sara Hickman makes her audience part of the show
Though 10,000 Maniacs is still around, its pop appeal has dwindled a bit.