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Barenaked Ladies

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Chris Gerhardt, Mastermind of Giant Battle Monster

    Welcome to the Rocks Off 100, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See the entire Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? Giant Battle Monster, we're fairly cer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Top 10 Soul-Destroying No. 1 Hits

    I don't like these songs. I feel it's ridiculous that hundreds of thousands of people actually paid out money and drove them to the top of the Billboard charts. While they might not necessarily be the absolute worst examples of the lowest common denominator's purchasing power, they quickly came to m ... More >>

  • Music

    December 6, 2012

    Rest of the Best

    Houston's top 5 local music venues.

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    The 10 Worst Holiday Cover Songs Ever

    It's the thought that counts, right? Because they had the common decency to make original garbage, this list pardons holiday atrocities like New Kids on the Block's "Funky Funky Christmas" and "Last Christmas" by Wham! The ten "artists" on this list couldn't even be bothered to wrap their own turds ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    What the #?!$ is Hanukkah?: 10 Songs to Help You Figure It Out

    It's December now, and the holiday season is rapidly approaching. If you're a Christian, you know the reason for the season is the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus H. Christ. But one thing you may have noticed is that we don't live in a Christian nation, contrary to the beliefs of commentators su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    So This Is 5 Years of Listening to Sunny 99.1's Christmas?

    2008: An Hour in Sunny 99.1's Holiday Hell Every year, Sunny starts playing non-stop, 24/7 Christmas tunes by the end of November. You can pretty much bet that by the time you hop in the car after Thanksgiving dinner that Perry Como will be riding shotgun with you up to the gas station for smokes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Children's Rockers Imagination Movers Come Draped In Full Rock Regalia

    The Imagination Movers are one of the biggest things going in children's music, a rapidly growing genre increasingly populated by older modern-rock acts and singer-songwriters. Hell, the Verve Pipe play ACL every year to wide kiddie acclaim. Plus, if parents don't find it horribly grating you can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Friday Night: Toadies, Helmet & Ume at House of Blues

    Toadies, Helmet, Ume House of Blues July 20, 2012 The '90s were in high demand in Houston on Friday night. Up in The Woodlands, the Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, Cracker and more packed 'em in to relive some of the decade's best one-hit wonders. Downtown, the Clinton-era jams were a little har ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Friday Night: "Last Summer on Earth" Tour at The Woodlands

    "Last Summer on Earth" Tour Feat. Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Cracker Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion July 20, 2012 As Nathan Smith said a few hours ago, his partial '90s nostalgia show at House of Blues Friday was more than a sight harder than the throwback bill ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2012
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    June 19, 2012

    Frog Eyes! The 10 Greatest Glasses-Wearing Musicians

    If you were like me growing up, you had glasses. You got ridiculed for it with names like "frog eyes," "nerd" (sadly children didn't equate that with smart, just weird), "ugly" and "geek." Even worse was the fact that, as a result of my wearing glasses, I couldn't wear sunglasses because the good o ... More >>

  • Music

    May 24, 2012

    2012 Summer Guide: It's a Scorcher

    A summer concert season to melt your face off.

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    The '90s Dream Is Alive In The Woodlands This Summer

    Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd & The Monsters, and Cracker are heading to the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on July 20. The "Last Summer on Earth" will take the crew on over 30 stops through the United States, celebrating the last summer on Earth with some of the best bands who pu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Tori, Tool, TLC And The Other Musical Debuts Of 1992

    1992 was a pretty heady year for music in general, with the masses gobbling up all the gangsta rap, grunge, and pop-country they could. That year would see the release of not only R.E.M.'s Automatic For The People, Peter Gabriel's Us, Pantera's Vulgar Display Of Power, but also what is arguably The ... More >>

  • Music

    December 15, 2011

    Commercial Break

    103.7 is winning fans with its "adult alternative" format.

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Music's Top 5 Dubious "Dr. Feelgoods"

    ibtimes.com​To say that Dr. Conrad Murray had a bad day in court yesterday is probably something of an understatement. In addition to veiwing graphic pictures of Michael Jackson's autopsy, jurors in the involuntary manslaughter trial of the King of Pop's former physician heard damaging testimo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Fush Yu Mang: Future Charity Stunts By '90s Has-Beens

    Smash Mouth: "Nobody can eat 50 eggs!"​Today, we learned that Smash Mouth lead singer Steve Harwell will eat 24 eggs, in any style he wants, for a $10,000 donation to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. That's a pretty sweet deal, because we like scrambled eggs with cheese and deviled eggs. And om ... More >>

  • Music

    March 10, 2011

    2011 South By Southwest Supplement

    Buxton takes its bump to the roots-rock big leagues in stride.

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Upcoming: Appleseed Cast, Deftones, Hold Steady, Usher, Etc.

    ​The Appleseed Cast, Ananlog Rebellion: Fri., Nov. 5. Fitzgerald's. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Os Mutantes: Sun., Nov. 7. Fitzgerald's. Barenaked Ladies: Wed., Nov. 3. Verizon Wireless Theater. "Best Of Houston Launch Party" With Robert Ellis & The Boys, The Zydeco Dots, Los Skarnales, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Allergic To Myself: Songs Guaranteed Not To Make You Sneeze

    ‚Äč If you're new to Houston, you may be wondering what all that yellow crap on your car (and on the road, and in your hair...) is. Well, it's oak pollen, and along with sweltering humidity, infuriating traffic, and the occasional hurricane, it's one of the things that makes living here such a delig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Sorry Dave, We Had To: Top Ten Songs to Listen to While Having Sex With Co-Workers

    If The Late Show with David Letterman hasn't seemed very funny lately, it's probably because Dave has been spending more time apologizing for banging his subordinates than he has making fun of Paul Shaffer. Admittedly, it was a bold move: coming forward and confessing his past missteps in order to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    Five ( 3) Spot: Christmas With Weezer!

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every week, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and list five reasons why it's either brilliant or dumb-assed. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Because God loves us: Weezer, one of our all-time favorite bands, has recorded six Christmas covers, the greatest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2008
  • Music

    July 26, 2007

    Big Mac Boogie

    Would You Like Fries with Those Lyrics?

  • Music

    December 22, 2005

    The Hanukkah Songs

    Wherein we find the coining of our new favorite word: Jewpergroup

  • Music

    March 18, 2004

    Broken Social Scene

    Saturday, March 20

  • Music

    November 13, 2003

    The Barenaked Ladies

    Monday, November 17

  • Music

    October 16, 2003

    Drinking Canada Dry

    Ride the north wind down to see Kathleen Edwards

  • Calendar

    June 26, 2003

    People-Watchin'

    The Westheimer Street Fest returns to its rightful home

  • Music

    June 5, 2003

    Houston Music Map

    Queen Norah reigns, Josh Groban pains, and lots of Natalie Maines

  • Music

    December 19, 2002

    Xmas Marks the Spot

    A guide to new holiday discs, from surprise presents to Tannen-bombs

  • Music

    October 24, 2002

    The Gord Is My Shepherd

    For the Canadian multitudes and the American few, the Tragically Hip offer up secular gospel and quasi-religious concerts

  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    C-Cup Kids

    If you chuck your bra at OK Go, don't expect to get it back

  • Culture

    February 28, 2002

    Small Screen, Big Step

    DEJ Productions tries to give "direct-to-video" a good name

  • Music

    August 30, 2001

    Twenty Four Count

    Depth of View (Self-released)

  • Music

    January 18, 2001

    Playbill

    Cowboy Mouth

  • Music

    February 10, 2000

    Playbill

    Foxy Lady: Terri Hendrix. Also, The Brothers Creggan

  • Music

    December 30, 1999

    Sophomore Flops

    Record companies to artists: "What have you done for me lately?"

  • Music

    August 12, 1999

    Playbill

    Scooby-Doobie Scat

  • Calendar

    April 8, 1999

    Night & Day

    April 8-14, 1999

  • Music

    April 1, 1999
  • Music

    January 28, 1999
  • Music

    November 5, 1998

    Ladies Luck

    Five Barenaked Canadians conquer a fickle America with patience

  • Music

    July 30, 1998
  • Music

    July 23, 1998

    Reconstructing Brian

    The troubled creative light behind the Beach Boys salvages himself and -- to an extent -- his music

  • News

    April 24, 1997
  • Calendar

    April 10, 1997
  • Music

    August 29, 1996
  • Music

    July 11, 1996
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