Billy Childish

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Five Great Outsider Artists and Musicians

    The following creators are not necessarily mainstream in neither their music nor their art. But all are insanely prolific (sometimes literally) and driven by darkness. All of them push their creative abilities to the extreme to exercise their own personal demons, be they mental illness, emotional a ... More >>

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    June 30, 2010

    "Monkey With Arthritis": Top 10 Cattiest Musician Insults

    ​Think of Tony Bennett and you'll probably picture the kindly older gentleman crooning "I Left My Heart In San Francisco" and any number of other pop standards, or perhaps the guy who upstaged Alec Baldwin as "Anthony Benedetto" (his birth name) on a 2006 episode of Saturday Night Live, turnin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    Holly Golightly Talks Country Living, Snake Handling, Old Gospel And Soul

    Troy Martin​ Holly Golightly may have unplugged, but the former member of Billy Childish's '90s UK garage-rockers Thee Headcoatees hasn't mellowed out. On 2008's Dirt Don't Hurt and the brand-new Medicine County, she and the Brokeoffs - aka Texas-born drumming companion Lawyer Dave - have been get ... More >>

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    April 8, 2010
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    February 28, 2008

    Reverberations: Opening Up the Garage

    Welcome to Reverberations, a weekly column on all things garage rock… There was a time – between the British Invasion and the eventual manifestation of Television – when a bunch of guys who’d come up on the cutting power of surf noise and the Yardbirds’ filthy, oversexed blues took what t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2007

    Last Night: Holly Golightly at Rudyard’s

    Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs October 17, 2007 Rudyard’s Better Than: The Melvins, because Tuesday is a bad night to be wrong, and I’m feeling lucky. Download: Bill Childish and Holly Golightly, “In Blood,” for an idea of who you’re dealing with. It’s a travesty that Holly Golig ... More >>

  • Music

    August 4, 2005

    Holly Golightly, with Tom Heinl

    Sunday, August 7, at Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh Drive, 713-521-0521.

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    November 4, 2004

    Holly's Hobby

    How did an elusive Brit become a garage-rock cult figure? Hell if she knows.

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    April 24, 2003
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    February 22, 1996

    Stolen Moments

    Jonny Polonsky knows that a little larceny never hurt rock and roll

  • Music

    January 11, 1996

    Wordless Wonders

    Death Valley does its talking through its playing