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Bob Weber

  • Music

    July 11, 2013

    Another Skate of Mind

    The Jamail Skatepark ignites Houston's music culture.

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Another Skate of Mind: The Jamail Skatepark Ignites Houston Music Culture

    This article was written by David Ensminger. Downtown Houston's Lee and Joe Jamail Skate Park, like a plethora of other skate sites across the globe, is a gripping locale that merges edge-culture sports and underground music. It reflects an earlier era of Thrasher videos from the 1980s, when skate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Remembering The Island: Where R.E.M. Played, but XTC Wouldn't

    Despite the dust of time that usually befalls venues and lore from punk's rambunctious past, The Island has remained a steady icon of Houston's underground movement that swept to the surface as classic arena rock and cosmic country choked the FM airwaves. Rewind: Houston's Island of Misfit Bands B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    RIP Mydolls Guitarist Kathy Johnston

    Photos by David EnsmingerThe Mydolls' Dianna Ray and Kathy Johnston at Rudyard's, July 2011​Sometimes people come into our lives with the force, elegance and nimbleness of water. Musician, photographer, and patient advocate Kathy Johnston, the Mydolls guitarist and percussionist who passed awa ... More >>

  • Music

    January 7, 2010
  • Music

    April 9, 2009

    Texas Punk Music Is Gay

    The smartest people in rock and roll are queer.

  • Music

    November 13, 2008

    Doll Parts: Mydolls

    Amid Noise and Smoke, legendary Houston post-punks reunite

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