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Brian Eno

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    March 10, 2014

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Week: St. Vincent, Gary Numan, Maroon 5, etc.

    St. Vincent House of Blues, March 10 An adventurous, ambitious singer-songwriter who delights in smearing the lines between art and pop, St. Vincent is quickly becoming one of the biggest indie-rock stars around. Born and raised in Dallas and now splitting her time between Texas and New York, the 3 ... More >>

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    March 4, 2014

    Only Google Knows Musicians' Darkest Secrets

    Have you ever Googled something only to find that their autofill feature suggests some really strange stuff? This has been the source of Tumblr blogs and memes alike. It has also been the reason many a person has lost faith in humanity, seeing ridiculous questions on obvious subjects. Just type "why ... More >>

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    February 18, 2014

    Making a Difference: Artists Who Have Share Their Wisdom

    "Joni Mitchell once said that singing, crying, and laughing all come up out of the same need. So, I think that's what art is for..." -- Erykah Badu A certain array of life questions are essential to one's own personal growth and development: who am I? Where am I going? What do I want to be when I g ... More >>

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    March 22, 2013

    The Five Greatest Daniel Lanois Productions

    Late to the party as ever, I recently caught up with the new Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds album, Push the Sky Away, in light of the hype over their SXSW showcase last week. The album is fantastic, of course, but one thing that immediately jumped out at me upon listening to it was the interesting choi ... More >>

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    February 4, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Week

    Toro Y Moi Fitzgerald's, February 4 Chaz Bundick, aka Toro Y Moi, has just released Anything In Return, another set of chilly bedroom anthems that nestles in nicely among his lengthy discography. Call it chillwave, R&B, indie-pop, whatever, just don't call it slap-dash. Bundick is creating timeless ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012

    Top 5 Weirdest & Worst Musical Collaborations

    In the history of music, there have been many meetings of the mind between people with similar attitudes, styles, and ideas. Some of these just felt right from the very beginning and you knew they were destined to produce greatness. That's what happened when Brian Eno met David Bowie and later when ... More >>

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    September 18, 2012

    Moving Day: 5 Albums I Just Can't Quit

    Reconsidering a lifetime of musical choices is a funny business. My first musical purchase? The Maxi Single for Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now). First proper album purchase? Amy Grant's 1991 classic, Heart In Motion. Before I lose any degree of credibility, let's move on. For the past m ... More >>

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    May 15, 2012

    Always Evolving: 64 Years Of Brian Eno's Best Nonproduction Work

    Although he has more than 15 solo albums to his credit, Brian Eno's legacy in terms of popular music will always be defined by his work with others. Whether it was his time as a member of Roxy Music or his nearly 40-year production career, his best-known works have always come in the form of collabo ... More >>

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    January 31, 2012

    From The Sky Down: U2's "Bittersweet Song Of Disunity"

    What was the last great U2 album? Now, before you go and get your snotty Henry Rollins quotes lined up, recall that there was a period in the mid- to late 1980s when the Dublin foursome were both the biggest and most critically acclaimed band on the planet before veering off into sonic experimentat ... More >>

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    January 26, 2012

    Travelin' Band: What Do The Features Listen To On The Road?

    So The Twilight Saga has exactly two things that keep the films from being absolute torture. The first is Ashley Greene in all her pixie-hotness, and the second is that there really are some excellent bands that end up on the soundtracks. Case in point, the Features were featured recently in Break ... More >>

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    December 8, 2011

    Early Warning: Coldplay Bringing Mylo Xyloto To Houston On June 25

    Photo By Craig HlavatyColdplay's Chris Martin at the Woodlands in July 2009. ​Coldplay is bringing their Mylo Xyloto tour to Houston next summer on June 25 at the Toyota Center. The band was last in Houston on July 22, 2009 at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion on the down-slope of the Viva La Vi ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011
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    August 10, 2011

    2 Become 1: Musical Match-Ups We'd Like To See

    ​Kanye "Hitler" West and Jay-Z released their (overused music writer word alert) epic Watch the Throne album this week, to mostly great reviews. This fall the first fruits from the recently announced Lou Reed/Metallica collaboration should be on the store shelves, which still sorta weirds us o ... More >>

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    May 17, 2011

    Out Today: Danger Mouse In Rome, Nick Cave & Queen Reissued

    ​It's back to the usual grind for Rocks Off after last night's late-night Austin City Limits Festival lineup announcement. Sadly, we will not be seeing the Foo Fighters play songs from Wasting Light in Austin come September. And yes, still playing it, along with a steady diet of Guns N' Roses. ... More >>

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    April 7, 2011
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    January 10, 2011

    Last Night: Agent Orange At Fitzgerald's

    Photos by David Ensminger​Agent Orange Fitzgerald's January 9, 2010 In the 1987 21 Jump Street episode "Mean Streets and Pastel Houses," fresh-faced Johnny Depp goes undercover as a punk to root out vicious gangland teenage thugs lurking in the inner city. He ends up at a rowdy punk concert r ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010
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    February 18, 2010

    He Said She Said: Fire In The Earhole!

    thestarceleb.com​He Said began his week by watching a Houston landmark and one of his favorite restaurants of all-time go up in flames. We covered the Mai's fire most of Monday morning for Hair Balls, taking pictures of the smoke and flames as they got progressively worse and began engulfing the s ... More >>

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    December 17, 2009

    Uprising

    2009 wasn't a great year for albums, but songs were a different story.

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    July 26, 2009

    In the Hot Seat with Nick Cody from Wild Moccasins

    The Wild Moccasins aren't playing the Showcase this year, but we caught up Nick Cody and asked him what he was doing here.Who are you here to see?I want to see Buxton and the Tontons. I'm also going to play with Tontons, a song that Tom wrote and he's going to play guitar to it. I'm going to be on b ... More >>

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    June 16, 2009

    Aftermath: David Byrne at Jones Hall

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty David Byrne knows about living in the moment. The white-haired former Talking Heads frontman and unofficial U.S. ambassador for Third World pop, whose hair was as white as his (and his band's) wardrobe, was a genial host at Jones Hall Monday night. "It's nice to be in Mr. Jes ... More >>

  • Music

    June 11, 2009

    Byrne's Eye View

    The ex-Talking Heads front man takes stock of his homeland on his second Brian Eno collaboration.

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    May 28, 2009
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    March 5, 2009
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    March 2, 2009

    Local Rotation: Young Mammals' Carrots

    Young Mammals Carrots www.myspace.com/youngmammals Carrots is the former Dimes' first full-length, and first physical product of any kind since 2006's Animal EP netted the quartet a slew of Houston Press music awards and set the local indie-rock community's hearts atwitter long before a ... More >>

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    February 12, 2009

    Maggie Nicols, Fred Frith and Susan Alcorn

    Nameless Sound presents a trio of treasured avant-garde artists

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    December 11, 2008

    Afropop Arrives

    Motherland music hit a fever pitch with U.S. bands this year

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    August 14, 2008
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    July 3, 2008
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    January 17, 2008
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    September 27, 2007

    Electroma

    Daft Punk duo make their big-screen debut

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    September 5, 2007

    Drenched In Blog: Jack FM

    It seems that Houston has lost yet another radio station. On Friday morning, at the stroke of 10:37 a.m, we entered the world of Jack FM 103.7... KIOL, the station that attempted to replicate the “outlaw” spirit of the departed and re-formatted 101.1 KLOL, is no more. In its place is one of a n ... More >>

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    August 22, 2007

    “Thunderstruck” on I-45

    Some songs are custom-written for Houston, even if they come from halfway around the world. Just as I exited the Gulf Freeway this morning onto that long flyover leading to downtown, AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck” came on the trusty satellite radio. The skyline slowly rose into view as that needly gu ... More >>

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    June 7, 2007

    Maserati

    Maserti and My Education will perform Tuesday, June 12, at Walters on Washington, 4215 Washington.

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    July 20, 2006
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    March 16, 2006
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    February 16, 2006

    Mixtape Masters

    Caps and Jones keep the party Moving

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    February 2, 2006
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    January 19, 2006
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    July 21, 2005

    Breaking the Scene Barrier

    Kid 606 prowls into town with Paws Across America

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    April 28, 2005

    Quite a Jolt

    Pilobolus's Megawatt, Full Strength promises seriously high energy

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    October 7, 2004

    Secret Machines

    Now Here Is Nowhere (Reprise)

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    January 8, 2004

    Rechenzentrum

    Director's Cut (Mille Plateaux)

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    January 8, 2004

    Bastard Sons of Brian Eno

    Ambient music lives on in the Bliss Out series

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    April 16, 1998

    Night & Day

    April 16 - 22, 1998

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    September 25, 1997

    The Reich Stuff

    A new boxed set gives minimalist Steve Reich maximum exposure

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    August 21, 1997
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    December 7, 1995
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    August 17, 1995

    Critic's Choice

    Wheel of Dysfunction

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    March 10, 1994
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