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Brill Building

  • Film

    June 19, 2014

    Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys Walk Like Jersey Men

    Get ready for a parade of expertly staged moments.

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2013

    Mexican Music Is Violent. So What?

    America's liberal class and MSMers are abuzz right now over Narco Cultura, a documentary about Mexico's horrific drug war and the musical movement that has risen around it. These libs (and more than a few conservatives) are telling each other and the two Mexicans they know about how Mexican music no ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 25, 2013
  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Saturday Night: Josh Groban At Toyota Center

    Photos by Jay Lee​Josh Groban Toyota Center May 14, 2011 Josh Groban is an unusual pop star. Unusual for 2011, anyway. One hundred years ago, many "pop stars" as we think of the term today drew their repertoires from light opera and Italian bel canto. The vocal techniques and subject matter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Don Kirshner, Late-Night Rock TV Mogul, Dies At 76

    Don Kirshner, the music-business impresario responsible for hits by the Monkees and the Archies, as well as introducing scores of pre-MTV American youth to rock via his late-night network program Don Kirshner's Rock Concert, died Monday. Kirshner, a songwriter, producer and publisher, was 76 and ... More >>

  • Music

    December 31, 2009

    Live with Me

    The best Houston concerts of 2009: U2, George Strait, Kid Cudi, Jandek, Peaches and even T-Pain.

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Aftermath: Regina Spektor Wins a New Fan at Verizon Wireless Theater

    Photos by Jody Perry​"This bed is on fire with passionate love..." Aftermath has always loved James' "Laid." It's one of our absolute favorite '90s songs, and there couldn't be a better one to preface Regina Spektor's impending appearance at Verizon. The crowd is young, mixed (but mostly white), w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Get Lit: Neil Diamond is Forever: The Illustrated History of the Man and His Music by Jon Bream

    ​Neil Diamond's hipster cachet has increased greatly in the past few years: The Rick Rubin albums, Saving Silverman, ultimate Neil tribute band Super Diamond and Will Ferrell's deadly funny SNL impression, in which "America" is presented as an anti-immigration number. But his fans have long been a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    The Top 10 Reissues of 2008

    [Note: This is the first in a series of articles that constitute Village Voice Media's year-end music package. The others - pop, indie-rock, dance mixes, Latin, country, alt-country/Americana, metal, rap/hip-hop and special graphics breaking down the year in charts and 2008's worst lyrics - will be ... More >>

  • Film

    March 20, 2008

    Sk8er Boi: Paranoid Park

    Gus Van Sant returns to disaffected youth and shoestring budgets

  • Music

    April 6, 2006
  • Music

    June 23, 2005

    How Low Can You Go?

    Let's see with the last installment of our guilty-pleasures project

  • Music

    December 16, 2004
  • Music

    January 8, 2004

    Oral Surgery

    Reconstructing Smash Mouth

  • Music

    November 27, 2003

    Albert and Gage

    At Anderson Fair (Moonhouse)

  • Music

    May 2, 2002

    Golden Gate Garage

    Reliving the seamy underbelly of the 1970s with the young Richmond Sluts

  • Music

    January 8, 1998

    Baby, It's Him

    Burt Bacharach isn't making a comeback -- he never left

  • Music

    December 4, 1997

    Hip to Be Square

    Quality, not fashion, drives the legacy of Simon and Garfunkel

  • Music

    October 23, 1997

    Rap Gets Puffy

    Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs fathers a return to hip-hop pop

  • Film

    July 3, 1997

    Hit and Myth

    Hercules fritters away its strengths

  • Music

    June 12, 1997

    Spunk Rock

    The Muffs' Kim Shattuck can't understand why everyone else doesn't write like her

  • Music

    April 3, 1997

    Still Flying

    Roger McGuinn is happy to look at the past, but he's not ready to live in it

  • Film

    September 12, 1996
  • Music

    April 18, 1996
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