Daniel Mee

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    Adios Houstonist, Hello H-Town Rock

    Keep Houston Rich posts this video from Chingo Bling and Fade Dogg's new collaboration, "Let Me Know". The song is featured on Chingo's new mixtape, Stuntin 4 The Summer. As you well know, the HMPAs are coming up in the next few weeks, but you can find out what Texas bands from north of the Sam H ... More >>

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    April 8, 2010
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    July 2, 2009

    Houston's Rememberances of Warped Tours Past

    For the past 15 years, the Vans Warped Tour has been barreling through city after city across the globe creating punk rockers out of boy scouts and riot grrls out of band geeks. The traveling punk, hardcore and emo road show has been coming to Houston since 1995. The first taste local punks got of f ... More >>

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    May 14, 2009

    Vinyl & Compilations

    Alternatives to the full-Length CD are back with a vengeance.

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    December 11, 2008

    Tonight: Eugene Chadbourne and Walter Daniels at Rudyard's

    The willfully weird Eugene Chadbourne stops by Rudyard's this evening with Walter Daniels, harmonicist (as far as I can tell that is, in fact, a word) for 1980s Austin punk bands the Hickoids and Jack O'Fire, in tow. Chadbourne's music is a mishmash of folk, blues, bluegrass, country, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2008

    Led Zeppelin Pulls a Van Hagar

    As Gomer Pyle used to say, well surprahs, surprahs, suprahs. Billboard and several other news outlets reported yesterday that Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and Jason Bonham (son of John) will tour next summer as Led Zeppelin, which was pretty much guaranteed when last year's reunion at an Ahmet Ertegu ... More >>

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    March 6, 2008
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    November 30, 2007

    Last Night: Melt-Banana with Dizzy Pilot and Cop Warmth at Walter’s

    Melt-Banana Melt-Banana with Dizzy Pilot and Cop Warmth Walter's on Washington November 29, 2007 Better Than: Anything made in America. Download: "Chain Shot to Have Some Fun," available free from the Melt-Banana Web site Melt-Banana, a Japanese band prone to covering Devo and the Beach Boys and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2007

    Last Night: The Evens at NoTsuOh

    The Evens November 14, 2007 NoTsuOh Better than: Standing around until midnight drinking $5 Lone Star out of a plastic cup in a glorified high-school gym with black walls, while "Running With the Devil" blares at maximum volume from a forbidding wall of speakers. Download: "Shelter Two" or "Pushed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2007

    Last Night: Jesu at Walter’s

    Jesu, Wolves in the Throne Room, AWAKE October 11, 2007 Walter's on Washington Better Than: Metal Church; also, regular church Download: "Old Year," from Jesu’s 2007 album Conqueror Justin Broadrick of Jesu (usually pronounced YAY-zu) is quite possibly the most important man in underground met ... More >>

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    May 17, 2007
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    April 3, 2007

    Rotation: Post-TLC Reformation

    The Fall Post-TLC Reformation! Narnack Records Part of the power of rock and roll is its ability to communicate in a seemingly endless variety of ways. For Bob Seger or U2 or Weezer, rock's affinity for simple and direct expression allows it to function as a language of the everyday, bringing peo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2007

    Rotation: Explosions in the Sky

    Like bombastic fellow Austinites . . . And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, Explosions in the Sky set out to make albums as big as Texas, but in their hands the goal seems somehow more modest. Though they fit their musical ideas into outsized settings, the core of these ideas is simplicity its ... More >>

  • Music

    February 15, 2007

    Talk to Mee

    A dialogue with a local indie punker about the cultural cringe

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    July 27, 2006