Duane Eddy

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    The 20 Best Songs We Heard In June

    "Big Blue Hole," David Olney "Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, all them saints are dead and gone / Amy Winehouse and Curt Cobain, they ain't comin' back here again." David Olney is like the black sheep rounder uncle the family wanted you to stay away from. A former running bud of Townes van Zandt, Oln ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Last Night: The Jesus And Mary Chain At House Of Blues

    The Jesus and Mary Chain House of Blues March 13, 2012 The Jesus and Mary Chain must be the definition of "acquired taste." According to my admittedly brief research - which consisted of searching a couple of days before the show - Tuesday was the Mary Chain's first show anywhere in pub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    New Orleans' Ponderosa Stomp: A Photo Diary

    Photos by Brett KoshkinNew Orleans' Ponderosa Festival thrives on 45s.​Maybe it's age or my ever-increasing tailspin of stagnating taste, but I just don't find music festivals palatable in the slightest these days. Multi-day romps to summertime smorgasboards is for the birds. No matter if it t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Last Night: Steve Earle At House Of Blues

    Photos by Jason Wolter​Steve Earle & the Dukes and Duchesses House of Blues July 6, 2011 During her sublime set at Verizon a couple of weeks ago, Emmylou Harris mentioned how she thought Barack Obama was pretty okay, and how she hoped his election meant our society had evolved beyond the even ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    The Best Songs From 1958

    ​This Saturday is Craig's Hlist's father's birthday, and the man turns 53. Sorry to out your age, Dad, but it's for science. This week while doing other research, we found that most people whose art we enjoy were actually born in 1958. People like Alec Baldwin, Prince, Jello Biafra, Jools Holl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Last Night: Deer Tick At The Bronze Peacock

    Photos by Jason Wolter​Deer Tick House of Blues (Bronze Peacock Room) October 13, 2010 What makes a Deer Tick? Equal parts The Band, Nirvana, Ritchie Valens, Duane Eddy and a heap of firewater. It's hard to describe Deer Tick to people who haven't heard them, but those are the best terms we c ... More >>

  • News

    October 15, 2009

    Dive Bars

    A handcrafted tour of the best, most obscure places to lean on a stool in Houston.

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2009

    Les Paul Is Shredding Axes With Jesus and GG Allin Now (Wait, That Can't Be Right...)

    Thanks to Mr. Jesse Dayton for showing us this clip Les Paul, the musician who literally created the definitive sound of rock 'n roll with his slew of equipment inventions, has passed away at the rockin' age of 94. Seriously if you make it that far after spending your life in smoky halls and reco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2008

    Tonight: Thunderado and the Handsomes at the Continental Club

    After packaging delays and the usual record-business snafus, we finally got our hands on a copy of the new Thunderado, a project of Paul Beebe and Hunter Perrin. Like Thunderado's live shows, the album features a stripped-down, three-piece power trio; for the purposes of this recording, the third sl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2008
  • Music

    October 25, 2007

    Lee Hazlewood: Stranger in This Land

    The renaissance cowboy cut a wide swath through the West, and inspired a generation of songwriters

  • Music

    May 3, 2007

    Houston Mixtape Volume III

    More local anthems

  • Calendar

    August 21, 2003
  • Music

    June 12, 2003

    Legendary Shack Shakers

    Cockadoodledon't (Bloodshot Records)

  • Music

    August 15, 2002

    The El Orbits

    Live in Houston, Texas (Freedom Records)

  • Culture

    March 29, 2001

    He Scores

    Ennio Morricone has written great music for good, bad and ugly films

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Masked Avengers

    Forget the headgear. Los Straitjackets are having a seriously good time deconstructing instrumental pop.

  • News

    April 27, 2000

    Geezer Alert!

    Secrets of talk radio revealed

  • Music

    March 9, 2000

    Shut Your Mouth

    Where is instrumental rock? Los Straitjackets and John Paul Jones might know.

  • Music

    January 8, 1998
  • Music

    June 19, 1997