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    September 4, 2014

    Trudy Lynn Has America's No. 1 Blues Album This Week

    Trudy Lynn's Royal Oak Blues Cafe is entering its second week in the No 1 spot on Billboard's Top Blues Albums chart this week. She's pretty happy about it. "Oh my God. Isn't that wonderful?", Lynn said by phone Wednesday morning. "I'm just floored. I don't know how I feel about it. I'm elated, I'm ... More >>

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    January 29, 2014

    3 Things Made Almost Entirely Out of Beatles Lyrics

    You can't overstate the impact The Beatles have had on the world of pop music. On the Rolling Stone list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time there are four Beatles records in the top ten alone. By nearly all measures they remain the greatest musical act of the 20th century. Anyone who says differ ... More >>

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    November 21, 2013

    New Doc Tunes Into "The Greatest Ears in Town"

    What do Aretha Franklin, the Bee Gees, Norah Jones, the Rascals, Willie Nelson, Phil Collins, Dr. John, Barbra Streisand, Chaka Khan, the Average White Band, and Hall & Oates have in common? Not much, musically. But they all made records, and some of their most memorable, in the studio with Arif M ... More >>

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    September 26, 2013

    Working-Class Metal Is No Sacrifice For UK Lifers Saxon

    As befitting a band who takes their status as metal band for working-class fans seriously, Rocks Off reached Saxon lead singer Biff Byford via cell phone on the band's tour bus, where he has just finished a no-frills meet-and greet with a group of fans. Now, said bus is currently parked outside a la ... More >>

  • Music

    May 23, 2013

    Hard Road: The True Believers Reunite

    Lost Austin legends the True Believers give it another go.

  • Music

    December 13, 2012

    The 30 Best Texas Albums

    Ranking the 30 best Texas albums of the past 30 years seemed like an impossible task. We did it anyway.

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    February 28, 2012

    Please Please Me: Rock's Top 10 Greatest Double Entendres

    ​Almost half a century ago this month, the Beatles released their first U.S. single, "Please Please Me." Though a fine example of the group's early pop sound, it wasn't an immediate smash in the States. After being issued in England on the EMI-owned Parlophone label on Jan. 12, 1963, Capitol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    A Roundup of the 2011 Music Industry Based Strictly on Band Names

    XL/Columbia​Theologians love saying things like "Man is created superior to animals" and "Animals can't be equal with humans." And then we go scouring philosophy books to see if animals have immortal spirits and if this means we'll someday meet our pets in heaven. That's a bunch of horse dung. ... More >>

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    October 26, 2011

    What Google Music Means To The Music Industry

    techonzo.com​Google is finally launching its own music service. Google Music is a full-scale music service/store designed to compete with Amazon and Apple. Android boss Andy Rubin says they're very close to launch. About a dozen independent labels are have already joined forces with Google and ... More >>

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    September 13, 2011

    R&B Ingenue Coline Creuzot Won't Give Up The Chase

    ​Houston has been known as the home of some of R&B's top vocalists, and Coline Creuzot is determined to be the next one. With three mixtapes featuring some of Houston hip-hop's heavy hitters, she has already acquired the attention of the streets. Paul Wall, with whom she shares a manager, hos ... More >>

  • Music

    August 25, 2011

    The Beat Goes On

    Kathy Valentine unseals her lips about New Wave beauties the Go-Go's 30th anniversary tour.

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    February 9, 2011

    10 Beatles Urban Legends: True Or False?

    ​When you're a band like the Beatles - who first appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show on Feb. 9, 1964, 47 years ago today - tall tales and urban legends spring up all around... mostly because when a band is a worldwide cultural phenomenon, anything can seem possible or even plausible. Some of th ... More >>

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    January 7, 2011

    Top Six Artist Vs. Record Label Feuds

    ​Pink Floyd has finally settled its lengthy dispute with their longtime record label EMI. The band, which signed to the label over 40 years ago, first took EMI to court last spring in an effort to clarify their existing contract. Floyd sought to prevent EMI from "unbundling" their albums by se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2010

    The 11 Stupidest Events from the World of Music, 2009 Edition

    Hi there, 2009. Please have a seat. Are you comfortable? Would you like some coffee, or perhaps a cigarette? No? Okay, good. Let's just cut straight to the point, then. You suck, and frankly we're sick of your bullshit. You were an awful year, filled not just with economic collapse, scary right-wi ... More >>

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    February 29, 2008

    MySpaced Out: A MySpace Mixtape

    Clicking through MySpace, one comes across tons of dreck, but every once in a while a diamond gleams in the pile of trash, some virtually anonymous flash of brilliance blinds the brain with humor, underdog sass or gumption. If I were one to make mixtapes (or CDs), here’s a handful of songs that wo ... More >>

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    December 22, 2007
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    June 21, 2007

    I Want My MP3

    If you haven't noticed, all hell is breaking loose right now in online digital music sales. On the main stage: Last month Amazon announced its intention to enter the fray at the end of the year, challenging iTunes' hegemony in the market. Two weeks ago, after much hand-wringing anticipation, Apple d ... More >>

  • News

    January 4, 2007

    DISConnect

    Sales of CDs are falling faster than you can say iPod

  • Music

    November 20, 2003

    Dead, Not Buried

    Townes Van Zandt left behind great songs for people to fight over

  • Music

    September 25, 2003

    Richard X

    Richard X Presents His X-Factor Vol. 1 (Astralwerks)

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    June 26, 2003
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    November 28, 2002

    Glamorous Youth

    Sharon Osbourne put the local kids of Pure Rubbish in front of millions on MTV. Then things fell apart.

  • Culture

    April 11, 2002

    When Online Got Off Base

    Or: How Mark Cuban would have--and could have?--saved the music biz

  • Music

    February 14, 2002

    Book 'Em

    Among musicians, everyone wants to become an author

  • Music

    November 8, 2001

    Streamlining the Hit-Making Process

    Clear Channel wants to cut the indies out of the deal

  • Music

    June 21, 2001

    Racket

    Tejano musicians aren't getting the same cut as their Anglo counterparts

  • Music

    December 21, 2000

    Moore Is More

    The former Austin guitar-slinger wants people to know he has more than SRV licks at his disposal

  • Music

    July 22, 1999

    Celebrate Good Times, C'mon!

    Merge and Matador reach ten years of indie success

  • Music

    May 20, 1999

    Hot-blooded

    Opera in the Heights brings Italy to Houston with Puccini's Tosca

  • Music

    May 13, 1999

    MPFree.com

    New way to hear music is music to consumers' ears

  • Music

    December 24, 1998

    Changing the Music Industry Bit by Bit

    More options mean more choices mean more meetings

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    November 26, 1998
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    April 9, 1998
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    February 5, 1998
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    December 4, 1997
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    September 4, 1997

    Honky-Tonk History

    He had 78 hits over 50 years and revolutionized country music. Now, Hank Thompson gets a new green light.

  • Music

    July 31, 1997
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    July 3, 1997
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    January 16, 1997

    Aw, Twern't Nuthin'

    That's what Mike Henderson says, but his fans disagree

  • Music

    November 21, 1996

    Songs and Sickness

    That's what it's about with D Generation, man

  • Music

    October 31, 1996
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    February 8, 1996
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    January 11, 1996

    Clever Criminals

    The Borrowers take from anyone they can in order to find themselves

  • Music

    September 14, 1995

    Sour Success

    Radiohead wants to prove it's more than just a "Creep"

  • Music

    April 27, 1995

    King of the Mild Frontier

    Adam Ant is still dressed up, and now has somewhere to go

  • Music

    April 20, 1995

    Heavenly Fire

    Jason and the Scorchers reunite, and get hot in the process

  • Music

    December 15, 1994

    Milla in 3-D

    Supermodel Milla Jovovich proves she's more than just another pretty face

  • Music

    October 6, 1994
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    August 25, 1994
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    February 10, 1994
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