Elektra Entertainment Group Inc.

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2013

    Third Eye Blind at House of Blues, 12/2/2013

    Third Eye Blind House of Blues December 2, 2013 Nearly an hour into their performance at House of Blues Monday night, Third Eye Blind finally got the crowd's attention. "Miss Jones taught me English, but I think I just shot her son," Stephan Jenkins crooned as fans sang along, "'cause he owed me m ... More >>

  • Music

    August 23, 2012

    Too Far to Care

    The Old 97's revisit a Texas classic on 15th anniversary tour.

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    The Old 97's Rhett Miller: "We'll Play Our Hit Twice"

    Rewind: The Old 97's Rhett Miller: "Then the Stage Gets a Lot Bigger" Streets of Where I'm From (music feature) When Nirvana upended the music business in the early '90s, the major record labels saw dollar signs in every dive bar and honky-tonk in the lower 48. That extended all the way to Texas, ... More >>

  • Music

    June 28, 2012

    Life After "Popular"

    Nada Surf wouldn't play the major-label game, and lived to tell the tale.

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Pink Slipped: The 7 Best Artists To Be Dropped From Their Label

    Once upon a time, record labels were the most important thing to an artist who chose to work within the music industry. They could make or break anyone and even world renowned artists knelt at the feet of their masters. Getting dropped from a label was, at one time, a death sentence. Even today man ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Becoming Elektra: Stooges, The Doors And Much More

    ​Becoming Elektra: The True Story of Jac Holzman's Visionary Record Label By Mick Houghton Jawbone Press, 304 pp., $29.95 While most of today's major record companies are run by men in suits answering to a corporation rather than men of vision answering to their whims, there was a time in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: R.I.P. Vern Gosdin

    Foreground: Faron Young (leaning on piano), Tammy Wynette (at piano). Back row (l-r): Unidentified man, Hank Thompson, George Jones, Vern Gosdin, Marty Robbins "Don't you think you should've called To tell me you were coming down Oh, you look so out of place On this troubled side of town" - Vern Go ... More >>

  • Music

    July 15, 2004

    They Are Too the Boss of You

    They Might Be Giants enjoy life as a two-man industry

  • Music

    April 8, 2004

    Higher Ground

    The Blind Boys of Alabama can bring church to the people if not the people to church

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    A Piece of the Pie

    Johnny Goudie is delivering pizzas, and he feels fine

  • Music

    September 14, 2000

    Self-Righteous Leftists

    Smithsonian Folkways releases Broadside magazine's long-forgotten tracks

  • Culture

    July 27, 2000

    Porn to Sell

    Product placement comes to adult videos...hey, watch where you put that thing!

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Raw Power

    Stooges add to punk lore with the release of a seven-CD box

  • Music

    February 4, 1999
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    September 24, 1998
  • Music

    May 1, 1997

    She's the Boss

    Houston-bred Sara Hickman has never been keen on constraints

  • Music

    June 13, 1996

    Let It Rock

    The Nields turn up the volume on their folk-tinged sound

  • Music

    May 16, 1996
  • Music

    January 18, 1996

    Rock & Roller Coaster

    Funland's learned the art of getting up after falling down

  • Music

    March 23, 1995
  • Music

    September 1, 1994

    Dana Cooper, Roughly Speaking

    Houston expatriate's at home, on the road and in Nashville