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George Benson

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2013

    Mixed Emotions: When CD Compilations Create "Feelings"

    I recently received an e-mail from my nephew, Orlando, inviting me to join something called the "Mix of the Month" club. The correspondence detailed how 12 members of this group would each have an assigned month to create a mix CD to send to the others. Original, creative cover art was encouraged. I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Boogie Nights: How Surviving Disco Helped Me Understand EDM

    Some kid I know asked me if I ever plan to write an article about electronic dance music. I told him yeah, probably I would. I guess that seemed too cavalier an answer. He wanted to know if I had something against EDM. Naw, it's all right, I told him. What was I, he wanted to know, some kind of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Five Babies, Four Baby Mamas

    Welcome to Ask Willie D, Rocks Off's advice column where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! FIVE BABIES, FOUR BABY MAMAS Dear Willie D: I can't believe I messed around and had a baby b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    Working With Willie Nelson: Houston's Joe Sample Takes Us In the Studio

    Working on this week's cover story on Willie Nelson was a blast -- and a blast from the past. One minute I'd be typing and the next the phone would ring. "Hey, this is Johnny Bush, I hear you're doing a story on Willie. Why didn't you call me?" Stuff like that just kept happening. Willie's world ... More >>

  • Music

    November 4, 2010

    Fired Up

    Self-proclaimed dad-rockers Bright Men of Learning urge Houstonians to look in their own backyard.

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Five Spot: Five Obscure UGK Features, With Downloadable Links

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and, albeit sometimes awkwardly, tie it to a bit of Houston rap. It's five videos and occasional cussing. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. ​Yo, maybe you heard, maybe you didn't, but there's some concerts an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2008
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    October 28, 2008
  • Music

    August 4, 2005

    Raul Midón

    State of Mind

  • Music

    February 19, 2004

    Endless Summer

    The deep house of Miguel Migs transcends California vapidity

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2004

    Drop Everything

    "Funk Jazz Fridays" get rolling at Cafe Brasil

  • Music

    November 6, 2003

    City Under Siege

    Musicians provide HPD with plenty of overtime pay

  • Music

    January 16, 2003

    The Queen Bee

    Pam Kelly hopes to get a Buzz going about local music

  • Music

    November 14, 2002

    RIP, KIKK

    A redneck institution drowns in a flood of syrupy smooth jazz

  • Music

    June 6, 2002

    Hamilton Loomis

    Hamilton Loomis Live: Highlights (Ham-Bone Music)

  • Music

    October 25, 2001

    Don't Fence Us In

    Aztex refuses to be ghettoized in the Tejano market

  • Music

    June 7, 2001

    The Tortoise Taught Us

    Chicago collective outraces critical hares with its genre-melding mind warps

  • Music

    January 25, 2001

    Various Artists

    Ken Burns Jazz: The Story of America's Music (Columbia Legacy)

  • Music

    June 22, 2000

    Rotation

    Acoustic Alchemy: The Beautiful Game

  • Film

    June 15, 2000

    Toons with 'Tude

    The summer's best action flick may be the animated Titan A. E., which borrows from the leaders of the genre

  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Gospel According to Matthew

    The Good Lord Willing, Songwriter Matthew Levine Plans to Spread the word of Baha'i

  • Music

    July 8, 1999
  • Music

    July 17, 1997
  • Music

    January 16, 1997
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