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    June 23, 2014

    The Five Best Concerts In Houston This Week: Hog Leg, Mickey Gilley, Deafheaven, etc.

    Hog Leg Rudyard's, June 23 James Red is one of the most spastic, all-in rock and roll front men it's been our pleasure to witness in Houston. He sings like he's about to swallow the microphone whole, while his body is wracked by something that would resemble the worst dry heaves you could imaginabl ... More >>

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    September 26, 2012

    5 Shows We'd Like to See at HMNS' Burke Baker Planetarium

    Recently I decided to put down the cash and become an honest-to-God card-carrying member of the Houston Museum of Natural Science. I find that walking the halls of the HMNS is a fine way to kill a few hours before a concert. There is a part of the HMNS that I hold near and dear to my heart, even t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Justin Bieber and the Secret War Against Music

    When people start going on about a hip hop illuminati or the secret messages in Lady Gaga videos we tend to laugh at them, call them kooks, and suggest they spend their free time in more productive ways. Jay-Z is powerful but only a crazy person would believe that Blue Ivy Carter was some sort of hi ... More >>

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    June 28, 2012

    The More You Know: 5 Music Web Sites To Add To Your Bookmarks

    The true power of the Internet is information. Don't get me wrong; free music, photos of kitties, Ryan Gosling memes, and pornography are all wonderful, but it's information that's the real star even if we take it for granted. It's changed the way people do reports in school, made us think we're sma ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
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    May 21, 2009

    Mostly Metal: Isis vs. Mastodon

    As you might read in the print edition of this week's Press, the experimental metal band Isis will be at the Meridian tonight. All of Isis' albums since 2002's Oceanic have explored similar territory: long, unhurried songs that blend doom-metal with the noodly, spacey guitar work characteristic of p ... More >>

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    January 19, 2006
  • Music

    August 18, 2005

    The Kids Are All Right

    Classic rock lives on in the hands of youngsters the Redwalls

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    September 9, 2004
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    September 2, 2004

    Horrific Haikus

    Death-metal band names make for fun magnetic poetry

  • Music

    March 18, 2004

    Broken Social Scene

    Saturday, March 20

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    April 10, 2003
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    March 27, 2003

    Combat Rock

    In this corner, weighing in at one ton of pomp, the pride of Iceland: Sigur Rós! And in this corner, the moose-wrestling Montreal maulers: Godspeed You! Black Emperor.

  • Calendar

    March 6, 2003

    The World According to GYBE!

    It's all wrong, all right?

  • Music

    February 27, 2003

    Last Frights

    The death of a mourner mars Kinney Abair's funeral

  • Music

    November 22, 2001

    The Sexual Revolution Will Not Be Televised

    For the (International) Noise Conspiracy, the very personal is political

  • Music

    November 22, 2001


    The Alison Effect (Camera Obscura)