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John Hiatt

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    September 22, 2014

    Joe Bonamassa Is Feeling Different Shades of Blue

    If you were searching for Joe Bonamassa's new record Different Shades of Blue in an actual record store (remember those?), you'd likely find it in the "Blues" section. But like most of the work he's put out since 2000, the material is decidedly more rocking as well. Still, the 37-year-old singer/gui ... More >>

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    May 21, 2014

    Gregg Allman Invites All-Star "Friends" for Epic Jam in Atlanta

    All My Friends - Celebrating the Songs & Voice of Gregg Allman 2CD/1DVD Rounder Records What sometimes gets lost in consideration of Gregg Allman's career - both with the Allman Brothers band and as a solo artist - is the actual quality of his songwriting. The melodies, the lyrics - though it's all ... More >>

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    January 4, 2013

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend

    Scooter Brown Band Firehouse Saloon, January 4 Few bands on the Texas country circuit -- a scene largely made up of affable college dropouts -- can say that they have a true-blue U.S. Marine up front, but the Scooter Brown Band can. Lead singer-songwriter/Iraq war combat veteran Scott Brown chose ... More >>

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    January 3, 2013
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    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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    October 23, 2012

    Shemekia Copeland: Never Count Out the Blues

    She's never lived here, but Shemekia Copeland is Houston blues royalty all the same. Her late father Johnny Clyde Copeland was one of the guitar princes of the Third Ward scene from the '50s to the mid-'70s, lighting up clubs like Shady's Playhouse alongside Albert Collins, Joe "Guitar" Hughes, John ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Buxton: "Not Everyone Is Going To Love You"

    Photos by Marc BrubakerBuxton at Rudz in August​Lonesome Onry and Mean has been spinning local sensation Buxton's upcoming release Nothing Here Seems Strange for almost two weeks now. And we're sorry, but we still don't get it. Maybe we are old and jaded and out of it, but to us it sounds l ... More >>

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    September 13, 2011

    Happy Birthday Don Was: His Five Best Production Jobs

    Vicky Sapp​Nerds like us - you have to be a music nerd if you're reading a blog on Don Was - have favorite producers, like some sports guys have favorite coaches. Sometimes we listen to an album just because someone we like produced it, or it somehow gives it us extra cred even if we may not l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Last Night: Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt At The Grand

    Photos by Jason Wolter​Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt The Grand 1894 Opera House, Galveston June 27, 2011 Coming soon to an Improv near you: The comedic stylings of Lyle & Hiatt! Almost sounds like one of those old-time yukster duos, doesn't it? It certainly played out like that Monday night in Th ... More >>

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    June 23, 2011
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    May 26, 2011
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    May 26, 2011
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    May 17, 2011

    Out Today: Danger Mouse In Rome, Nick Cave & Queen Reissued

    ​It's back to the usual grind for Rocks Off after last night's late-night Austin City Limits Festival lineup announcement. Sadly, we will not be seeing the Foo Fighters play songs from Wasting Light in Austin come September. And yes, still playing it, along with a steady diet of Guns N' Roses. ... More >>

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    May 3, 2011

    Upcoming: Bright Light Social Hour, Otep, Sia, UFO, Etc.

    ​"American Idols Live" With Casey Abrams, Haley Rheinhart, Jacob Lusk: Thu., July 21. Reliant Arena. The Black Dahlia Murder, Darkest Hour, Six Feet Under: Fri., Aug. 19. House of Blues. The Bright Light Social Hour: Fri., June 10. Warehouse Live. Dave Koz: Sat., June 18. House of Blues. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Five Great 2010 Albums Lonesome Onry And Mean Forgot

    ​Other than it just being a form of lazy journalism, one reason LOM hates making best-of lists is that there are always items that we forgot about, or considered but felt like they just barely didn't make it somehow. Then we wish we had included them. Here are a few more obscure 2010 albums th ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010

    Marshall Chapman: More Fun Than A Three-Legged Goat

    ​Songwriter extraordinaire, guitar-slinger, author and Southern belle supreme Marshall Chapman will be playing her first Houston gig in ages Thursday, February 17, at McGonigel's Mucky Duck. According to Chapman, Tuesday night's release party at Nashville's Bluebird for her latest album, Big ... More >>

  • Music

    March 25, 2010

    Further On Up the Road

    Excerpts from the Press's copious online coverage of SXSW.

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    March 22, 2010

    SXSW Aftermath: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Get In The Groove

    South by Scorsese: The festival in a single 6th St. tracking shot. Video by Craig Hlavaty It didn't take long for Aftermath to remember you don't have to look very hard at all for music at SXSW; in fact, we were barely even awake when it happened. After arriving in Austin late, late Thursday night, ... More >>

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    March 11, 2010
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    November 6, 2009

    Please, Kenny Rogers, Just Sing and Spare Us the Pictures of Your Kids

    Photos by Eric Sauseda/ Click here for a slideshow‚Äč Kenny Rogers is now 71 years old. And, as of a few years ago anyway, his boys can still swim. Aftermath knows this because we were treated to a slideshow of Rogers' twin five-year-old sons - even some shots from the delivery room - as he sang the ... More >>

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    September 24, 2009

    Long Reach

    Which guitarist do Mark Knopfler, Vince Gill and Erics Clapton and Johnson look up to? Louisiana's Sonny Landreth.

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    June 25, 2009
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    May 22, 2009

    Saturday: Tim Easton at Cactus Music

    I first encountered Tim Easton about five years ago at a New West Records South By Southwest party. It was a hot day at an outdoor stage. I felt the presence of someone moving up beside me and saw from his name tag that it was Michael Corcoran, longtime music critic for the Austin American-Statesma ... More >>

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    December 4, 2008
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    August 7, 2008
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    December 27, 2007

    Joe Ely

    One of the original kings of alt-country is experiencing a renaissance

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    April 27, 2006

    Various Artists

    Heartworn Highways

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    May 26, 2005

    Hot Shows

    Summertime concerts that will leave you sweating

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    April 28, 2005

    Greg Trooper

    Saturday, April 30, at McGonigel's Mucky Duck, 2425 Norfolk, 713-528-5999.

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    March 24, 2005

    Los Super 7

    Heard It on the X

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    August 26, 2004
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    April 15, 2004

    Sonny Landreth

    Saturday, April 17

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    July 25, 2002

    Maura O'Connell

    Saturday, July 27

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    April 4, 2002

    This Is It

    Will Kimbrough makes a living making the records he wants

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    December 27, 2001

    Grupo Fantasma

    Thursday, December 27

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    November 8, 2001

    A New Tune

    After September 11, some new songs just don't sound the same

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    October 11, 2001

    Prime Meridian

    Steve Forbert escapes the "new Dylan" tag and makes his own name.

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    January 11, 2001

    Swamp Thing

    Out of the soup of southern Louisiana comes a collection of Cajun all-stars with an indescribably sweet sound

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    March 16, 2000

    H-Town Get Down

    Crosby, Texas, hosts some of zydeco's finest

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    February 4, 1999
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    December 3, 1998
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    August 6, 1998
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    July 17, 1997
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    February 6, 1997
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    July 18, 1996
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    January 4, 1996
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    February 23, 1995

    Keeping His Cool

    Nick the Knife's regained his edge, and the world's a better place for it

  • News

    March 24, 1994

    A Clash of Cultures

    KPFT bids goodbye to its embattled boss

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    March 10, 1994
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    December 9, 1993

    Hiatt Regency

    Spend a few stolen moments in the grand hotel of songwriters -- a perfectly good performer lives there too. Plus: The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion.

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