John McCauley

  • Music

    September 27, 2012

    Dust Off Your Flannel

    Does the looming '90s revival presage a Nirvana-style breakthrough?

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Yes, Public Image Ltd Is Playing Scout Bar

    The runoff attached to Fun Fun Fun Fest during the first weekend in November has paid off for Houston, which will see dates from Baroness -- fingers crossed, Tomahawk, Converge, Red Fang, Valient Thorr, and now Public Image Ltd. The post-Sex Pistols John Lydon project will play Clear Lake's Scout ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2011

    BestFest: Buxton Incite Swoons, Deer Tick Get A Little Goofy

    Photos by Marc BrubakerBuxton​Maybe I've just never seen Buxton at a venue as large as this one before, but I've seen them play some pretty big places, and so far this is the biggest they've ever sounded. It was just confirmed for me that those guys can thrive equally well in either a modest, ... More >>

  • Music

    September 22, 2011

    Midtown Throwdown

    Your guide to our very first Houston Press Best of Houston® BestFest.

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Last Night: Deer Tick At The Bronze Peacock

    Photos by Jason Wolter​Deer Tick House of Blues (Bronze Peacock Room) October 13, 2010 What makes a Deer Tick? Equal parts The Band, Nirvana, Ritchie Valens, Duane Eddy and a heap of firewater. It's hard to describe Deer Tick to people who haven't heard them, but those are the best terms we c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    SXSW Aftermath: Wild Moccasins Strike, Ray Davies Quakes, Deer Tick Boogie

    Photos by Craig HlavatyWild Moccasins​Aftermath roused ourselves from our quick hour-long vegetative session after Thursday's day-party frolicking to venture into another night of SXSW music, that would include a local band's breakthrough, a legend reconnecting with his base and two indie-twang ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Aftermath: Deer Tick Remembers Lightnin' Hopkins - Do You? - at Warehouse Live

    Photos by Eggs/​ Deer Tick's set Sunday night at Warehouse Live, opening for the lovely and photo-shy Neko Case, was the perfect capper to a weekend that saw us become sleep-challenged conspiracy hounds and road-weary travelers all within the span of a day. Too bad that the ban ... More >>

  • Music

    November 29, 2007

    Deer Tick

    War Elephant