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  • Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    The 10 Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: A Fistful of Soul, Untapped, Numbers' 36th, etc.

    Deep Cuts Fitzgerald's, September 19 Deep Cuts have gone from first band of the night to last band on the bill in an impressive amount of time; less than two years by our watch. Honed by many, many shows in between (including a FPSF 2013 spot), Chase Harris and Zach Alderman's indie-pop partnership ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    The 30 Best Concerts In Houston Before Halloween

    Islands Walters, September 6 Given the recent excitement of the Unicorns' first shows in a decade, opening some recent Arcade Fire dates, the good news that their Canadian indie successors Islands are headed back to town for the first time in a while should make a few townies happy. The show should ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Slick Rick at Warehouse Live, 4/11/2014

    Slick Rick Warehouse Live April 11, 2014 Legends don't need a fancy stage, dazzling lighting or flamboyant dance routines. And they definitely do not need a 20-piece entourage to stand with them onstage doing absolutely nothing. All a legend needs is a little bit of your time and a platform on whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2013

    10 Texas Acts We Totally Want to Smell Like

    Last week, pop goddess Katy Perry unveiled her brand-new perfume, Killer Queen -- a fruity, intoxicating scent named after some old Beatles song or something. The fragrance's official Web site claims it features top notes of dark plum, wild berries and bergamot with subtle hints of cashmeron, natura ... More >>

  • Film

    April 18, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Pop Quiz: Study Up on the Tunes of Texas' Teen Titans

    We've really got to thank filmmaker Mark Landsman. Not only did his 2010 documentary Thunder Soul put the story of Houston's legendary Kashmere Stage Band on to the silver screen, but it also helped revive the band itself. After reforming with a handful of Kashmere High School alumni and students t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Ain't Nobody Better: The LL Cool J Valentine's Day Playlist

    ​ Once upon a time, LL Cool J was merely a Kangol wearing rapper who aimed for the ladies long before urban radio knew of such things from rappers. Now, he's on CBS Tuesdays on an NCIS spinoff and is hosting The Grammys this year. Not bad for someone I thought would shrink into musical obscurity a ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 29, 2011

    Three to See

    Robert Pruitt, Gabriel Dawe and Tierney Malone are killing it in their respective local shows.

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Last Night: Red Bull EmSee Battle At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Larami SerranoPhranchyze (left) and Hoodstar Chantz square off in the finals.​Red Bull EmSee Freestyle Battle Warehouse Live September 8, 2011 10:52 p.m.: White people dancing to Beat King's "Hammer" is just about the greatest indirect advertisement for racial tolerance in all the w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    Saturday Night: House Of Pain At Warehouse Live

    ​House of Pain, Big B Warehouse Live March 26, 2011 See more jumping around from Warehouse Live Saturday in our slideshow. Walking up to Warehouse live Saturday night, Aftermath wasn't sure what to expect of House of Pain's Houston reunion stop. We heard through the grapevine, "it had been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Saturday Night: Slim Thug, Z-Ro & J-Dawg At Arena Theatre

    Photos by Marco Torres​Slim Thug, Z-Ro, J-Dawg Arena Theatre January 22, 2011 Houstonians from the Northside, Southside and everywhere in between gathered at the Arena Theatre on Saturday night to celebrate two kings. January 17 was Martin Luther King Day, and the 19th was Southwest-side rapp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Friday Night: Legends Of Rap At Verizon Wireless Theater

    Photos by Marco TorresRakim​"Legends of Rap" featuring Rakim, Slick Rick, Whodini, Big Daddy Kane, MC Lyte Verizon Wireless Theater October 15, 2010 For more photos from Friday, see our slideshow here. Friday night at Verizon Theater was a celebration of hip-hop legends, the types that would ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Could Rocks Off Last An Entire Hour On The Washington Wave?

    Marco Torres​Note: The Wave is a jitney that rides up and down Washington Ave. dropping people off whereever they please. It's cool if you're drunk. It's the worst place on earth if you're not. 4:11 p.m.: So Friday night, Houston Press music editor Chris Gray called and said, "Hey, I had an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    Aftermath: Devin The Dude's Fragrant 4/20 Party At Warehouse Live

    Photos by Marco Torres​ Click here for a slideshow from the concert. Aftermath had high hopes for Devin the Dude's 4/20 concert at Warehouse Live, even though we've already seen Devin at that same exact venue performing mostly the same songs. The difference is that this is a 4/20 concert. That dif ... More >>

  • News

    April 1, 2010

    Telling New Orleans

    The Wire's creator moves south in Treme on HBO.

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    The Office: Happy Hour

    ​At this point I have to really psych myself up each week for The Office. At first I thought it was because the show had changed: I reasoned that the natural growth that comes with six seasons of episodes had moved the show far enough away from its original center that I no longer connected wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Friday Night Noise: Concrete Violin and Circuit Wound

    ​ Concrete Violin, "Distant Envelopment" H-Town's Austin Caustic - if that's his real name, Friday Night Noise will eat his black Kangol with pepper sauce - records as Concrete Violin. You'd be forgiven for mistaking "Distant," which appeared on the Dictaphonia Volume One compilation (Hal McGee), ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2009

    Smoove B Robs A Bellaire Bank

    There's been so many bank robberies in Houston that the FBI seems to be getting bored with them.They've come up with names like the "Reckless Robber" and they've criticized perps for looking unclean. But in the face of a smooth-talking playah, they are in awe.Notifying media of the latest robbery, a ... More >>

  • Music

    June 12, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 13, 2008

    Ten Great Hip-Hop Breakup Songs (Because Valentine’s Day Is for Suckas)

    “I Hate U Bitch,” Z-Ro: Z-Ro is at his most vulnerable in this balmy, spring-like guitar and keyboard track. Break-ups are often confusing, and Z-Ro teeters here between tearful rage and pounding your fists into bloody pulp sadness. (Just as effortlessly as he shifts gears from singing and rappi ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 2, 2007

    Art Capsule Reviews

    A picture of our opinions on local exhibitions

  • Film

    October 6, 2005

    Something Missing

    Liev Schreiber adapts a best-selling novel, without the best results

  • Calendar

    June 24, 2004

    Blue Ball

    Come to -- but not at -- the Gatsby

  • Calendar

    May 27, 2004
  • Music

    November 7, 2002

    Damn, That DJ Made My Day

    Jam Master Jay, 1965-2002

  • Film

    April 6, 2000


    Director James Toback crosses racial, gender and class lines in the gracefully gritty Black and White

  • Music

    December 23, 1999