In my eyes, one of most underrated rock albums of the past decade has been Electric Six's Fire, released in May 2003. It remains a solid set of thirteen, smutty, decadent rock cuts, and personally I find it hard to find a favorite after all these years. "Gay Bar", "She's White", "Naked Pictures (O ... More >>
A few months back, we had this to say about T. Rex on the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of their single "Bang A Gong (Get It On)" reaching the top of the UK charts. This Saturday, parent album, Electric Warrior, turns 40 years old. It bears repeating, not because we are too lazy to com ... More >>
Conductors and wizards have a lot in common. Both are usually older men, are greatly respected and feared and, most importantly, both use wands to work their magic. But just as the wands of the Harry Potter world have supplemented the staves of J.R.R. Tolkein's Middle Earth-style wizards, so ... More >>
In a highly competitive 2009 field, Governor Rick Perry is the biggest gobbler of them all.
The Killers, with Louis XIV Saturday September 15, 2007 Reliant Arena Better Than: Reruns of Britney at the VMAs. Download: Killers music videos here. Hear Louis XIV here. Saturday night’s concert was an amalgamation of styles. The maddest props of the evening go to 1) the Killers’ producti ... More >>
Some years back, Michael Haaga played a bill with Hot Hot Heat and Louis XIV at the Engine Room. Haaga thought that Louis XIV, a then-buzzed about band, was pretty good. “I liked what I heard from them at the sound check,” he remembers. And backstage, Haaga told them so, and in his remembering ... More >>
Why so many Houston music groups self-destruct right on the brink of having it made