Lydia Lunch

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Silk Knives' Debut EP Is Hard to Define, But Easy to Like

    I discovered Silk Knives in my weekly hunt for a band name to tear apart, but when I noticed that they had a CD release scheduled I thought, "Well, let's take this doggy for a walk and see if it will piss on Old Lady Higglebottom's lawn." A short download later, I was treated to a six-song self-titl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    2013: The Year Post-Punk Broke Again

    Almost halfway through the year, we've seen a lot of huge music news already. David Bowie came back and put out a new record, Neutral Milk Hotel reunited, and Daft Punk put out their first proper record in eight years. It's definitely been a big year already, and it promises to continue with the upc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    Lydia Lunch Returns to Houston to Whisper and Scream

    How in the name of all things Holy and Un do you prepare for Lydia Lunch? Pinning a genre on her is harder than getting a ferret in a tube sock. She is by definition the antithesis of all definition, spouting pop music, No Wave, spoken word, and just in general making a spectacle of herself. And sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Retro Active: Remembering the Speed Trials Album

    So, just in time for its 20th anniversary, the Beastie Boys' landmark Paul's Boutique album is gonna be reissued in a deluxe, remastered edition. As we all know, the album is masterpiece of sampling technique, unencumbered by the prospect of litigation and emboldened by a true sense of sonic adventu ... More >>

  • Culture

    January 10, 2008

    "Nan Goldin: Stories Retold"

    Work reflects the horrors, pleasures and ravages of time

  • Music

    December 27, 2007

    Music Deaths

    The Greil Marcus Rock Death Meter returns

  • Music

    November 15, 2007
  • Music

    June 29, 2006

    Magik Markers, with Lambsbread and Rusted Shut

    Friday, June 30, at the Proletariat, 903 Richmond, 713-523-1199

  • Calendar

    January 13, 2005

    Naked Lunch

    A spoken-word siren unleashes a virulent war against war

  • Calendar

    March 20, 2003

    Just Do It

    Selling out isn't on Michael W. Dean's list

  • Music

    May 22, 1997
  • Music

    December 1, 1994

    Doin' the Blood Thing

    Unsane's gore aesthetic is oh-so-extreme