Superchunk Fitzgerald's February 7, 2014 As nations united in Sochi Friday to celebrate an age-old Olympic tradition, Houston Gen-Xers skipped the Opening Ceremonies and gathered at Fitzgerald's instead, to celebrate another timeless wonder: '90s rock powerhouse Superchunk. While the crowd at Fitz ... More >>
Superchunk Fitzgerald's, February 7 Among the handful of '80s/'90s college-rock acts who have found equal if not greater success on the reunion circuit -- Pixies and Sebadoh come to mind, both due here later this month -- Chapel Hill's Superchunk melded the melodic roar of Husker Du with the quirks ... More >>
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Photos by Katharine ShilcuttA series of texts from Brandon K. Hernsberger, starting at 2:46 p.m.: Lil Wayne bumpin' the speakers. Best opener ever. Who knew Superchunk bumped to Lil Wayne? What a sight. Nobody beats Superchunk. Nobody. Except Pavement. Writers versus photographers. Who wi ... More >>
Yes, Houston, they'll be back...Whenever Rocks Off thinks about Spoon - which, over the past decade, has been quite a bit - the one word that always comes to mind is "punctuation." No other band we can think of consistently crafts songs that are so heavily punctuated, from Britt Daniel's sharp-a ... More >>
Wednesday, October 26, at Walter's on Washington, 4215 Washington Avenue, 713-864-2727.
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