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Mark E. Smith

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2014

    Do Musicians Have Any Business Starring In Ads?

    It's a real testament to our consumerist culture that one of the biggest events of the year for many people is seeing a series of high-budget adverts in the midst of a sports game. A significant amount of people tune in to the Super Bowl every year not because they care about football or even the ha ... More >>

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    September 18, 2013

    Mumford & Sons at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 9/17/2013

    Mumford & Sons Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion September 17, 2013 It's hard to think of a band that's been so heavily vilified over such a short period of time as Mumford & Sons. Even perennial doormats like Nickelback and Coldplay were given a pass for an album or two, but almost from the moment t ... More >>

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    May 21, 2013

    Who Should the New American Idol Judges Be?

    This past week, when American Idol concluded its twelfth season by crowning Candice Glover (who edged out Woodville's Kree Harrison), it was also announced that the show's latest lineup of judges is kaput. Randy Jackson went first, followed by Nicki Minaj. We're guessing that leaves Keith Urban and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Mark E. Smith: 10 Outrageous Quotes By The Fall Front Man

    Since The Fall's humble beginnings as a learned, literary group of misanthropes in 1976, the one consistent factor of the band has been the insane rambling of legendary front man Mark E. Smith. Smith is known as either an idiot, an asshole, or a brilliant genius. Sometimes all three at once. He is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    Happy Birthday, John Peel: Our 10 Favorite Sessions

    Today would have been the 73rd birthday of John Peel, one of the planet's most legendary, eclectic and flat-out best radio disc jockeys of all time. He died in 2004, but the nearly 40 years of outrageously good music that he helped bring to the masses at BBC Radio 1 beginning in 1967 form a pretty d ... More >>

  • Music

    October 22, 2009

    Oregon Trail

    Art Brut taps ex-Pixie Black Francis for the down-and-dirty Art Brut vs. Satan.

  • Music

    May 3, 2007

    Houston Mixtape Volume III

    More local anthems

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2007

    Rotation: Post-TLC Reformation

    The Fall Post-TLC Reformation! Narnack Records Part of the power of rock and roll is its ability to communicate in a seemingly endless variety of ways. For Bob Seger or U2 or Weezer, rock's affinity for simple and direct expression allows it to function as a language of the everyday, bringing peo ... More >>

  • Music

    March 16, 2006

    The Hype of March

    Who will be the band of 2006, and why you shouldn’t care

  • Music

    October 27, 2005

    Anti-Rock

    LCD Soundsystem's brain trust happily loses his edge

  • Music

    July 29, 2004

    The Fall

    The Real New Fall LP (Narnack)

  • Music

    April 29, 2004
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