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Michael Hoinski

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Long Live the Houston Press, Be It Dead or Alive

    Reports of our demise have been greatly exaggerated. ​ The New York Times is all over our radar these days. Whether it's the Cleveland gang rape story, the former Chronicle employees' wedding announcement or the paper's new subscription service, the Old Gray Lady has been more relevant for the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2008

    Led Zeppelin Pulls a Van Hagar

    As Gomer Pyle used to say, well surprahs, surprahs, suprahs. Billboard and several other news outlets reported yesterday that Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and Jason Bonham (son of John) will tour next summer as Led Zeppelin, which was pretty much guaranteed when last year's reunion at an Ahmet Ertegu ... More >>

  • Music

    October 2, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008

    Gillian Welch and Neko Case at ACL Fest: The Return of the Redheads

    Gillian Welch must have read our earlier post about Friday's redheads, Patty Griffin and Jenny Lewis. She and partner David Rawlings took the theme and ran with it in their cowboy boots. First there was "Red Clay Halo," from their touchstone album Time (The Revelator), and later there was "Knuckleba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2008

    ACL Fest: Drive-By Truckers, Man Man, Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears, and MGMT

    Drive-By Truckers: Early voting suggests this is the set to beat. The afternoon's first layer of grime was damn near inviting on opener "That Man I Shot," from their most recent, Brighter Than Creation's Dark. But we weren't sure about Patterson Hood's preacher-man monologue on "18 Wheels of Love." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2008

    Patty Griffin and Jenny Lewis: Goodness, Gracious, Great Balls of Fire

    Jenny Lewis (Mark C. Austin) Blondes have more fun. Brunettes can read. Redheads, they sing. Friday afternoon of ACL saw two such enflamed songbirds. Sunday will feature two more, but until then... Local chanteuse Patty Griffin whipped up the fest's first recorded breeze with opener "Heavenly Day, ... More >>

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