Subject:

Mike Gunn

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    The Rocks Off 200: John Cramer, Guitar Apostle of Project Grimm

    Welcome to The Rocks Off 200, our portrait gallery of the most compelling profiles and personalities in the far-flung Houston music community -- a lot more than just musicians, but of course they're in there too. See previous entries in the Rocks Off 100 at this link. Who? Jeez, where to begin... ... More >>

  • Music

    July 25, 2013

    Out of the Past

    Houston's Top 25 closed music venues.

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    Houston's Top 25 Closed Music Venues

    Before we go any further, this isn't over. Houston fancies itself as forever moving forward, a "city of the future," but in a relatively short time span -- the past 40, maybe 50 years -- it's managed to rack up an impressive number of live-music stages that have come and gone, and left quite a lasti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    5 Albums I'd Like to Read

    I suppose it was inevitable that Rush wrote a book. To move from long-form albums with intricate plot-lines and involved character development to a multi-hundred-page novel with the same isn't really much of a leap, after all, and prog has always been at least a bit about bombast. What could be more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    The Biggest Houston Bands of 1992

    Researching what the Houston music scene was like 20 years ago has been an eye-opening experience, to put it mildly. In that benighted era, the world was very analog. Musicians could design a gig flyer or type up some lyrics on their computers, maybe fiddle around with some primitive MIDI-type softw ... More >>

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    August 23, 2012
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    December 23, 2010
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    December 9, 2010

    Barfly Revisited

    A reunion for Pik N Pak, Houston's loudest icehouse ever

  • News

    September 10, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    The Alabama Bookstop Remembered By 14-year Employee John Cramer

    Photo by Jim Parsons​With the exception of legendary one-eyed bookseller Jim Brown, nobody knows the soon-to-shutter Alabama Bookstop better than John Cramer. The curmudgeonly guitarist in local psych-rock bands the Mike Gunn and Project Grimm worked there - mostly as the receiving manager - ... More >>

  • Music

    May 14, 2009

    Vinyl & Compilations

    Alternatives to the full-Length CD are back with a vengeance.

  • Music

    November 27, 2008

    Turkey Trot

    Artists choose the songs that rocked their 2008 worlds

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2007
  • Music

    December 13, 2007

    Texas Garage Rock

    This weekend's Texas Gone Garage festival turns up the volume

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2007
  • Music

    November 8, 2007

    The Light Brigade

    Linus Pauling Quartet: Crunchy on the outside, cheesy in the middle

  • Music

    November 9, 2006

    Brash Melodies

    Charalambides comes home

  • Music

    December 18, 2003

    Acid Test

    Enter the warped world of the Linus Pauling Quartet at your peril

  • Music

    July 18, 2002

    Grimm and Bare It

    A reclusive (and bitchy) local musician debuts on stage at the Texas Psych Fest

  • Music

    May 9, 2002

    Grimm Reality

    John Cramer shows no signs of fading, no matter what the indie visionaries say

  • Music

    April 25, 2002

    Ozzy Lore

    Several Texans are trying to separate Ozzy the myth from Ozzy the man

  • Music

    November 22, 2001

    Dunlavy

    The Alison Effect (Camera Obscura)

  • Music

    June 26, 1997

    Houston Press 1997 Music Awards Preview

    A guide to who's who in the Press Music Awards ballot. Plus, the where and when of the Press Music Awards Showcase!

  • Music

    January 2, 1997
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    July 25, 1996
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    January 26, 1995
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    January 12, 1995
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    December 22, 1994

    The Lame and the Great

    Lists you've been waiting all year for, in no particular order

  • Music

    September 29, 1994
  • Music

    September 15, 1994

    Big Band, Big Press Kit

    Ladies and gentlemen, the Rolling Stones! (Yawn...)

  • Music

    September 1, 1994

    Juicy Stuff

    Ames gets sued; the Juice -- Brutal and O.J.-- take to vinyl

  • Music

    July 21, 1994

    Torch Song Trilogy

    One woman's mission, and a three-night stand, benefits AIDS organizations

  • Music

    July 14, 1994

    Flop Like an Eagle

    Brad Tyer checks out of the Hotel California after five songs

  • Music

    June 9, 1994

    Deep-Sixed at 101

    KLOL to McKenzie: Donna, you ain't no rock and roll mama!

  • Music

    May 12, 1994

    Take My Picture -- Please!

    Police lawsuit over CD art blames it on da Rap-a-Lot

  • Music

    May 12, 1994
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    April 14, 1994

    I'm a Believer...

    Pink Floyd spectacular storms through wind, rain and Tyerades

  • Calendar

    December 2, 1993
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