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Mission of Burma

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2014

    Phillip Zimmerle Puts Down Love Knife, Adds Cello

    Former Love Knife guitarist Phillip Zimmerle has swerved again. A Baton Rouge native with a creative writing degree from L.S.U., Zimmerle has recently been working with his drummer and wife Mary Beth Zimmerle in a new duo called Black Lodge. But Friday night at Khon's, Zimmerle will fulfill a dream ... More >>

  • Music

    September 27, 2012

    Dust Off Your Flannel

    Does the looming '90s revival presage a Nirvana-style breakthrough?

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    September 26, 2012

    Web Extra: The Rebirth of Underground Rock

    I remember the first big boom in underground rock, because I was definitely not part of it. Instead, I was one of those kids for whom Nirvana's Nevermind (and their January 1992 Saturday Night Live appearance, in my case) kicked open the door to a much cooler musical world than the one I had been li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2012

    Last Night: Mission of Burma at Fitzgerald's

    Mission of Burma, The Gary, Black Congress Fitzgerald's September 13, 2012 In a day and age when so many of the great groups from yesteryear seem to be reuniting solely for a paycheck, it's refreshing to see a band treat its own reformation as a chance to make up for lost time. After influencing m ... More >>

  • Music

    September 13, 2012
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    September 10, 2012

    The 5 Best Shows In Houston This Week: Rosie Flores, Otep, Mission of Burma, Etc.

    Rosie Flores, the Austin-based "Rockabilly Filly" and onetime L.A. cowpunk scenester who played the Continental Club with Mike Stinson in late July, circles back around to celebrate her birthday Tuesday at KPFT's monthy free-show series "Troubador Tuesdays" at Natachee's Supper & Punch. Back then, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Upcoming: Bunny Gang, Daniel Johnston, the Features, Mission of Burma, etc.

    Amplified Heat, Slow Motion Rider: Sat., July 14, 10 p.m., $7. Rudyard's, 2010 Waugh, Houston. Antibalas: Wed., Oct. 10, 8 p.m., $15. Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, Houston. "Asylum" With Ceeplus Bad Knives, Mr. Castillo: Sat., July 28, 9 p.m., Free. The Fairview, 315 Fairview, Houston. B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Something Fierce Rolls Out Don't Be So Cruel

    ​Tomorrow night at Mango's, Something Fierce releases their new LP, Don't Be So Cruel, their follow-up to 2009 full-length There Are No Answers, and the band's first release since last year's 7" "Where You Goin Man." The trio of Steven Garcia, Niki Sevven, and Andrew Keith has made one of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2009

    Aftermath: Our Ten Favorite Performances at Fun Fun Fun Fest

    Photos by Marc Brubaker/ Click here for slideshows from Day 1 and Day 2Times New Viking​ If there's anything that Aftermath truly loves about music (outside of watching talented people create outstanding art), it's the innate propensity the medium possesses to bring people together. There is somet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Start the Guessing Now: Which Fun Fun Fun Fest Artists Will Also Play the Next Block Party?

    ​ Fun Fun Fun Fest, the scuzzier, noisier cousin to the Austin City Limits Music Festival, announced its lineup this afternoon. Held November 7 and 8 in Austin's Waterloo Park, FFFF is up to 91 artists this year, everyone from rappers the GZA, the Pharcyde and the Cool Kids to electronic/dance act ... More >>

  • Music

    June 4, 2009

    Personality Crisis

    The New York Dolls aren't too long in the tooth to sing "Jet Boy."

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2009

    Flannel File: The Descendents

    One hot morning in August of 1997, my little brother and I hopped on MARTA (Mom wouldn't let me use the car) and moseyed on down to the Lakewood Fairgrounds in Atlanta for the third-ever Warped Tour. Should the writer of a column about experimental music be ashamed of having gone to the Warped Tour ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    RIP Ron Asheton

    The Stooges, "No Fun" Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton, whose MC5-inspired gutter blues effectively laid the foundation for punk rock guitar, was found dead this morning in his Ann Arbor, Michigan, home, the Ann Arbor News reported. Asheton's personal assistant contacted Ann Arbor police after not hea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Songs Not To Play At Intercontinental Airport's New Karaoke Booth

    So now there's a karaoke booth at Intercontinental Airport. According to the Houston Chronicle, travelers can choose from "hundreds of titles."We got to wondering this morning about what's in their song selections there and more to the point -- what isn't.We imagine that the management of IAH's kara ... More >>

  • Music

    October 30, 2008
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    July 24, 2008

    2008 Houston Press Music Awards Showcase

    A preview of the 60 bands and five DJs that are taking over downtown this weekend

  • Music

    May 22, 2008
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    January 3, 2008
  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007

    Pop Numerology: How High Can You Go?

    Futzing around with my iTunes, I discovered I have a song with every number in it up through the number 25. I stall out at 26. Anybody know one with that number in it? Here’s my list: “Splash 1,” Thirteenth Floor Elevators “Two Girls,” Townes Van Zandt “Three Sixteens,” U.G.K. “Fou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2007

    Give Us a Hand

    If there’s one thing we learned from the Press’ recent H-Town 100 list, it’s that Houston has produced a lot of great songs. If there’s another thing we learned, it’s that lists – of anything, but since this is the music blog we’ll stick with songs – can sure draw a lot of comments v ... More >>

  • Music

    October 4, 2007
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    August 2, 2007

    Last Night: Nightfly Goes to the Music Awards

    Dana Donovan Click here for more photos. This was my first Music Awards. Nearly three years in the city, and I've somehow managed to end up elsewhere on awards night, when the local luminaries roll out to collect their statues. The amateur optimist in me expected to show up and find Paul Wall lou ... More >>

  • Music

    July 26, 2007

    Ten Years After the 1997 Houston Press Music Awards

    Where are the bands and nominees today?

  • Music

    June 28, 2007

    The Death Set

    The Death Set perform Saturday, June 30, at Boondocks, 1417 Westheimer, #2, 713-522-8500. Ponytails also performs.

  • Music

    March 30, 2006

    Where You Been?

    Alt-rock pioneers Dinosaur Jr. return to the freak scene as seniors

  • Calendar

    January 26, 2006
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    August 19, 2004
  • Music

    May 27, 2004

    Remaking the Band

    Will the Pixies 2.0 thrive like Mission of Burma, or stumble like Urge Overkill?

  • Music

    March 18, 2004

    NYC Re-Nu-al

    The Strokes started it, but now stellastarr* and other artsier bands are washing their own scum off the streets

  • Music

    August 7, 2003

    Shakin' That Smart Ass

    DJ /rupture's bombastic genre pastiche is incredibly cerebral, not to mention surprisingly fun to dance to

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