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Natalie Merchant

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    January 3, 2014

    The Best Concerts In Houston This Weekend: Murder City Devils, Kelcy Mae, etc.

    Murder City Devils Fitzgerald's, January 3 Seattle's Murder City Devils drenched some pretty grisly post-Misfits horror-punk with all kinds of sinister organ on albums such as 1998's Empty Bottles, Broken Hearts and 2000's In Name and Blood. Eventually the lineup splintered into other groups includ ... More >>

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    July 12, 2013

    The 10 Lamest Bands of the '90s

    Talk to some people (we guess) and they'll tell you that '90s nostalgia is the only kind of nostalgia that matters. Sunday, the decade of Reality Bites, Doc Martens and frosted tips -- which, seriously, is the name of a San Francisco-based '90s cover band -- will definitely be back in full effect wh ... More >>

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    August 6, 2012

    Grey Victory: A Playlist for the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony

    In 1945, the Japanese city of Hiroshima became the first target of a nuclear weapon ever. The United States called for the unconditional surrender of the country at the end of World War II, an ultimatum that was ignored. In response, we deployed a weapon that killed between 90,000 and 166,000 Japane ... More >>

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    February 9, 2012

    Top 10 Carole King Songs Written for Other Artists

    Carole King is a woman who has played a major part in creating numerous classic hit songs. She has helped to shape popular music since she and then-husband Gerry Goffin (they divorced in 1968) wrote "Will You Love Me Tomorrow" in 1961. Her songs have been covered by such diverse artists as Smokey Ro ... More >>

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    March 1, 2011

    Who Was The Best Female Artist Of The '90s?

    The album that started the whole thing.​Rocks Off Sr. was straightening up our office a few days ago, something that happens like clockwork every time Middle Eastern governments start toppling like dominos. In one of the piles and piles of al fresco CDs, we ran across two of our favorite album ... More >>

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    August 23, 2010

    Saturday Night: Natalie Merchant At Verizon Wireless Theater

    Photos by Marc Brubaker​Natalie Merchant Verizon Wireless Theater August 21, 2010 For more photos from Saturday's show, see our slideshow here. Natalie Merchant must either have always had the patience of a saint or simply instilled it in herself upon deciding to open her current tour with 9 ... More >>

  • Music

    August 19, 2010

    Bedtime Stories

    Natalie Merchant finds poetry in new album.

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    May 13, 2010

    Mavis Staples Will Take You There - Conroe - Friday Night

    ‚ÄčApparently there are still plenty of tickets for Mavis Staples in Conroe Friday night. Part of the Sounds of Texas Music Series at the Crighton Theater, the show also includes gospel-rocker Mike Farris. Staples, a recent Best Contemporary Blues Grammy nominee for her Live: Hope At The Hideout, is ... More >>

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    May 11, 2010

    Upcoming: Asia, Hawthorne Heights, Natalie Merchant, Silversun Pickups, Etc.

    ‚ÄčAna Egge, Michael Kingcaid, Frank Smith: Wed., May 26. Rudyard's. Asia: Sat., Aug. 21. House of Blues. Asleep At The Wheel: Sat., June 26. House of Blues. Benny Benassi: Fri., June 18. Stereo Live. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy: Fri., June 25. House of Blues. The Burden, Side Arms, Ghost Town Electric, F ... More >>

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    December 17, 2008

    Sonidos y Mas: Various Artists, "The Price of Silence"

    Sixty years ago this week in Paris, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The original text was a collaborative effort from representatives from many nations including the United States (Eleanor Roosevelt was part of the team), written as a way to repudiate the atroc ... More >>

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    November 13, 2008
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    October 11, 2007
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    July 4, 2002
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    December 20, 2001

    Vanessa Handrick

    A Letter Home to You (Self-released)

  • Culture

    November 29, 2001
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    November 8, 2001

    A New Tune

    After September 11, some new songs just don't sound the same

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    October 26, 2000

    Green Party

    A child of the liberal folk movement, Dar Williams isn't above rocking out

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    February 10, 2000

    Boogie Nights

    The Groove Collective

  • News

    November 18, 1999

    Mix Master

    Who do we have to thank for Rod Stewart every hour on the hour? This guy, Guy Zapoleon.

  • Music

    May 27, 1999

    9,999 Maniacs

    Though 10,000 Maniacs is still around, its pop appeal has dwindled a bit.

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    July 23, 1998
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    June 18, 1998
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    June 4, 1998
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    January 15, 1998
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    August 7, 1997
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    July 17, 1997
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    April 10, 1997

    Ready to Ride

    Alice's Tin Pony breaks from the gate with Hate Book

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    February 27, 1997
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    January 18, 1996

    Sad Vacation

    Big Holiday wades its way through tragedy with some cleansing folk-pop

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    July 13, 1995
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    January 13, 1994

    Lady Sings the Pinks

    Self-created disco-diva Pinque: If this is camp, it's camp with a guilelessly straight face

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