BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA If you want to catch an act in the one and only tented stage at ACL, it's recommended to do it early in the day or towards the end of the weekend. It always seems to get pretty packed on Saturday when people realize they can escape the sun and hear some pretty good jams ... More >>
Photos by Jason WolterWilco Verizon Wireless Theater May 6, 2011 Jeff Tweedy's kind of an asshole. But it's okay, because we're familiar with the type:The guy who grew up a snotty punk-rock kid in the '80s, went on to form a band that just happened to become one of the most critically laude ... More >>
Self-proclaimed dad-rockers Bright Men of Learning urge Houstonians to look in their own backyard.
Headstrong Pictures/ myspace.com/richardjulianNorah Jones and Richard Julian in the Little WilliesTalking a streak at the edge of the bed She looked like fresh piece of cake Unable to get with the things that she said I pretended I wasn't awake Unless you have an ear to the New York folk un ... More >>
Jason WolterWarpaint, back in Texas again...There couldn't have been a more a disparate yet completely unifying bill at Mangos on Friday. Grandfather Child headlined, showcasing their new seven-inch release, with Los Angeles' Warpaint and Houston's Balaclavas and Buxton bringing up the rear. The ... More >>
The decade with no name left behind plenty of memorable music.
Inside Super Happy Fun Land, Houston's most eclectic musical venue (and more).
Gram Rabbit, Super Happy Fun Land, January 31: "Gram Rabbit is the face of 21st century glam; denser than Scissor Sisters and more fun than Ladytron. If everyone who heard Roxy Music got these sorts of ideas, the world would be a vastly better place." (Chris Henderson) Over the Rhine, McGonigel' ... More >>
Wilco Verizon Wireless Theater March 7, 2008 Better than: Sitting around chatting at a friend’s dinner party, with Being There or Sky Blue Sky in the background. Sadly, some people thought they actually were. Download: Stream Sky Blue Sky bonus track “The Thanks I Get,” which you may recogni ... More >>
Panning for gold in an avalanche of 2007 releases
Kicking Television: Live in Chicago
Is Wilco still trying to break your heart, or has it done so already?
Former Minuteman Mike Watt looks to the past in order to steam into the future
With Butch, Carla Bozulich and the Geraldine Fibbers are lost no more