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    May 30, 2013

    Sugar, We're Going Down: Songs For the Candy Crush Craze

    Two weeks ago, I was a normal, well-adjusted American man. Now, I'm a fiend in need of repeated fixes. I'm a junkie who can't get enough of that sweet stuff. I'm addicted to Candy Crush Saga. Let's say your mail's addressed to the rock you live under. In that case, you may never have heard of C ... More >>

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    May 1, 2013

    Happy Birthday, Ray Parker Jr.! Seven Songs That Aren't "Ghostbusters"

    Today Ray Parker Jr. turns 55 years old, and many happy returns to the man. Likely the only thing most of us know about him is that he penned the ever-catchy theme to Ghostbusters... though Huey Lewis claims Parker just ripped off "I Want a New Drug" with the tune. You can certainly hear the similar ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012

    10 Reasons to Hate Boyz II Men's "End of the Road"

    Twenty years ago this week, a slick R&B ballad appeared at the top of the charts and simply refused to go away. One of the most successful songs of the '90s, Boyz II Men's "End of the Road" ruled the Billboard Hot 100 for 13 weeks, setting a new record. The soundtrack single was a major triumph not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Taking Apart Yesterday's Facebook Music Screed

    ​Yesterday, about a half-dozen of my Facebook friends forwarded a gloom-and-doom listicle from a site called Buzzfeed entitled "12 Extremely Disappointing Facts About Popular Music." Now up to over one million hits, the doom-and-gloom piece is subtitled "This is the saddest thing you'll read a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Last Night: Big Sean at Warehouse Live

    ​G.O.O.D. music artist Big Sean's I Am Finally Famous tour stopped in Houston at Warehouse Live last night. Of course a little rain couldn't stop the abundant number of teenagers who came out to see Big Sean. Most of the teens were out on dates and others were clustered together in groups like ... More >>

  • Music

    June 23, 2011

    Hangin' Tough

    A New Kids on the Block crush leads to a lifelong obsession with music.

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Remember ABN's It Is What It Is?

    Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or un, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email sheaserrano@gmail.com. Assholes By Nature It Is What It Is (Rap-A-Lot, 2008) ​A.B.N. is Z-Ro and Trae's unduly short-li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    Can't Forget The Motor City: Our Favorite Motown Jams, Part 2

    ​ Rocks Off - sorry, He Said; we're still getting used to this whole identity-shift thing - is sure some of our readers think we do nothing except sit around and listen to the Drive-By Truckers all day. To which we say: Have you heard Bettye LaVette's The Scene of the Crime or Booker T's Potato Ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    SXSW As It Happens: SXXpress, Kindles, Paradise for Little Girls and Finding Free Food

    Photo by Dan OkoRock and roll hall of fame inductee and founder of Sire Records, Seymore Stein, answers questions oustide the "Stories From CBGBs" panel, Friday.​Adam Newton, 12:46 p.m.: I'm at Paradise for Little Girls, a Canadian act making Bauhaus-inspired post-punk. There are three Jewish- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    He Said She Said: Songs from the Year We Were Born That We Still Listen To, Part 2

    ​When He Said began researching the music that came out the year we were born, 1983, we were taken aback by how much of this music has warped, shaped and informed our life. Pretty much all of the albums and bands that were prevalent that year are still on our turntables and playlists. Why just thi ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009
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    May 21, 2009
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    June 29, 2006

    The Essence of Soul

    Jamie Foxx, Mary J. Blige and more hit H-town

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    December 4, 1997
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    February 13, 1997
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