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  • Blogs

    July 25, 2013

    The Craziest Musical Gambles That Paid Off

    Every year it's a guarantee that someone will grouse about record labels and musicians never taking risks anymore, and never producing anything exciting or unique. While that's probably true to a certain extent, so far it hasn't been totally empty in 2013. For instance, first there was Kanye West's ... More >>

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    May 9, 2013

    Cannibal Ox Is Back, But Is Anybody Listening?

    You may have missed it, but no one would blame if you did because you're not alone. In March, legendary indie hip-hop group Cannibal Ox announced they were making a comeback in a big way, launching a new album, their very own record label, and a Kickstarter campaign to fund it all. The last time Ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    Five Educational Songs That Don't Suck

    Remember being in school and having to listen to all those awful educational songs? Our teachers would do anything to teach us, but most often they really have no idea what will appeal to anyone under the age of 40, so it gets hairy when something perceived as cool, like "that rapping stuff," gets i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    The Best Shows at SXSW This Year

    This year Rocks Off and DC-9 at Night, the music blog at our sister paper Dallas Observer, teamed up to bring you only the choicest moments from last week's SXSW madness. John Fogerty: Creedence Clearwater Revival survivor John Fogerty gets overlooked as a riff-happy rocker, with most people concen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2011

    SXSW: Festival Approaching Suitably Chaotic End

    UPDATE: According to Pitchfork Media via Twitter, Kanye West went onstage around 2:30 a.m. Craig Hlavaty​SXSW's pattern of general mayhem - brawls, collapsing cranes, gate-crashing, performers jumping off of roofs and assaulting audience members - does not seem to be letting up as the festiva ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Top Five Musician/Journalist Feuds

    "Like, what is your problem?" Jason Nocito​Hell hath no fury like a spurned musician, but a critic's vengeance doesn't lag far behind. This week in the Houston Press, you can read an interview Noah Bailey at our sister paper the Dallas Observer did with Dr. Dog's Scott McMicken, who says he h ... More >>

  • Music

    May 10, 2007
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    November 16, 2006

    The Blood Brothers

    The Blood Brothers perform Tuesday, November 21, at Warehouse Live, 813 Emanuel, 713-225-5483. ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of the Dead and Celebration also perform.

  • Music

    December 2, 2004

    Fresh Produce

    With underground hip-hop or mass-appeal club records, RJD2 is a stickler for details

  • Music

    October 21, 2004

    Divide and Convolute

    The Fiery Furnaces' Blueberry Boat has indie rockers confused: Are the brother and sister hacks, geniuses or somehow both?

  • Music

    August 19, 2004
  • Music

    July 31, 2003

    Exile in Whinerville

    The hostility flung at Liz Phair's new record is senseless, sexist and abominably stupid

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