Robert Earl

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2014

    Cover Story: 10 More Houston Acts You Should Know About

    In this week's cover story, "Up and Coming," the Houston Press is proud to spotlight five local artists -- BLSHS, Libby Koch, Real Flow, War Master and Easy Yves Saint (whose new EP, Sincerely, Yves, we told you about Tuesday) -- we think you're going to be hearing a lot more from them in the months ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Remember Lil O's Grind Hard, Pray Harder?

    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 ​Lil O Grind Hard, Pray Harder (Bar None Ent, 2011) A decade ago, the ageless Lil O released D ... More >>

  • Music

    January 6, 2011

    Delivery Man

    Danny Barnes's Pizza Box unclassifiable but cohesive.

  • Music

    May 27, 2010

    Deporting All WetWacks

    Houston's Mayalino swears a lyrical vendetta against fake rappers.

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Ben Mallott at McGonigel's Mucky Duck

    With its outrageous cowboy boots and fringed pant legs, the cover of Sugar Land native Ben Mallott's Look Good, Feel Good had just enough of the bells and whistles to make me think this could be another Texas music wannabe floating along on his Undecided/General Studies degree and daddy's money. But ... More >>

  • Music

    June 23, 2005

    A Wunderkind Looks at 40

    Todd Snider is still talking the blues after all these years

  • Calendar

    December 18, 2003

    Hayes, Dude

    A fresh and brainy country alternative

  • Music

    April 11, 2002

    Robert Earl Smith

    Rearview Mirror (Muleshoe)

  • Music

    January 24, 2002

    Hayes of Wine & Roses

    Galveston's Hayes Carll sets aside sin long enough to come up with Flowers & Liquor

  • Music

    January 3, 2002

    Gardeners of the Music World

    Nightclub owners provide a feeding place for musicians

  • Dining

    May 17, 2001

    Play Ball!

    Sports bars and gay bars cater to a similar crowd: Guys who watch buff men

  • News

    January 18, 2001

    Life in the Slow Lane

    DJ Screw lived mostly for his work, as if he would have time later to celebrate his success. That time would never come.

  • Dining

    April 6, 2000
  • Music

    November 27, 1997

    Twang of the 'Burbs

    Jack Ingram isn't a real rebel, but he plays one on CD