We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them. So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even. This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit ... More >>
Local pop-goth chanteuse La Catrin finally releases her debut.
After taking a tumble, Mickey Gilley is back onstage.
A band that brings the color of thunder to the stage.
With fans Jackson Browne and Robbie Robertson on board, Dawes settles in for the long haul.
Anderson Fair alumna Lucinda Williams returns to Houston.
No time like the present for satirical synth masters Devo.
A reunion for Pik N Pak, Houston's loudest icehouse ever
The beginning of the end is here, as Rocks Off and approximately 1.21 gazillion fans flock to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 to see the end of the saga. Many things have sprung up in the wake of the awesome cultural phenomenon. Great things like Potter Puppet Pals! Terrible thin ... More >>
The Pixies la la love you.
The Jungle Rockers are wound too tight for Vietnam...what about Texas?
Margo Timmins and Cowboy Junkies slide into town tonight for their first Houston gig in quite a while. It seems everyone Lonesome, Onry and Mean has talked to about them remembers their gig at Numbers back in the day. We recently had a wide-ranging, one-hour-plus interview with Timmins, most ... More >>
Indian Jewelry continues to defy easy description on new album Totaled.
We'd been hearing how good Mediterraneo's Market and Café (18033 Upper Bay Road) was for quite some time. But it wasn't until two things happened that we finally got the impetus to drive all the way down to Nassau Bay to try it out. First, there was a big sample menu in the Menu of Menus ins ... More >>
Bombing survivor Sam Baker comes to grips with forgiveness on Cotton.
Top-notch songwriter and guitarist Richard Thompson stops by Conroe.
Son Volt's latest album is steeped in Midwestern musical history.
The Houston Press discusses our national pastime with Lance Berkman.
Houston's genre-hopping indie darling eyes SXSW
Yada Yada Rap
New UH president, same commuter school
A conversation with the incomparable Bun B
An evening with Houston's other, better-rapping H.I.S.D.
Houston's "King of the Streets" doesn't mince words
Advice from Shad Gregory Moss
An evening with Houston's GRiT Boys
Priscilla Slade is the biggest gobbler of them all
Q&A with the singer/songwriter
Q&A with the singer/songwriter
Fried Twinkies, $5 bumper cars, Hannah Montana and the hardest working kids in Texas
Four musicians and one tape recorder
Baron Guy, again
Red Star of the Solar Federation
Houston's indie/reggae/soul/punk/rock/pop band
Q&A with The Turkeys
Galena Park rapper Baby Jay
Cheyenne James and her "big girl" voice
Rebel Crew's Karina Nistal
Raquel Serenil on ducks, music and Ronald Reagan
The care and feeding of reporters
Shakira vs. Mariah, head-to-blond-head
Joseph Arthur says narcissism is the only way to make real art
LL Cool J rocks microphone, silver screen