Ten years ago last week, one of the most vicious legal battles in rock history took another ugly turn. Ex-Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic and drummer Dave Grohl found themselves in King County Superior Court over a dispute with Kurt Cobain's widow, Courtney Love, over the band's considerable royalti ... More >>
If there's one thing artists hate, it's record labels. Like managers, they were a necessary evil for the music business throughout much of the previous century, at least until piracy and digital uploading became a thing. The way it worked in the olden days, though, was that a record label would giv ... More >>
Elvis Presley was one of my first favorite musicians. Around 1994, my parents had signed up for one of those ridiculous 99 cent CD clubs, getting endless amounts of CDs. An Elvis Presley compilation was one of them. I found myself jumping around my house doing my own kind of five-year-old version o ... More >>
We're all familiar with the credo against intra-office dating, often crudely expressed as "Don't shit where you eat." Most of us subscribe to it, knowing the potential drama it could ensue. "How will this affect my work," we wonder. "What happens if we break up?" But all's fair in love and ... More >>
Even a 24-hour party can’t last forever: Tony Wilson, founder of the Factory record label that launched Manchester-bred acts like Joy Division, New Order and Happy Mondays died Thursday night at age 57, Sky News reported today. Wilson, whose life was depicted with a large grain of salt in the 2002 ... More >>
We Are Scientists appear Sunday, September 24, at Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, 713-225-5483.
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Former Houstonian Chris Cagle hits the charts at a time when Nashville prefers not to see new faces
Camden Joy turned Cracker's David Lowery into fiction. Too bad he's real - and really angry.
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Local R&B quartet "gets the hell on"
With Butch, Carla Bozulich and the Geraldine Fibbers are lost no more
Bob Mould takes his act on the road one more time
Osaka's Shonen Knife cuts a pretty slice of alternative pop