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  • Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    The 10 Biggest Country Stars Who Live In Texas

    By Chris Gray and Matthew Keever HONORABLE MENTION: SUNNY SWEENEY Thus far mainstream success has eluded Sunny Sweeney, but not for lack of either talent or trying. According to her Facebook page, Sweeney (a former standup comic) has now played the Grand Ole Opry 41 times but continues to reside in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2013

    True Believers at Warehouse Live, 5/25/2013

    True Believers Warehouse Live May 25, 2013 "We were a gang," espoused the True Believers' Alejandro Escovedo in a recent interview about the band's heyday in the mid 1980s. The band's home turf was the hotly contested streets of the former Cosmic Cowboy utopia of Austin, but their range extended to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    When Zombies Attack: The Colin Blunstone Interview, Part 2

    Much of the Zombies' music, even early on, was original material mostly written by Rod Argent and Chris White. It's something that Blunstone still marvels at today. "Our first album was going to be all covers," he recalls. But it was our producer, Ken James, who said we could actually write somethi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2012

    Fun Fun Fun Fest Saturday In Review: Kreayshawn, Refused, Girl Talk & More

    Saturday's FFFF was a dusty affair, with merch tables making money off bandannas and other face coverings hand over fist. Where did that phrase come from, by the way? What do hands and fists have to do with making money, aside from petty crime? SLIDESHOW: PiL, Refused, A$AP Rocky: Fun Fun Fun Fest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Say Anything's Max Bemis: "We're Lucky We Continue to Grow"

    Since their breakout album Is a Real Boy came out in 2004, emo/pop-punk band Say Anything has been the soundtrack to many a teenager's life. For this blogger, Is a Real Boy skirted the clich├ęs of many emo albums of the times by being more personal and honest. Front man and principal songwriter Max ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    The Best (Fake) SXSW 2012 Rumors So Far

    It happens every year: an errant rumor turns Austin and SXSW upside down for a few hours or even days, leading to mass hysteria, mild apathy, and sometimes sadness. At my first SXSW in 2001, I got a "hot tip" that the Beastie Boys were going to join Mix Master Mike at La Zona Rosa for a secret show, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Sgt. Pepper & Three Other Bum Albums By Rock Icons

    ​It was 40 (four) years ago today - in the UK, and tomorrow in the U.S. - that Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play, history stopped, the Summer of Love began, and critics freaked the fuck out. When the Beatles released their LSD-soaked counterpunch to the Beach Boys' Pet Sounds in June 1967, K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Ghosts of SXSWs Past: Justice, Glasvegas, Monotonix...

    Craig Hlavaty​This year marks the fourth year Craig's Hlist has covered SXSW in Austin for the Houston Press, from the days when we had to shoot all of our own shows, had neither Facebook nor Twitter, and slogged through the day mostly drunk. It's a far cry from now, when we are glued to our p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    SXSW For Dummies: Keep That Beer In Your Pocket

    Photos by Stacy SchwarzYes, that's Superbad's Michael Cera playing bass with Mister Heavenly at Bat Bar (wherever that is) Tuesday.​See more SXSW silliness from Tuesday in our slideshow. It's time: this week, hordes of bands and interlopers will descend upon Austin and do their best to take i ... More >>

  • Music

    October 15, 2009

    Dream Harder

    Living room or club, 2009 HPMA hardcore co-champs A Dream Asleep are happy right where they are.

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Aftermath: Heartless Bastards at Warehouse Live

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty Sometime Wednesday night, Aftermath tweeted into the ether that we were watching a "female-fronted southern fried T Rex" while semi-Austin transplants the Heartless Bastards cranked into "Early In The Morning" about halfway through their set opening up for the Houston-bashing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2009

    SXSW: Born Free

    Tight economies ain't gotta slow anyone down. SXSW is chock full of free shows and most importantly, FREE BOOZE. Yes, anyone of legal age can literally walk into some shows and guzzle to their dark heart's content. Or until they set something on fire. Heartless Bastards put on a barroom rockin' show ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008
  • Music

    March 13, 2008

    The Judy's Come Back

    Just in time for SXSW, the Pearland New Wavers brush off the mothballs

  • Music

    January 3, 2008

    Texas Albums

    2007's best Texas albums, from Houston, Austin and beyond

  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    Porterdavis

    Friday, July 14, at the Mojo Risin' Coffee House, 1600 Shepherd. Call 713-426-1505 for more info

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Calendar

    February 5, 2004

    Great Globes of Flesh

    A Carnaval celebration, Austin-style

  • Calendar

    March 13, 2003

    The Sound of Sphincter

    What kind of ass would produce an entire album of kazoo tunes?

  • Music

    June 7, 2001

    Tall Poppy

    Bob Schneider goes nationwide without the - gasp! - approval of Austin's hipsters

  • Music

    May 24, 2001

    Trials and Tribu-lations

    Austin-based salsa orchestra marries ghetto funk with barrio spice

  • Music

    March 8, 2001

    Crap Shoot

    Nothing's guaranteed at SXSW - not even a seat to Dee Dee Ramone's show

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