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1996 Stories by Robert Wilonsky

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  • In spite of his ignorance

    published December 19, 1996

    Van Dyke Parks does not talk. He speaks, pronounces, proclaims, mumbles and grumbles, chuckles and chortles. But he does not merely talk to waste... More >>

  • Blood on the tracks

    published November 21, 1996

    His upper teeth are nearly gone; they have been replaced by tiny slivers of off-white that peek through rotten gums. His lower teeth, thin and... More >>

  • Arts and craftsmen

    published October 3, 1996

    The pool guy's out back, a borrowed Lucky Strike dangling from his lips as he vacuums leaves out of the crystal-clear water. He comes once every... More >>

  • Out There

    published September 5, 1996

    Before--and after--swine No Code Pearl Jam Epic Records Pearl Jam's rep lies with two songs off its unbearable 1991... More >>

  • Out There

    published June 13, 1996

    Have a pop and a smile Dan Loves Patti Yum-Yum TAG Recordings As rock-and-roll continues relinquishing its territories to... More >>

  • Jerry's kid

    published June 6, 1996

    Being the son of Mr. Peppermint has always figured into Gibby Haynes' myth, as has a past that includes being an "A" student and basketball star... More >>

  • Roadshows

    published May 30, 1996

    Lone Star special When Borders Books and Music hosts its free "Asphalt Rhythms" show June 1 at the store's Plano location--out in the... More >>

  • Out There

    published May 30, 1996

    Inappropriately named Today's Specials Specials Virgin/Kuff Seventeen years after their debut, this version of the... More >>

  • Out Here

    published May 23, 1996

    Survival of the fittest Just Rockin' and Rollin' Ronnie Dawson Upstart Records The once and future Blond Bomber makes his... More >>

  • Bronco hole

    published May 23, 1996

    "I'm only going to play bowling alleys from now on." With that sentiment, Bruce Springsteen christened the new Bronco Bowl--one more legendary... More >>

  • Out There

    published May 16, 1996

    Singles going steady Down on the Upside Soundgarden A&M Records Superunknown wasn't a consistently great album, but every... More >>

  • Out Here

    published May 16, 1996

    Trendy bastards The Great Southern Trendkill Pantera East West Records Pantera used to moan they never got any media... More >>

  • Out with the new wave

    published May 16, 1996

    Three years ago, Neal Caldwell sold VVV Records and thought he was done with the store forever. Caldwell, among the key members of Dallas'... More >>

  • Rhyme and Reason

    published May 16, 1996

    Mark Elliott and Keith Foerster named their jazz label Leaning House Records for a very good reason. Their Lower Greenville house-cum-business... More >>

  • College rock

    published May 9, 1996

    In the 14 years during which East Texas State University has been holding its "Five Star Concert Series," never once has a rock-and-roll band... More >>

  • Out There

    published May 9, 1996

    Odds and sods All This Useless Beauty Elvis Costello Warner Bros. Records Deep Dead Blue Elvis Costello/Bill... More >>

  • Bass player for mayor

    published May 2, 1996

    When Richard Hunter announced he was running for the office of mayor in Fort Worth, he expected everyone to figure he was goofing. After all,... More >>

  • Out There

    published May 2, 1996

    Big green Blow it Out Your Ass Veruca Salt DGC Records Steve Albini goes for the gold and grabs at straws: Whether the... More >>

  • Roadshows

    published May 2, 1996

    Glam dancing There's not one damned original thing about Spacehog. The ambisexual clothing is lifted straight from the glam section of the... More >>

  • A tale of four streets

    published May 2, 1996

    Barry Annino has seen the future of Deep Ellum, and it is the West End--with the addition of lots and lots of apartments filled with lots and lots... More >>

  • Out Here

    published April 25, 1996

    Trio of one Three Women Domestic Science Club Crystal Clear Sound Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, and Linda Ronstadt did it... More >>

  • Bitter pills

    published April 25, 1996

    Listening to a musician talk about his or her craft is often as enticing a prospect as watching sausage being made. That is, you don't want to... More >>

  • Out There

    published April 18, 1996

    A pain in the ass Shot The Jesus Lizard Capitol Records The Butthole Surfers' new Electric Larryland is their first... More >>

  • Mind games

    published April 18, 1996

    At first, Kim Deal ignores the constant interruptions caused when someone keeps trying to click in on her call waiting; she says to forget it,... More >>

  • Roadshows

    published April 11, 1996

    Giving up the funk On his last album, George Clinton asked you to smell his finger, truly spoken like a man who's had his thumb up his ass... More >>

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