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1996 Stories by Robert Wilonsky

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  • Out Here

    published April 4, 1996

    Rhymes with "Brit" Hampden-Sydney Circus Bad Haskells Carpe Diem Records Apparently, the Good Haskells weren't... More >>

  • Fight for a King

    published April 4, 1996

    It's a wonder the Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc. doesn't sue Elvis Costello. Or National Public Radio commentator Elvis Mitchell. Or every single... More >>

  • Mouse

    published April 4, 1996

    Mouse recalls everything that happened to him on August 13, 1995. He remembers getting off work at the Galaxy Club in Deep Ellum. He remembers... More >>

  • Out Here

    published March 28, 1996

    The joke's on you Thank God I'm Livin' in the U.S.A.! Pump'n Ethyl DSR Records There's nothing Turner Van Blarcum isn't... More >>

  • Roadshows

    published March 28, 1996

    She had to sin to be saved Signed to a major label before she was even voting age, Maria McKee was always doomed to take a fall. No one... More >>

  • The unusual suspects

    published March 21, 1996

    In 10 years of the South by Southwest Music and Media Conference in Austin--the annual gathering of music-bizzers that has become the largest such... More >>

  • Out There

    published March 21, 1996

    Mas means less Colossal Head Los Lobos Warner Bros. The premier roots band of the '80s has been mutating into the premier... More >>

  • Out There

    published March 14, 1996

    The Devil and Greg Dulli Black Love Afghan Whigs Elektra Records Greg Dulli fancies himself rock and roll's playboy, the... More >>

  • Roadshows

    published March 7, 1996

    It came from Memphis Post-rock--that's what they call it in rock-crit and indie-rock circles, a term that has come to signify the end of... More >>

  • Out There

    published February 29, 1996

    No he don't I Feel Alright Steve Earle Warner Bros. Records A country boy who busted into the honky-tonk swinging an... More >>

  • Out Here

    published February 29, 1996

    City-and-western Live at Adair's Jack Ingram Beat Up Ford Records Like the Old 97's, Jack Ingram and his topnotch band... More >>

  • Roadshows

    published February 22, 1996

    Eating the scraps It is believed, in some critical quarters, that Garbage is a soulless band--the product of three producers so in tune... More >>

  • Rocker, Texas Ranger

    published February 22, 1996

    It is 9 in the morning, a time most musicians do not see unless their day jobs beckon or they wake up to find themselves in the unfortunate... More >>

  • Out Here

    published February 15, 1996

    Life support The Dark Ages Bedhead Trance Syndicate By now, Bedhead's sound has fallen into a familiar formula without... More >>

  • Out There

    published February 15, 1996

    Legendary heart Set the Twilight Reeling Lou Reed Warner Bros. Records Lou Reed's rock is casual and careless, and he... More >>

  • Dead man waiting

    published February 15, 1996

    Three years ago this Sunday, Lewis was secured in a special cell reserved for those about to receive the deadly cocktail of muscle relaxants and... More >>

  • Out There

    published February 8, 1996

    Speaking in tongues Kismet Marta Sebestyen Rykodisc The liner notes are in at least four different languages, but this... More >>

  • The art of implication

    published February 8, 1996

    Record label executives like to say, in that snide sideways-speak they call language, that artists can't sell records unless they have a story to... More >>

  • Blues with a feeling

    published February 1, 1996

    Paul Size doesn't recall much about the day (or even the exact year) he went into the studio with Mick Jagger--or, for that matter, if it was a... More >>

  • Bootlicking

    published February 1, 1996

    Record-industry executives and musicians insist bootleg recordings are the bane of their business, the product of plunderers and profiteers who... More >>

  • Flush with Fame

    published February 1, 1996

    Patrick Owen sits on his stool, gently cradling his acoustic guitar in his long fingers. Running through an impressive rendition of Stevie Ray... More >>

  • Out Here

    published January 25, 1996

    Nothing's shocking Dynamic Domination Stinkbug Last Beat Records There isn't much difference between heavy metal played... More >>

  • Out There

    published January 25, 1996

    Pure pop for then people Hi My Name is Jonny Jonny Polonsky American Recordings The Cult of Ray Frank Black ... More >>

  • Out There

    published January 18, 1996

    Death row Dead Man Walking Various artists Columbia Records Dead Man Walking is, at its core, a soundtrack meant to... More >>

  • T.C.B. or T.Y.A.

    published January 18, 1996

    A wise man--perhaps it was James Brown, or maybe it was Don Rickles--once said that when someone calls you a legend, they just mean you're looking... More >>

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