Claude Bernard

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2013

    Why Kevin Russell of Shinyribs Turned His Side Project to a Full-Time Job

    Sometimes when you make an expensive purchase you take on a second job to pay for it. So when Kevin Russell of the Gourds bought his family a new car in 2007, he looked for a way to make about $500 a month on the side. Instead of throwing newspapers, Russell started Shinyribs, a solo project that pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2011

    For Your Listening Pleasure: The Gourds (and Pogues, Snoop Dogg and VU) at Barleypalooza

    ‚ÄčAmazing the things you find when you're not looking for them. Take this morning's accidental stumbled-across, for instance: The Gourds recorded in the old Barley House parking lot on June 1, 1997, during the third then-annual Barleypalooza musical marathon on N. Henderson. (Here's some video, for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Last Night: The Gourds At The Granada Theater

    The Gourds, Two Tons of Steel, Hosty DuoGranada TheaterDecember 30, 2009 Better than: Spending the night before New Year's Eve shelling black-eyed peas with my relatives. Mike Alves In its annual pre-New Years Eve concert, The Gourds performed a typically well-played and enthusiastic set of od ... More >>

  • Music

    March 4, 1999

    Glory Hallelujah

    After working the Picket Line, Kevin Russell and the Gourds finally make a record as good as they are

  • Music

    February 11, 1999

    Hot Damnations

    Leave it to two Yankee sisters to kick it TX style