Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
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Thurston Moore The Texas Theatre Friday, February 10 After re-listening to last year's Demolished Thoughts a few weeks ago, there was an added psychic layer to the experience. When I heard Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon had divorced a few months ago after close to three decades of marriage, I felt c ... More >>
The Fallen Stars are an Americana outfit out of Orange County, California that features the talents of husband and wife team Bobbo and Tracy Byrnes. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, the pair decided to head to warmer climes in 2000. The Byrnes decided to expand from a duo and soon va ... More >>
Patrick MichelsJulian Casablancas wears his sunglasses at nights. Well, Austin City Limits, you redeemed yourself. After a slow start to the festivities, things picked up very quickly, as predicted, and, by three o'clock, things were in full swing. But Night One--despite names like Miike Snow, Gi ... More >>
Sonic YouthHouse of BluesJuly 15, 2009 Better than: getting a good night's sleep. The Eternal may be the 16th album released by seminal noise rockers Sonic Youth, and members Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon may be in their fifties--but you'd never have thought either were true by the performance t ... More >>
The Eternal (Matador)
Your daily dose of national music news for Tuesday, February 10, 2009... It looks like the summer of 2009 is ready for the return of So-Cal punk. Not only is Blink-182 reuniting, but Green Day will be releasing its new album, 21st Century Breakdown, as well. Speaking of Blink-1 ... More >>
Nada Surf, Other Lives, The Jealous GirlfriendsHailey'sNovember 21, 2008 Better than: Sitting in a jail like the singer of Delta Groove First off, it was damn cold waiting in line out front of Hailey's last night. Seems the "doors open at nine o'clock" line from the club's website was a bit of ... More >>
Record Hop (TXMF)
Sunday, October 7, at House of Blues
Rather Ripped (Geffen)
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