Sam Coomes

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    March 14, 2014

    Best Music Photographers in North Texas -- Kevin Buchanan

    Earlier, we introduced you to our 12 favorite music photographers in North Texas. We got more than 50 nominations, and our team of expert judges narrowed it down to these 12. Over the next two weeks, we'll be introducing you to each of the finalists in turn by having them share five of their favorit ... More >>

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    March 17, 2010

    Bonus MP3 (And Two Pairs Of Tickets To Tonight's Show): Quasi -- "Repulsion"

    Quasi‚ÄčOne of the ten bands taking part in tonight's Rite of Spring Fling concert at Hailey's, Portland's Quasi may also well be the elder statesman of the crowded bill. And the band certainly sounds like it. Since 1993, the ex-husband-and-wife team of Sam Coomes and Janet Weiss has been parlaying ... More >>

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    September 27, 2001

    Out & About

    Built to Spill

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    August 23, 2001


    The Sword of God (Touch & Go Records)

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    November 16, 2000

    Out & About

    The Rock*A*Teens

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    April 13, 2000


    Sean Na Na, Ted Leo

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    March 23, 2000

    SXSW Diaries

    A thousand bands + a dozen parties + one cigarette lighter = average South By Southwest

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    December 30, 1999
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    October 21, 1999

    Playing the Field

    Quasi's Janet Weiss is the hardest-working woman

    in show business

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    March 18, 1999

    Perfect, now

    Built to Spill makes a record too good to Keep It Like a Secret