Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Tagine dreams

Travels with Frenchie

Posted on Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2009-12-30 It’s the end of the month, and therefore time for another installment of Travels with Frenchie, the monthly food series in which a trio of culturally mismatched San Antonians explores the city in search of dining adventure. As always, the culinary vice squad consisted of: Frenchie (aka...

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Ivy League

Posted on Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2009-12-30 A mere three weeks after opening, IVY Rooftop has become the place to be seen in Stone Oak. In a neighborhood with almost too many nightlife options, IVY has caught on like wildfire. Owner Terrin Fuhrmann has created an upscale playground that attracts a Gossip Girl-meets-Entourage-style crowd...

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Til the Casket Drops

Posted on Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Til the Casket Drops Composer: Clipse Conductor: Clipse Label: Columbia Release Date: 2009-12-30 Rated: NONE Genre: Recording The Thornton siblings return with the follow-up to 2006’s critically acclaimed second disc, Hell Hath No Fury, but fail to match its fire. Blame for the wait — after their last long-delayed...

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BlakRoc

Posted on Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 4:00 AM

BlakRoc Composer: BlakRoc Conductor: BlakRoc Label: Blakroc Release Date: 2009-12-30 Rated: NONE Genre: Recording Let’s be honest: When the Black Keys echo through a big set of speakers, hip-hop is the furthest thing from your mind. Their soulful rock helped define modern blues. The Keys’ Patrick Carney and Dan...

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Just Like You

Posted on Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Just Like You Composer: Allison Iraheta Conductor: Allison Iraheta Label: 19/Jive Release Date: 2009-12-30 Rated: NONE Genre: Recording What 16-year-old Allison Iraheta brought to the most recent season of American Idol was rock-chick spunk, a goofy teen countenance, a fondness for hair products, and the husky, Marlboro-stained belt of...

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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Odessey & Oracle Revisited DVD

Posted on Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Odessey & Oracle Revisited DVD Composer: The Zombies Conductor: The Zombies Label: MVD Visual Release Date: 2009-12-29 Rated: NONE Genre: Recording The Zombies’ 1968 psych-pop masterpiece Odessey & Oracle was a commercial flop that disillusioned and dissolved the band. Then, 18 months after the group disbanded, “Time of the Season”...

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Puttin on the Ritz w/ the Devil Bunnies Burlesque Show

Posted on Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2009-12-29 For those of us who miss the days of bygone clubs like Changez and Phazez, Industry is the perfect spot to take a trip down memory lane. Industry specializes in, well, industrial music, with an emphasis on ’80s bands like Front 242 and Depeche Mode as well...

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The Rosies Award Show & Gala

Posted on Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2009-12-29 Regardless of what anyone thinks about the performances at the Rose Theatre, they’re winning awards. The fact that they’re basically giving the awards to themselves somehow doesn’t surprise us. Although Chris Manley and Jessie Rose’s quirky, original productions have received mixed reviews (doesn’t everything?), the Rose’s first-ever...

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28th Annual New Year's Day SA Punkfest

Posted on Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2009-12-29 Why not ring in the new year in a sweaty mosh pit? Tony Chainsaw’s yearly event attracts acts from all over Texas and beyond. Dead Reckoning and Slowly Truth Dies (both from Austin) are on the bill along with the Bent Gents, the Deceased, Nuklear Fishsticks,...

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Nothing More w/ Oso Closo, the Crisis, Fareview, & the Northern

Posted on Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 4:00 AM

Release Date: 2009-12-29 SA’s Nothing More has collected quite a few legitimate awards in the last couple of years. Out of 13,000 bands, Nothing More won the Warped Tour Battle of the Bands in 2007. The previous year, Clear Channel named them “Best Alternative Rock Band” at the Texas...

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