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Update: 08/16/2006 - Big Changes! (Well, big for us, anyway...)

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  • Jeremy L. Hart
    WHAT S NEW ON SPACE CITY ROCK THIS WEEK (as of 8/16/2006): SITE STUFF * New, All-Official Space City Rock Gear -- show your love... * New Guestbook/mailing
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 16, 2006
      Update: 08/16/2006 - Big Changes! (Well, big for us, anywa
      WHAT'S NEW ON SPACE CITY ROCK THIS WEEK (as of 8/16/2006):

      SITE STUFF
      * New, All-Official Space City Rock Gear -- show your love...
      * New Guestbook/mailing list signup
      * Google Ads!


      NEW FEATURES
      * Monsters of Post-Rock: Don Caballero's Damon Che talks about the band's past, his present, and the history of doing stuff.
      - As math-rock legends Don Caballero head out on tour, SCR's Danny Mee is able to talk a while with bandleader/drummer Damon Che about his band, his music, and all the rest of it, and there's nary a hint of rockstar rudeness in sight...
      [Don Caballero plays Friday, September 1st, at Walter's on Washington, along with Zombi.]

      * Stop Calling My Cell Phone! The Hip-Hop Art of Soul Position
      - Better late than never, our Alicia Crowder tracked down Blueprint and RJD2, the two halves of underground/indie hip-hop stars Soul Position, following their stopoff in H-town this past spring...

      * Savoy Special: Better Living Through Chemistry
      - Well, it started out as just a plain-old review of the latest CD from Houston pop-rockers Savoy Special, New Age Hustle, but in Judy Lyle's hands it somehow morphed into an interview...
      [Savoy Special plays Friday, August 18th, at Last Concert Cafe.]

      * Live: Ripped to Shreds -- Sonic Youth Ignites the Stage and Leaves No Chord Un-Tuned
      - It just goes to show that sometimes The Rock really can save the day.  SCR contributor Jill Krasny went out to see Sonic Youth when they came to play Warehouse Live back in June, and it seemed like everything was going wrong.  Then the band hit the stage...


      NEW REVIEWS
      * Spoon, Telephono/Soft Effects EP (Merge)
      * Mika Miko, C.Y.S.L.A.B.F. (Kill Rock Stars)
      * The Story Of, foothill highway appalachian road (self-released)
      * The Acrobrats, Go Down Swinging (Susspool)
      * The Black, Tanglewood (K Woo)
      * Kill Hannah, Until There's Nothing Left Of Us (Atlantic)
      * Love is Chemicals, Love is Chemicals (Near Earth Objects)
      * MataHari, Shrine of Counterfeits (self-released)
      * NOFX, Never Trust A Hippy (Fat Wreck)
      * Scanners, Violence Is Golden (Dim Mak)
      * Sufjan Stevens, The Avalanche: Outtakes and Extras from the Illinois Album! (Asthmatic Kitty)
      * Various Artists, Miami Vice Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Atlantic)
      * Andre Williams with The Diplomats of Solid Sound, Aphrodisiac (Pravda)

      That's it for now -- check back soon...

      The Staff
      Space City Rock
      P.O. Box 541010
      Houston, TX. 77254
      gaijin@...
      http://www.spacecityrock.com/

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