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Parting remarks: This town is a jam band (sometimes)252"> The HooK: MUSIC REVIEW- Parting remarks: This town is a jam band (sometimes) // >> classifieds  >> personals  >> advertise  >>...read more May 11th, 2005
MUSIC REVIEW- Noir night: Drifting and dreaming at Gravity<P><B>Dave's True Story<BR>at Gravity Lounge<BR>Sunday, May 1 <P></B>By DAMANI HARRISON DAMANI@READTHEHOOK.COM <P>Wouldn't it be cool to have a place in town...read more May 5th, 2005
Faded memory: The lady and the tramp252"> The HooK: MUSIC REVIEW- Faded memory: The lady and the tramp // >> classifieds  >> personals  >> advertise  >> contacts  >...read more May 5th, 2005
Noir night: Drifting and dreaming at Gravity252"> The HooK: MUSIC REVIEW- Noir night: Drifting and dreaming at Gravity // >> classifieds  >> personals  >> advertise  >> contacts...read more May 5th, 2005
Thumbthing missing: Don't pick up252"> The HooK: MOVIE REVIEW- Thumbthing missing: Don't pick up //     >> classifieds >> personals >> advertise >> contacts >> faq >...read more Apr 28th, 2005
Cornucopia: Full weekend of tip-top tunesAthens Boys Choir and Amy Ray at Starr HillFriday, April 22 Fighting Gravityat Starr HillSaturday, April 23 Ryloat Atomic Burrito>BR>Saturday, April 23 Every once and a while I suit up and...read more Apr 28th, 2005
No recess! You're in high school againSaturday night at Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar was like being in high school again, though with noticeably hipper surroundings than the lime green-tiled hallways that haunted my youth. The evening of...read more Apr 28th, 2005
Clipse eclipsed: Blaze spins as Malice walksMan Mountain Jr at Orbit Billiardsand Just Blaze/Clipseat Fry's Spring Beach ClubSaturday, April 16 Saturday I was torn. Man Mountain Jr. was playing at Orbit's on the Corner, an event I'd looked...read more Apr 21st, 2005
Hotel Virginian: When Don Henley meets G. LoveChris Jamison The VirginianApril 13 The Virginian was unusually lively last Wednesday night, bulging with bodies (mostly female) to an extent that would have been impressive even on a weekend....read more Apr 21st, 2005
Fair weather: But Bums keep fans insidePublished April 14,2005, in issue 0415 of the Hook The Fair Weather Bumsat Miller'sTuesday, April 5 BY MARK GRABOWSKI TUNES@READTHEHOOK.COM When the weather outside is frightful, Miller's is often...read more Apr 14th, 2005
Rockin' soul: Pure and simple southern soundsMofro at Starr Hill Music HallSunday, April 10 Imagine Blackwater, Florida. Probably on the panhandle of the state, or maybe in the less explored regions of the northern neck of the woods....read more Apr 14th, 2005
Chameleons: Green changes to mellowClarence Green's Chameleon Project at Gravity LoungeWednesday, March 30 In the last week I've been more conscious of my position as a music critic than I probably have ever been before. I had the...read more Apr 7th, 2005
Unexpected: Love that minimalism!Published April 7, 2005 in issue 0414 of the Hook FlutterTwisted Branch Tea BazaarFriday, April 1 BY MARK GRABOWSKI TUNES@READTHEHOOK.COM Like a radio station run by schizophrenics, with set lists...read more Apr 7th, 2005
Now I'm 64: Jam band's riffs grow on you  The Butterhouse Bandat JabberwockyFriday, March 25 I must be getting soft in my old age. There was a time when the mere suggestion that I review a band that leaned to the jam left me boiling...read more Mar 31st, 2005
Twofer: A weekend of heady rockEngine Down Starr Hill Music HallFriday, March 25 & The Mars Volta: Frances The Mute (Strummer Recordings) 'Twas a weekend of rock, and all was well. It began on Thursday when my couch...read more Mar 31st, 2005
Butchers rule: Could Burrito be new Rose?The Butchers and Hillbilly Werewolfat Atomic BurritoSaturday, March 19 Saturday night was my first trip to Atomic Burrito for anything but tasty comestibles, and I have to say I was surprised at how...read more Mar 24th, 2005
The worst: Even cover bands need zipBlackacerat JabberwockySaturday, March 19 This is the second article I've written about Blackacer. The first was never published because my hard drive crashed mid-sentence. Maybe it was a sign from...read more Mar 24th, 2005
Cookin': Catch a prodigy while you can252"> The HooK: MUSIC REVIEW- Cookin': Catch a prodigy while you can BODY { scrollbar-arrow-color: white; scrollbar-base-color: black; scrollbar-face-color: "#BF0303...read more Mar 17th, 2005
Moody Monday: Kicking back at South Street252"> The HooK: MUSIC REVIEW- Moody Monday: Kicking back at South Street // >> classifieds  >> personals  >> advertise  >> contacts...read more Mar 17th, 2005
Dynamic duo: Collaborators create magicHandsome Boy Modeling School: White People (Atlantic Records) Lately a few people have commented that I have a very "fair" way of reviewing acts– in the sense that I seldom completely...read more Mar 10th, 2005