Houston Calling

Entries from November 2004

The week in Houston rock

November 28th, 2004 · Comments Off

Super Unison, an offshoot of Hands Up Houston, presents Spoon, Cub Country, and This Microwave World at Engine Room this Thursday, 12.2.04. This is sure to be a packed show so get your tickets early. More information about Super Unison’s show can be found at their website. Wednesday night at The Proletariat, there will be […]

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10 Questions for Johnny Goudie

November 24th, 2004 · Comments Off

Texas musician Johnny Goudie has been writing songs and making music for years. With his band Goudie, he won a major label deal and tour incessantly promoting the band’s two albums. Most recently, Johnny has been making a name for himself writing songs with other musicians, performing solo gigs, and producing up-and-coming bands. Johnny Goudie […]

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Houston musician’s roundtable with producer Dan Workman

November 22nd, 2004 · Comments Off

As you may or may not know, there is a music mixer in Houston every Tuesday at Volcano. Originally started by John Nova Lomax of the Houston Press, this event went from a small intimate gathering of music folk to a large networking opportunity for any and all involved in the creative arts in Houston–specifically […]

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The week in Houston rock

November 15th, 2004 · Comments Off

There are a lot of great shows in town this week. The Starlite Desperation, a great garage rock act, will open for The Donnas and The Von Bondies. Norwegian musician Sondre Lerche will be here, and local musician Chris Sacco will open the show. Earlimart will be in town as well. The Hightailers will play […]

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Clear Channel strikes again

November 15th, 2004 · Comments Off

Local rock staple KLOL “Rock 101″ was taken off the air and replaced with some sort of Latino hip-hop format. The switch has outraged 101’s loyal fanbase. While I am not a fan of much of the music 101 played (Creed, Incubus, etc.), the station has supported Texas music and local bands throughout its tenure […]

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South Park Mexican jailhouse interview

November 14th, 2004 · Comments Off

Tonight at 10 p.m., local rapper South Park Mexican will be interviewed from jail on KTRK ABC 13. Not sure if it will be on their website after it airs, but feel free to check here.

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Texas music looks like this 2004

November 13th, 2004 · Comments Off

Tonight (Saturday, November 13th, 2004) at DiverseWorks downtown, The Houston Chapter of AIGA presents the 5th Annual Loud and Clear–Texas Music Looks Like This, an exhibition and auction of original artwork interpreting the music of Texas musicians. Nearly 400 patrons of the arts, graphic design, and music gather for a unique evening of Texas-style entertainment […]

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The week in Houston rock

November 10th, 2004 · Comments Off

Here are some of the shows that are playing in the Houston area this week. Be sure to email me if your band has a gig that is not on this list. Tonight (Wednesday, 10.10.04) VHS or Beta w/ The Fever @ Fat Cat’s The Scorpions w/ Tesla @ Reliant Arena Mike Watt & the […]

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Local musician’s song on hit TV show

November 5th, 2004 · Comments Off

Local musician Arthur Yoria’s song “Call Me” was on last night’s season premiere episode of Fox’s The O.C.–Yoria’s song beat out several other bands from across the U.S. for the honor. Tonight, you can catch Yoria at Crossroads Coffee in the Village around 8 p.m. More information can be found at his website. Be sure […]

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Fondue Monks live

November 3rd, 2004 · Comments Off

Houston’s own Fondue Monks will be playing Thursday (11.4.04) at Sherlock’s Pub on West Gray (above Birraporetti’s). The show starts around 9:30. Should be a good one. Just discovered a great band out of Australia, Season. Their new album is called Avatar. Check out their website (and download some samples) here. Now Playing in My […]

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