Mix equal parts Devo and “Metro”-era Berlin (you know, back when they were good), add hints of Bauhaus, Joy Division, and early Ministry, and you can begin to understand The Black Math Experiment’s sound. On this EP, the band whisks through four songs that reflect their influences — the tag-team vocals easily bring to mind […]
Entries from October 2005
October 28th, 2005 · Comments Off on The Black Math Experiment: What We Do… Is Secret EP
October 27th, 2005 · Comments Off on I Heart U Production’s Halloween Bash this Saturday
I Heart U Productions‘ second annual Halloween bash is this Saturday night at Mary Jane’s & Walter’s ($12 gets you into both venues).
And it’s worth it! Check out the bands:
Mary Jane’s Fat Cat
THE OCTOPUS PROJECT / BY THE END OF TONIGHT / SLEEPING PEOPLE / ROSA / RHINOSAURUS / WALKING DISTANCE TO YOUR HOUSE […]
October 27th, 2005 · Comments Off on This weekend in Houston rock
Now that the World Series is over (a round of applause for the Houston Astros, who put up a good fight), you can get back to going out to see local bands, right? I hope so — according to the Chronicle, one band’s already decided to stop playing shows due to poor attendance. Read about […]
October 27th, 2005 · Comments Off on Backtones at Halloween film fest
This just in:
Southern Backtones will perform this weekend at the Houston Halloween Film Festival (HHFF). Dont miss this opportunity to see several short films by local artists, hear freaky live music, eat, drink and barf all under one roof.
The HHFF is an independent, grassroots, festival like no other. It is a truly unique event, […]
October 25th, 2005 · Comments Off on Arthir Yoria on KPFT
Local musician Arthur Yoria is on the air on KPFT right now — he’ll be doing an interview soon. Cheech Marin will be on there as well.
His new EP can be streamed on his website.
October 25th, 2005 · Comments Off on The Pink Satin Suit film in Houston
The Pink Satin Suit premieres in Houston tomorrow night (Wednesday, October 26) at 7 p.m. at Aurora Picture Show. This is a documentary about New Orleans photographer Johnny Donnels, by Anastasia and Will Lyman. Proceeds benefit KATFund.
Here are details:
Nearly sixty years ago in New Guinea, a homesick New Orleans kid swore the Army would […]
October 24th, 2005 · Comments Off on Another article on Houston’s hip-hop scene
USA Today recently featured an article on Houston rappers.
Here’s a tidbit:
Houston’s long-thriving hip-hop community has generally skirted the mainstream spotlight while other regions, particularly in the South, have taken turns challenging New York and Los Angeles for supremacy.
But in the city where the rappers extol a laid-back lifestyle with candy-paint cars, exotic rims and diamond-encrusted […]
October 23rd, 2005 · Comments Off on The Chronicle on Aimee Mann
The Houston Chronicle‘s Michael D. Clark has written an excellent article on Aimee Mann’s career in music.
Here’s an excerpt:
It was 1985, new wave music was hot, and Aimee Mann was briefly poised to be its pin-up girl.
She had the electric bleached-blonde hair, a long, slender frame (perfect for snug alterna-fashions), and a Top 10 radio […]
October 21st, 2005 · Comments Off on Drop Trio CD release show
This Saturday night at 9 p.m., local funk/jazz combo (and Houston Press Music Awards winners) Drop Trio celebrate the release of their latest CD, Cezanne. The live CD was recorded earlier this year at Cezanne in Houston (4100 Montrose, upstairs).
The band will also play a free in-store gig on Saturday at 3 p.m. at Cactus […]
October 20th, 2005 · Comments Off on test