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Entries from January 2008

Spain Colored Orange, Paris Falls, Heist At Hand tonight

January 25th, 2008 · No Comments

It’s true. Spain Colored Orange, Paris Falls, Heist At Hand play tonight¬†at The Proletariat (whose demise is rapidly approaching). Since you probably were lazy and didn’t order Sharon Jones & Dap-Kings tickets in advance (it’s sold out but I have mine!), this is one of your only other options.
Enjoy the weekend.

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Lord, don’t slow me down

January 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Watched this DVD recently. Pretty cool.

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Five Times August, Stephen Speaks, Elizabeth Wills tonight at Warehouse Live

January 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Unsigned Dallas band Five Times August, who have sold more than 100K downloads of their music online, play tonight at Warehouse Live with Elizabeth Wills and Stephen Speaks.
More info: www.warehouselive.com

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New film by The Black Math Experiment

January 21st, 2008 · No Comments

The Black Math Experiment recently completed the first in a series of Black Math Experiment short films. They also added a new bass player, which you can read about on the band’s MySpace page.
View their video online here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QenednvW7Eo

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The weekend in Houston rock

January 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Tonight, The Mathletes play their supposedly last show. It’ll definitely be their last show at The Proletariat, which closes its doors soon. $5 cover.
Also tonight, Black Dog (a Led Zeppelin tribute band) play at Fitzgerald’s. Could be interesting.
Saturday afternoon is the much-heralded Saturday Secret Show at Shady’s Tavern in the Heights. Starts at noon, lasts […]

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Sharon Jones & Dap-Kings coming to Houston

January 17th, 2008 · No Comments

Sharon Jones & Dap-Kings, whose 100 Days, 100 Nights and Naturally are staples around our place, are coming to Houston on Friday, January 25th. Get your tickets here.
The Ivan Milev Band opens.

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Bring Back The Guns, Wicked Poseur tonight

January 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Bring Back the Guns, Wicked Poseur, and Woozyhelmet play at The Proletariat tonight (Wednesday, 1.16.08). Go check it out.

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Arthur Yoria & Tody Castillo tonight at Mojo Risin’ Coffeehouse

January 16th, 2008 · No Comments

I just found out that local musicians Arthur Yoria and Tody Castillo play a show tonight (Wednesday, 1.16.08) at Mojo Risin’ Coffeehouse (on Shepherd, between I-10 & Washington Ave.). Hope you can make it out.
More info: www.myspace.com/mojorisincoffee

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Houston bands at SXSW 2008?

January 16th, 2008 · No Comments

The list of bands playing this year’s South By Southwest music conference in Austin keeps growing. I already know of a few Houston-area bands picked to play showcases this year, but would like to find out about more. Please email me and let me know if your band or a band you know is playing […]

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Nino Batista’s Logic Anomaly

January 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments

After six months of writing and recording, local musician Nino Batista is set to release his Logic Anomaly record, Catastrophe, this month. The self-described “eclectic electronic mix of prog rock musicality with dance sensibilities” includes vintage synths, 80’s bass groooves and 70’s progressive rock sequences and riffs.
The record should be available on CDBaby.com, OutBoundMusic.com, iTunes, […]

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