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Entries from October 2008

Happy Halloween show w/ Danzig & the Pixies (okay, not really…)

October 31st, 2008 · No Comments

This is probably the best bet for the evening:
Young Mammals (formerly The Dimes) play as The Pixies tonight at Walter’s on Washington, with Dannzig (a Danzig tribute band, I assume), The Monocles, News on the March, and Wild Moccasins.
Boo!

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The Small Sounds, other locals open for Sole & The Skyrider Band tonight

October 30th, 2008 · No Comments

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Day of the Dead Rock Stars at Record Ranch Gallery

October 27th, 2008 · No Comments

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Early rock show, craft fair today at Caroline Collective

October 26th, 2008 · No Comments

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Videos: Pale’s “The Light” vs. The Verve’s “Rather Be”

October 25th, 2008 · 1 Comment

You can watch the latest video for Pale’s “The Light” below. I believe this footage was shot by local musician Hank Schyma at Venue downtown during the band’s set at this year’s Houston Press Music Awards showcase.

Rumor has it that Pale is currently working on recording tracks for their new album, to be released in […]

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Review: Mechanical Boy, Play Along

October 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Mechanical Boy
Play Along
Self-released
At the recent Bandcamp event, local musicians, producers, music writers, fans, and other interested parties met to discuss ways to broaden the Houston music scene’s national scope and help bands to better market their music. Ideas ranged from social networking and playing less shows to playing more shows and making more music. Surprisingly, […]

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DJ Ceeplus Bad Knives, PRKL8R at ArtStorm opening

October 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Houstonist turned me on to the following.
Looking for something trippy to do this Friday? Head over to ArtStorm in the Caroline Collective Compound and check out Houston artist Philip Durbin as he will be unveiling his largest compilation to date of psychedelic paintings, prints and wearable art.
The show, entitled A Coarse Portal, will transport visitors […]

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HEALTH show rescheduled for tonight

October 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Wednesday night’s HEALTH show at Numbers was canceled due to the weather, so the show is now at Notsuoh tonight (Friday, 10.24.08). Also on the bill are Female Demand, BLACKIE, The Wiggins, The McKenzies,┬áRusted Shut, and The Krinckles.
This show is sponsored by Free Press Houston.

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Inner Lights at Boondocks

October 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Local spacerock band Inner Lights returns to Boondocks this Monday (10.27.08) with PuraPharm. Inner Lights opens the show around 10:30pm.
The band is currently putting the finishing touches of a batch of songs they recently recorded locally at Musicwise and should have one posted to their MySpace page this week.
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Mechanical Boy celebrate release of Play Along

October 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Check back soon for my review of Play Along.

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