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Entries from December 2010

The Sour Notes to release 7-inch, plays Mango’s this Thursday

December 14th, 2010 · No Comments

The Sour Notes, whose members reportedly all now all call Houston home, plays Mango’s with Muhammadali, Zorch, and Hiss and Hum, this Thursday night (12.16.10). The Sour Notes releases its new 7-inch on December 31st. You can download the tracks, which includes a cover of Beyonce’s “Halo”, below:
“Hot Pink Flares”
“Psych Thrill” (alternate folk version)
“Halo” (Beyonce […]

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Girls Rock Camp Christmas Benefit this Saturday at Rudz

December 14th, 2010 · No Comments

This Saturday (12.18.10), Rudyard’s hosts a night of local music for a good cause. Check it out:
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Matt Sonzala DJs tonight at The Flat

December 13th, 2010 · No Comments

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dUNETXmas freaKOut 12 coming up December 18th

December 11th, 2010 · No Comments

Big Top Lounge hosts the 12th Annual dUNETXmas freaKOut on Saturday (12.18.10). Local rockers dUNETX plays a free show, which starts at 10pm.

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Paris Falls featured on 29-95.com, new album available now

December 10th, 2010 · No Comments

Yesterday, I was reading the newspaper during lunch (yeah, people still do that). Imagine my surprise when I saw Paris Falls, one of my local favorite bands, gracing the cover of the 29-95 insert in the Chronicle. Which reminds me: when did 29-95 come in printed form?
The article, written by Andrew Dansby, discusses the band’s […]

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Local rapper Tre9 gives back

December 10th, 2010 · No Comments

Just came across this article in the Houston Chronicle, written by music writer Jason Bellini (aka Sketch The Journalist) about local rapper Tre9 and his ministry to Houston’s homeless.
You read it online here.

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Arthur Yoria: “I’m The Cold One” video

December 9th, 2010 · No Comments

Former Houstonian Arthur Yoria has moved to Brooklyn, and recently sent along a video for his song “I’m The Cold One”–which is great, by the way–with footage from a trip to Columbia.
Check it:
More on Arthur Yoria at www.arthuryoria.com.

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The Mink celebrates 5th anniversary this Friday

December 8th, 2010 · No Comments

This Friday (12.10.10) at 9pm, The Mink–one of the better watering holes in Houston–celebrates its fifth anniversary (has it really been that long?) with performances by Stephen Farris (Ghost Mountain) and Young Girls, which will be releasing its 7-inch during the festivities.
Also, there will be DJ sets from Dayta and Le Hibou.
Bartenders will be naming […]

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Lee Alexander in latest issue of Thrust magazine

December 3rd, 2010 · No Comments

Local musician Lee Alexander is featured in the latest issue of Thrust magazine, which you can read online here.

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Espantapajaros EP release show this Saturday at Walter’s

December 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

Espantapajaros celebrates the release of its Following The Star EP and video premiere of “Where Do You Go” with a show this Saturday (12.4.10) at Walter’s On Washington. Special guests include La Sien y Sabra Laval.
 

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