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Entries from February 2012

Other Lives play Toyota Center this Saturday

February 29th, 2012 · No Comments

Oklahoma’s Other Lives, whose 2011 release Tamer Animals won’t get out of my head, play an early set this Saturday night (3.3.12) at Houston’s Toyota Center. This will be the fourth stop on the band’s tour with Radiohead, and their set starts promptly at 7:30pm. If you are going to the show, I highly recommend […]

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The Suffers, The Bandulus, and DJ Moonstomp this Saturday at Rudyard’s

February 15th, 2012 · 1 Comment

This Saturday (2.18.12), Rudyard’s hosts BANG-A-RANG!! Rocksteady explosion that features The Suffers, The Bandulus, and DJ Moonstomp.
Cover is $8. Doors open at 9pm.

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Southern Backtones host album release party this Saturday

February 7th, 2012 · No Comments

This Saturday (2.11.12), Southern Backtones celebrate the release of their new album, the long-awaited La Vie En Noir, at The Capitol at St. Germaine in downtown Houston. Along with performances by Craig Kinsey (Sideshow Tramps), Jo Bird (Two Star Symphony), Johnny Falstaff, John Evans Band, and Emily Bell, the Backtones will play a show before […]

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Review: Buxton, Nothing Here Seems Strange + album release show

February 2nd, 2012 · 2 Comments

Nothing Here Seems Strange
New West Records
Buxton’s music has never quite fit into a single genre. Broadly labeled as “Americana,” the band–which got its start in the Houston area in 2003–steadily built a name for itself with solid live shows, and the organic nature of the band’s instrumentation–which includes banjos, mandolin, and multiple guitars–coupled with by-the-numbers […]

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The Ghost Of Cliff Burton releases The Maybe Laser

February 1st, 2012 · No Comments

Houston’s The Ghost Of Cliff Burton (featuring former members of The Black Math Experiment) released its debut album, The Maybe Laser, yesterday (Tuesday, 1.31.12) in digital format. There are no plans for a physical release.

Download your copy of the album via iTunes, Amazon.com, or CDBaby.
More information may be found on 29-95.com.

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