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Entries from September 2012

The Dead Revolt preps new EP

September 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Dead Revolt, which had one of my favorite local releases last year (Vanixer), is set to release a new EP called A Night of Nastalgia. The band plans to release one song per week via its website, leading up to the release show (which is still being scheduled).
More information may be found at www.thedeadrevolt.com.

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Good shows around town tonight

September 14th, 2012 · No Comments

A quick reminder about a few of the shows around Houston tonight (Friday, 9.14.12):
The Suffers plays at Houston Museum of Natural Science’s LaB 5555. This show is for those 21 and older only. Doors open at 8pm.
At Warehouse Live’s Green Room is Canned Acoustica, which features acoustic sets from B L A C K I […]

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Win tickets to see Mission of Burma at Fitzgerald’s

September 12th, 2012 · No Comments

The first person to email me (dacobb[at]gmaildotcom) wins a pair of tickets to see the classic indie band Mission Of Burma, playing at Fitzgerald’s tomorrow night (Thursday, 9.13.12) with The Garys and Black Congress.
The band is touring in support of its latest album, Unsound.
Doors at 8pm.
More information at www.missionofburma.com.

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Canned Acoustica VI at Warehouse Live this Friday night

September 11th, 2012 · No Comments

The latest installment of Canned Acoustica, in which local bands perform acoustic sets, is this Friday night (9.14.12) at Warehouse Live‘s Green Room, and features B L A C K I E, Craig Kinsey (Sideshow Tramps),  Second Lovers, New York City Queens, and Featherface (whose new album, Actual Magic, won’t leave me alone). Admission will […]

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Win tickets to see Twin Shadow at Fitzgerald’s this Sunday

September 11th, 2012 · No Comments

Twin Shadow, whose album Confess (4AD) is garnering a lot of buzz these days, continues his Texas trek this month with shows in Dallas, Austin, Houston, and McAllen. I’ve got a pair of tickets to the September 16th show at Fitzgerald’s to the first person to email me at dacobb[at]gmaildotcom.
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New Maserati album available for pre-order

September 5th, 2012 · No Comments

The upcoming Maserati album, VII, is now available for pre-order via the Temporary Residence website. The CD version is $10 and the double vinyl version is $15. The first 200 vinyl orders will receive a limited-edition colored vinyl: clear with gray haze and clear with maroon haze. The album will be released on 10.16.12.
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