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The Linus Pauling Quartet celebrates digital release of Ampalanche, plays free in-store at Cactus today

April 23rd, 2016 · No Comments

One of Houston’s most interesting bands, The Linus Pauling Quartet, celebrates the digital release of its latest album, Ampalanche, with a free in-store performance today (Saturday, 4.23.16) at Cactus Music at 3pm.
Ampalanche will be available online via iTunes, emusic, Amazon, Spotify, and Bandcamp. The vinyl version is available via the Vincebus Eruptum label.
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Review: Starline, CJM

April 12th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Starline
CJM
Self-released
While many may not yet be familiar with Starline‘s music, both band members have had an undeniable influence on the Houston music scene. Former Houston Rocket Matt Maloney founded 12 Records, which released Arthur Yoria’s still-impressive I’ll Be Here Awake in 2003, and Calvin Stanley was the frontman/guitarist for the long-running alt-rock band Pale (you […]

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Wish you were here: David Gilmour plays tonight in Chicago

April 8th, 2016 · No Comments

David Gilmour plays tonight (Friday, 4.8.16) at Chicago’s United Center. This is a bucket list item for me.
Here are some videos from past shows:

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White Oak Music Halls opens tomorrow night with M83, Yacht

April 8th, 2016 · No Comments

The long-awaited new music venue White Oak Music Hall finally opens tomorrow night (Saturday, 4.9.16) with performances by M83 and Yacht. The venue–booked by Pegstar Productions–is set to host a lot of great upcoming shows, including The Flaming Lips, Explosions In The Sky, Reverend Horton Heat, and David Bazan.

As indicated on the venue’s website:
Pegstar Productions, […]

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Cameron Dezen Hammon presents new album at Nightingale Room tonight

March 4th, 2016 · No Comments

Local musician Cameron Dezen Hammon‘s new album of 80’s and 90’s covers, Words Don’t Bleed, is now available, and the singer/songwriter celebrates with a show tonight (Friday, 3.4.16) at the Nightingale Room in downtown Houston. Showtime is 8:30pm.

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Free Press Summer Festival 2016 line-up announced

March 4th, 2016 · No Comments

The line-up for Free Press Summer Festival was announced this week, and includes another diverse set of bands. deadmau5, Modest Mouse, Violent Femmes, The Black Angels, Blue Healer, White Denim, The National, Trae Tha Truth, Built To Spill, Children of Pop, and many more will play June 4-5, 2016, in Houston’s Eleanor Tinsley Park.

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Starline album listening party tonight

February 25th, 2016 · 1 Comment

Local electro-rock band Starline–former Pale frontman/guitarist Calvin Stanley III and former NBA player Matt Maloney–releases its new album, CJM, today (2.25.16). It is available to purchase online and on streaming services.
The duo hosts an album listening party tonight in Houston at Hughes Hangar on Washington Ave. near downtown.
Houston Press recently published an article […]

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Day For Night, Day 2 today

December 20th, 2015 · No Comments

Day two of Day For Night, Houston’s light and sound festival, is underway. Today you can catch Hearts Of Animals, Dan Deacon, Children of Pop, Flying Lotus, and more.
More information on the festival may be found at dayfornight.io.

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Cameron Dezen Hammon premieres video for “I’m On Fire” cover, help fund Words Don’t Bleed album + interview

December 7th, 2015 · No Comments

As previously posted, local musician Cameron Dezen Hammon is currently working on Words Don’t Bleed, an album of cover songs from the 80s and 90s, which you can help support at Pledgemusic. There are currently less than 10 days left in the campaign for the album.
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Light & sound collide at upcoming Day For Night festival

December 6th, 2015 · No Comments

The good folks at Free Press Houston and Free Press Summer Festival host the upcoming Day For Night music festival, which combines light and sound to gives attendees a unique concert experience. The two-day festival–which runs December 19-20, 2015, near downtown Houston–features a slew of local musicians, such as Indian Jewelry, Hearts Of Animals, and […]

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