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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.
Houston Calling is happy to bring you the video of […]

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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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Jim Ward plays Houston this Friday night

December 1st, 2015 · 2 Comments

El Paso’s Jim Ward, an excellent musician you may know from his work in Sparta, At The Drive-In, and Sleepercar, returns to Houston this Friday night (12.4.15) at play a solo show at Wonky Power Live.
I believe the last time Ward played Houston was at The Mink’s (RIP!) Back Room a few years back, […]

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The Ocean Blue reissue first three albums on vinyl

November 27th, 2015 · No Comments

I first heard The Ocean Blue when the band’s song “Between Something and Nothing” was included on Sire Records’ Just Say Mao compilation in the late Eighties. Being a huge fan of Echo & The Bunnymen, the song’s similarity (deep vocals and jangly guitars) instantly resonated with me. Their debut album was favorite in college, […]

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Help fund Cameron Dezen Hammon’s next solo record (and her brother’s too…)

November 19th, 2015 · No Comments

Local musician Cameron Dezen Hammon (most recently of The Rebecca West) needs your help. She is asking fans to fund her new album, which will be a series of cover songs from the Eighties. In exchange, she’s offering videos and other special items for pledgers.
Here’s the latest from Cameron on the project:

Here’s why you should […]

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2nd annual Houston Whatever Fest features locals Second Lovers, Brand New Hearts, Bang Bangz, We Were Wolves, and many national acts

November 18th, 2015 · No Comments

Houston Whatever Fest is this weekend (November 21-22) in and around Warehouse Live. There will be more than 90 music and comedy acts performing on five stages, and also artists, vendors, and food trucks. Passes are available online at www.houstonwhateverfest.com.
HWF, now in its second year, is great about supporting local music, and this year’s event […]

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Via Colori hosts local music this weekend, LB Lounge pays tribute to former event coordinator

November 17th, 2015 · No Comments

This weekend (November 21-22), Houston’s The Center for Hearing and Speech hosts its annual Via Colori street-painting festival in downtown Houston. There are several bands playing throughout the weekend, including The Glass, Runaway Sun, The Mighty Orq, and Colonial Blue.
Via Colori is held in downtown Houston at Hermann Square at City Hall and the surrounding […]

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Pecos Hank free in-store at Cactus Music today

September 5th, 2015 · No Comments

Former Southern Backtones frontman Hank Schyma (aka Pecos Hank) celebrates the releases of his debut album, El Reno Blues, with a free in-store performance at Cactus Music. There are sure to be a few guest appearances as well.
El Reno Blues is available at Cactus Music as well as at online retailers.
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Read Houston Underground: The Bayou City’s New DIY “Golden Age” on Vice’s noisey

September 4th, 2015 · No Comments

Vice‘s music blog noisey released an article by Paul DeBenedetto on Houston’s DIY music scene this week. It’s a great read, and features music by Black Kite, Deep Cuts, Young Mammals, Hearts of Animals, Indian Jewelry, and more.
Check it out here.

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Tags: Miscellaneous · Music