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The Linus Pauling Quartet releases 7″ and video for “C Is For Cthulhu” Saturday at Rudyard’s

October 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Houston’s very own psych legends, The Linus Pauling Quartet, play a show this Saturday (10.25.14) at Rudz, to celebrate the release of the video and 7-inch single for “C Is For Cthulhu”. More information may be found on Facebook. Cover is $8 for 21+.

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Mikey and The Drags play with T-Bird and The Breaks this evening at Discovery Green

October 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

At 6:30pm today (Thursday, 10.23.14), you can catch the excellent Mikey and The Drags play a free show at Discovery Green in downtown Houston. Austin’s T-Bird and The Breaks headlines the show. More information may be found at the Discovery Green website or on Facebook. Purchase music from Mikey and The Drags on Bandcamp.

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Sad news: Walters owner Pam Robinson passed away

October 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Most local bands owe a great debt to Walter’s owner Pam Robinson, who gave  a lot of bands places to play and booked them as openers for national acts. I just found out (on Instagram, no less) that she lost her long battle with cancer yesterday. More information via Houston Press.

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Young Mammals release new album, Alto Seco + release show tonight

October 11th, 2014 · No Comments

One of my favorite Houston bands, Young Mammals, released its new album at the end of September. Alto Seco is now available at local music stores, and on Amazon, iTunes, and Bandcamp. The band plays its release show tonight (Saturday, 10.11.14) at Fitzgerald’s.

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Reminder: Untapped Festival at Discovery Green tomorrow (The Suffers, Robert Ellis, Toadies, BLSHS, Featherface, and more)

October 10th, 2014 · No Comments

View the schedule here.

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Untapped postponed, but you can still see The Suffers

September 20th, 2014 · No Comments

Catch The Suffers for free today at 8th Wonder, as part of the postponed Untapped Fest festivities.  6-9pm There’s also a karaoke party at MKT Bar tonight, starting at 9:30pm, hosted by Robert Ellis and Kam Franklin. 

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DJ Shadow, Cut Chemist pay tribute to Afrika Bambaataa at HOB show

September 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment

DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist (!) play House of Blues Houston tomorrow night (9.20.14), celebrating the musical legacy of the legendary Afrika Bambaataa. You can get tickets here. Here’s some info from the press release: As part of the ongoing retrospective into Bambaataa’s enduring legacy, DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist have signed on to tell […]

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Luke Sweeney plays Walter’s, free show at Cactus Music

September 16th, 2014 · No Comments

San Francisco musician Luke Sweeney plays Houston on Monday, 9.22.14, in support of his debut album, Adventure:Us. You can catch the musician at Walter’s on Monday night and at a free in-store performance on Monday at 5:30pm at Cactus Music. Here’s a video of “Miss Me”: More information at www.lukesweeney.com or on Bandcamp.

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Untapped Fest this Saturday features The Suffers, BLSHS, Featherface, Robert Ellis, Toadies, and more

September 15th, 2014 · No Comments

This Saturday (9.20.14) is the Untapped fest at Houston’s Discovery Green in downtown. The event features locals BLSHS, Featherface,  and The Suffers, alongside Bad Books, Robert Ellis, The Bright Light Social Hour, Owen Pallett, and Toadies. Tickets are available here.

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Yes, Indeed! 2014 music fest this Saturday

September 8th, 2014 · No Comments

Be sure to make plans to come out to the Yes, Indeed! 2014 music festival this Saturday (9.13.14), starting at 5pm.

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