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Pedestrian Pete asks, “Is Houston ready for walkable urbanism?”

Pedestrian Pete asks, “Is Houston ready for walkable urbanism?”

Photo: Dewita Soeharjono   The answer from Dr. Stephen Klineberg from his recent “Houston Area Surveys,” is a resounding yes! When asking city-dwellers of all…

White Nationalists Bring Hateful Garbage to Houston

Race hate has reared its ugly head in Houston this week under the auspices of a white nationalist and fascist group known as Identity Evropa.  …

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Embarrasses Texans Yet Again

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Embarrasses Texans Yet Again

Still from Dan Patrick’s YouTube video titled, “Dan Patrick – Christian Leader.”   At 2…

This Dialog is Necessary, But Triggering AF

This Dialog is Necessary, But Triggering AF

Over the last week, I’ve been silently processing the sexual assault dialog that has filled…

PlayStation & Xbox Upgrades Coming

PlayStation & Xbox Upgrades Coming

Microsoft and Sony are both closing the book on an all-too-familiar chapter in gaming: the…

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Gio Chamba Falls Flat on ‘Tejas’

Gio Chamba Falls Flat on ‘Tejas’

I’ve always thought that Gio Chamba is one of the most exciting live artists in the Houston music landscape today. However, on his new album Tejas most of that energy is lost on licks that sound like they were lifted directly from someone else and beats that are about as intriguing as it is to watch beats get made. While Chamba may have one of the strongest live shows to perform in the past decade, even that energy can’t save the pitfalls of this release.…

FPH Exclusive: Teenage Wildlife

FPH Exclusive: Teenage Wildlife

Mantra Love’s Derek Silva is a guy who seems to have tons of creative juices flowing, so it shouldn’t come as a shock that he has a pretty intriguing side project called Teenage Wildlife. In it, Silva alongside friend and collaborator Nader Ibrahim create a sound that’s part chillwave and part electro dream pop that’s pretty hard not to like…

Housing Crash Scratches So Many Itches on New EP

Housing Crash Scratches So Many Itches on New EP

It seems like every five to ten years, there’s a resurgence in music that feels familiar, but not the same. It’s not new by any means, and when it happens correctly, you can’t help but get the chills when you hear it. For Turkey’s Housing Crash that nostalgic sound from another time comes through in spades and sounds better in some ways than it did the first time around…

I Braved the Heat for Vans Warped Tour, Sort Of

I Braved the Heat for Vans Warped Tour, Sort Of

Photo: Russel Gardin   The longest touring festival in North America, the Vans Warped Tour, has been an important factor for…

Arcade Fire Embraces Pop on New Album

Arcade Fire Embraces Pop on New Album

As a guy who never really found the world of Arcade Fire as endearing as everyone else seemed to, I couldn’t escape the fact that the Canadian formed six piece was always willing to try new things while moving more ahead than many bands who get caught in a rut…

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Artist Quick Fire: Brittney Anele

Artist Quick Fire: Brittney Anele

  In this edition of “Artist Quick Fire,” a series where we ask artists a series of short, pointed questions, FPH spoke with Houston-based multidisciplinary artist…

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Everything But Music with B L A C K I E

Everything But Music with B L A C K I E

For this installment of Everything But Music — a series in which we interview some of…

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Texas LGBTQ Kids and Families Under Attack

Texas LGBTQ Kids and Families Under Attack

Photo: Caitlin Childs   Texas is in the national news yet again for attempting discriminatory legislation,…

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Top Five Gentrifying Bars in Houston

Top Five Gentrifying Bars in Houston

A gastronomic bomb is hurtling towards Houston, and there’s nothing you, I, or anyone can do…

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I Am Job: Listings for Early August

I Am Job: Listings for Early August

  It’s August! Summertime shenanigans are coming to an end, Sean Spicer is almost out of…