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Friday October 21
Hell City Kings
LP/CD Release Party
with
TeXXXaSGhost Town Electric
The Freakouts
@ Fitzgerald’s
Well,  Say what you want about the Hell City Kings but damn if they don’t know how to promote a record release …

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Zechs Marquise’s Marfred Rodriguez Lopez
June 30, 2011 – 10:41 pm | No Comment
Zechs Marquise’s Marfred Rodriguez Lopez

El Paso natives Zechs Marquise, prog-rock extraordinaires melding jazz, funk, and experimental noise, have frequently been compared to the sounds of guitarist Omar Rodriguez Lopez’s project The Mars Volta. And with good reason. Zechs …

FFW – The Free Press Preview for June 30 – July 06
June 30, 2011 – 1:00 am | 2 Comments
FFW – The Free Press Preview for June 30 – July 06

This Week’s Featured Shows
Album Releases Galore at Fitz!!!!

Thursday  June 30
Espantapajaros,
Chase Hamblin (tour kickoff!),
Nathan Quick (CD release)- Local Pop Psychedelian Chase Hamblin kicks- off a tour and a CD release for Nathan Quick whose music seems to …

Phil Ochs There But For Fortune
June 29, 2011 – 5:59 pm | No Comment
Phil Ochs There But For Fortune

Oh look outside the window, there’s a woman being grabbed. They’ve dragged her to the bushes and now she’s being stabbed. Maybe we should call the cops and try to stop the pain. But Monopoly …

Apocalypse cancelled
June 29, 2011 – 4:49 pm | No Comment
Apocalypse cancelled

A friend of mine who’s watched too many episodes of Ancient Aliens: Season Two was trying to illustrate to anyone who’d listen that the apocalypse is nigh; flooding in the Dakotas, flood waters breech Nebraska …

Trollhunter
June 29, 2011 – 1:09 am | No Comment
Trollhunter

Trollhunter could best be described as a reality based horror film that starts in the tradition of The Blair Witch Project and Cloverfield, only in Norwegian. A couple of students are making a guerilla film …

Beginners
June 29, 2011 – 12:49 am | No Comment
Beginners

Some time ago there was a British film called Absolute Beginners. That film was set in a totally different universe than Beginners, opening Friday at the River Oaks Three in Houston. Beginners stars Ewan McGregor, …

Montrose Ingenuity
June 28, 2011 – 4:49 pm | No Comment
Montrose Ingenuity

When it gets this hot in the summer, city water mains tend to rupture much easier. All of our city water mains are busting and city workers can not keep up. The one on Harold …

Trannies 3
June 28, 2011 – 4:05 am | No Comment
Trannies 3

If anything Transformers Dark of the Moon is the kind of multi-achieving movie that has a definite beginning, middle and end. I am so digging the Trannies 3.
Before I start gushing let me add the …

Cars 2
June 23, 2011 – 8:59 pm | No Comment

Pixar in the 20th century was the new kid on the block, always offering eye candy animation with an equal payoff for kids and adults alike. Pixar in the 21st century shines but for the …

FFW – The Free Press Preview for June 23 – 29
June 22, 2011 – 7:18 pm | No Comment
FFW – The Free Press Preview for June 23 – 29

This Week’s Featured Show
Saturday, June 25
Prideapalooza 2011
@ Avant Garden/Mango’s
with B L A C K I E, Wicked Poseur, Alex English, Mike Rhythm, Tax the Wolf, GRRRL Parts, Senior Jukebox, Damon Allen, Electric Attitude, Panchitron, …