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Rabit Shines A Light On His Dark Sound

Rabit Shines A Light On His Dark Sound

In his first Houston interview, Free Press Houston decided to find out what influences his dark sound, what he has planned for his first live set here in almost three years, and how he has the time to stay so productive.…

Education and Empowerment Through Girls Rock Camp Houston

Education and Empowerment Through Girls Rock Camp Houston

End of Camp Showcase. Photo: Girls Rock Camp Houston / Facebook   For…

Rescue Pets Get “A Little Help From My Friends”

Rescue Pets Get “A Little Help From My Friends”

Jerome Isma-Ae. Photo: Mixing.dj   For a segment of Houston’s dance music…

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Still from Tisa Korean’s “Valero”   The gas is pressed, the key…

Fool’s Gold: The Best of The Week

Fool’s Gold: The Best of The Week

Wednesday you can get going over at Revention Center when the amazing vocals of Philly’s Miss Jill Scott will grace the stage of the downtown venue. Scott has been going strong for a good while now, though last year’s Woman proved you can’t keep a great performer down…

The Hidden Agenda: Going Punk

The Hidden Agenda: Going Punk

Hilary Lloyd. Photo: Blaffer Art Museum   This week brings in a…

Local Love: Sleeperdrone

Local Love: Sleeperdrone

While stoner metal and doom metal are on the rise, about two months ago I caught a band that blew me away with their intensity and sheer power, Houston’s SLEEPERDRONE. The four piece sounds like a mix of Helmet, Thursday, and Dillinger Escape Plan with hints of Drive Like Jehu and Black Tusk thrown in…

Punk Legends Mydolls Take Stage at CAMH

Punk Legends Mydolls Take Stage at CAMH

Formed nearly four decades ago by Trish Herrera, Dianna Ray, Linda Younger and George Reyes, Mydolls have become established as one of Houston's most venerated punk bands. In 1980, the group was invited to conduct an on-air interview with BBC Radio 1 host and tastemaker John Peel in London, and in 1984, Mydolls appeared in Wim Wenders' movie Paris, Texas and were invited to attend the New York City premiere and perform at the afterparty, held at the infamous Danceteria.…

Nathan Quick Returns With Blues Heavy New Single

Nathan Quick Returns With Blues Heavy New Single

While many seem to miss the point behind the genre, one artist here, Houston’s Nathan Quick has really dug deep to offer up some of those Southern blues tones that we so rarely get to hear anymore. After multiple sold out shows at Mucky Duck and a set at this year’s FPSF, Quick has returned with a new single, “The Sound,” and it’s a doozy…

Houstonian Tales: Ruben Jimenez (DJ Baby Roo)

Houstonian Tales: Ruben Jimenez (DJ Baby Roo)

Since the early days of Southern hip hop, one guy has lived, breathed, and ingested as much hip hop as anyone in Houston; DJ Baby Roo. Interviewing names like Eminem before he was a household name, dropping DJ sets at clubs that have been long gone, and buying enough hip hop albums and singles to make you think that he was an originator in the scene, Roo has definitely seen more in the Houston rap scene than anyone you probably know…

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