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Impressions: Lyric Michelle

Impressions: Lyric Michelle

Her performance on stage was exciting, she has a lot of energy and a lot to say.…

The Suffers Make Houston Proud on New Full Length

The Suffers Make Houston Proud on New Full Length

Last year when the band released the “Make Some Room” EP, I told people that The Suffers’ sound represents what Houston is itself, a melting pot a varying things. On their self-titled full length, “The Suffers,” that statement rings more true than I ever realized…

WHAT’S NEXT: AN INTERVIEW WITH OFF!

WHAT’S NEXT: AN INTERVIEW WITH OFF!

OFF!, Photo: Steve Appleford Punk rock Icon Steven McDonald knows the true…

Houston’s Music Scene Loses Another Anchor

Houston’s Music Scene Loses Another Anchor

So far, 2016 has not been kind to the Houston music scene. We’ve lost some serious pioneers and champions of our city, and last night was no exception when we lost Morrow “LA” Potts from Warehouse Live…

25% OFF THE YELLOW TAG: MACKLEMORE’S LATEST VISIT TO HOUSTON

25% OFF THE YELLOW TAG: MACKLEMORE’S LATEST VISIT TO HOUSTON

Macklemore, Photo: Russel Gardin I arrived right as doors opened and there…

MUSIC REVIEWED

MUSIC REVIEWED

It is a wild ride; it is parachuting from a plane; it consistently superb after numerous listens.…

Local Love: Rex Hudson

Local Love: Rex Hudson

One artist who’s really mixing things up, is Houston’s Rex Hudson. Though technically from Clear Lake, Hudson mixes electronic beats with live guitar and lo-fi shoegaze tendencies to create a sound that’s all his own…

Say Goodbye To The $5.00 Show

Say Goodbye To The $5.00 Show

The fact is that the $5.00 show needs to become a distant memory, and fast. Think about it for a second, I saw Rancid in 1994 for $9.00, which under inflation rates would be $14.39 today…

THE WAY AHEAD: TORTOISE and THE CATASTROPHIST

THE WAY AHEAD: TORTOISE and THE CATASTROPHIST

Tortoise are, in my arrogant opinion, one of the most important bands of the last 20 or so years. It took seven years to make another Tortoise album, but I would say it is well worth the wait.…

MARROW – Setting The Gold Standard

MARROW – Setting The Gold Standard

Marrow is a band whose members have many notable accomplishments: one time members of Chance the Rapper’s Social Experiment, the band Tweedy with Jeff Tweedy of Wilco (!), and having once been members of Kids These Days with Vic Mensa.…

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