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Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: Danny Brown, Lexie Roth + more

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: Danny Brown, Lexie Roth + more

Meat Loaf once sang, “You’re never alone ‘cause you can put on…

Local Love: Merel & Tony

Local Love: Merel & Tony

Houston’s Merel & Tony might be the most inventive act I’ve come across in over the past five years, if not longer. On their new release Merel & Tony with The Woe Woe Woes, they literally make their own genre while crafting five tracks of sheer beauty and art while carving their own divergent path…

The Good and The Not So Good: Houston Whatever Fest

The Good and The Not So Good: Houston Whatever Fest

TJ Miller. Photos by Jacob Nicholie   Last weekend, the third installment…

Going Smoothly: An Interview with The Orwells

Going Smoothly: An Interview with The Orwells

A few years ago I was really into checking YouTube videos of the musical performances on The Late Show with David Letterman. With that came my fascination on crazy stage antics. Undeniably the two top performances on that show as it came to an end were Future Islands and a small garage band from Chicago, Illinois, called The Orwells.…

Merel and Tony Release Video as Diverse as Their Sound

Merel and Tony Release Video as Diverse as Their Sound

Eclectic and beautiful, pairing together sounds you’ve heard before but in a new and inventive way, Houston's Merel and Tony take elements of post rock, post punk, and indie rock and adds orchestral rock elements by seemingly crafting how each note hits to create a sound that’s like no one else on their new release Merel & Tony with The Woe Woe Woes…

A Sundae Drive Releases Their Strongest Album To Date

A Sundae Drive Releases Their Strongest Album To Date

On their new album Versailles, Houston’s A Sundae Drive does just that. Embarking on a sound that has a more defined and growth inspired direction where the band sounds closer to something original than someone else’s influence…

Glass The Sky Forges Their Own Path on Debut Album

Glass The Sky Forges Their Own Path on Debut Album

Every once and awhile I come across music that doesn’t seem to fit into any one genre, but crisscrosses multiple genres while still never fitting fully into one or another. On their debut full length album, Houston’s Glass The Sky never fully commits to a specific genre, but rather dances across multiple ones to craft a sound that’s all their own…

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: Gorillaz, Phantom + more

Top 5 Music Videos of the Week: Gorillaz, Phantom + more

Put in your earbuds and tune out the bad old world for…

Shifting Gears: An Interview with Hescher

Shifting Gears: An Interview with Hescher

Cory Sinclair. Photo: Christopher Pierre Bachman   As the latest project from…

Album Reviews: David Bazan, The Cairo Gang + more

Album Reviews: David Bazan, The Cairo Gang + more

David Bazan — Care There are those moments in movies where the character stares…