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Less Is More: An Interview with Steve Gunn

Less Is More: An Interview with Steve Gunn

Steve Gunn. Photo: Shawn Brackbill   In its simplest form, we live in…

FlygerWoods & Vonte Heights Team Up On New Banger

FlygerWoods & Vonte Heights Team Up On New Banger

With all of these newer rappers on the come up, one of those whose been making all sorts of moves is Houston’s FlygerWoods. One of the strongest mic spitters I’ve seen in awhile, his hard style when he approaches a room is something everyone needs to experience. On his new single with Vonte Heights, “See Us” found exclusively here, he showcases a lyrical style that hits as hard as the beats within the track.…

A Common Thread: An Interview with Night Drive

A Common Thread: An Interview with Night Drive

Night Drive. Photo: Andrea Dane   Houston-Austin duo Night Drive have kept…

Static Somewhere: The Best of The Week

Static Somewhere: The Best of The Week

Now that tours are rolling through town like they always seem to do around this time of year, there’s more than enough acts coming this week to keep your nights busy. Performances from the likes of Girlpool, Lee Ranaldo, and Mystikal will all be here alongside locals like Trillblazers, Rose Ette and more to fill in the odd spaces. Houston, here’s how to navigate the next seven days…

Metallica Brings the Heat to NRG Stadium

Metallica Brings the Heat to NRG Stadium

James Hetfield of Metallica. Photo: Russel Gardin   On Sunday metal pioneers…

Studded Left Drop New Release Ahead of Schedule

Studded Left Drop New Release Ahead of Schedule

True artistry is harder and harder to come by nowadays, though it shouldn’t shock you that Houston’s Studded Left embody the definition of artists. Leaving behind the name of Indian Jewelry to take on a new form and a new sound would seem out of the ordinary for most acts, but it feels like something any ardent fan of what these two do would expect…

At The Drive-In Returns To Form, Sort Of

At The Drive-In Returns To Form, Sort Of

If you were unaware, Omar Rodriguez Lopez is one of the most revered and talented songwriters in music today. He’s released ten albums this year alone, proving he’s also one of the most prolific. One of those ten albums was the new album from At The Drive-In, in*ter*a*li*a. While the other nine of his releases are anywhere from symphonic to blistering, the one album that should have been a mix of both, the new At The Drive-In really wasn’t…

Greg Cote & The Real Life Friends Debut New Single

Greg Cote & The Real Life Friends Debut New Single

There are plenty of new acts worth making it out for around town, though one you might not know a lot about is Houston’s Greg Cote & The Real Life Friends. While the group has been on more and more live shows lately, last year they dropped a pretty solid release with H*T*X. That release showed how strong Cote and The Friends were as a unit, paving the way for another release coming this year…

Hostage Stamps: The Best of The Week

Hostage Stamps: The Best of The Week

Now that festivals are in full swing, things are heating up as far as the weather and what’s rolling through town this week. Sets from the likes of At The Drive-In, Metallica, Tripping Daisy, and many more will be here alongside performances from locals like Clay Melton, Finger Guns and more. Houston, here’s how to map out the next seven days…

Album Reviews: Mac DeMarco, Slowdive + more

Album Reviews: Mac DeMarco, Slowdive + more

Slowdive — Slowdive Let’s say that Slowdive put out albums before and that is…