Travis Scott vs. Vince Staples

Travis Scott vs. Vince Staples

Two rappers — who outwardly appear to be similar — performed in Houston this past Monday and Tuesday. First was Houston’s own Travis Scott, and Tuesday night was Vince Staples, a 22-year-old rapper from Long Beach. Both have fanbases that skew way young and reach outside a typical hip-hop audience. For Scott, it was a homecoming, a free show at a small club just 24 hours after opening for Rihanna. …

Calm Down: The Best of The Week

Calm Down: The Best of The Week

Bigger names like G-Eazy pictured above will be here alongside many others and locals as well. Houston, here’s how to spend your paycheck…

Houston Whatever Fest Hosts Locals With Depth

Houston Whatever Fest Hosts Locals With Depth

Waterparks, Photo: Heather Ann Photography   Houston has gotten to where it…

Sleeping Giant: The Best of The Week

Sleeping Giant: The Best of The Week

For all of you who complained that you thought FPSF would be the band’s only Houston date, this is your chance to see them off of a festival stage. Last year the four piece released the massively popular album, “Once More ‘Round The Sun,” and should do a great job of bleeding some ears when they take the stage…

Local Love: B L A C K I E

Local Love: B L A C K I E

Photo: Charles Nickles   If you live in Houston long enough, you’ll…

One Man’s Opinion: The Best of 2013 From The Outside Looking In

One Man’s Opinion: The Best of 2013 From The Outside Looking In

  By David H. On the 1983 Ramones album, Subterranean Jungle, the…

Great and/or Shitty Moments in Houston Music History, 2003-2013

Great and/or Shitty Moments in Houston Music History, 2003-2013

By: Joe Folladori Ten years is a long time. In the past…

Rewind – The Mathletes Vs. Houston Record release at Fitzgeralds 08/13/2011

Rewind – The Mathletes Vs. Houston Record release at Fitzgeralds 08/13/2011

Saturday night had some pretty decent options.  Bummerfest looked like a hoot…

Music with Jameson & Lone: New Year’s Eve at Indie Houston World Headquarters 12/31/2008

I remember having a conversation with April 5K a while back about…

B L A C K I E Q&A

By Omar Afra Photo by S. Theriot B L A C K…

Music with Jameson & Lone Star: Fall Westheimer Blockparty 10/11/2008

I hope you guys had as much fun as I had this…

Spring 2008 Westheimer Survives Yet Another Block Party

No Beer or Jameson fueled review this week folks. This week I’m…