Local Love: Ancient Cat Society

Local Love: Ancient Cat Society

Houston trio Ancient Cat Society, a coupling that came about from the ashes of a band bringing on a touring member only to find them never joining the band officially, seems to be the biggest winner when it comes to time and managing it. Their latest album, Ancient Cat Society has been sitting around for over four years, though it probably would’ve gotten lost in a mix of folk and Americana acts coming out of Brooklyn if it had come out any time before now…

Ancient Cat Society Returns With a Force On New Single

Ancient Cat Society Returns With a Force On New Single

It seems that in today’s world, there’s a ton of things that get called folk, or Americana, or folk rock without really sounding much like any of them. You can literally find a ton of bands that tag themselves with the genres, but barely scratch the surface of any of those monikers. However, for Ancient Cat Society, the trio could literally use all three without hesitation or pause…

River Revival Returns For a Solid Year Two

River Revival Returns For a Solid Year Two

This weekend, you can get pretty close to the original nature inspired music vibe, with Splice Records River Revival. The second year festival, taking place on the banks of the beautiful Guadalupe River in New Braunfels, Texas; is a mix of beauty and music that seem to almost compliment one another…

On The Cusp: Dollie Barnes

On The Cusp: Dollie Barnes

The Dollie Barnes sound is hard to describe not unlike her signature voice. Singer songwriter John Evans said it best when he told me that her voice only works for her, and no one else could have her sound…

Adam Bricks Breaks The Mold On New Album

Adam Bricks Breaks The Mold On New Album

Elliott Smith once lamented on being tagged as a singer songwriter that, “it has this connotation of being super sentimental, really kind of manipulative lyrically, as if the person singing is trying to get everybody to feel just like them.” However, for the road weary sounding Adam Bricks, that’s certainly not the case…

One Man’s Opinion: The Best of 2015

One Man’s Opinion: The Best of 2015

This year my experiences were more broad than years past while in 2015 I attempted to soak up as much of our city as I possibly could. Below are what I witnessed, what I heard, and what I experienced first hand…

Local Love: Buxton

Local Love: Buxton

Photo: Jay Dryden     There really aren’t too many times where…

Buxton Stops Making Sense as The Talking Heads this Friday

Buxton Stops Making Sense as The Talking Heads this Friday

The Talking Heads are one of my all-time favorite bands and everything…

Rewind – Buxton Record Release with Featherface and Marmalakes @ Fitzgerald’s 02/04/2012

Rewind – Buxton Record Release with Featherface and Marmalakes @ Fitzgerald’s 02/04/2012

Buxton is back with a new album and at Saturday's release party the band was clearly out of gum and ready to kick ass. …

Warpaint Returns to Houston

Warpaint Returns to Houston

Warpaint, for those of you who don’t know, is an all-female, experimental,…

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

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

Music with Jameson & Lone Star: 2008 Houston Press Music Awards

Well here it is, Monday, and not only did I survive the…