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Fitzgerald’s to be Taken Over by Esteemed Sound Engineer and Person with V A G I N A Lauren Oakes

By Omar Afra Good news: the talented and respected Lauren Oakes will…

Fitzgerald’s and Local Bands Put on Concert for a Cause

by Laila Khalili On Saturday night, Fitzgerald’s will host the third concert…

Profile: Cesar Inserny of Telephantom

By Omar Afra Cesar Inserny, the reclusive singer-songwriter formerly of noted local band the…

Nothing Primitive: Roger Sellers Defines Eclectic

Photo: Tess Cagle   It’s not very often that you’ll hear me…

ZSU Brings Austin Blues Rock To Houston

Photo: Mary Keating Bruton   I remember when the emo scene hit…

Craig Kinsey’s “American Roots and Machines” is Just What the Dr. Ordered

Craig Kinsey’s “American Roots and Machines” is Just What the Dr. Ordered

It was like fellowship at a church service, aside from the pungent pot aroma and scantily clad women, and exactly what Kinsey wanted for his birthday party/CD release of “American Roots and Machines.” …

Deep, Dark and Beautiful: Little Dragon and Lawrence Rothman Come to Fitzgerald’s

If Rothman's costuming is anywhere near as good as it is in his videos, we should expect to see something impressive.…

Odesza Recap

Odesza Recap

During the VNV Nation set a few dozen college kids preferred to be downstairs and listen to lazy electronic beats from a warm up artist. I'm not saying Kodak was bad, I'm saying the kids had no idea about the electro-industrial one floor up. …

It’s All You The Weekend’s Best Bets

I would guess, that most people who buy albums by indie acts today, would know very little about the lo-fi movement of the early nineties. Bands like SPOON, Guided By Voices, and even Beck have all released albums that fall under the lo-fi name plate. In the Summer of 1995, a close friend of mine turned me onto one of the better lo-fi acts called Sebadoh. Their early releases like Smash Your Head On The Punk Rock and Bubble & Scrape are still some of my favorites from that era. Last year, Sebadoh released one of the better albums from the year with Defend Yourself. This Thursday, they make their way back to Houston with their melodic and pop infused sound at Fitzgerald’s.…

Decisions, Decisions  What’s Going On This Weekend

Decisions, Decisions What’s Going On This Weekend

Saturday, over at Fitzgerald’s; the incredibly ingenious and pop laced goodness of Into It. Over It., comes to town. This guy, I seriously can’t tell you how rad he appears to be. In 2009 he made an album of fifty two songs that were written over the course of a year, appropriately titled 52 Weeks. Then, in 2011 he lived in a different city, including Brenham; writing a song in each released as Twelve Towns. The new album, Intersections is as immediate and easy to love as a release gets.…

Pass the Mic: Part II

When it’s all said and done, I realize that for the most part, the audience receives a mix of comics who are already at the point of a solid set, and those who haven’t found their voice yet.…

Interview with Venomous Maximus

  By William Guess   In today’s music scene, bands like Venomous…

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