On The Cusp: Miears

On The Cusp: Miears

While the band worked on what would become last year’s Hold On, Miears had already started work on a solo album of her own while the group sorted out what would turn out to be the long process of mixing the album. The end result, Who Will Save You, is a mix of dark and brooding undertones mixed with the subtle synthesized notes that BLSHS so catchy…

New York City Queens Drop Brand New Song

New York City Queens Drop Brand New Song

As a way to say thank you to the group’s fanbase, singer John Allen Stephens sent over a brand new track, “Coming Up Daisies” for an exclusive debut…

“Nothing” To Do in Houston: June

“Nothing” To Do in Houston: June

Big Gigantic, known for their impressive shows that mix electronica with live…

After FPSF: Things Have Definitely Changed

After FPSF: Things Have Definitely Changed

Every year, the one thing that I look forward to is covering the yearly Free Press Summer Fest. In fact, the festival itself was one of the deciding factors when applying to write for Free Press Houston three years ago. No matter what was happening at music festivals around the country, Houston had its own music festival with FPSF, and the beauty of it was that it felt like it was ours…

The Hidden Agenda: Not FPSF

The Hidden Agenda: Not FPSF

Matthew Ronay. From Blaffer Art Museum’s website.   At this point, it’s…

Getting To Know The FPSF Locals: King Finn

Getting To Know The FPSF Locals: King Finn

For most bands, the tough times don’t really come until they’ve been together for over a decade. However, earlier this year Houston’s King Finn was dealt a devastating blow when founding member and guitarist Alan Huynh passed away just shy of the band’s three year anniversary…

Getting To Know The FPSF Locals: Another Run

Getting To Know The FPSF Locals: Another Run

For Houston’s Another Run, time has definitely seen the band change and grow at the same time. Together for over fifteen years, after last year’s EP “Be Honest,” the five piece seems to have really found their footing…

Getting To Know The FPSF Locals: ILL FADED

Getting To Know The FPSF Locals: ILL FADED

When you get to know ILL Faded, or by his birth name Jose, you realize that the “hustle is real,” with this guy…

WELCOME TO HOUSTON: Lil Flip ft. The Suffers “Way We Ball” LIVE AT FPSF 2015

WELCOME TO HOUSTON: Lil Flip ft. The Suffers “Way We Ball” LIVE AT FPSF 2015

  Lil Flip & The Suffers performing “Way We Ball” Live at…

Houston Gains a Winter Festival with Day For Night

Houston Gains a Winter Festival with Day For Night

Julien Bayle ALPHA at Elektra, Photo: Gridshape   When I was continuously…

Past, Present, & Future: Pegstar Opens Up

Past, Present, & Future: Pegstar Opens Up

No where else but in Houston could an immigrant’s kid be able to do what I do, and what I’ve done.…

FPSF 2015 Performer Guide

FPSF 2015 Performer Guide

PHOTO BY JULIAN BASJEL   You may have heard of this festival…