Opinion: Houston Sucks At Show Etiquette

Opinion: Houston Sucks At Show Etiquette

What I see here turns my stomach more than what I see in other cities. Houston, you suck at show etiquette. Period…

Local Love: De’Wayne Jackson

Local Love: De’Wayne Jackson

I’m not sure if you know Spring’s De’Wayne Jackson or not, but he’s been on a tear for the past couple of years, getting mentioned in national publications and getting praise from everyone who’s caught him perform. On his new EP Don’t Be Afraid, he takes R&B and hip hop and melds them together like no one else before…

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…

A Call for Innovation at City Hall

A Call for Innovation at City Hall

In my last article, I talked about the need for real innovation in…

Local Voices at the Women’s March on Houston

Local Voices at the Women’s March on Houston

The Women’s March on Houston kicked off right after 11 am on Saturday,…

Unsustainable Model: How Free Shows Can Kill A Scene

Unsustainable Model: How Free Shows Can Kill A Scene

However, if the powers that be have any say about that, it’ll all get watered down and destroyed before it actually goes anywhere, and one of the largest culprits is no cover shows. There are multiple reasons as to why that is so, which we will examine here, but if you think I’m even kind of kidding consider where recorded music has gone…

Kanye Proves He Can Still Bring His A-Game Live

Kanye Proves He Can Still Bring His A-Game Live

Even with a floating stage and a lighting rig alone, West proved he can still bring a crowd to its knees when he performs in person…

Houston’s Flood Crisis: Walking on Water?

Houston’s Flood Crisis: Walking on Water?

Pedestrian Pete breaks down the problems with Houston planning and his recommendations to mitigate the city's flood crisis.…

Say Goodbye To The $5.00 Show

Say Goodbye To The $5.00 Show

The fact is that the $5.00 show needs to become a distant memory, and fast. Think about it for a second, I saw Rancid in 1994 for $9.00, which under inflation rates would be $14.39 today…

Day for Night: Artist Profile – WRESTLERS

Day for Night: Artist Profile – WRESTLERS

It has that same improvisational spur of the moment spirit that a DJ set has but with the feel of a live band.…

Student Activists Call on Beyoncé to Support HERO

Student Activists Call on Beyoncé to Support HERO

Over the last three days, social media outlets have been abuzz with…

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

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…

1 2 3 14