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Social Segregation

Social Segregation

For many Houstonians, even though we live in the most diverse city in America and pride ourselves on it, our friends, and the people we choose to go out with and amongst often look like we do, reinforcing a de facto segregation. This type of segregation isn’t limited to country rednecks or the “uneducated” persons living in Houston’s sparsely populated areas, it is alive and living in Houston’s most modern, trendy, and cool areas: amongst those who pride themselves on their worldly travels, their open minds, and educated backgrounds.…

It’s All You The Weekend’s Best Bets

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.…

Disclosure at Warehouse Live

Disclosure at Warehouse Live

Their June 2013 album Settle was nominated for Best Dance/Electronica Album at the 2014 Grammy’s.…

Nothing Changes on New Year’s Day

Nothing Changes on New Year’s Day

So many great acts came through our city when they used to pass it over, and we should be proud of that--but we aren’t stopping there.…

Coming soon to Houston: Son of Bitch!

Coming soon to Houston: Son of Bitch!

Although not a Southern band, Son of Bitch could have fooled me.…

Peter Beste and Devin The Dude on the new book Houston Rap

FPTV sits down to discuss Houston hip hop with Peter Beste and…

Fucked Up at Fitzgerald’s

Fucked Up at Fitzgerald’s

By Mariam Afshar Canadian band Fucked Up, is making their way across…

Turquoise Jeep at Walters

Turquoise Jeep at Walters

  There are songs that get stuck in your head and you…

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