Countdown To Summerfest Starts Now

• At the

Pachinko Room

, behind the Continental Club, a few guys are trying to start up a

Thursday night patio movie series

. It starts this week with

Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains

. •


gives Houston

all kinds of kudos in this article

. • 29-95 interviews

Anna Garza

about her inspirations for starting

Girls Rock Camp Houston


Lisa's Sons

have a new track up on their

Myspace page

called "Every Minute." They emphasize that they used "real instruments" on this one. •

Miss Leslie

writes an interesting post about

vocal resonance and the way people hear music

. • Here's a review of Austin-based

Woven Bones'

newest album,

In and Out and Back Again

. • Here's an

interesting Hands Up thread

about show times at the

House of Blues

. Consensus: they're inconsistent. The original poster said Fang Island didn't take the stage until 1:33 a.m. •

"Dog of Man"

is a new single from

Giant Battle Monster

. •

Free Press Houstonhas an interview


Wild Moccasins

in advance of their CD release show last weekend.

"We have become closer as friends and as musicians through touring," Cody says.

Near-death experiences will

do that to ya

. • Our sister blog in Dallas,

DC9 at Night

looks at the

100 most annoying summer songs

. • Listen to

two new tracks

from the soon-to-be-released

Bright Men of Learning



. • The countdown begins for the

Free Press Summer Fest

. 29-95 looks at

Great Moments on Flaming Lipstory


Houston Calling

continues their profile of bands playing the festival with



Robert Ellis


Girl Talk


Young Mammals

. •

Houstonist reviews

the new 7" by

Black Congress



, calling the band Houston's own Jesus Lizard. Saturday,


, the Austin dance band, will release their

new EP at Walter's on Washington. Also Saturday, the long-dormant Linus Pauling Quartet will kick off the first on several releases this year, starting with a split 7-inch with ST 37

, at Rudyard's.

Attention local musicians, music bloggers and music organizations: have something that should be included in Magnolia City Mixtape? Leave a comment below or email brittanieshey (at) gmail (dot) com.

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