Magnolia City Mixtape's favorite Knowles sister, the much-malignedSolange
, performed a charming Mother's Day song, "Mama Loves Baby" on the kickass kids' show
last week. Solange has a five-year-old son, and awesome taste in eye shadow.Joe Mathlete'sMarmaduke Explained
series was mentioned mentioned onThe Onion
's AV Club, in a story aboutshitty summer movies
You know what today is? It's the dayIndian Jewelry's
, comes out. The band will be playing a record release party at Mangos Saturday. Download the single from the new record, "Oceans,"here
. Also, their new video for "Look Alive" (see above) is creeptastic. Speaking of, do you like Texas Electro?Vice
Magazinehas a download for you
.Here's a chance
to getMiss Leslie and Her Juke Jointers'Live
CD for an awesome price. There was a mistake in the cover printing, so she's only charging shipping, and you get a collector's item out of it."I once put a flyer out at Harris County Community College that said, in large print, 'Hey. I Been Tryin' To Meet'cha." I found my first rock band that way."
- mrshl ofNonalignment Pact
on his five favorite songs and why nothing is as good as "Gimme Shelter."
Indulge in your Zahira Gutierrez crush here - theWild Moccasins
have anew video out
for the title song off their soon-to-be-released album,Skin Collision Past
. The band also posted a new song, "Calendar,"to their MySpace
. This Saturday in the Stafford Center is hosting a huge Cajun festival calledBon Ton Louisianne
. Food, music and vendors will be there starting at noon. It looks like fun, and also? Crawfish. Tickets are $10 in advance. Apparently Houston has a new music recording studio.Free Press
gets the scoop on226 Recordings
in Seabrook is having a
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battle every Thursday in May and June to find the venue a new house band:
Bands will be judged based on the number of patrons who attended their performance, the amount of activity generated on their behalf on the Cullen's LIVE Facebook page before and after their performance date, and on their talent, quality of performance, showmanship, and stage presence
The winning band will play every Thursday night through September and get paid $1,000 per gig. Nominate yourself (or a local favorite) at the link. Rocks Off was all verklempt after The Dead Weather played here last week. Now you can listen to their new album Sea of Cowards (out today) before you buy it at the bimonthly Haters Make Us Famous stint at Boondocks. Haters also spin "Party Jamz, dance, disco, funk, punk, rock, 80s and FUN MUSIC." Thursday night, 10 p.m. 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.