The Jamail Skatepark ignites Houston's music culture.
This article was written by David Ensminger. Downtown Houston's Lee and Joe Jamail Skate Park, like a plethora of other skate sites across the globe, is a gripping locale that merges edge-culture sports and underground music. It reflects an earlier era of Thrasher videos from the 1980s, when skate ... More >>
Deerhoof Walters, November 5 San Francisco's Deerhoof is the kind of band that will either drive you crazy or capture your heart, probably both at the same time. Greg Saulnier's crew mixes experimental racket with sharp-toothed pop smarts, becoming a favorite on the oddball circuit over the past 15 ... More >>
Rock Baby Rock It 12 Feat. The Octanes, Los Skarnales, Jesse Dayton Continental Club July 21, 2012 See the pin-ups and hot rods of Rock Baby Rock It in our slideshow. Hot was the operative word at Saturday's Rock Baby Rock It hot-rod show/musical extravaganza. With temperatures in the high 90s, th ... More >>
[When last we left Nick Hall, he was dodging "mandannas" after some surprise Louvin Brothers from Robert Ellis and friends.] Photos by GroovehouseSticky and tight: Plump.Stepping out into the heat just long enough to see that Runaway Sun hasn't started up at the main stage, Aftermath dashes ... More >>
Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group "Artist of the Week," bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn't awful? Email their particulars to firstname.lastname@example.org. When we were growing u ... More >>
Photos by Liana LopezWant to hear some great rockabilly, ska, gospel, zydeco, retro-country and soul? Those are only some of the styles you'll hear on Nick Gaitan and The Umbrella Man's debut CD. When you experience the band live, expect even more. Gaitan and Umbrella Man's other five members pu ... More >>
A sampling of some of the most out-there freak-outs and calamitous train wrecks H-Town bands have experienced the last few years
A few local discs to sizzle with
Pep Torres performs Saturday, May 26, at the Continental Club, 3700 Main, 713-529-9899.
Friday, August 15
The death of a mourner mars Kinney Abair's funeral
In his first 24 years of life, Brad Turcotte has already become a music-business veteran
A preview of this year's show
"Snit" Fitzpatrick finds sweet inspiration in his own rock band