Alvin Community College

  • Music

    January 30, 2014

    Fly Like an Eagle

    107.5 FM is now the only classic-rock game in town.

  • Culture

    October 24, 2013

    Houston Haunts: The 2013 Houston Halloween Guide

    Find out where to make th emost of the spookiest time of the year

  • Culture

    October 17, 2013

    Houston Haunts: The 2013 Houston Halloween Guide

    All the events of the spookiest season of the year.

  • Music

    January 3, 2013

    Inglorious Basterds

    12 things we learned about Houston rap in 2012.

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    The Top 10 Houston Music Stories of 2012

    Looking back over the major music-related stories around Houston the past 11 and a half months, 2012 was light on the kind of headlines you'll usually see in a year-end "music scene" recap: Obituaries, arrests, venues closing down, malfeasance, bad behavior, that sort of thing. There was some of tha ... More >>

  • Music

    September 27, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    Why Should Anyone Want to Go Into Radio Now Anyway?

    This blog grew out of the article Rocks Off wrote Wednesday about Alvin's "Gulf Coast Rocker" KACC 89.7, the last traditional rock station on the Houston FM radio dial and, not coincidentally, a station completely unsupported by advertising revenue. As we were talking to Mark Moss, KACC's only full- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    KACC: "Gulf Coast Rocker" Is Houston's Last Great FM Hope

    Like a wound that never truly heals, the sorry state of commercial rock radio around here continues to be a sore point for many Houstonians. Not a day goes by that several people search for 103.7 FM on the Houston Press Web site -- almost two months after the station changed formats from Adult Alter ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 4, 2011

    Lips First

    Natalie Irish kisses her portraits into life.

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Television in the `70s & `80s: Long, Long Attention Span Theater

    YouTube goodness stumbled upon: The opening of a new campus for Alvin Community College. Note how much airtime is expended on this. Note the fashions. Note Dave Ward. Of course, it's not like you didn't have a choice back then. As this pitch for advertisers from Channel 67(Huh?) shows, you could w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    HPMA: Rocks Off Presents Awards to Whoever's Left

    Chris Gray‚Äč10:09 p.m.: Like a proud momma when she sees her baby fly for the first time, that's what this is watching both Chris and Craig present awards to Alvin Community College's own Lost Fidelity, we're proud of them as well.10:10 p.m.: Best local song of the year belongs to Mechanical Boy wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2009

    Think Houston Radio Sucks? Try KACC's Lost Fidelity

    Photos by Craig Hlavaty Last week, we railed on the big boys over at the Eagle and the Arrow for perpetrating hours and hours of Billy Joel and the Eagles on the ears of Houston. It seemed to us that between those two fighting for the same audience, it was in fact the listener who was losing. But we ... More >>

  • Music

    March 30, 2006

    KACC Mentality

    Alvin Community College's little radio station churns out young pros and the best rock in Houston

  • Music

    February 10, 2005

    Radio Daze

    One man, one jambox and four walls. For 24 hours.

  • News

    March 18, 2004

    Island Survivor

    Galveston politics may get even more out of hand soon

  • News

    January 4, 2001

    Plugged In

    Like little Energizer bunnies, electric-car proponents keep going and going and going

  • News

    March 12, 1998

    Looking for Laura

    First Friendswood rallied to find Laura Smither. Then it rallied to find her killer.

  • Calendar

    December 5, 1996
  • Calendar

    September 15, 1994
  • Culture

    April 28, 1994

    Amazing Cleveland

    James Surls and Charmaine Locke start a small-town art space