Titus Andronicus, The So So Glos, The Caldwell Walters May 10, 2013 Friday night featured a four-band showcase at the new Walters (not on Washington) headlined by New Jersey indie-punk group Titus Andronicus, bringing their Brooklyn friends The So So Glos along on what they are calling the "Bring B ... More >>
My first true SXSW with the Houston Press and Rocks Off was way back in March 2008, when I was given a wristband to explore/maraud Austin looking for trouble and new bands. This was a time when Justice and MSTRKRFT were what would be called EDM now, and Israel's Monotonix was flipping every wig in t ... More >>
The Bad Plus: Sat., May 5. Da Camera, 1427 Branard St., Houston. Colin Hay: Wed., March 21. Dosey Doe Coffee Company, 25911 I-45 N., Spring. D.R.I., Carry The Storm, Fallacy: Sat., March 10. Scout Bar Clear Lake, 18307 Egret Bay Blvd., Houston. Eastern Sea, Darwin's Finches: Sat., Jan. 14. ... More >>
Nothin' like a brand-spankin', shiny new year. It's a time to reflect on the past twelve months and for the next twelve, make ridiculous resolutions (drink and drive less, limit walks of shame to two per week, pay child support, stop cutting own bangs, eat more fruit...snacks) we know we won't keep. ... More >>
Al Green: Fri., April 27. Arena Theatre, 7326 SW Freeway, Houston. Balaclavas, Black Congress, Psychic Palms: Fri., Jan. 13. Mango's, 403 Westheimer Road, Houston. Ben Kweller: Thu., April 19. Fitzgerald's, 2706 White Oak, Houston. Brandi Carlile: Wed., Feb. 8. House of Blues, 1204 Carolin ... More >>
The Rocket Summer: Fri., Nov. 26. The Bronze Peacock Room @ House Of Blues. Aaron Karo: Fri., Nov. 12. Fitzgerald's. Aaron Lewis: Mon., Nov. 1. Verizon Wireless Theater. Alejandro Escovedo: Fri., Nov. 19. ListeningRoom @ NiaMoves. Born Liars, Commie Hilfinger, Really Really, Automatic Th ... More >>
Noise goes whistling through the scenester artery's music venue graveyard.
Welsh indie-pop scamps Los Campesinos! live for the moment.
Taking stock of the Houston music scene on the eve of the annual Houston Press Music Awards Showcase.
Photos by Mark C. AustinIt's always nice to see a band that respects its elders, and Denver's DeVotchKa has taken Van Morrison's "Into the Mystic" promise "I wanna rock your gypsy soul" to heart. Finding the seam between Old World traveler tunes and contemporary indie-rock, the quartet (and a ... More >>
Los Campesinos! We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed (Arts & Crafts) www.loscampesinos.com We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed is a difficult album to wrap your head around. On the one hand, Los Campesinos!' two lead vocalists Gareth and Aleksandra Campesinos have syrupy and consistently beautiful voices ... More >>
Local promoter Pegstar has just put tickets on sale for the following shows: Los Campesinos (with Titus Andronicus), January 29, Walter's on Washington Broken Social Scene (with the Lymbic System), February 2, Numbers