Thursday night in New York City, Houston promoter The Convoy Group and several other companies (including Brooklyn Vegan's Austin bureau) co-sponsored "The Texas Takeover," an evening of all-Lone Star music at Chelsea drinkery Rebel NYC, part of the famous emerging-talent festival CMJ. On the bill w ... More >>
Tonight House of Blues welcomes Garbage back to Houston after a seven-year hiatus.
The group, lead by fearsome Scottish redhead Shirley Manson, has been sorely missed from the music scene. They are currently touring behind their upcoming album Not Your Kind of People, which hits stores May 14. Rock ... More >>
The movies couldn't be any more different. One is about an obese, kindly high school guy with a heart of gold. The other is about an crime-fighting millionaire orphan inside a cartoonish world full of super-villains, cringe-worthy puns, and Jim Carrey at his muggiest. Obvious Angus is a bette ... More >>
Photos by Jim BrickerThe Raveonettes, Tamaryn
April 13, 2011
Oh man, did any of you go to that Tamaryn show Wednesday night at Fitzgerald's? Yeah, we think that The Raveonettes might have been there as well.
First, let's talk Tamaryn. It's a neo shoegaze/dreampop band fronted ... More >>
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Mojo: Big surprise, I know. But not only did "I Should Have Known It" vault into my Top 5 Heartbreakers songs the first time I heard it - and make me a bigger Led Zeppelin fan in the process - but others like "Candy" and "Good Enough" also held ... More >>
myspace.com/wearecreepLet's take a moment to think about labels and what they mean to us. Why do people feel the need to label things? The obvious answer is: It's the only way we know what stuff is.
To anyone who automatically dismisses the very idea of labeling, just imagine what it would b ... More >>
Photos by GroovehouseEdward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes
October 9, 2010
Oh crap, Aftermath thought shortly after Edward Sharpe struck up the Magnetic Zeroes Saturday night, it's the Polyphonic Spree all over again.
Unless we are having an especially bad day, Aftermath is no ... More >>
Photos by Eggs/ breakfastontour.com
Aftermath is not quite sure what we can possibly add to a band already self-aware enough to put the word "dream" in its album title. We can tell you this, though: We put on Beach House's Teen Dream, the Baltimore duo's second LP for Sub Pop, shortly before leav ... More >>