One question I've tried to avoid asking musicians I get to chat with is, "Who are your musical influences?" It's trite. And if you really love music, you can figure out the answer to this question at least eight out of ten times. But the biggest reason I don't ask is because I know the answer wi ... More >>
Debonair Lounge Cafe 4212, January 27 For the past few months, the only way to get each week off on a good foot has been at this Museum District oasis of cool. Debonair Lounge has already welcomed a who's who of Houston's hottest young hip-hop and R&B performers -- this week features the AFTERVIBES ... More >>
I'm here to do two things, talk about band names and further the cause of Satan. And I'm all out of... Oh, wait, no. I've got plenty of both. Awesome! Let's get started. Lots of bands, mostly metallic but not always, decide that they're going to up the edge factor on their existence by adopting the ... More >>
Although I drank enough in college, I never went to traditional college nights, at least not the kind with nearly-free booze and 21-year-olds shooting their way across a strip of bars. After reading about the worst of stereotypical college life, this sounds like a less harrowing assignment. ... More >>
Ed. Note: This past weekend, Houston alternative/screamo rockers The Last Place You Look opened for Unwritten Law in Lubbock, Odessa, and Austin, and invited Rocks Off's Matthew Keever along. See links for Part 1 and Part 2. credTLPYL give it their all at Emo's.After two nights in a row of s ... More >>
Nottingham 2018? Dream on, dudesFIFA, the organization that runs the World Cup, is sending representatives to Houston this week to judge the city's feasibility to host some Cup games if the U.S. gets the tournament in 2018 or 2022.Obviously, we think it should. We love our soccer here.But if FIFA ... More >>
Jake Gyllenhaal goes to the gym, but cannot beef up The Sands of Time.
Robin Hood rails against the no-good tax-and-spend Nottingham elite.
Somers Town gets at the heart of working-class London. And might sell some train tickets, too.
Courtesy HPDHouston police released today a composite sketch of the apparent shooter in a double murder at a Phillips 66 gas station last week. One of the victims, Mohammad Aziz Zubair, 55, called 911 before he was shot, providing police with a brief description of the suspect, police say. Sha ... More >>
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