In this week's cover story, "Up and Coming," the Houston Press is proud to spotlight five local artists -- BLSHS, Libby Koch, Real Flow, War Master and Easy Yves Saint (whose new EP, Sincerely, Yves, we told you about Tuesday) -- we think you're going to be hearing a lot more from them in the months ... More >>
Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or un, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Lil O Grind Hard, Pray Harder (Bar None Ent, 2011) A decade ago, the ageless Lil O released D ... More >>
Danny Barnes's Pizza Box unclassifiable but cohesive.
Houston's Mayalino swears a lyrical vendetta against fake rappers.
With its outrageous cowboy boots and fringed pant legs, the cover of Sugar Land native Ben Mallott's Look Good, Feel Good had just enough of the bells and whistles to make me think this could be another Texas music wannabe floating along on his Undecided/General Studies degree and daddy's money. But ... More >>
Todd Snider is still talking the blues after all these years
A fresh and brainy country alternative
Rearview Mirror (Muleshoe)
Galveston's Hayes Carll sets aside sin long enough to come up with Flowers & Liquor
Nightclub owners provide a feeding place for musicians
Sports bars and gay bars cater to a similar crowd: Guys who watch buff men
DJ Screw lived mostly for his work, as if he would have time later to celebrate his success. That time would never come.
Jack Ingram isn't a real rebel, but he plays one on CD