UPDATED (5:35 p.m.) to include comments from Rice's B.J. Almond and a new Facebook count. The fate of KTRU's annual outdoor free concert in the spring is one of many things that has yet to be decided.News of the University of Houston's impending purchase of Rice University student radio stat ... More >>
One of Houston's principal sources for news, reviews and gossip about the local music scene has gone dark. Visitors to the Skyline Network this morning - we'd normally link to it, but there's not much point now - were greeted with the above image and a message from Webmaster adr (aka Ryan Clark) tha ... More >>
The roots of today's blogs lie in funky photocopied zines
We're finally set up here at the The Shady Tavern. (And lucky for us we found some shade.) Peeps are slowly filing in and it looks like the first round of sound will come from The Gold Sounds and Co-Pilot. So, if they were two of your must sees then, um, stop reading this and get here. Luckily o ... More >>
The folks from Vitamin Water have put together a couple of product-friendly drink recipes including "The Naked Drummer." Sideshow Tramps's Craig Kinsey recommends you order one "without the drummer" (read: it's just vodka). Things are getting crazy up in here. The VIP room is packed with more ... More >>
The Montrose clubhouse is closing. What now?
Five bands' worth of Urban Outfitters employees grace Cardi's stage with shopworn licks and attire