• At thePachinko Room
, behind the Continental Club, a few guys are trying to start up aThursday night patio movie series
. It starts this week withLadies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains
gives Houstonall kinds of kudos in this article
. • 29-95 interviewsAnna Garza
about her inspirations for startingGirls Rock Camp Houston
. •Lisa's Sons
have a new track up on theirMyspace page
called "Every Minute." They emphasize that they used "real instruments" on this one. •Miss Leslie
writes an interesting post aboutvocal resonance and the way people hear music
. • Here's a review of Austin-basedWoven Bones'
newest album,In and Out and Back Again
. • Here's aninteresting Hands Up thread
about show times at theHouse of Blues
. Consensus: they're inconsistent. The original poster said Fang Island didn't take the stage until 1:33 a.m. •"Dog of Man"
is a new single fromGiant Battle Monster
. •Free Press Houstonhas an interview
in advance of their CD release show last weekend."We have become closer as friends and as musicians through touring," Cody says.
Near-death experiences willdo that to ya
. • Our sister blog in Dallas,DC9 at Night
looks at the100 most annoying summer songs
. • Listen totwo new tracks
from the soon-to-be-releasedBright Men of Learning
. • The countdown begins for theFree Press Summer Fest
. 29-95 looks atGreat Moments on Flaming Lipstory
continues their profile of bands playing the festival withBuxton
. •Houstonist reviews
the new 7" byBlack Congress
, calling the band Houston's own Jesus Lizard. Saturday,L.A.X.
, the Austin dance band, will release theirnew EP at Walter's on Washington. Also Saturday, the long-dormant Linus Pauling Quartet will kick off the first on several releases this year, starting with a split 7-inch with ST 37
, at Rudyard's.Attention local musicians, music bloggers and music organizations: have something that should be included in Magnolia City Mixtape? Leave a comment below or email brittanieshey (at) gmail (dot) com.