Houston Music

Arcade Fire Tickets On Sale Next Friday

We'll lead off this week's Magnolia City Mixtape with, well, the headline. It's 10 a.m. next Friday (March 4) at livenation.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. In other late-breaking concert news, Bob Seger hits Toyota Center April 30. Tickets for that one go on sale next Saturday.

Our soundtrack this week comes from San Antonio's Exponential Records, who have put together a compilation of electronic music from across Texas, including some Houston artists.

Looking at the calendar, there's a big double-doozy at Fitzgerald's tonight. Both The Tontons and listenlisten are headlining shows, so expect it to be quite crowded. But that's hardly all that's happening this weekend.

Austinites Yellow Fever show up at The Joanna tonight. The $5 show also includes The Mathletes and Hearts of Animals.

Paris Falls plays a free in-store at Cactus Music 1 p.m..

Local wonder and Ninja Tune artist Yppah pops into The Mink tomorrow night, with Together. We Are Instruments, Fiskadoro, and Interference.

Ever seen cats play music? Tonight and tomorrow, Super Happy Fun Land hosts exactly that.

Tuesday, Occult Detective Club, Something Fierce, The Busy Kids, and Noguey take over Vinyl Junkie.

Wednesday, Secret Cities shows up at the Mink with Warbler PL and Josiah Gabriel in tow.

Luke Lukas wants to remind everyone that he'll be releasing an album tomorrow night at Khon's, with this video for Crazy With You.

Former Houstonians Ume are currently in the running for a contest to be on the cover of Rolling Stone. Not only would that put a damn good band on the cover, but would also land them a spot on Jimmy Fallon's show.

DJ Sun will be a special guest at Brett Koshkin's monthly Dirty Honey dance party March 5. Expect Boondocks to get extra funky.

Female Demand has sent off their new record to be mastered by Bob Weston of noted band Shellac.

What hasn't been seen in a local music video yet? What's that? A bloody game of Twister? Well Johnny Falstaff takes care of that with his track "Wanting You."

Chamillionaire unleashed the video for his track "This My World." Click through to see him do a lot of traveling.

Otenki will be putting out a new EP, Kinetic, May 3.

More news out of the Square And Compass camp reveals that they'll be recording with Chris Ryan. We're not sure if they've actually been working on a microbrew, but you can preview an acoustic version of a new track in this video.

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Marc Brubaker
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