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More Local Music News Than Memorial Day Furniture Sales

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What would your Friday be without Magnolia City Mixtape? Pretty bleak, if you're trying to keep up on all the local music here in Houston. Thankfully, we're here to make that last day of the work week just a bit better.

Propain launched his music video for the Departure track, "Say I Won't." Directed by Michale Artis, the video features cameos/cosigns by Slim Thug, Bun B, and Vince Young.

This just in: A Flock of Seagulls has canceled its scheduled appearance at Numbers tomorrow night. The new, ska-heavier lineup is Bad Manners, Kaos, Vertigo Blue and Ryan Scroggins & the Trenchtown Texans.

B L A C K I E and Fat Tony are turning into drug dealers - on film, that is. The two are set to be in an upcoming zombie movie.

They Shoot Shows, Don't They has posted videos of Wild Moccasins performing acoustic takes in Vienna.

Jon Read of The Wiggins has been posting some new tracks at Bandcamp, and let loose the song "Fly Right" this week.

Chingo Bling has a brand new website. In addition, the Masa Messiah was featured in The New York Times this week.

Square and Compass announced that they've found a new drummer, Darrell Stienkuehler.

Preemo and Paul Wall hit the studio together this week.

Ozeal says his new EP, High Noon should be on its way soon.

Meanwhile, an album from The Live Lights has finally hit the mixing stage.

Craig Kinsey spent all of Sunday holed up in a house, recording with Sugar Hill's Steve Christensen. All told, the group of musicians knocked out sixteen songs, including some Sacred Harp-style choral arrangements.

While Bun B was in London for the Gumball 3000, he dropped by BBC's Radio One and knocked out a freestyle.

Hardcore group Moths launched their self-titled debut EP this week.

Bun also shows up on this remix of Kirko Bangz "What Yo Name Iz."

Mayalino dropped a remix of his track, "Hustle Hard."

Propain's not the only one with a video this week, as Slim Thug slips in with a feature on World Star Hip Hop for the song "Coming From" - which also features Big K.R.I.T. and J-Dawg.

Sky Lounge shared some live videos from a recent Scout Bar show. Check out their song, "Melting" and a look at the featured videos sidebar will turn up a few more cuts.

We'll finish up with some Hollywood FLOSS coverage, as he was recently profiled by XXL Mag's The Break. Grab his newest offering, Stray Shots Vol. 1 before we sign off for the week.

Remember, you too can send music news to marc [dot] brubaker [at] gmail [dot] com.


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