That's trauma, y'all. We're all digging through it, but it's important to remember that we're not digging through it alone. To help you get through our slow trudge back to normalcy, we've made you an extra-special mixtape this month, made up of 100 percent local artists who will be performing during the month of September. There's the moody melodipop of A Sundae Drive (September 15, Walter's Downtown), the exuberant club beats of Imani Scott (September 17, India House) and the sonorous drawl of Moses Rangel (September 29, Fort Bend County Fair). Even Z-Ro is coming out of retirement for you (September 17, Warehouse Live), producing the Harvey-inspired track "Houston 2Gether" just days after the storm.
We know you need this music, but don't forget, Houston musicians need you too. Many of them live by a shoestring as it is, and a flooded car or a few days’ missed wages can have a severe impact on their ability to perform. So go out and see their shows. And if you're a musician who has been adversely affected by the storm, get in touch with [email protected]. We'll work hard to promote your music to get you back on your feet.