Houston Music

West Texas Teardrops: Earmuffs, But No Sellout, In Austin

Ed. Note: This past weekend, Houston alternative/screamo rockers The Last Place You Look opened for Unwritten Law in Lubbock, Odessa, and Austin, and invited Rocks Off's Matthew Keever along. See links for Part 1 and Part 2.

After two nights in a row of somewhat disappointing turnouts, The Last Place You Look were excited to hear that Sunday night's gig at Emo's in Austin was sold out. Finally, all the great music Rocks Off had been listening to for the past 48 hours would get the appreciation it deserved.

And hopefully, Authority Zero, Electric Touch and TLPYL would be able to sell enough merchandise and sign enough people up for their mailing lists to make the trip worthwhile.

Unfortunately, it was a misprint.

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Matt is a regular contributor to the Houston Press’ music section. He graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in print journalism and global business. Matt first began writing for the Press as an intern, having accidentally sent his resume to the publication's music editor instead of the news chief. After half a decade of attending concerts and interviewing musicians, he has credited this fortuitous mistake to divine intervention.
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