Entertainment The Eternal: An Interview With Peter Hook

The Eternal: An Interview With Peter Hook

England in the mid ’70s was a dark place: The industrial, shaky economy, gloomy weather, and still-recent recovery of the war was strikingly similar to a setting that an author like Poe would set in his work. Manchester was no exception, it was a rather unfortunate place to live, because there was, really, nothing to …

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Entertainment NIN Releases New Single From Upcoming Album

NIN Releases New Single From Upcoming Album

This morning, Day For Night alumni Nine Inch Nails released “God Break Down the Door,” a track off their forthcoming album Bad Witch, which is set to be released June 22. The new album will be the band’s first full-length since 2014’s Hesitation Marks, but it also succeeds the two EP’s the band did in 2016 …

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Entertainment Staff Infection 016: Paul Middendorf

Staff Infection 016: Paul Middendorf

Staff Infection Volume 1 is coming to an end, but no worries, Volume 2 will be even better than you could fathom. However, the last is certainly not the least in this case, so FPH arts editor, executive director for galleryHOMELAND, and occasional DJ, Paul Middendorf, conjured up a list of 15 saucy tracks (14 …

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Entertainment Putting Out the Cat: Giant Kitty Says Goodbye to Houston

Putting Out the Cat: Giant Kitty Says Goodbye to Houston

One of Houston’s finest acts, Giant Kitty, is preparing to close the door on the Houston chapter of their career. Their last show will be Thursday, May 17 at the Continental Club with FEA and ImposterBoys. It’s a fitting closure for the close-knit group. Guitarist and drummer Cassandra and Trinity Quirk were married at an …

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Entertainment Ghost’s H-Town Show Was a Marvelously Unholy Production

Ghost’s H-Town Show Was a Marvelously Unholy Production

To witness a Ghost show is to witness a play: It involves a protagonists and antagonists, different scenes, an intermission, and costume changes. Tuesday night’s show at Revention Music Center marked the first return of the band to Houston since last embarking on a tour as support for Iron Maiden. This time, they’re touring the …

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Entertainment Real Cohesion: An Interview With Vodi’s Tom and Haley Lynch

Real Cohesion: An Interview With Vodi’s Tom and Haley Lynch

In an era where bands are more and more relying on digital and programmed assets in both songwriting and performance, real cohesion has become few and far between. Who needs to write and perform sweeping, harmonious melodies and concise arrangements when you are playing along to sequences, automated synths, and programmed percussion? This surely may …

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Entertainment Staff Infection 015: Michael Bergeron

Staff Infection 015: Michael Bergeron

It’s finals week and I am desperately looking for new music to avoid studying. This week, FPH Film Critic Michael Bergeron took over our Spotify and served up a platter of 15 tracks. I can honestly say that the office was excited to see what he would put on his list, because he is one …

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Entertainment In the Meantime: An Interview With Helmet’s Paige Hamilton

In the Meantime: An Interview With Helmet’s Paige Hamilton

For as many years as I could remember, Amphetamine Reptile Records has been one of — if not the — favorite labels of mine. I mean, they had the Melvins, Cows, Killdozer, and the God Bullies. So, some seriously weird bands. However, there was also this other band on the label that never seemed, to …

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Entertainment String Cheese Incident to Headline Inaugural Waterloo Music Festival

String Cheese Incident to Headline Inaugural Waterloo Music Festival

The new jam-band festival, Waterloo Music Festival, just announced its conception and inaugural lineup. The festival boasts headliner the String Cheese Incident (3 nights) as its top act alongside Joe Russo’s Almost Dead (JRAD) — marking the group’s first-ever Texas show — as well as the Motet, Railroad Earth, Tauk, BoomBox and Marco Benevento. The organizers …

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