Entertainment Austin’s Brother Sports Shows Some Clutch City Love on New Single

Austin’s Brother Sports Shows Some Clutch City Love on New Single

Austin rock outfit Brother Sports recently released their latest singles, “oh baby” and its b-side, “clutch city.” The group consists of five members, Anthony and Zach — the two main members — alongside Evan, Cobi, and Robert, and refer to themselves as “5 guys from Austin loudly playing psychedelic garage pop songs until we run …

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Entertainment Slayer’s H-Town Tour Stop Proved the Band Is Still Reigning

Slayer’s H-Town Tour Stop Proved the Band Is Still Reigning

Sunday night was a big date for metal here in town: Thrash metal pioneers Slayer stopped by for a set as part of their “the End of Days” tour, their supposed final run of shows. Serving as support, the band also had Lamb of God, Anthrax (one of the “big four” alongside Slayer), Behemoth and …

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Entertainment L.O.U.D. Fest Displays Local Hip-Hop Talent

L.O.U.D. Fest Displays Local Hip-Hop Talent

The third annual L.O.U.D. Fest music festival was held at The Raven Tower this Saturday, and although they didn’t have the same turn out as some of the larger Houston festivals, they did a great job displaying Houston’s local talent. Hosted by L.O.U.D. Muzik, the festival works to showcase Houston’s own talent by bringing out …

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Entertainment We’re Really Feeling the New Funeral Horse Record

We’re Really Feeling the New Funeral Horse Record

I’ve always felt keenly that good records need to be heard. Great records, on the other hand, need to be felt. Psalms for the Mourning, the third and latest LP from Houston doom metal/garage rock band Funeral Horse, is the kind of record that needs to be felt. From the moment you hold the album …

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Entertainment Tyler Barber’s Ethereal New Album is Beautifully Melancholic

Tyler Barber’s Ethereal New Album is Beautifully Melancholic

Tyler Barber describes his new album Heatherica as “the fabric of a nation.” The album, which was written in 2017, “casts the beautiful and terrifying reflection of a populace on a rippling canvas.”  The album “presents a broadside diorama of a nation in conflict and cooperation,” he adds. This album, while on one side beautiful in …

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Entertainment Shoegaze Finds a Home in Houston on Daze’s New EP

Shoegaze Finds a Home in Houston on Daze’s New EP

I find that people generally fall into two categories when it comes to “shoegaze,” a brand of alternative rock known for it’s dense use of pedal-based guitar distortion, ethereal vocal sections, and most importantly, maximum volume. Some are ardent supporters, championing the genre for its innovative approach to guitar-based rock music evocative of emotions both …

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Entertainment Flatbush Zombies Drop Killer Set at H-Town Show

Flatbush Zombies Drop Killer Set at H-Town Show

On June 6, Flatbush Zombies rolled through Houston and shut down House of Blues for their 32nd stop of their two-month-long North American “See You in Hell” tour. The Houston show came just two months after Flatbush released their second album, Vacation in Hell, a 19-song album that includes features from Joey Bada$$, A$AP Twelvyy, …

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Entertainment In Full Bloom: An Interview With Julia Cumming of Sunflower Bean

In Full Bloom: An Interview With Julia Cumming of Sunflower Bean

It’s a beautiful thing when you can watch and hear the progression of a band you’ve followed since the start of their career. For vocalist/bassist Julia Cumming, guitarist/vocalist Nick Kivlen and drummer Jacob Faber of Sunflower Bean, this is such the case. In 2013, the trio emerged from NYC’s distinct DIY scene and into the …

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Entertainment The Bacon Brothers Are Coming to H-Town

The Bacon Brothers Are Coming to H-Town

The Bacon Brothers have been putting out albums since the mid-1990s. Currently on tour promoting their latest recording, simply titled “The Bacon Brothers,” Michael and Kevin spoke to Free Press Houston. “We grew up in Philadelphia. Our parents encouraged creativity — if you wanted to learn to play the cello, or take acting lessons or …

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