Give Second Lovers’ New Single A First Try!

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Houston natives, rejoice! Our music scene is no Austin, that’s certain, but there’s light in the horizon. From right around the block, Second Lovers is releasing new music that you should check out! Their indie rock sound might remind you of The Mowglis or Fleetwood Mac, though you won’t get them confused because they have a sound of their very own. Read more ›

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Best Movies of 2015 (so far)

2015 is already halfway over, believe it or not, and this year I’ve already seen a whole host of movies, both blockbuster and independent. Every Monday I review a film I’ve seen on my show Cinema Forte, and this is my list of the top 5 movies to check out this year if you haven’t already. By the end of the year the order of these will most likely change, but at this moment in time these are the rankings I have chosen. If you are upset at the order in which I have placed these films or at the ones I have omitted (which I’m sure you will) rest assured that I’m just some guy on the internet and my opinions have absolutely no bearing on anything whatsoever. Okay? Cool.

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Track-By-Track Album Review: Vince Staples’ “Summertime ’06”

If you could pick any interval of your life to present yourself to the masses, which would you pick? In his new studio album, “Summertime ’06,” Vince Staples picks an essential period in which he describes as, “the beginning of the end of everything [he] thought [he] knew.” At a whopping 20 tracks, “Summertime ’06” gives insight into how Vince Staples’ 13 year old outlook on the world topics shifted into a violent, but much more realistic perspective through this time period. Read more ›

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Rae’s Raves: Alessia Cara, Pia Mia, June Favorites and More!

I know what you’re thinking. How in the world did she manage to listen to anything else but Tori Kelly these last few weeks? Well, I’m not saying it was easy, but I succeeded and I live to tell about it. Let’s talk about some of my June favorites!

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Album Review: Meek Mill’s Dreams Worth More Than Money

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Three years after releasing his debut album Dreams and Nightmares, Philly-native rapper Meek Mill comes back to the rap game with something bigger and better. His sophomore album titled Dreams Worth More Than Money (shortened DWMTM) released on iTunes Sunday night, a few hours earlier than anticipated. Read more ›

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Warped Tour Celebrates 20 Years

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(Photos by Norma Becerra)

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