Since April begins with the lightheartedness of April Fool’s Day, it seems fitting to write a piece about music’s most famous fool, or in this case clown, Pagliaccio. Operas have phased out of popular culture as of late with the …

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The Black Angels are coming back to Houston on December 27th for a “End of 2018 Winter Dance Party” that will definitely be as groovy as it sounds. If you are not familiar with The Black Angels, they are a …

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Since it’s Thanksgiving, I thought it would be fitting to look back and give thanks to a band that seems to have fallen out of the mainstream conversation of 70s rock, Redbone. The Native American rock band would go on …

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Manchester Orchestra, Photographed by Timothy Hiatt/ Stringer

New York rock band Parquet Courts are coming to crash ACL 2018. As a long time fan of the band, I will let you know now right away that this is a definite go-to set. Coming off the release of …

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Starting off as a group of musically talented friends from one coast to the other, The Voidz were spearheaded by Strokes’ frontman Julian Casablancas. Casablancas, who had played sessions and gigs with Jeff Kite, Alex Carapetis, and Jake Bercovici assembled the …

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Have you ever wondered what Tame Impala would sound like if Kevin Parker continued in the musical direction of Innerspeaker? I like to think that the Chicago-based Post Animal is the answer to that question. The five piece hasn’t been around …

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Venues have to put up warning signs when this band comes into town. It’s best if you bring a poncho to their shows, if you don’t want to get messy. If you like your hearing, you might as well walk …

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This show. Oh boy, I could not stop thinking about this show before and after. It was my most anticipated show of the year by far. It might even be my favorite show of the year (currently in competition with …

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This past weekend was a fantastic weekend for one of Houston’s best venues, Walter’s. We start off on Saturday which included two great bands, Bully and Smut, that eventually lead to two stunning performances. The night was opened by the Cincinnati …

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Perfume Genius is the stage name of the talented singer/songwriter that is Mike Hadreas. Hailing from Washington state, Hadreas dropped out of high school his senior due to the constant abuse, on account of being homosexual, from the high school …

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The English electronic duo known as Mount Kimbie have had a busy year with the release of their third album, Love What Survives. Kai Campos and Dom Maker started their musical venture while both were attending Southbank University, and in doing …

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The veteran electronic duo Justice will be performing at Day for Night 2017. If you do not know about Justice, they are a French duo composed of Gaspard Augé and Xavier de Rosnay that have been cranking out electronic music on …

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Houston’s very own B L A C K I E will be making an appearance at Day for Night 2017. Michael LaCour’s noise, hip-hop, industrial, hardcore punk project is an explosion of chaos and experimentation that not only shatters boundaries but rips …

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Living their lives as punk activists, Priests originate from a city rich with political activism and an exploding music scene. The D.C. four-piece that consists of vocalist Kate Alice Greer, drummer Daniele Daniele, bassist Taylor Mulitz, and guitarist GL Jaguar, …

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