Eccentricity: It’s one of the most interesting characteristics in the musical world. Notably, some genres are expected to make it work better than others. For example, rap has artists like Tierra Whack, Ugly God, and Kanye to represent its eccentricity. …

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Panic! At The Disco, Houston Livestock and Rodeo | Photo by Cynthia Isabel Zelaya Ordonez

“Theater-in-the-round” (also known as an arena stage) has its roots in Greek rituals, only later transitioning into early theater. The audience was a much of a part of the performance as those in the center, and the priests (and later …

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Matt Bellamy plays for an ecstatic Houston Crowd | Photo by Cynthia Isabel Zelaya Ordonez

“If you do not do what you’re told to do when you’re told to do it you will be punished, do you understand?” “Aye, Sir!” “If you leave my base without proper authorization I will hunt you down and throw …

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Tropical house is to Klingande as butter is to toast. These two form a symbiotic relationship, one that is known worldwide. Now, tropical house is a genre of many sounds and many styles, it’s best to understand who does what. …

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Coog Radio’s Julian Combong and Waylon O’Day closed out Weekend One of the Austin City Limits Music Festival on Sunday, Oct. 6th with bands like Sailor Poon, Parquet Courts, and Travis Scott.   Sailor Poon Like Friday afternoon, Sunday brought …

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Austin City Limits Music Festival has been drawing attention to smaller, niche bands and honoring larger acts since it began in 2002. Originally, ACL started as only a one weekend music festival. In 2013 though it expanded to two weekends. …

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Week 1 of Austin City Limits brought a variety of artists and bands to the impromptu music grounds of Zilker Park. While there were many different artists to choose from, some caught the attention of Coog Radio’s Julian Combong more …

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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 09: Ella Mai attends the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on October 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

If you managed to get through this summer without having “Boo’d Up” permanently engraved in your brain, you probably get your sustenance from vintage vinyl and avocado toast exclusively. “Boo’d Up” will capture you by your feelings and throw you …

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Brockhampton | Photo by Adison Eyring  “You are now watching the greatest boyband in the motherf—— world . . . second to One Direction.” – Kevin Abstract Allow me to preface this by saying I’ve been a fan of Kevin …

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If you are into discovering local bands like I am, take a second to check out my some fellow Houstonians, and my sweet friends, Astragal. The dreamy indie-punk trio consists of Sam Enkelmann on drums, David Sosa on bass, and …

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Electronic music has been around for many years now. Most if not every generation has seen its influence one way or another. Since the 1920s, people have become more and more inclined to be a part of this new development. However, …

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Japanese Breakfast first officially came on the scene in 2016 with their debut album, Psychopomp, and have been slowly but surely rising in popularity ever since. Before we delve any further, here are a couple of misleading things to note …

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CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 02: Robert McDowell, Andy Hull, Andy Prince, and Tim Very of Manchester Orchestra perform at the Pandora Invasion on August 2, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Timothy Hiatt/Getty Images for Pandora Media)

Manchester Orchestra, Photographed by Timothy Hiatt/ Stringer If you’re a fan of gripping lyrics, raw vocals, and an indie alternative sound, then this is a set you have to go watch! Manchester Orchestra, contrary to what their name may be …

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No other band has recently taken flight in the indie music scene more so than Khruangbin, which is appropriate since their name roughly translates to “airplane” in Thai. A trio out of Houston, Texas, the group consists of Donald Johnson …

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G Jones, an Electronic DJ and producer from Santa Cruz, has only been in the EDM scene for a few years but has definitely made a name for himself. He was one of the leading, underground DJs that helped give …

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