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Announced March 21st during a guest appearance on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Lizzo is heading back to the radio with a new single titled About Damn Time. The University of Houston singer first blasted into fame with her hit record “Truth Hurts” peaking at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 100 in […]

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Austin’s premiere festival was held virtually last year. 2022 was the first year back, and Austin made sure to take advantage. So many people were out and about, pedicabs took over the downtown areas – the city was so lively and it felt great. This year’s artist lineup was so […]

It’s really difficult to describe how remarkable, weird, and eccentric the early era of indie electronic music was and very few groups were able to explore the musical imagination in that facility than Woo. Woo was a British duo formed by brothers Mark and Clive Ives in 1975 with the name of the band inspired […]

A few weeks ago, critically acclaimed artist, Mitski, released her sixth studio album, Laurel Hell. As a big Mitski fan, I’ll admit, when the singles for the album came out, I was a little skeptical of the new album. The songs weren’t bad. They were just different and not exactly her best work. However, after […]

Yep, you read that right – alt-J and Portugal. The Man are touring together this spring! Alt-J and Portugal. The Man have provided indie kids everywhere some of the best bops to date… and we’re so excited to finally see it live. First on the bill is alt-J, an eccentric indie rock band hailing from […]

Hayley Williams, known as the energetic lead singer of Paramore, took the world by storm when she released her debut solo album Petals for Armor. After her North American and European tour was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Williams got to work and wrote more songs that didn’t quite fit the overall tone of […]

FKA Twigs has dropped one of her greatest projects yet! It is a mixtape filled with elements that make up her true essence. Compared to her other projects, which tend to have a more ethereal and avant-garde feel to them, this album is playful and alluring. “Caprisongs” is about self love, friends, guidance, sex, and […]

I’ll be honest: while I knew of Orville Peck, I did not listen to him or know his music until I watched season 2 of HBO’s Euphoria. I know, that makes me what some would consider a fake fan, but at least I’m admitting it! Orville Peck’s Pony has been on repeat for me the […]

Mitski Miyawaki, also known as MITSKI, is a Japanese-American Indie-rock artist who is known for her eclectic sound and volatile lyrics. When she started as a singer in 2012, she self-released her debut album LUSH, which showcased her poetic lyricism. She also went on to self-release her sophomore album Retired from Sad, New Career in […]

Whether the songs serve as a diegetic cue or relegated to a film’s background, music ties everything together. Soundtracks are always associated with the works of Hans Zimmer, Justin Hurwitz and John Williams. While their work is undeniably great, there are some really soundtracks that don’t get as much hype as they should. Here are […]

Samia, an independent indie rock singer, is coming to Houston’s White Oak Music Hall on February 17th. To put it quite simply, this concert is not one to miss. Samia’s vocals are effervescent and effortless. Her songs are packed with amazing lyricism, and her instrumentals are unique in every song. Her music is laced with […]

On December 8th, 2021 I had the pleasure to sit down with Ashley, Zach, and Lauren, the Houston-based indie trio known as “Astralace.” I initially found out about the group when I saw them perform at House of J in East Houston. I was impressed when I first heard the band, and I knew I […]

Washington D.C. born artist Kelela started her journey with music in the fourth grade, when she learned to play the violin and sing. It wasn’t until she started going to the American University in 2001 where she started singing jazz at local cafés. This snowballed the Ethiopian artist’s music career, and was the beginning of […]

Twee is a counterculture and subgenre of indie-pop that is categorized as “excessively or affectedly quaint, pretty, or sentimental.” While it originated in the 1980s, it also had a revival in the late 2000s and early 2010s. Recently on Tik Tok, people have been anticipating another Twee revival, and like any good counterculture, it is […]

Indie rock band Beach Bunny made their way to Houston during their Blame Game North American tour with opener Miloe. Before doors opened at 7PM, it was easy to overhear everyone in line talking about their favorite Beach Bunny tracks and their fame status on TikTok. As soon as you entered the venue, the first […]

University of Houston students and Houston fans of indie music should be delighted to hear of the gathering of local Indie bands at Bohemeo’s coffee shop on December 10th. The lineup boasts three local indie bands and includes some close friends of Coog Radio. Starting off the show is a five-piece indie rock group known […]

Around September of 2019, my friends and I rushed to see DIALTONE at a small venue in Houston. Although we were all just new listeners, and we were really unsure of what to expect, we went anyway and we were not disappointed. In every category possible, DIALTONE does not miss. They brought a very floaty, […]

The month of November has come to an end, and December only means it will get colder. Here is a list of albums to help you embrace the winter spirit. Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book by Ella Fitzgerald Jazz is one of my favorite genres of music to listen to. […]

After releasing their new single, “Indiglo“, featuring Zach Gill, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong are rearing up for a new Winter 2022 tour. The band members are excited to perform “Indiglo” as it beings a preppy beat and are a refreshing change for their listeners. Pigeons Playing Ping Pong are excited to bring some new joy […]

After initial COVID delays, Oblivion Access Festival — formerly Austin Terror Fest — released the lineup for its 2022 debut on Thursday. Originally slated for June 2020 and postponed following pandemic lockdowns, festival organizers took to their official Instagram to announce new plans for May of next year. The festival aims to celebrate “underground music […]

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