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On March 1, 2024, Faye Webster released her fifth studio album, Underdressed at the Symphony, a genre-blending piece consisting of ten tracks. The album creates a dreamy, philosophical place, where Webster asks questions and confesses truths. Since June 2023, the singer-songwriter has been releasing the occasional single, teasing an upcoming era. Finally, earlier this year, […]

A Brief Look on Jazz History Jazz, a uniquely American genre, emerged in the early 19th and 20th centuries in New Orleans, Louisiana. The 1920s marked its peak, introducing big band jazz, smooth vocalists, and experimental musical aspects. This distinct blend of elements makes Jazz a musicality like no other. To pay tribute to its […]

Now that spring has arrived, I wanted to share what songs I have been listening to on repeat! This playlist consists of some oldies but goodies!

Embrace the fiery spirit of Aries season with a playlist that inspires confidence, passion, and defiance. As the sign of the ram and the first sign of the zodiac, Aries embody headstrongness. Whether you’re an Aries yourself or simply looking to infuse some fire-sign intensity into your life, this playlist will help you channel Aries […]

It’s back and it’s better than ever. From April 26 to April 28, 2024, Austin Psych Fest is taking over the Far Out Lounge in Austin, and we could not be more excited. With the festival only a few weeks away, we want to help you get prepared. Here are some things to know to […]

South African star Tyla recently released her self-titled debut album TYLA, March 22, 2024, containing her hit songs “Water” and “Truth or Dare”. One could argue that Tyla has been repopularizing afro-beats and amapiano, especially considering the newly added Grammy category, “Best African Music Performance”, which Tyla was awarded with just this past February. The […]

On Friday, March 29th, Indigo de Souza and opener Humbird played the White Oak Stage with a relaxing show. As the sun set on that cloudy spring evening, the atmosphere at the venue was electric with anticipation. Indie fans, eager for the show to begin, filled the space. The three merch tables added to the […]

On Saturday, March 30th, 2024, Amaarae took the stage at White Oak Music Hall for her Fountain Baby tour, and fans eagerly anticipated her performance.

How does a band with only one album from twenty three years ago still have 500,000 monthly listeners on Spotify? This is the case for the band “The Moldy Peaches.” A leader in the “anti-folk” genre and a hit of the 2000s New York music scene, The Moldy Peaches disappeared after just one fully produced […]

After a decade away from the stage, the legendary Don Omar, also known as the King of Kings, graced the stage of the Smart Financial Centre on March 24, 2024. He delivered a two-hour performance as part of his Back to Reggaetón tour, in which he paid tribute to his twenty-five-year career. Don Omar kicked […]

It is no secret that sometimes we feel like we do not belong, and we need an escape from reality. This is no exception for the LGBT community, and this escape can sometimes come in the form of a woman hitting insane notes while singing the most relatable and healing lyrics. For the longest time, […]

On Thursday, March 21st, 2024, Juanes thrilled a massive crowd of fans with his Vida Cotidiana tour performance at 713 Music Hall.

As Women’s History Month comes to a close, let’s highlight some women that have been making waves in the music industry lately. Tanner Adell Tanner Adell is a country singer/songwriter. She first hit the music scene in 2021 releasing several songs and EPs. Her latest album Buckle Bunny combines that classic country sound in songs […]

Reggaeton is more than just music; it’s a movement that brings people together to dance, celebrate and enjoy life. In the past few years, this genre has taken the world by storm dominating playlists and dance floors everywhere. One of the coolest things about reggaeton are the epic collaborations that bring together our favorite artists […]

UH Student Hannah Haas, or her stage name Hanari, recently performed at Austin’s annual SXSW as a part of the Vaperror set. Hanari is a local independent artist known for combining electronic music, R&B and lofi beats into fresh new music, all from her dorm. Recently, Hass performed alongside longtime electronic musician Vaperror, and performed […]

The Queen of Pop is back. After a five-year music hiatus, Ariana Grande is back with her new album Eternal Sunshine. On March 8, 2024, Ariana Grande made her return to the music industry with her seventh studio album. A thirteen-track album, to which Billboard has described as “an intensely personal reflection on her divorce […]

Making way for bluebonnets to bloom, Houston’s famous rodeo season ends as springtime begins. As the cowboy boots go back in many Houstonians closets, the Texas pride remains present. Undeniably a part of that pride, country music lives on through the open lands of Texas. Warming up to the genre might take some time for some, […]

Despite the lack of an official pass, SXSW has a lot to offer an average festival goer. As the bustling streets of Austin, Texas, once again play host to the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) festival, there’s electrifying energy that permeates the air, drawing in crowds of creatives, tech enthusiasts, and music lovers from all […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Being 33% Irish (thanks, 23andme), and a lover of Irish media (I love you, Ayo Edebiri) I was so excited to compile a list of incredible Irish songs and artists to celebrate this St. Patrick’s Day. For this list specifically, I wanted to compile a group of songs that invoke Irish […]

Although the rodeo festivities were halted due to a severe storm that brought heavy rain and hail, 75,600 fans still gathered to watch the Jonas Brothers, an American pop rock band, reunite after fourteen years off stage, breaking the all-time attendance record of RodeoHouston by just five people. We’ve had a few incredible stops in Houston. But […]

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