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Glorb, an artist whose identity remains hidden, has left his mark on 2023 in a unique way. While most artists tend to use their voice in their craft, Glorb has mastered mixing the different A.I. voices of characters in Spongebob Squarepants, a popular cartoon. In an array of singles, Glorb has created a new storyline […]

In collaboration with the Hobby Center for Performing Arts, Harrison Guy and his team at Urban Souls Dance Company performed a unique dance experience called Souls of Black Houston on Saturday February 10th. In addition to the highlight of the night and arguably Guy’s greatest work, “Colored Carnegie,” the story of Houston’s first Black library, the program […]

There’s something really special about witnessing beginner artists in your own generation learning how to work on their craft, find their footing in the music industry and learning how to be a successful artist. I’ve picked out two such artists, both of whom I’ve been following long enough on the internet to understand how their […]

Each year, thousands of people fill the city of Austin to attend the massive city-wide South by Southwest festival (SXSW); a nine-day long showcasing of the best and newest in music, film and technology. Locals and visitors of Austin alike join together to enjoy music and comedy showcases, film and tv screenings, exhibitions, networking opportunities, […]

Spotify’s monthly listeners function gives people an idea of how popular an artist is with their users. With thousands of songs uploaded every day, it can be difficult for people to find smaller musicians. I want to share some bands I like with less than 50 thousand monthly listeners to give them a little more […]

Sometimes you’ll listen to a new song on the radio and feel a sense of nostalgia, almost as if you’ve heard the song before. Turns out, the new song probably sampled a R&B hit from the 2000s.  Sampling involves taking a snippet from an older song from genres such as funk, disco, soul, etc., and […]

Last Monday, Faye Webster paid Houston a visit on the lawn of White Oak Music Hall. Hundreds of fans gathered on the grassy and muddy hill to witness the twenty-six year old singer-songwriter perform with her band. Her set ran about an hour long, and she performed a combination of songs from her albums I […]

There’s a running joke in my friend group that I listen to the same two artists every day: Radiohead and Taylor Swift. Despite this accurate assessment (insert an eye roll here), I think I have a fairly decent taste in music. Here are six songs I haven’t been able to stop listening to since fall […]

On Wednesday, November 1, 2023, Kevin Gates, along with special guests BigXThaPlug, Kayla G and DJ Chose, brought the Only the Generals tour to 713 Music Hall. DJ Chose Hosted by Houston’s very own DJ Chose, the show was filled with exciting new artists and lots of fan interactions. Norman Payne, a.k.a DJ Chose, grew […]

When it comes to electrifying performances and soul-stirring melodies, there are few bands that can captivate audiences quite like Sun Room. With their unique blend of indie rock and folk influences, Sun Room has captured the hearts of fans worldwide. For their headlining Houston show at The Studio at Warehouse Live, they did just that. […]

Atlanta RnB star 6lack sold out the Bayou Music Center for his Since I Have A Lover Tour alongside St. Louis rising artist Jordan Ward.  As the doors opened for the Houston crowd, fans were serenaded by ambient music with purple lighting and a stage full of different shrubs of flowers. Hailing from St. Louis […]

In celebration of their latest album release, Electro-pop band Owl City brought the To The Moon Tour to House of Blues along with opener, Augustana, on Wednesday night, October 11. AUGUSTANA Dan Layus has fronted Augustana as it’s singer and primary songwriter since its formation in 2002. Although the former members separated from the band […]

On Oct. 10, Bayou Music Center was filled with enthusiastic fans, as many awaited Janelle Monáe to walk on stage and grace the audience with her presence on her Age of Pleasure Tour. About 20 minutes before Monáe was scheduled to appear on stage, her voice echoed through the speakers, asking the audience to strike […]

A good playlist consists of a diverse variety of sounds, an element of surprise, and flows together well. It is the act of creating a concept through a mix of lyrics and sounds from a variety of artists. Playlists can convey a certain mood, keep your music organized, or you can send it to someone […]

From heavy metal to grunge to pyrotechnics, this tour has it all. On October 9th, Shinedown, Papa Roach and Spiritbox brought the Revolution Live Tour to the Woodlands Pavilion late Sunday night. Spiritbox Spiritbox, canadian heavy metal band, are an exceptional live band. Lead singer, Courtney LaPlante’s range effortlessly switched between hauntingly beautiful melodies to deep […]

Late Friday night, October 6, 2023, Houston welcomed back Mexican crooner Alejandro Fernandez, with open arms amid his Amor Y Patria Tour at the Toyota Center. Alex Fernandez The night was full of celebration of music, family and Mexico. Alex Fernandez, joined his father as special guest: serving as opening act and later singing alongside Alejandro […]

Tash Sultana, along with opener BAILEN, rocked the house with their North American tour, celebrating the release of two memorable albums from each of the performers. BAILEN BAILEN, an american alternative family band, blew the audience away with their three-part harmonies and stunning performance. The audience watched in awe as the band poured their emotion […]

On Saturday, September 23, 3 Doors Down, featuring Candlebox, performed at the Smart Financial Centre in Sugarland, Texas; the last stop on the Away From The Sun Anniversary Tour in the United States. These two iconic bands have filled our rock and roll spirits for over twenty years and this may very well have been […]

As the days of one hundred degree weather slowly turn into days of ninety degree weather, fall seems far away. However, cozy music always brings us into the spirit of the season no matter what the weather is like. Here is a list of a few “cozy girl autumn” songs to listen to as you […]

Bessie Smith has paved the way for Jazz and Rock n’ Roll and has inspired stars such as Janis Joplin and Norah Jones. From Tennessee, the African-American singer became the voice of the 1920’s. With songs of heartbreak, struggle, and sorrow, Smith carried the Jazz Renaissance. Nicknamed the “Empress of the Blues,” her soulful vocals […]


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