Garage Rock

October 26 and 27 brought the Oh Sees to Hotel Vegas in Austin, showcasing songs both new and old. Fronted by vocalist/guitarist John Dwyer, the Oh Sees have gone through various name and lineup changes, with Dan Rincon and Paul Quattrone currently acting as the drummers, Tim Hellman on bass, the only constant being their […]

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 their sixth studio album earlier this year, Wide Awake!, Parquet Courts are on fire once […]

Walter’s always seems to create some of the greatest intimate shows in Houston. This night was no different. Velveteen Echo, local dream pop and indie band, kicked off the night with a lovely set. Lauren Warthen’s vocals make you want to cry, surely in a good way, while “dancing with your honey”. While most of […]

The Growlers make you feel like you wandered into an ambient beach party bursting with psychedelic colors and surf rock. They’re a quintet band unlike many others and they are epitomized by Beach Goth. The band formed in 2006 with a couple of friends who were simply into music and as the story goes: one […]

Heavy Meta is a guitar-riff filled, garage rock and roll, rootsy, eclectic album by Philadelphia-bred rock musician Ron Gallo. The former lead singer of Toy Soldiers released his new album via Nashville-label, New West records—his music embracing passion and unpretentious, old school homage. Although the rock and roll aesthetic of the 1960s and 1970s is […]

The illustrious garage-rock band hailing from the Golden Gate City are bringing their undeniably energetic live show to the Bayou City for the annual Free Press Music Festival on Saturday June 4th in the festivals return to Eleanor Tinsley Park after inclement weather pushed the festival away from it’s traditional home since the festival’s inception […]

We’ve been holding on, patiently waiting for new music from Alabama Shakes for three years and finally the new album is here to shake things up! Their debut album Boys & Girls won them Grammys such as Best New Artist, which if you haven’t listened to it, please do yourself a favor and jam it on […]

2012 may as well be called “The Year of the Segall,” which according to the prolific psych-garage aficionado’s calendar began in late April with Ty and White Fence’s Hair and experienced its summer solstice with Ty Segall Band’s Slaughterhouse. Ty Segall even stopped by Houston in late May and gave a legendary performance at Walter’s, and now […]

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