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This playlist is a compilation of my favorite songs from the Houston-based bands that keep the local music scene alive. All the bands on this list are currently active, and I’ve even had the privilege of seeing a lot of them live! While the bands on this list vary in genre, they are all united […]

Mipso stopped by White Oak Music Hall on February 9th for their Book of Fools tour. Many awaited in anticipation for the performances to come.

Extraordinary levels of performance and innovation have cemented black creatives as indispensable figures in the music industry.

As 2014 nostalgia is running rampant on TikTok, this year brought us many good love songs. Many of these remain iconic today and evoke nostalgia of Gen Z’s younger teenage years. Listening to these love songs this Valentine’s day will surely bring good vibes to the day. 1. “A Sky Full of Stars” by Coldplay […]

Indie-pop is taking over the Houston music scene, and I honestly kinda like it. Elevator Days, a newer band, has been dominating the local scene with their song “Call Me When You Get Home.” The song itself has a garage band feel, it feels very authentic and raw, but with a touch of an upbeat […]

For one week only, the Hobby Center showcased Les Misérables, inspired by the classic novel written by Victor Hugo. Les Misérables, a highly successful sung-through pop opera known worldwide, has been making its way across America for quite some time now. This epic showcase has been pulling at the heartstrings of theater-lovers for over forty […]

The 2024 Besame Mucho Festival is coming up and the people could not be more excited. The one-day festival will be held in Austin at the Circus of Americas and this lineup is for lovers of Latino old-school music. The lineup includes stars from all genres like Gloria Trevi, Juanes, Banda MS, and Los Tigres […]

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, […]

House of Blues lit up excitedly as The Maine took over with their The Sweet Sixteen tour. A night full of incredible performances would soon begin.

It was a cold and windy night when the city of Katy, Texas came out from all ages to the Home Run Dugout to see the Texan native That Mexican OT.  Bay City’s own, That Mexican OT, is an artist whose sound is refreshing due to mixing hip hop and country in multiple songs. Known […]

Florida native, Rod Wave, arrived at the Toyota Center for the Nostalgia Tour with supporting acts Eelmatic, Toosii and Ari Lennox.  With star-studded openers, the first one to warm up the night was Eelmatic. The artist of Rod Wave’s record label mentioned that this was his first tour. Starting as a pianist for Rod Wave […]

It’s my time to shine – after 2 years at Coog Radio and the University of Houston, I have finally completed my degree plan and will be graduating with a master’s in Mass Communications. Everybody clap! It’s the end of the semester, and the final stretch for some. I’m not one to write personal homages […]

On December 1, 2023, Samara Joy McLendon, more frequently known as Samara Joy, graced everyone’s ears with her beautiful voice at the Wortham Theater Center in Houston, Texas. Following the release of her holiday EP, A Joyful Holiday, the two-time Grammy Award-winning jazz singer put on quite a show with her own spin on classic […]

Houston native, Madeline The Person sold out her first headlining show in Houston, Texas. This month, the singer embarked on her first headline tour consisting of dates in Houston, Los Angeles and New York. While she quickly sold out her hometown show, Madeline is no stranger to touring. She has toured with many artists including The Aces, Maisie Peters and Alec Benjamin. Before […]

Being a college student is hard enough, but chasing your dream as an artist at the same time makes it even harder. Based in Houston but going to college at Baylor University, Bōlají is an artist whose sound is making waves in the music industry. On November 21 he headlined his first Houston show along […]

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 […]

Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull, and Ricky Martin performed their ‘The Trilogy Tour’ at Toyota Center on Saturday, November 18th. The crowd waited in anticipation.

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 […]

November 8 marks the four-year anniversary of FKA Twigs‘ Magdalene. Although four years is a relatively short amount of time, the album had such a large impact upon its release that one could believe it is much older.  FKA Twigs’ sophomore album, Magdalene, showcases an experimental approach to pop and classic club beats. The album’s […]


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