Wonder Years

This Houston Duo Captures the Sound of Adolescence

A new EP from Teenage Wildlife brings all the feels.

08/14/2017 By Catalina Campos

Artistic License

What Does a Tapestry Sound Like?

A new Houston Center for Contemporary Craft exhibit considers the sonic qualities of visual art.

08/11/2017 By Cara Maines

Everything now

Notes on Arcade Fire from a Native Son

"I decided this band must be the coolest thing ever to emerge from the bougie patch of reclaimed swamp I called home—a belief I more or less hold to this day."

08/10/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Back from the Dead

If You Care About Jazz in Houston, Don't Miss Charles Mingus Live

After charting the entire album by ear, local musicians will perform the entire Mingus Ah Um live Sunday at Sparrow and the Nest.

08/09/2017 By Sydney Boyd

Local Bands

The Tontons Will Be at White Linen Night. Will You?

Learn more about the group Bun B called “the best band in Houston.”

08/02/2017 By Catalina Campos

Q&A

Camera Cult is Still Growing Up, and That's OK

The duo talks shop ahead of a Wednesday show at Satellite Bar.

07/25/2017 By Catalina Campos

They've Got the Majic

KMJQ 102.1 FM Says Radio Still Matters

Kandi Eastman talks the station's history on the airwaves and in the community.

07/24/2017 By Shondrika Cook

TKO

Houston Rapper Jacky Boy Is Ready for Battle

The Paul Wall-approved rapper will appear at a Houston Bar Code event Saturday.

07/21/2017 By Camilo Smith

Jazz battle

Straight-Ahead Jazz and Electric Fusion Slug it Out This Sunday at Ovations

Two local jazzheads compete live for what jazz should sound like.

07/20/2017 By Chris Becker

Far out

Mantra Love Teases Psych-Rock Reinvention with New Single 'Strawberry Milk'

The Houston band's music delivers a lasting, enjoyable trip without the necessity of any drugs.

07/18/2017 By Catalina Campos

Music

An Arizona Tribute Band Keeps the Spirit of Selena Alive

“She was a true inspiration to me as a Latina and a singer," says lead singer Evelyn Molina. "And now, I get to do this tribute with a lot of love and respect.”

07/18/2017 By Chris Becker

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Grieve and Groove to the Music of Prince with the Houston Symphony

Marshall Charloff of The Purple Xperience will pay homage to the superstar this weekend at Jones Hall.

07/12/2017 By Chris Becker

screechy scratch

Chase DeMaster Heralds A Grittier Children of Pop With New Single

The Houston-based artist celebrated his new 7" single with a concert at White Oak Music Hall.

07/03/2017 By Catalina Campos

Houston Funk

OG Shyne Brings Her Flows to Houston's Anti Party

Phife Dawg's biggest fan talks about her influences ahead of a Saturday show.

06/30/2017 By Camilo Smith

Second is the best

Meet Rainer Crosett, the Young Cello Virtuoso Taking Over Miller Outdoor Theatre

The Ima Hogg silver medalist is one of the young superstars highlighted in this weekend's installment of the Summer Symphony Nights series.

06/29/2017 By Hannah Lauritzen

Chopped and Screwed

E.S.G Talks DJ Screw Ahead of Screw Fest 2017

"When I met Screw, 'Swangin' and Bangin'' was done but it wasn’t going to be official to me until I let DJ Screw touch it."

06/26/2017 By Camilo Smith

Generation Next

Ugly God Represents Houston as Newest Member of XXL Freshman Class

The hip-hop kingmakers have chosen one of Clutch City's very own.

06/21/2017 By Arman Badrei

Will it play in Peoria?

Texas Music Festival's Brett Mitchell Loves Football, Just Like You

This week's guest conductor brings a decidedly everyman vibe to the conductor's podium for a performance of Elgar's Enigma Variations.

06/21/2017 By Chris Becker

Pop Culture Handbook

How Chopped and Screwed Became Houston's Signature Sound

The laid-back style that's become ubiquitous in hip-hop originated here in the 1990s.

06/21/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pop Culture Handbook

So...What's the Deal with Drake?

And when did he become so obsessed with H-Town?

06/21/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen