With love, Houstonia

Your Ultimate Texas-Based Valentine’s Day Playlist

Have the musical greats of Texas serenade your love with this 95-song mixtape.

02/10/2021 By Adrianne Reece

What is authenticity, anyways?

Relive ’80s Synth-Pop on These New Cassette Tapes

Texas Dark-Wave trio Don’t Get Lemon is re-releasing its 2020 EP, "Forward Not Forgetting," on tape.

01/26/2021 By Carlos Brandon

Woman Crush Wednesday

#WCW: Hannah Anderson

Michelle Obama has her eye on Houston singer, a.k.a. Sister, and you should too.

01/20/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

#WomanCrushWednesday

Houston-Born Artist LaRyss Is Rich in Love and Music

The up-and-coming star uses her songs to point people back to what’s important in life.

01/13/2021 By Desiree Cantu

Holiday Tinnitus

The Most Jaded Christmas Record You’ll Hear This Year

A holiday playlist for even the grinchiest at heart.

12/23/2020 By Chris Gray

The Queen of Hotties

REVIEW: Megan Thee Stallion Gallops into Greatness with Studio Debut, Good News

"Hot Girl Summer" may be behind us, but that didn't stop the Houston native from spitting infectiously fiery bars on her long-awaited album.

11/25/2020 By Adrianne Reece

Sonic Storytelling

Houston's Fat Tony Goes Exotica on New Story-Driven Album

The new record, which dropped last month, is said to be a counterpart to the Third Ward native's February release, "Wake Up."

11/18/2020 By Brittany Cristiano

Chopped and Screwed Review

Isaac "Chill" Yowman's Visual DJ Screw Tribute, All Screwed Up, Stays on Beat

The word “tribute” perfectly describes this project, which features a combination of scripted drama and animated cut scenes, as well as both classic and new Houston music.

11/16/2020 By Marco Torres

Healing Harmonies

The Texas Medical Center Orchestra Prescribes the Medicine With Virtual Performance Saturday

Artistic Director Libi Lebel chats about bringing hope, healing, and unity to H-Town through music.

11/06/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

Voting Rocks

The Suffers' Kam Franklin Hosting a Virtual Festival and Voting Rally Tonight

The hybrid concert-rally features 20 musical acts and poets from across the South.

10/27/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Gotta get to class

Music Mogul Mathew Knowles is Ready to School You on the Music Industry

The executive producer, manager, and father of megastars Beyoncé and Solange Knowles is teaching a 15-week online course through the University of Houston starting in January.

10/14/2020 By Adrianne Reece

Jazzing Up Livestreams

Da Camera Announces Two New Series and a Range of Virtual Fall Concerts

The jazz and chamber music presenter stops for no one—not even Covid-19.

10/06/2020 By Emma Schkloven

They Will Rock You

Concerts Are Returning to Houston, Thank the Music Gods

White Oak Music Hall is launching a new outdoor concert series, plus other venues announce upcoming shows.

10/06/2020 By Emma Schkloven

All that Jazz

James Francies is Ready to Make You "Sway" During Da Camera's Gala

The pianist and Houston native joins a lineup of international musicians for the organization's live-streamed season opener on Friday.

10/02/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Stay Winnin’

Megan Thee Stallion Tops Time’s 100 Most Influential List

And her cover photo is, shall we say, savage.

09/23/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Good as hell news

Lizzo Received 11 Billboard Music Awards Nominations Tuesday

Plus, several other Houston performers were nominated for the 2020 awards.

09/23/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

New life and art

Apollo Chamber Players Aim High with New Virtual Festival

Even Covid-19 couldn’t keep the ensemble’s "20X2020" finale down.

09/03/2020 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Good Times Await

Houston’s The Suffers Joins Crash the Couch Virtual Music Fest This Weekend

Nathaniel Rateliff, Cold War Kids, and Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard are all headlining the two-day music sesh.

08/13/2020 By Emma Schkloven

There's No Place Like Home

Houston Symphony Extends Its Livestream Music Series

The hour-long performances will feature repertoire not often performed during the orchestra's regular programing.

08/07/2020 By Emma Schkloven

"Can't breathe when I got you on top of me"

Eminem Pays Tribute to George Floyd in New Single with Kid Cudi

The track, "The Adventures of Moon Man & Slim Shady," also takes digs at Drew Brees and anti-maskers.

07/10/2020 By Emma Schkloven