Yr. Weekend, Pt. 2: Jandek + Caroling at Caroline + El Birthday Metalfest + Jonathan Toubin Benefit + More

On to the next one… Saturday now, December 17th, and while yours truly is currently recovering from a very, very late-night party last night and gearing up for the next, there’s a crap-ton of stuff going on today that is flat-out awesome…

Yr. Weekend, Pt. 2: BestFest + Literary Greats + Wine Fest + Peloton + Moon Tower B-Day + Mix Master Mike + More

Holy shit, there is a lot going on tomorrow, Saturday, Sept. 24th. I can barely wrap my head around all of it, seriously, so I’m going to have to just hit the highlights, y’all. The biggie, of course, is the Houston Press Best of Houston BestFest

Robin Heads North; Spencer Gets Hitched (Um, Back in March)

Got some personal-type news to share about a couple of the cool folks over here at SCR; it’s good news, don’t worry… First off, we here at SCR HQ are both bummed & proud to bid a fond farewell to indefatigable writer Robin Babb

Yr. Weekend, Pt. 1 (er, 2): The Elected + Featherface + Omotai + A Thousand Cranes + Praia Urbana + More

Sorry I missed last night’s show madness, folks — especially since there was a lot going on. Yours truly is traveling at the moment, and apparently all the nearby wifi networks are locked-down…

Yr. Weekend, Pt. 3: Weenie Roast + Binarium Sound Series + Caroline Sessions + Loudness + More

The last day before Memorial Day is upon us — Sunday, May 29th — and still plenty going on, don’t worry. Comicpalooza‘s still running, for one thing (sorry, forgot to mention that one yesterday), but honestly, far cooler is the 4th Annual Weenie Roast

Yr. Weekend, Pt. 3: Mustard Plug + Caroline Sessions + Haute Wheels + Ivan & Alyosha (MP3!) + Ragged Hearts + More

Last day of the weekend nearly upon us, y’all — Sunday, May 15th, and it’s looking pretty good, even if it’s not quite as jam-packed as today was… Tonight’s biggie, at least to me, is up at Warehouse Live; there’s a full-on ska-punk throwback night…

Caroline Sessions Interview #4: Andrew Karnavas

The fourth in my ongoing series of Caroline Sessions interviews; this one features Runaway Sun and Tim Qualls, along with the standard free BBQ and beer. It’s sure to be a great show with these two…

Video Time: Talking with Benjamin Wesley

SCR writer Robin Babb has been working hard lately to cover the very cool Caroline Sessions shows (mostly) over at the Caroline Collective

Yr. Weekend, Pt. 3: Caroline Sessions + Bobby Long + Ragged Hearts + Lion of Wall Street + More

It may be Sunday (April 10th, to be precise), but that doesn’t mean you’re out of luck in terms of bands to see, shows to check out, etc. — there’s still a handful of cool things going on, even as the weekend winds down…

Yr. Weekend, Pt. 1: Something Fierce (Reviewed!) + The Hold Steady + Joe Pug + Del Tha Funky Homosapien + More

Man. It’s looking to be a crazy, crazy weekend, so I didn’t want to miss giving at least a brief rundown of what all’s going on, starting with tonight, Fri., April 1st

Yr. (Late) Weekend, Pt. 3?: Benefit For Japan + Spring Howl + Binarium + Kevin Seconds + Rudz MS150 Benefit + More

Sorry, sorry, sorry, y’all — spent Friday night & Saturday celebrating being married for a decade and attempting some half-assed home improvements (which ended up being a letdown, really; after putting Atom & His Package’s “I’m Downright Amazed (At What I Can Destroy With Just A Hammer)”…

Help Japan, Today at The Caroline Collective

A cool, cool benefit event going on today/tonight (Sunday, March 27th) over at the Caroline Collective, as this week’s installment of The Caroline Sessions

Caroline Sessions Interview #3: Featherface and Westbound

The Caroline Sessions are doing some real good this weekend. Sunday (tomorrow) they’ll be hosting a Benefit for Japan at Caroline Collective, with funds going to the Red Cross. Plenty of bands and sponsors have volunteered their time, money, and effort…

HoustonTX@SW 2011 Announces Showcase Lineup

Been waiting to hear the final verdict on this one, but it looks like the HoustonTX@SW gang (formerly known as “Houston@SXSW” these last two years) have settled on the lineup for their March 14th showcase…

Yr. Weekend, Pt. 3: Prairie Cadets + Corey Power + Binarium Sound Series + Upcoming Stuff + More

End of the weekend, coming right up; it’s now Sunday, February 20th, and never fear, there’s still some cool shit to do to round out the past few days. First off, though, a little news — been trawling back through the PR emails we’ve gotten in over the weekend…

NYC to H-Town: Chris Becker Brings Some Culture to Culturemap

Chris Becker is a recent addition to the Houston avant-garde music scene. He’s an electronic musician and a composer whose work ranges from improvised pieces for silent films to hour-long compositions for ballet and contemporary dance…

Yr. Weekend, Pt. 3: Valentines Day Massacre + Chris/Kris Becker + Baby Rudy Benefit + More

Sunday, February 13th, coming up, with plenty to do; here’s what looks cool to yours truly: Valentines Day Massacre, featuring D.R.I., Death Angel, Early Man, Lazarus A.D., Bonded In Blood, Hexen, Will to Live, & H.R.A. @ Numbers…

A Writer — Er, Ten Writers — Walk Into a Bar…

Yours truly spent some quality time last night with his peers in the H-town music-writing community last night, thanks to Caroline Collective-izer and all-round cool guy Matthew Wettergreen, who cajoled and coerced nearly a dozen writer-type people into showing up at Cecil’s and hanging out for a few hours. And it was a hell of […]


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