Less Life, More “The Heart Part 4”

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Drake, presumably peeved at this op-ed

Editor’s Note: Yeah, yeah, okay. Kendrick is king, I agree Emily. But if you keep fuckin w/ that OVO Sound you’re gonna catch these Music Director hands. I’m watching you. 

Some things I learned while studying for midterms this past week:

1. Despite his claims on “Jorja Interlude,” Drake has become delusional and needs to take a break.
2. Kendrick Lamar is the best hip-hop artist of our generation. (J. Cole fans, please sit down).

While I already suspected these facts to be true, the release of Drake’s More Life last Saturday followed by the release of Kendrick’s song “The Heart Part 4” five days later confirmed my beliefs. Continue reading “Less Life, More “The Heart Part 4””

PREVIEW: Tennis @ 9:30 Club

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From a band that we discovered many years ago via free iTunes singles, we are excited to finally see what Tennis has to offer in a live show at the 9:30 Club this Sunday, March 19th. After steadily releasing new singles from their recently released album, “Yours Conditionally,” the husband-and-wife duo of Alaina Moore and Patrick Riley from Denver surely won’t disappoint with a show expected to mix older melodies with tracks off their new, fourth, album.

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The Game of Thrones Live Experience @ Verizon Center

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Wednesday, March 1st. 7:59 pm. More than five thousand giddy Game of Thrones fans sit in the Verizon Center, eagerly awaiting the most epic showing of the HBO hit-series they will ever experience. One minute later, at 8 pm on the dot, hissing fog emanates from the center stage and through the thick of it, a tell-tale, chilling shape begins to emerge, welcomed by a thunder of cheering only five thousand fanatic Game of Thrones addicts could muster. It is the Iron Throne of Westeros. And with that, more than 65 musicians begin to play the now infamous main title. Thus commences the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience.

Photo by Anour Esa

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Interview with Downtown Boys

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Photo Credit: Michael Andrade

 

WRGW’s Pat Geiger was joined by Victoria Ruiz and Joey La Neve DeFrancesco from Downtown Boys for a phone interview in anticipation of their upcoming show at the Black Cat. A transcription of the interview is below. The full audio from the interview can be found here.

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Day for Night Festival 2016

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Day for Night, Houston’s unique celebration of counter culture’s approach to art and music, revealed its latest creations in December. Since 2009, Day For Night organizers have explored integrative experiences with diverse and well researched line-ups of truly innovative music and visual arts, and this year was the most impressive to date. With artists including Aphex Twin, RZA from the Wu-tang Clan, and the iconic director of Halloween, John Carpenter, Day For Night created an environment full of legends. Check out photos from the festival below. Don’t miss your chance to get the best priced tickets for next year with blind presale passes out now!

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