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Byline: Greg Fails

There’s something stirring deep within the subconscious of Brand New frontman Jesse Lacey on their 2017 LP, “Science Fiction.” Possibly the last album from the Levittown, New York quartet who burst onto the emo scene in the late ’90s, “Science Fiction” feels like a natural capstone to one of rock music’s biggest...

Harwin Harwin may not be the most scenic area in Houston, but it does have its charm. Known for its killer bargains and discounted prices, it’s an area of town every college student should be familiar with. On the outskirts of Chinatown, between Beltway 8 and 59, you will find a plethora of strip malls offering...

On any muggy night, Houston is brimming with music from the Revention Center, House of Blues, the warehouse-like Walter’s, or ever increasingly, in the nooks and crannies of abandoned taquerias, industrial studios and houses which serve as the DIY venues this city has gained a reputation for. As many of these venues...

Last week Netflix released the trailer for their Adam-Wingard-directed adaptation of “Death Note.” Almost immediately they found themselves again facing accusations of Whitewashing over their casting of Natt Wolff as the lead character, Light. The controversy technically started back in 2015. American-Asian actor Edward...

Oh Valentine’s’ Day, you media-backed, loneliness-shaming, tacky-red-and-pink-decoration-sequined corporate joke of a holiday—why must I always be vexed by you? Why have I never spent one of you with someone nice? Was it too much to ask for a pleasant Valentine’s’ Day with that girl who tried to stab me with a fork? Or...

Big breaks don’t come easy for artists; it often takes more luck than work. But these bands seem to have that equation backwards when it comes to success stories. Single Mothers Formed by Andrew Thompson after a particularly bitter break up, Single Mothers have remained one of the most energetic and exciting punk acts...

Drake may be from Toronto, but the man is a Houstonian at heart. Through songs, wardrobe choices and his travels, here are five ways Drizzy held it down when it came to H-Town. Pretty much every song on “Nothing Was the Same” “Like H-Town in the summer time, I keep it 100 Met a lot of girls in my times there, word to...

  “This has become a project, more vanity than logic because I’ve found the view from the cross can be so awesome” gurgles Drew Thompson in the opening diatribe of Meltdown, the third EP released by the Canadian band Single Mothers. It’s a short and uncharacteristically nostalgic surprise release that sparks intrigue...

“Amor Prohibido” by Selena Has there ever been any doubt about who the real queen of Houston is? Selena was a trailblazer in pop music and her legacy, much like the Astrodome, is far too big to ever be destroyed. “Killing Time” by Destiny’s Child Her self titled album clearly showed, Beyonce reps Houston hard, and as this...

As a Tier One university with more than 42,000 students, the University of Houston plays host to major accomplishments every year. However, alongside every Peach Bowl win there are students, faculty and alumni winning awards and making advances, even in fields of study you might not have heard of. This professor...