Embracing the Ethereal with Yumi Zouma

I am up on the stage of The Historic Cine El Rey, and the lights are bright. Really, really bright. The entire crowd of Galax Z Fair IV has been invited to dance with the...

The Human Condition: A Conversation with SUPER

Hailing from McAllen, SUPER is composed of Andres Sanchez, Frances Wells, and Joseph Lopez. Their first official release, Human Musik, available May 20 on local label U-¶√πk! (U-Punk), combines loud punk, soft shoegaze, and constructed...

Peaking Lights Interview – Austin Psych Fest

Peaking Lights are a husband and wife duo formed in San Francisco around 2008. They spent some time based in Wisconsin, and now reside back in California. When I think of words to describe...

Chris Catalena "Here Comes the Time" LP Review / Interview

The Austin music scene is simultaneously rich with remarkable artists and hollow with disingenuous hipsters. I didn’t know which I was about to see when Chris Catalena and the Native Americans took the stage...

Interview with The Golden Dawn

The Golden Dawn are an Austin, Tx based group formed around 1966, originally consisting of members George Kinney, Bobby Rector, Tommy Ramsey, Bill Hallmark, and Jimmy Bird. They were friends and contemporaries of well-known...

Protomartyr in the Valley

  Protomartyr is the band that we needed. The same way we needed Iggy or Joey. Generations need music that can be played as they break down the walls of oppression. From civilization, Or from...
Patrick Garcia with Mac DeMarco

Patrick Garcia: The Valley’s Promoter

A primer on Patrick Garcia, the Cine El Rey Theater, and his efforts to transform the Rio Grande Valley the new hotspot for touring bands.

Up The Krux!!

In the middle of the night you wake up. Sweating and with blood dripping from your nose. You have no recollection of what happened the night before. Your bestfriend is sleeping on your couch...

BOOM! in the Valley

  BOOM! are a group of 3 guys, Izak Arida, Christopher Scott and Michael Hodges. Originally from California, they currently reside in Portland Oregon where they have released a bunch of music through Gnar Tapes, Burger Records...

Seven Artists you need to see at Galax Z Fair III

In addition to this year's awesome band line-up, which stretches across four stages, Galax Z Fair will include an artists corner at Suerte on 17th street.  These seven artists cover a large range of...