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...

Interview with Natural Child

A lucrative but young career for a rock band can mean one of two things. Either they are the current flavor of the month and will vanish just as soon as they came, or they...

James Brown’s Mustache Ain’t Got Nuthin’ On Slow Attack

The concept of a musical 'super group' may be tired. Most of the time when bands are made up of prominent members of other bands, in some way or another ego gets in the...

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...
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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.
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The Many Lives of Daniel James

Leopold and His Fiction front man Daniel James has lived many lives, his musical career and personal life taking sharp turns in unpredictable and seemingly unrelated ways. James’ artistic career started as a fiction writer,...

Dancing in the Dark: An Interview with George Lewis Jr. of Twin Shadow

The very first time I heard of Twin Shadow was back in my eighth grade year, and it just so happened to be because of one of Urban Outfitters' LSTN mixtapes -- a free...

Never Say Never Arts Festival: Making its Mark on the Valley

It’s 2009. As thirty bands get ready to set up on two stages, the crowd is hyped with a new-fangled festival that was finally bringing down some of the hottest bands from all genres...

Live Session: The Young Maths

Valley based dance-funk band The Young Maths has recently returned from their month long summer tour and completed their follow up studio album ERRORRS. OME recently had the time to ask these gents a...

Meet the Murky Melodramatics of Marching Church

Marching Church is hard to classify: moody, romantic, self-induglent, dynamic, and at times, downright unlikable. Telling It Like It Is is the second effort by Elias Bender Rønnenfelt under the moniker Marching Church, with the album...