High times: How pre-gaming changes live music

Oregon legalized recreational marijuana use in 2015, which has been ample opportunity to study the nexus of evidence around one of music's most enduring questions: What's the difference...

Chicago stakes its claim as the birthplace of house music

The genre of house music is deeply rooted in the city of Chicago, with many believing the city to be its birthplace. On Saturday, May 27th, musicians,...

Where did house come from? A deep dive into the history of house music

If you read our earlier piece on the history of electronic music, you may have a leg up on the history of house music, as it's often...

We’re all too stressed out: Go out, be happy, don’t worry about it…

Everybody’s working for the weekend… Why? Because it’s party time! Or concert time, or low-key bar night. Whatever the case, the weekend is your time to go...
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It’s time to accept “Latino” music into mainstream genres

The next time you turn on the radio (or use Spotify), you're increasingly likely to hear something in Spanish. And that's okay. Much like music in English...
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Hidden Gems: Good Good Comedy Theatre

To put it mildly, we are living in trying times. To put it less mildly, it seems like every time you turn on the news some truly...
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7 predictions on the future of live music

When concerts first came to be, people built stages and amphitheaters that would try to push the sound as far as possible. With no power, getting the...

Why getting around Houston is so easy

Despite being a large metropolis, many parts of Houston don't necessarily feel that way. A big reason why is because Houston's population density isn't high. As a comparison...
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4 tips on how to make friends in a new city

In your adult life, adventure awaits in uncertainty. That's what is so exciting about the potential of moving to a new city, there's new adventure that awaits!...
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Don’t go to another concert without protection (for your ears)

There's absolutely nothing as incredible and physically intoxicating as going to a live music show. That feeling that grabs ahold of every inch of your body when...

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