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Posts by Laura Allmon

Rick & Roy – Superfluidity (2015)

Rick & Roy – Superfluidity (2015)

Yes, Rick and Roy from Lucero. No it’s not Alt-Country, in fact it couldn’t be further from Alt-Country. I managed to catch up with both Rick and Roy while they were in Houston on tour this past month with Lucero, and I got a better perspective of how this duo went from their Lucero gig […]

Stephen Chopek – Things Moving (2015)

Stephen Chopek – Things Moving (2015)

Stephen Chopek, a strikingly handsome young man with a long resume of music experience behind him that includes touring with the likes of Charlie Hunter and John Mayer, has a new EP titled Things Moving. “Systematic Collapse” is the first track off of the new EP, which is available on his bandcamp page. This song has an upbeat tempo […]

Mighty Souls Brass Band – A Mighty Big Sound

Mighty Souls Brass Band – A Mighty Big Sound

The Mighty Souls Brass Band’s debut album Lift Up is exactly what you need to listen to when you’re having withdrawals from all the Mardi Gras fun. If you missed out on finding that little baby in your king cake this year, mix up a drink, put Lift Up on, sit back and crown yourself […]

PORTER – FIRST LISTEN: HARDEST HEALIN'

PORTER – FIRST LISTEN: HARDEST HEALIN'

Chris Porter brings his deep strong voice with emotional stories in his upcoming (due out early March) debut solo album This Red Mountain. Porter has been working relentlessly on the content of this album for some time. The songs tell the stories of his real life and have meaning and conviction that the listener can truly […]

AMERICAN AQUARIUM- FIREHOUSE SALOON, HOUSTON, TX JANUARY 23, 1015

AMERICAN AQUARIUM- FIREHOUSE SALOON, HOUSTON, TX JANUARY 23, 1015

On Friday January 23rd a few of us staff members met up at the Firehouse Saloon in Houston to see American Aquarium with Mike And The Moonpies. Disclaimer: No boots were harmed in any attempt at the Texas Two Step.

Laura Allmon Joins The Nine Bullets Gang

Laura Allmon Joins The Nine Bullets Gang

Hey y’all, I’m Laura (pictured above with the famous Mr. Gray); I come from a small town in East Texas where the cows outnumber the people. I’m a wife, mother of one, and a desk slave at a financial firm in the Houston area ‘burbs and I cuss a lot. A lot! My guilty pleasures […]