More Local Music News Than Final Four Traffic Snarls

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Buxton mixing their new album in L.A.
The Final Four descends upon Houston this weekend. Oh, if there were only four feeds we had to follow to bring all this lovely Houston music news to everyone. Instead, MCM crawls through more feeds than there are colleges in the NCAA, gathering up every bit we can.

Before we go any further, however, this is of utmost importance. Ozeal brings to our attention the importance of raising children properly.

Speaking of the Final Four, the festivities include a series of free outdoor concerts at Discovery Green, including appearances by The Hold Steady, Panic! At the Disco, Kenny Chesney, Los Skarnales - who are onstage now - and Kings of Leon.

Other shows coming up on the calendar:

Something Fierce reveals their new album, Don't Be So Cruel, at Mango's tonight. Wicked Poseur, The Hangouts, and some carefully curated tunes courtesy of Fat Tony will round out the lineup, and the track "Empty Screens" is posted at Consequence of Sound.

Del Tha Funky Homosapien stops into Fitz tonight, as well.

Born Liars plays Cactus Music at 5 p.m. Saturday.

Machinotaur releases a CD at Mango's Saturday, with heavy hitters Cavernous, Monoceros and Omotai also on the bill.

Scissor Sisters drops by Warehouse Live Monday.

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B L A C K I E takes over Warehouse Live on Thursday.

Former local emo crew Blueprint is playing the first of what's been rumored to be a handful of reunion shows April 9 at Echo.

Here's a Purple Bastard remix of Mr. Oizo.

Buxton is currently in Los Angeles, mixing their new record with Jim Scott. See?

Yet another band needs a drummer. This time it's funky rockers Electric Attitude.

Chamillionaire has uploaded some Playlist Poison tracks to YouTube: "When Ya On" feat. Nipsey Hussle; "This My World" feat. Big K.R.I.T.; "Charlie Sheen" feat. Rock D & Killer Mike; and "Passenger Seat" feat. Short Dawg.
Cham also says that his Major Pain 1.5 mixtape will be available April 18.

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