Cover Story: 10 More Houston Acts You Should Know About


LITTLE SPEAR

Style: Charming, folky indie-pop duo; hold the Indigo Girls wisecracks (unless it's a compliment).
Find Them: Facebook
See Them: Just opened for Kishi Bashi at Fitz and played iFest; watch Web site for more shows.
Listen: Currently attempting to launch their double EP via crowdfunding, including a pair of recent Indiegogo campaigns that netted almost $3K.


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RAINCHILD

Style: Brooding alt-rock; named Rock Band of the Year at the 2012 Texas Buzz Awards.
Find Them: Facebook
See Them: May 23 at Bourbon Street Sports Bar in Katy; June 8 at the Houston Beer Festival at Sam Houston Race Park, among other shows
Listen: Snippets of 2010's three-song 1/3 Anatomy EP streaming on Web site.


RUNAWAY SUN

Style: Smoldering, Latin-laced Texas blues-rock; the inspiration for this article long before the cover story was conceived -- we were just sitting here one day, ran across their name and thought, "That band just doesn't get enough credit."
Find Them: Facebook
See Them: June 14 at Fort Bend Brewing Company, Missouri City
Listen: Five songs from the quartet's two studio albums are streaming on their Web site.


SEAT7

Style: Upbeat pop-rock with a heavy dose of electronics.
Find Them: Facebook
See Them: Stay abreast of Seat7 by signing up for the newsletter on their Web site, which comes with a free copy of their single.
Listen: Two songs, "Fuse" and "Forget About Him," available on Soundcloud
Note: Googling this band is very difficult.


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WE WERE WOLVES

Style: In-your-face psych-stoner rock. Heavy, man.
Find Them: Facebook
See Them: This Friday at LoudFest in College Station; July 6 on a four-hour boat cruise with American Sharks
Listen: Last year's 11-song debut LP, Wolf House, streaming and for sale on Bandcamp.


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5 comments
Seat7
Seat7

Thank you guys for the mention!!

Mj Street
Mj Street

Y'all forgot The Killing Joke playing may 25th at numbers

albertgator
albertgator

Thank you for compiling this list! I love finding music that's made here, but it's hard to keep track of everything that comes out.

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