Category: Music Rants

Critique: Heard it All Before or Too Simplistic

Lately, since the orange is in CD has been released, we’ve been getting reviews of the CD on different websites –, etc. – and it has been a good experience. Hearing the good and the bad is a positive thing. But, I’m always puzzled by the comments “Heard this before…” and “It’s too simple…” Paul McCartney once said (quoting… Read more →

Local Music Store Closing Its Doors (UPDATED)

The continuing destruction of the independent record store has claimed another. Cactus Records, one of the oldest and most well-respected local music stores in Houston is closing its doors as of March 31. The tremendous support they gave the music community is their legacy and they are an important part of the tapestry of Houston music. Quinn Bishop, the long-time… Read more →

RIAA: We Are Morons

I don’t weigh in too much on the whole file sharing argument. In general, I figure technology will balance out the situation. I have my opinions, but they are relatively unimportant. But, one thing I can say for sure is that the recording industry is not only handling it badly, they are looking like complete idiots in the process I… Read more →