San Antonio has been designated a "Music Friendly Community" by the Texas Music Office.
Legend of the Seagullmen - rock's latest supergroup consists of Mastodon's lead singer and Tool's drummer.
Austin getting it's first record pressing plant, Gold Rush Vinyl, located in North Austin, more here.
Meanwhile, Best Buy plans to stop selling CDs & Target is also taking measuring to roll back retailing CDs. More here.
Paul Simon announces retirement?
SHOWS THIS WEEK
SLIEGH BELLS - Paper Tiger - Monday
THE COLOR PURPLE - Majestic Theatre - Tuesday thru Sunday
A GIANT DOG - Beerland - Thursday
A-TRAK - Mohawk - Thursday
RJD2 - Empire Control Room - Friday
Chulita Vinyl Club - Hi-Tones - Saturday
ALBUMS OUT FRIDAY
Black Panther - the soundtrack
Hovvdy - Cranberry
MGMT - Little Dark Age
Son Lux - Brighter Wounds
Legend of the Seagullmen - selftitled