Origin of Species: Handsomebeast Becomes Astro Inn
Nick Serena is front man for the band formerly known as Handsomebeast. Like Gremlins that were fed after midnight, the band has morphed into Astro Inn, something new and a little more dangerous. Serena explained why the longtime Houston favorites made a brand change going into a second decade of existence ahead its...houstonpress.com
Paul Klein of ‘LANY’ talks music, the band’s name, and connection to Houston
HOUSTON – If you’ve been looking for some good music to listen to while working from home, look no further! Introducing LANY, an insanely talented musical trio that formed in Nashville in 2014. After the success of their first two albums ‘LANY’ and “Malibu Nights,” they released their third studio album “Mama’s Boy” in October of last year. The band is made up of Paul Klein, Les Priest, and Jake Goss, and the guys recently released a deluxe edition of “Mama’s Boy” that features live and stripped back versions of their tracks. Watch as Paul Klein chats with Lauren Kelly about the band’s name, their music, and their connection to Houston.
Saturday Sessions: Cordovas performs "High Feeling"
Saturday Sessions: Cordovas performs "High Feeling" The band Cordovas is set to release their new collection, "Destiny Hotel," in October. Frontman Joe Firstman started playing music at age 12 in his native North Carolina, and formed Cordovas after a solo career. They released "That Santa Fe Channel," their breakthrough album, in 2018. The group joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" from Nashville's Hutton Hotel to perform "High Feeling."cbsnews.com
Lady Antebellum Drops 'Antebellum' From Band Name Amid Black Lives Matter Movement
Lady Antebellum is changing its band name and apologizing to those who have been hurt by their use of the word antebellum. We are deeply sorry for the hurt this has caused and for anyone who has felt unsafe, unseen or unvalued. Causing pain was never our hearts intention, but it doesnt change the fact that indeed, it did just that. We will continue to educate ourselves, have hard conversations and search the parts of our hearts that need pruningto grow into better humans, better neighbors. Lively was also accused in the past for her now-defunct website, Preserve, glorifying the antebellum South.