Unified Space (Houston, TX)
Unified Space makes music drawn from the traditions of Krautrock, space music, and improvisation. Swirling psychedelia, motorik rhythms, and minimalism.
ST 37 (Austin, TX)
ST 37, long-running specialists in bubbling-mercury riffage and German-flavored trance rock… – David Fricke (Rolling Stone)These Texas astronauts stuff their hash pipes to the brim and pay homage to Can, Amon Duul and Chrome…their psychedelicatessen of originals is stocked with brain-melting skree… – Fred Mills (Magnet)
My favorite track on the album is “Concrete Island, an adaptation of J.G. Ballard…on first listening…I recalled reading this book so vividly and so perfectly, I was amazed. This recollection was unlike any feeling I have previously known or felt from music… – Adam Strider (StriderNews)
From the moment the credits open, the band launches into a continuously evolving and strangely beautiful ethereal drone lasting the duration of the 1926 silent film classic. (from a review of ST 37’s soundtrack to Fritz Lang’s “Metropolis”) – Michael Bertin (Austin Chronicle)
A friend of mine said I would get a “kick” out of it…I did. – Byron Coley
..paint-blistering guitar and some elegant phased bass work poised atop droning vocal splendor… – Phil McMullen (Ptolemaic Terrascope)
The piledriving Hawkwind-y/Wipers stuff near the end is still my favorite. – Jello Biafra
High Desert Queen (Houston, TX)
Introducing High Desert Queen whose sound can be best described as Texas Desert Rock. We are from Houston,Tx featuring former members of Manhole, Childman, Vice Grip, Toho Ehio, The Dolly Rockers and The Black Math Experiment.
“Somewhere between the deserts of Texas and the unknown come High Desert Queen. Taking its influences from legendary stoner rock bands Kyuss, Sasquatch, and QOTSA, High Desert Queen have risen to the top of the Houston music scene. Their live shows are a journey into the open roads of the badlands from Big Bend to Joshua Tree, with no speed limit or second chance.” -Thom Young, featured writer in PBS Newshour, Huffington Post, and author of INSTAPOET.