Fun fact. I’ve had about a billion hobbies in my life. I like to do a little bit of everything and one of my favorite things is to play music. I love my ukulele because it’s such a small sweet instrument. I love instruments that sound like magic sprinkles and this is definitely one of […]
In this latest Spotify playlist, we decided to get super beachy! We were looking for the kind of songs that make you daydream of the ocean but in a cool and modern way. Comfy in Nautica by Panda Bear and Washed Out’s album Paracosm are instant beach classics. And what could be more dreamy and […]
Confession: I can’t hear what makes 90s music dated. I’m a child of the 80s and 90s and to me the 90s just sound like good music. A couple of nights ago, I was hanging out with some girlfriends, one of them is super obsessed with the 90s and just a couple years younger than […]
Need a little inspiration to move your dancing feet? It’s the holiday season and you know what that means – holiday parties! Here’s a mix that is party perfect. This mix is created by DJ Fredster, one of our favorite Houston DJ’s. It’s the type of music you will regularly hear at a Pop Shop […]
Desmond Dekker, The King of Ska shown below. July is here and it’s so hot! If you are anywhere near me (Houston TX) the heat is sweltering this year. I need the beach. I need the pool. And I need some good music to cool me down. Nothing says summertime like Ska, Reggae and Dancehall […]
Mlee Marie isn’t your average badass. The brainchild, and sometimes solo artist, Hearts of Animals has been called some of the best avant garde musicians in Houston. She plays a ton of different instruments sax, guitar, keyboards, and more. She’s also an illustrator and avid crafter. This summer she created a new video with Ramon […]
Hey friends! It’s playlist time. Here’s a new Spotify mix I made. I was listening to What’s the Frequency Kenneth over and over and built the playlist around that. The song is about an bizarre attack on journalist Dan Rather in 1986. Since there was one 90’s song there might as well be two songs […]
Meet Zahira Gutierrez musician, bandmate of the Wild Moccasins, artist from Houston Texas. We talked to her about her latest endeavors and what inspires her. BB: How long has Wild Moccasins been together? How has it changed over the years? ZG: We’ve been together for about 8 years now. Members have changed, styles have changed, […]
The omnichord is a used-to-be-obscure instrument that has become over the last few years because of it’s awesomeness. It’s easy to play with a unique – sprinkly-magical-vintage keyboard sound. It was made by Suzuki in the early 1980s and sounds like the times. It is an instrument that’s perfect for beginners, for learning to play […]
Trey’s Vintage is a unicorn among vintage wear. Not only does Trey specialize in men’s vintage but it’s also a really cool genre of deadstock sports vintage. Take a look. There’s jersey’s, jackets, and t shirts for fans in Miami, LA, and Dallas. Many eras are included. Some of his pieces have an older feel […]
Maybe it was one too many mimosas but we started getting in the serious holiday spirit today! Here’s a spotify playlist of some of our favorite Christmas songs. Enjoy and Happy Holidays from us here at Pop Shop America. We gave you a little bit of everything with this playlist and it’s all super cool! […]
Reverberation DJ’s are the quintessential group for classic vinyl. Catch them at bars, events, and happenings around Houston. They play a blend of vintage soul, funk, psych, and rock and roll all on vinyl. Prince Cobra made us this cool mix that features The Bar-kays, Dusty Springfield, Redbone, and more. Follow Reverberation and their escapades in […]
The Class Room’s owner Cabby curated this latest mix tape that features Alt-j and Z-Ro! It’s has lots of hip hop, R & B, and some dancy tunes too. It’s basically a mix tape form of what The Class Room is like as a men’s fashion boutique. Check it out! It’s so fun. The Class Room […]
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By Ornaments Listen to this mix that includes awesome bands like Warpaint, UNKLE, and Damon Albarn. Ornaments (Nata, Tania & Jose) curated this mix tape of songs that inspire and influence their own music. Ornaments are a Houston based punk band that plays their next show June 28th at the Alley Kat Bar in mid-main.
Listen to the latest playlist- Summer Dance party filled with awesome 80s and 90s R & B dance hits. This playlist was compiled by our favorite preparator and graphic designer Khrystah Gorham.
Here is an indie dance music playlist curated by Matthew Krecji. Matthew is known as “that tall smiley guy” at Mercantile and Double Trouble. He has stellar taste in music and supports local arts. Pop Shop will have a guest playlist each month to keep you rocking. Have a listen and let’s dance!
In celebration of the Wild Moccasins 88 92 that is released on February 8th, we made this playlist full of awesome tunes from Houston and a few bands from different parts of Texas. Click here to listen to the playlist through Spotify. It’s perfect for your studio while you’re getting creative. And join us at a free […]