Buxton packed them in upstairs at Fitzgerald's on Saturday night, playing the entirety of their brand-new, just-released LP, Nothing Here Seems Strange. Performing before an audience of family, scene mavens, new fans, old fans, people who had seen them playing house parties in the early '00s, and curious outsiders, the band made believers out of many and reaffirmed their might to everyone else.
Grab yourself a copy of the new Buxton album, Nothing Here Seems Strange.
Birds Fly South will be available April 10th 2012!
On Nothing Here Seems Strange, Houston-based quintet Buxton's debut for the nationally distributed indie New West after two self-released efforts
Today’s “Featured Artist and Song of the Day” showcases Houston, Texas’ own, BUXTON, with their song, “Boy of Nine,” off the album
Throughout the week and holiday season, Pop & Hiss will be presenting various top 10 lists from its contributors. What follows are the favorite albums of the year from staffer Randy Lewis.
"By all outward indications, Buxton is a full-fledged country band given the acoustic guitar and banjo that kick off “Wolves And Owls” on Nothing Here Seems Strange. But that intro hardly tells the story of this Houston-based band. Yes, the band clearly has country leanings, but more along the alt-lines pioneered by the Flying Burrito Brothers and early Bryds. “Broke From Bread,” in fact, sounds like a missing Burritos B-side with stinging guitar over edgy yet twangy harmony.
Robert Ellis's album "Photographs" is # 17 on Spin Magazines top 20 Country and Americana records this year.
17. Robert Ellis Photographs (New West)
Home: Houston. Age: barely legal. MO: coffeehouse folk mixed with adept trad country (the waltzes!). Likes: watching his girl unpack the Nintendo. Dislikes: cheaters. You'll be friends forever, but don't sass him when he comes home drunk."