Did you stand up and cheer when Rocky beat Apollo Creed? Did you say “hell yeah!” when Daniel LaRusso defeated the Cobra Kai? Did you get a lump in your throat at the end of Braveheart?
If you like the underdog, give us your vote for best Modern/Alternative band in this year’s Houston Press Music Awards! Voting ends July 31st.
Do you already have plans on August 4th? CHANGE THEM NOW! Because you and all of your friends already have a plan: The Houston Press Music Awards. We’re excited to be playing in this showcase, and judging by the other bands who have already confirmed, it’s going to be an amazing show…which is only $10, by the way. That’s $0.25 a band.
If you haven’t already voted for Jealous Creatures for Best Traditional Rock, you can do that now. Just click on this link, fill out the form, and select our name, thereby telling the powers that be that you want us to win.
Thank you to everyone who voted to nominate us. You guys are awesome! Keep on voting so that we can win!
It’s time to nominate your favorite bands for the Houston Press Music Awards!
We’ve been doing a lot of stuff this year, so here’s a quick run-down of all the possibilities you guys can nominate us for:
Best Local Recording: Bazooka (2013), recorded at Big Door Studios in Webster, TX
Best Album: Bazooka (2013)
Best Local Video: Just a Memory
Best Song: The Right Idea
Best Songwriter: Hirsch/Hirsch/Hlavacek/Barry
Best Female Vocals: Sarah Hirsch
Best Traditional Rock: Jealous Creatures
Keep in mind that this year, each person has exactly ONE (1) BALLOT. (Last year, it was 1 ballot per day, but that has changed.)
Alright, there is all the information! Go forth and nominate! And if you don’t vote for Jealous Creatures, vote for someone else!
Here’s the link: http://polls.houstonpress.com/polls/hou/musicawardsnominations/
Edit: Space City Rock has a list of people worthy of your votes.
Jealous Creatures Hit The Punchy Rock Sweet Spot
By Shea Serrano Wed., Aug. 24 2011 at 11:15 AM
There’s this man we know whom we call K.O. He is a smart man with an uncommon knowledge of early punk (and just rock music in general), and obscure radio stations you can only pick up at certain times of the day in certain areas of town (as well as just regular radio stations in general). Sometimes we ride in the car with him; when we do, we always exit the vehicle just a little bit smarter than when we entered, which is just about the best quality a person you’re regularly in a car with can possess.
K.O. does not actively engage in the local music scene, but he talks like someone who does. That’s where we heard about this week’s Artist of the Week, Jealous Creatures, a punchy little rock quartet with all the verve you’d expect a female-led band to possess. He mentioned them Friday afternoon; by Friday evening we were smitten. Continue reading