Tex Kerschen: Swine, This Month’s Top Exhibits, Local Magazine,
“Kerschen has sought out the perfect venue for the first comprehensive exhibition of his work in Houston: Civic TV is an artist-run space that prides itself on showing cutting-edge (and under the radar) music and art.”
Tex Kerschen: Swine preview, by Paul Middendorf, Free Press Houston,
“a collection of lush collages… vivid and almost sculptural…”
Studded Left Drop New Release, by David Garrick, Free Press Houston,
“… reinventing their sound, Studded Left continue to prove that they’re light years ahead of most bands in their genre, and decades ahead of so many bands… who feel like they should always play it safe.”
Review of Indian Jewelry at Liverpool Psych Fest, Drowned in Sound
“Indian Jewelry are a revelation. Playing a set mostly tailored towards this year’s Doing Easy long player, they’re a technicolored melange of noise and confusion…”
Review of Indian Jewelry at Liverpool Psych Fest, Get Into This
“Indian Jewelry’s set, meanwhile, is simply superb. At times teeming with a noirish haze, at others slipping into a sumptuous groove, they thrive on the knife edge of darkness and light with colossal aplomb and are one of the weekend’s absolute highlights.”
Review of Indian Jewelry’s Doing Easy, Critical Masses
“Maybe Indian Jewelry exists as a backlash against all that the city of Houston and its powerful lobbyists and donors stand for. A return to the wilderness. I dunno. I just know that over the course of a decade plus, they’ve blazed a trail through musical vistas so searing and vivid that whether or not they really stand for anything as overt as what I’ve suggested doesn’t really matter.”
Interview with Michael McFadden, Free Press Houston.
“I am drawn to things that exude a dynamic of powerful uselessness. Borges… the Museum of Jurassic Technology… Tristram Shandy… the signage at taquerias.”
Review of Indian Jewelry at Austin Psych Fest, LA Record.
“…the beautiful man backing her (I assume that’s her baby daddy, Tex Kerschen) is so stoic and mysterious, it makes me want to live the rest of my life in assless chaps, only crawling out from one of his big amplifiers at night to serve him onion rings”
Interview with John Alfone, Houston Press.
“Maybe music is finally catching on in Europe…”
Indian Jewelry shoutout from Pete Kember/Sonic Boom, in the Guardian.
“Indian Jewelry and Peaking Lights at full tilt,” he offers. “It has become a far wider term, and it can apply simply to musicians who rewrite the rules, so I would say Aphex Twin is ‘psychedelic’…”
Interview with Andrew Dansby, Houston Chronicle.
In which we discuss “Peel It” in relation to Socrates, Zizek, and other totalitarians.
Interview with Odd Hours.
In which we discuss some of the places we have recorded records and refer to ourselves as “empty inside… a bunch of walking lampshades.”
Interview with Ramon Medina, Free Press Houston
In which we wax bitter about working a soul-destroying warehouse job as well as the kind of shitbags that ruin everything.
Interview with Dangerous Minds
In which we allude to our aversion toward social-climbing.
Interview with Dallas Observer
In which we discuss working vs waiting, and the demerits of rehearsing.
10 Cool & Cheap Weekenders, Chris Gray, Houston Press
In which we are once
Interview with Spinner / Aol
Wherein we ramble.
In which we say: “Our audience is about three people and they’re pretty smart people, they’re savvy. But we have to say that because they’re our friends.”