Austin Events

Review: Austin City Limits Music Festival 2011

Review: Austin City Limits Music Festival 2011

This year’s ACL Festival was a banner one in many ways.  After 10 years, marked by explosive growth and popularity, the 10th anniversary Fest needed to be memorable.  I’ve been attending ACL for the past six years and some have been better than others.  There [Continue]

Album Reviews

Special Edition Review: Coldplay’s Upcoming “Mylo Xyloto”

Special Edition Review: Coldplay’s Upcoming “Mylo Xyloto”

Mylo Xyloto (Release date – October 24, 2011) Hi there readers!  I can’t believe it’s been nine months since I’ve written a post.  Graduate school ended back in May, and while I’ve been tossing around the idea of blogging again, the truth is [Continue]

Concert Reviews

Review: Austin City Limits Music Festival 2011

Review: Austin City Limits Music Festival 2011

This year’s ACL Festival was a banner one in many ways.  After 10 years, marked by explosive growth and popularity, the 10th anniversary Fest needed to be memorable.  I’ve been attending ACL for the past six years and some have been better than others.  There [Continue]

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Musings

Road Trip Tunes

Road Trip Tunes

Does anyone else get as excited as I do about making music playlists?  I thoroughly enjoy the process of picking out tunes that I would want to hear for specific occasions, and I’m pretty good at it, if I do say so myself.  I always have several going for different [Continue]

Promotions

The Rumble Austin at Beerland Preview

The Rumble Austin at Beerland Preview

Tonight at Beerland, Future Sounds brings you The Rumble Austin, a FREE event featuring three up-and-coming Austin bands that are quickly becoming must-sees in the local music scene.  International Waters, led by Mitch Calvert of the recently disbanded Voxtrot, are [Continue]

Interviews

SXSW Interviews: Bright Light Social Hour, Venice is Sinking, Quiet Company

Just last Wednesday (seriously?  It feels like a million years ago…), I got to meet Curtis, Jack, and A.J. from the Austin buzz band Bright Light Social Hour.  They are all super-nice guys who seem genuinely grateful for all the attention they’re getting in [Continue]