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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 uses – a Dinner Mix, [Continue]

Watch: Adele’s Video for “Someone Like You”

Watch: Adele’s Video for “Someone Like You”

Adele just released a video for “Someone Like You.”  If you thought the song was heartwrenching enough before, wait until you see this.  The video was shot in black and white on the streets of Paris and given a film treatment.  It’s gorgeous, simple, and effective. Of course, the release is a great excuse to [Continue]

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 that I just haven’t gotten around to it.  This weekend though, I [Continue]

AGMG Presents: Christmas Tuneskies 2010

AGMG Presents: Christmas Tuneskies 2010

Last year, I started a new holiday tradition, one truly for the ages.  Born out of apathy for Top Whatever end-of-year lists, I decided that it wasn’t really the Austin Girl Music Guide style to pretend like I’d listened to every album that came out in a given year carefully enough to actually rate them [Continue]

Dear Blog…

Dear Blog…

Oh.  Hello there.  How’s it going?  <shuffles feet> I’m alright…you know, I’ve been busy. Yes, again.  I’m sorry, okay? No really, I’m sorry.  I’ve been the worst blog owner.  You deserve more. I understand.  I’ll start right away. No, you’ll see this time.  I’m going to [Continue]

Preview: Fun Fun Fun Fest, Sunday

Preview: Fun Fun Fun Fest, Sunday

Like, OMG, FFFF is almost here!  Why, it’s so super-fun, I can hardly even stand it!  Ha ha, sarcasm aside, I am looking forward to this weekend’s festivities and what will hopefully be a much more laid-back version of ACL weekend.  If you missed it, check out my FFFF picks for Friday and Saturday here. [Continue]

Preview: Fun Fun Fun Fest, Friday and Saturday

Preview: Fun Fun Fun Fest, Friday and Saturday

Happy Monday everyone!  Now that October is drawing to a close, isn’t it about time to look forward, forge ahead to the next big festival on Austin’s ever-expanding list of events?  And that, my friends, would be Fun Fun Fun Fest, taking place November 6-8 at Waterloo Park.  FFFF is one of Austin’s newer fests; [Continue]

Preview: ACL Fest 2010, Bands to See Sunday

Preview: ACL Fest 2010, Bands to See Sunday

This is it!  The last preview for ACL fest, now only 2 weeks away.  If you missed out on my recommendations for Friday and Saturday, you can click here and here to check that out.  On with Sunday’s bands to see! SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10TH Ted Leo and the Pharmacists – 12:30 – 1:15 pm Start [Continue]

Preview: ACL Fest 2010, Bands to See Saturday

Preview: ACL Fest 2010, Bands to See Saturday

If you missed it, we’re previewing this year’s ACL Fest.  I’m giving my recommendations of bands to see for each day, and today, we’re looking at Saturday’s schedule.  If you missed my picks for Friday of the fest, check it out here. Saturday is an entirely different beast, all full of conflicts and tough choices.  [Continue]

Preview: ACL Festival 2010, Bands to See Friday

Preview: ACL Festival 2010, Bands to See Friday

Well, it’s about that time…the ACL Festival is right around the corner and now that the aftershow situation has been addressed, let the daily schedule planning commence!  It’s getting cooler outside and I’m extra excited about the possibility of good weather this year (let’s cross our fingers that the Dillo Dirt has [Continue]

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