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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 headlining.  International Waters have been heavily influenced by the indie-pop [Continue]

Pachanga Latino Music Festival Preview

Pachanga Latino Music Festival Preview

Well, it’s a new week in Austin, which means – what else -  there is another festival over the horizon!  But this weekend promises to hold an especially good one.  It’s the Pachanga Latino Music Festival and it’s taking place on Saturday, May 22nd at Fiesta Gardens.  Pachanga is only a couple of years old, [Continue]

Green Steam Circus Preview + Free Album Download

Green Steam Circus Preview + Free Album Download

This Saturday (May 15th) at The Backyard, there’s a very interesting and unique event going on called the Green Steam Circus.  Here’s the info from the promoter: Welcome to a movement to create a green, interactive festival with a steam punk theme. Our intention is to invoke the patrons’ creativity and participation in a Jules [Continue]

Giveaway – Massive Release this Friday at Encore!

Giveaway – Massive Release this Friday at Encore!

If you’ll recall, a couple of weeks ago I wrote about the new Quiet Company EP and EP release party with The Rocketboys, The Murdocks, Stereo is a Lie, and the Eastern Sea happening this Friday at Encore.  If you missed it, check out that post here. Well, what you may not know yet is [Continue]

The Midgetmen: 8 Year Anniversary Show

The Midgetmen: 8 Year Anniversary Show

While we’re on the subject of local bands putting on massive shows in May, another Austin-based indie-rock band, The Midgetmen, is celebrating EIGHT years as a band by throwing a badass party at Mohawk on Saturday, May 8th and it’s sure to be a great time.  Why? Well, let’s start with beer.  The party is [Continue]

New Quiet Company EP + EP Release Show

New Quiet Company EP + EP Release Show

Quiet Company, one of the local bands we worked with during SXSW, should be a familiar name by now if you’re a regular reader of this blog.  And, if you enjoyed their acoustic performance and want to hear more, there’s good news for you!  The band is releasing a six song EP, Songs for Staying [Continue]

Giveaway: One NX35 4-Day Wristband – Winner Announced

Giveaway: One NX35 4-Day Wristband – Winner Announced

And the winner is… @anewshadeofred for her winning and heartfelt tweet: #IloveNX35because this insane little community is teaching me how to SHINE. Music is life and inspiration. Fearless, relentless, and TRUE Nice job everyone!  There were so many fantastic entries – these were the runners-up. @NoComplaints_ for his righteous [Continue]

SXSW Obsession Part 2: Friday and Saturday Music Showcases

SXSW Obsession Part 2: Friday and Saturday Music Showcases

Hi everyone!  Before I start posting the second part of my “SXSW Obsession,” I just had to boast about this image.  How sweet is that?! Seanningham designed this poster for our SXSW coverage and I really dig it!  If this is your first trip to my blog in a while, check out the story behind [Continue]

SXSW Obsession Part 1: Wednesday and Thursday Music Showcases

SXSW Obsession Part 1: Wednesday and Thursday Music Showcases

Hi everyone!  It’s time to start the barrage of posts about SXSW!  I apologize if you’re not planning on attending SXSW, because that and NX35 (if you missed it, you can read my NX35 band recommendations here and here) are basically all I’m going to be talking about for the next three weeks easily. Here’s [Continue]

My picks: NX35 Saturday and Sunday Schedules

My picks: NX35 Saturday and Sunday Schedules

Alright everyone, welcome to Part 2 of my NX35 festival picks!  I hope you checked out my picks for NX35′s Thursday and Friday schedules and if you’re interested in attending the fest, word has it that wristbands are in short supply.  You may want to get on that.  If you have the time and the [Continue]

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