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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 have been times when I’ve sworn off attending ever again, [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]

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]

Album Review: The Clouds are Ghosts

Album Review: The Clouds are Ghosts

The Clouds are Ghosts – 2009 Local Austin band The Clouds are Ghosts, composed of four members from Beaumont, TX and Savannah, GA, formed in 2008 and released their first album, The Clouds are Ghosts, late last year.  Ever since then, they’ve been making the rounds in Austin’s music venues to drum up support for [Continue]

Austin Events: June 1 – 6

How was everyone’s Memorial Day weekend?  For someone on summer break, it kind of all runs together sometimes, but this weekend was especially nice for a lot of reasons.  I hope yours was too. Well, on with the events of the week! Tuesday, June 1st La Roux Check out the British electro-dance duo at [Continue]

ACL Lineup: Reaction

ACL Lineup: Reaction

The beans have been spilled and the ACL lineup has now been out for 10 hours, giving the most opinionated of us something to complain/gloat about this morning.  Much like the gal in the picture, early morning reactions have been decidedly mixed. So, let’s play this game…I’ve decided to split things up into the prestigious [Continue]

Concert Review: Phoenix with Two Door Cinema Club (Austin, 4/29)

Concert Review: Phoenix with Two Door Cinema Club (Austin, 4/29)

Going to see Phoenix at Stubb’s on Thursday night was the first time in a while that I have been to a seriously hyped show.  Most of the shows I went to during SXSW and since then were pretty low-key.  And wow, it is a serious awakening when you realize that people are like, screaming [Continue]

Reviews: SXSW Part 2 (Thursday 3/18 and Friday 3/19)

Reviews: SXSW Part 2 (Thursday 3/18 and Friday 3/19)

Welcome to part 2 of my SXSW review/recap!  I’ll be covering Thursday and Friday of the music fest.  Most of these videos are courtesy of other people, including the concert video-taker extraordinaire @rideincircles. Thursday, March 18th 6:30 pm – Levi’s/FADER Fort The Levi’s/FADER Fort was our first stop after a long [Continue]

SXSW Exclusive: Quiet Company Acoustic Performance

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of meeting the members of the Austin band Quiet Company.  When we told their manager Paul that we could really only accommodate a stripped-down performance, we had no idea what to expect when he said that they would work something out.  From the second the giant L O V E [Continue]

Austin Events: January 22 – 24

Friday, January 22nd Depeche Mode Tribute Night! You know you want to!  Check this out tomorrow night at the Elysium.  Doors open at 8 pm. Matthew and the Arrogant Sea Up and coming Denton band Matthew and the Arrogant Sea comes to The Parish tomorrow, doors at 9 pm.  If you’re a Fleet [Continue]

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