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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]

Austin Events: July 26 – August 1

Monday, July 26th Maps & Atlases with Cults, The Globes Indie art-rockers Maps and Atlases will play tonight at Emo’s, doors at 9 pm.  Tickets are $10 and you can buy them here. Robert Plant & The Band of Joy with Bettye Lavette This is a big one, tonight at Stubb’s, doors at [Continue]

AGMG Presents: Christmas Tuneskies 2009

AGMG Presents: Christmas Tuneskies 2009

“That’s sure a lot of tags, Pa…“ As many of you readers know, Austin Girl Music Guide’s tagline is Reviews for Regular People (new readers check out my “About This Blog” page to learn more!).  I love music and the main goal of this blog is making music accessible.  I want to share the music [Continue]

Austin Events: July 27 – July 30

Austin Events: July 27 – July 30

Wow!  Last week was utter madness.  But it was tons of fun and completely worth every stressful moment, including driving 800 miles in three days and waiting five hours for You Tube to upload only to have it fail for an unknown reason.  That only happened like, six or seven times!  Anyway, now that all [Continue]

Today's Musing: "Boy With A Coin" Video

I never felt quite right about posting a Beirut video and not an Iron and Wine one…but hey, when you call a category “Winner of the Week”, you kind of tie your hands a bit.  So here’s the Iron and Wine video for “Boy with a Coin”.  It’s really interesting how they chose to [Continue]

Winner of the week: June 21 – 27

Beirut, The Flying Club Cup – 2007 It was a really tough choice between this and Iron and Wine.  Just get both.  Enjoy! [Continue]

What I'm listening to this week: Iron and Wine

What I'm listening to this week: Iron and Wine

The Shepherd’s Dog – 2007 Sam Beam, the lyricist, voice, and driving force of Iron and Wine, basically came out of nowhere in 2002.   His unique sound and ability helped him quickly find a place in the indie scene; hushed yet warm vocals, barely above a whisper at times, sparse, hollow acoustic instrumentation, and [Continue]

What I'm listening to this week: Bon Iver

What I'm listening to this week: Bon Iver

For Emma, Forever Ago – 2008 I had heard quite a bit about this album before I finally was able to purchase it a few months ago. Positive reviews had me excited that For Emma, Forever Ago was the type of album I could really get into. When I actually did listen to it, I [Continue]

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So this is blogging, huh? Wow, you really have to put some effort in to get it up and running. Kudos millions of people eager to overshare with others! Here’s what my blog is about…I love music and listen to lots of it. I listen to as much as I can, but I don’t claim [Continue]