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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: MGMT

Album Review: MGMT

Congratulations (2010) I’m admittedly a little late to the party when it comes to reviewing MGMT‘s latest album, Congratulations, released back in April, but oh well.  Now is as good a time as any to post a review since MGMT will be playing a long-awaited gig at Stubb’s this weekend, plus, I’m not at all [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]

What I'm listening to this week: MGMT

What I'm listening to this week: MGMT

Oracular Spectacular – 2008 The description that pops into my mind first when I hear this album is “glam rock”. MGMT‘s Andrew Van Wyngarden and Ben Goldwasser have intentionally attempted to redefine the term so that it’s something closer to melodic spacey synth-pop, without losing that dirty, intriguing 1970s rock [Continue]