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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]

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]

Today's Musings: Monsters of Folk

New super-group Monsters of Folk, otherwise known as Jim James from My Morning Jacket, Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis from Bright Eyes, and M. Ward, performed last night on The Tonight Show with Conan.  I like all three of these artists quite a lot, so of course I was interested to hear what they’d [Continue]

What I'm listening to this week: Grizzly Bear

What I'm listening to this week: Grizzly Bear

Veckatimest – 2009 In preparing for this review, I realized something pretty quickly.  Veckatimest is not the type of album that you can put in the car and expect to get the full impression.  Grizzly Bear is the type of band that relies on plenty of nuance and subtlety to keep pace with their bigger [Continue]

Winner of the week: May 24 – May 30

My Morning Jacket – Evil Urges, 2008 It was a tough choice; I listened to a lot of good albums this week.  But Evil Urges won it out.  It’s a great album, and there’s something on it for everyone.  Enjoy! [Continue]

What I'm listening to this week: My Morning Jacket

What I'm listening to this week: My Morning Jacket

Evil Urges – 2008 Ever since I heard 2005′s Z, My Morning Jacket has been one of my current favorite bands.  Led by shaggy-haired guru, frontman Jim James, My Morning Jacket has been completely devoted to reinventing their sound and defying genre for the last several years.  And when a band is as multi-faceted as [Continue]