The Tontons’ sound, which lead songstress Asli Omar describes as “indie-pop” for the sake of convenience, seems to have a developed a sense of catchy momentum outside of their native Houston.
Fans at Stubb’s on Friday evening enjoyed great weather, a strong turn-out, a solid opening act and a celebrated hometown headliner. What more could you ask for?
Austin-based hyper-kinetic duo Zorch have released their album ‘Zzoorrcchh’ via popular tastemaker label Sargent House. Get to know the duo before checking them out with Minus The Bear and Tera Melos next month at Emo’s. Tell them we sent you.
Red Bull had an Austin Sound Select concert at Stubb’s this past Saturday featuring The Dandy Warhols and Theophilus London. Austin’s own The Sour Notes and Gentleman Rogues opened.
Popular indie-pop band Fitz and the Tantrums performed a headlining concert at Stubb’s with Saints of Valory and Ivy Levan on July 13. We sent one of our photographers to shoot live photos of concert for your viewing pleasure.
It’s another day on tour for John Wicks, while he stares out the back window of a ornate tour bus, watching streams of people steadily collect like little ants. There’s still yet another eight hours to drain from the clock until him and his bandmates step underneath those hot lights. On a handful of the […]
Austin’s own experimental indie faves The Octopus Project celebrated the release of their new album ‘Fever Forms!’ at Mohawk on Saturday, July 6. Wild Moccasins and Zorch opened. Mary Rehak shot the photos. Check ’em out.
“I don’t think there was much of a plan in the beginning, other than let’s make some rad sounds,” says Toto Miranda. A decade and five LPs later, The Octopus Project is one of Austin’s brightest and funnest exports. Read about the new album ‘Fever Form’s here.
Emo’s was all indie last Thursday when South Australia’s own Atlas Genius headlined a sold-out show with California-based band, The Neighbourhood, as their openers. Check out our review and photos from that night here.
Robert DeLong is popular for his play with video-game peripherals, such as a Wii remote connected to a MIDI interface, and use of a drum equipment, keyboards and laptops.
Two Door Cinema Club is a hard band not to dance to. But how can you blame the ladies? Women seem to go a little loco over the whole skinny jeans, poppy jams and Irish accent thing.
Austin indie-pop quintet Quiet Company have revisited their debut album, 2006’s ‘Shine Honesty’, and have released a re-recorded version called ‘A Dead Man On My Back: Shine Honesty Revisited’.
A journey, blown in every direction of the wind, brings home one Texas native to embrace her roots. Emily Bell flirts with what could be called a classic sound. Learn more about the Austin singer and songwriter in this feature interview.
We know it’s still a long time until September but you might want to start planning now for the fourth annual Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh, NC. Tickets are only $125 for three days of music from over 175 bands in 15 separate venues. Need we say more?
Celebrating it’s fifth year atop Mulberry Mountain, the 10th Annual Wakarusa Music Festival promises to be a hell of a weekend. Artists like Dispatch, Widespread Panic, Of Monsters and Men and Rebelution will make their way to Ozark, Arkansas this festival season.
It’s that time of the year in Denton, TX. It’s the fifth annual 35 Denton Music Festival which will feature over 100 artists. The madness begins on March 7, don’t miss out!
Local singer-songwriters Jonny Burke and Emily Bell are bringing a winter wonderland to Holy Mountain with their WinterCamp residency, which includes guest musicians, a photo booth and Santa Claus himself.
Learn about End Wave, the dynamic duo of Austin-bred indie-electro artists John A. and Joe G. Clocking in at 37 minutes, End Wave’s recently released debut moves quickly through the variety of upbeat EDM and hip-hop inspired songs.
Techno maverick Vitalic released his eagerly anticipated album, Rave Age, recently via [PIAS] America. Now, he has released the ‘Rave Age’ mini-mix for free download.
Chicago sibling-duo Wild Belle released the official video for their debut song “Keep You” on Tuesday. Directed by Melina Matsoukas in Kingston, Jamaica, the video features lead singer Natalie Bergman in a tale of unrequited love.