Welsh alt-rock trio The Joy Formidable kicked things off with their thunderous sound, while Austin psych-rockers The Black Angels closed the show with their sensuous psychedelia.
The Boxing Lesson will bring their extraterrestrial alt-rock to Guero’s on March 12. Don’t miss the trio performing songs from their upcoming album, Big Hits!, this Tuesday at our Future of Indie day party.
‘For Sale’ hit stores this week, and on Friday, Feb. 8, the band is celebrating with a CD release show at the Scottish Rite Theatre in Austin. Far from your average show, this will be a multimedia performance that features projections and guest musicians.
Zay it ain’t zo! Everyone’s favorite basketball-themed, post-punk party-rockers are calling it quitz. Zlam Dunk is playing its final show this Friday at Red 7 in Austin.
The Boxing Lesson has reunited with local filmmaker Eric Power for another animated romp. Check out the animated monsters stalking their way though Austin at night.
The folks at Teflon Beast Records have a Halloween treat for your ears. “Wheelchair Dracula” features a funky guitar riff and some serious groove.
Ever since Beauty Bar shut down its downtown doors, we wondered what would happen to the space on Seventh Street. Now we know: Welcome Holy Mountain, Red River’s newest bar and music venue.
‘Would You Stay’ introduces to the world the smoky voice, somber tones and engaging energy of Steph Thompson, who performs as Steffaloo. Her Mush Records debut is out now.
You might recognize him as a correspondent on Comedy Central’s hilarious The Daily Show. This Thursday acclaimed standup comedian Al Madrigal is in Austin taping his one-hour Comedy Central special. Tickets are free.
Standup comedian Pete Holmes comes to ACL Live at the Moody Theater, Oct. 23, to tape his first one-hour special for Comedy Central. Admittance is free with your RSVP at theblacklistnyc.com.
Scottish electro-acoustic jazz ensemble Hidden Orchestra is back with a sophomore album full of genre-bending trip-hoppy goodness.
It was a wild night at Beauty Ballroom, filled with visual artists, off-kilter hip hop and an interactive dance party courtesy of Dan Deacon and his crowd participation routines.
The opening minutes of At The Drive-In‘s first show in a decade delivered everything you’d expect: a crowded room of sweaty bodies jumping and swaying and fist-pumping in unison. Tallboy cans launching through the muggy air and beer showering an exuberant crowd that screamed along to every word of the blistering, lose-your-shit madness of “Arcarsenal.” It […]
Thank the indie rock gods a band like …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead exists. The previous decade saw the indie genre fork into two directions: the lo-fi, ’80s-worshipping pseudo-psychedelic musings of chillwavers and the twee, toe-tappy polite indie rock of your Phoenixes and Vampire Weekendses. Heavy, hook-minded guitar rock was […]
One-Eyed Doll is one of Austin’s best-kept rock-music secrets, combining a sound that mixes glam, metal and punk influence with a live show that borders on performance art. More than most bands, a One-Eyed Doll show is an experience: slapping fans, spitting water at people, diving into the crowd mid-song and fearlessly crashing into the […]