Aisha Burns’ debut album is a sprawling nine songs that portrays Burns at her most intimate and vulnerable, and is the result of her coming into her own as a multi-instrumentalist.
American Sharks has released its debut album on The End Records, a nine-song collection that screams of Satan and demons, and is a whole lotta fun to listen to. Read more about the mischievous metal band in this exclusive interview.
The two Detroit-raised cousins performed their first original song together as eight and nine year olds using a small Cassio keyboard. Since moving to Austin as 20-somethings, Migrant Kids have found their niche.
So I decided to listen to nothing but Kidz Bop for four days straight. Honestly, I just wanted to make fun of the brand as much as possible, but I discovered much more than I anticipated.
Chloe + Zoe, a weekly web series finishing its second season, is skyrocketing in views with their quirky, laid back attitude that almost perfectly resembles 20-something-year-olds getting their life together. New episodes air on Tuesdays.
Michael Carrillo is on a relentless search for a musical unity similar to that of bands he admires. Hence, the complexity of his band’s lineup history. Read about Deer Vibes and their self-described “indie rock shit/sad orchestral” sound.
Some of the best friendships bloom from an initial dislike for one another. For indie garage punk band Shannon and the Clams, this led to not only a great friendship but a successful musical project, as well.
Austin duo Feuding Fathers are celebrating the release of their third EP, ‘Kid Tested, Father Approved’. Despite the fact that math rock typically doesn’t gather the attention of girls, they do it anyway and do it well.
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.
San Antonio-based indie band Phonolux is the next band to come out of San Antonio to get over the hump of being from “Austin’s little brother.” Their new EP “Feathered Fortress” is available now on iTunes.
Most bands pinball within the confines of a triangle, careening incessantly from point to point: studio, van, stage; with a liquor store pitted dead center like a throbbing, infected bulls eye. Austin’s Royal Forest, on the other hand, is resolute about venturing out with gear in tow. Out, deep, high, and altogether far afield. To […]
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 […]
Prog-punk icons RX Bandits have re-emerged and are embarking on a 20-date tour to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their career landmark album, ‘The Resignation.’ Chris Thompson interviewed guitarist Steve Choi before they hit the road to talk about the tour and a new covers EP.
“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.
Jay Chandrasekhar of the Broken Lizard comedy troupe will be in Austin on June 26 for a night of stories and comedy. Read the ‘Super Troopers’ star’s take on doing standup comedy versus big screen comedy, and what he thinks of Texas attitude.
The local comedian has performed at festivals from Austin to Montreal. Molandes sat with Red River Noise to tell us how he got his start in comedy, as well as the growing Austin comedy scene.
Learn about Danny Palumbo, an up-and-coming standup comic who now calls Austin home, but got his start in Pittsburgh, Pa. The comedian tells us about growing confident and embracing the “self-deprecating and maybe even masochistic” comedy-writing process.
Comedienne Fortune Feimster is everything you expect her to be. She is friendly, self-assured, cheery and—of course—hilarious. Learn more about the Chelsea Lately writer and performer in this RRN comedian spotlight.
Torres has received rave reviews for her raw lyrics, vibrant voice and brilliant portrayal of an array of somber emotions. Red River Noise caught up with the up-and-coming indie songstress to discuss her musical influences, her self-titled debut album and her current tour.
“The town we’re from is a very Christian town,” tells John Gable, “and it’s usually Christian hardcore bands playing at churches.” Not being of that ilk, the musician’s early hometown shows never went well. “So a friend of mine at a Christian show is like, ‘Hey, you know what there aren’t enough of at Christian shows? Knife […]