Get ready for the blistering heat and some of the world’s best musical acts as this year’s Vans Warped Tour kicks off on June 15. With so many bands to check out and discover, we thought we’d help you out by spotlighting five “must see” before hitting the road in August for one of the Texas dates.
Cheap Girls are on tour with post-hardcore band Make Do and Mend. We talked to bassist and primary song writer Ian Graham while on the road to discuss the ’90s label, Rise Records and what’s coming up after this tour is done.
Outdoor screenings of film festival movies without the draining ticket price? BYOB, pay what you can and Q-and-A panels? Looks like it’s going to be a Cinema East Austin summer.
If you have been following Washington’s career, you might know that he used to be a cop. If you’re wondering how he made the transition to comedian, Red River Noise has the scoop on all that and more.
It took 16 days for Valente Rodriguez to film Los Scavengers, but that doesn’t mean his film is completely finished. The coming-of-age, adventure-comedy was set in South Texas along the Rio Grande Valley.
Austin’s Borrisokane is a hot new name we’ve featured in our Future of Indie live showcase series. Now the group is celebrating the release of their ‘Murdering Teeth’ EP while opening up to writer Annar Veröld about their personal lives beyond the music.
Festival season has begun and we made sure not to miss out on Austin Psych Fest. Much like every festival, there’s always ups and downs. Check out our recap and photos from our crazy weekend at Carson Creek Ranch.
Since their start back in 2010, June Divided has been feature on MTVu, The CW Network, and the Alternative Press magazine. Learn more about the band’s new music video and album in this feature.
Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival may be over and Marc Maron may not be in Austin in anymore, but if you missed his performance there are several ways you can keep up with his comedic genius.
The coolest new band from ‘down unda’ may just be The Laurels. Listen to the their new album ‘Plains’ and see them in Austin at Austin Psych Fest.
We had the chance to talk to Erica Driscoll, ethereal vocalist, guitarist, and keyboardist from Warner Bros recording artist Blondfire. The group is currently on tour with Foals. Meet what will be the next indie darling in our interview.
So, Austin Psych Fest is happening this weekend, accompanied by the psychedelic and otherworldly sounds of over 50 different bands. We categorized this year’s Austin Psych Fest lineup from most to least trippy band name.
Moontower Comedy Fest is upon us Austin. The four day mega-comedy fest is full of big names and up-and-comers all worth seeing. With so much to see and so little time to see it all, we thought we would spotlight some performances each night that won’t leave you disappointed.
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.
The Black Angels are on tour promoting their latest release, Indigo Meadow. Christian Bland answers a few questions about the band, the new album and Austin Psych Fest.
a Navaja de Don Juan chronicles the lives of two brothers who encounter and experience a night together. Sex, fighting and debauchery are part of their adventure that they overcome together.
Read about L.A. alt-rockers The Material. The band’s recently released album, ‘Everything I Want to Say,’ in comparison to their previous album, ‘What We Are,’ is similar but definitely more edgy and with heavier tones trying to emphasize the rock.
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’.
Writer/director David Riker is known for his controversial and political films that raise questions and concerns about the immigration culture. His latest film, The Girl, will makes its Austin theater run at the AMC Barton Creek Square 14 starting April 5.
Fun fact: Writer/director Joss Whedon filmed his Shakespearean comedy adaptation, ‘Much Ado About Nothing,’ in 12 days at his Santa Monica home with a cast that he had worked with before. The film was shot during Whedon’s post-Avengers vacation.