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Artist Spotlight: Emily Bell

Welcome to the Emily Bell revolution. By way of Houston, New York, and Los Angeles, the sultry queen of classic rock has returned to Austin. A mix of classic 60′s rock n’ r0ll and technicolor soul, Emily Bell presents a new genre of sultry lounge music that we like to call Nu-Vintage. Emily got her […]

Artist Spotlight: Larry g(EE)

Dallas funk creator Larry g(EE) has been part of the Vans Warped Tour, rocked the Jimmy Kimmel Live stage, and now is now bringing his unique brand of soul bleeding funk to all of you this SXSW. Originally from Dallas, Larry brings the kind of exhilarating sound that captivates and energizes everyone in the room. […]

Artist Spotlight: BP Fallon & The Bandits

Of all the artist that will grace the Eye in the Sky Future of Music stage during SXSW 2013, BP Fallon is by and large the most seasoned. While his age and experience says he could be your grandfather, his discography portrays him as a new born. His long awaited debut didn’t surface until 2009, […]

Artist Spotlight: The Baker Family

The Baker Family are an indie rock quartet from Austin, TX, comprised of Stu and Liz Baker, Nathan Ribner, and Darryl Schomberg II. They make their way by blending intense lyrical prowess and catchy folk influenced melodies that can leave you contemplative or dancing all the same. As song titles like ”Family Happiness” and “Loneliness” suggest, The Bakers […]

Artist Spotlight : The Black and White Years

The Black and White Years formed in 2006, and since then have been supplying Austin and the world with retro grade pop jams of the finest quality. Often drawing comparisons to a modern day Talking Heads, it may only be coincidence that their debut album was produced by Talking Heads member Jerry Harrison. The monotonous, […]

Artist Spotlight : Old Coyote

So out of the ashes rises a new coyote. At least a new Old Coyote. On the heels of their first EP, recorded in cahoots with Rory Phillips of The Impossibles, and an appearance at Everyone Knows Everyone alongside Recover and Young Love. Old Coyote have brought their years long hiatus to an end. With […]

Artist Spotlight: New York City Queens

With the release of their latest record Burn Out Like Roman Candles, The New York City Queens have cemented themselves as a Houston mainstay. Of course we love them up here in Austin too, as they will be gracing the stage at Freakout Fest to help us honor the 15 year anniversary of The Flaming […]

Trending Tuesday : Dana Falconberry

Dana Falconberry has been making waves in Austin for some time now. Wooing anyone who sees them live with their knack for harmony. Falconberry’s work has a sort of calming effect on the listener. A calm that sets in as the music sits you down and takes hold of your senses. The harmonies provide the […]

Trending Tuesday: Little Radar

When a Little Radar show comes around everyone should stop and take note. Led by Sean Hale, the bands energy provides for one of the most enjoyable and genuine experiences in the music capital of the world.  I know this is a robust statement, but since the first time I caught this band live I […]

Trending Tuesday: Glowing House

Glowing house is a Denver-based new-folk band comprised of husband-and-wife duo Steve Varney and Jess Parsons, two Denver area music teachers, and features a rotating cast of Denver’s most prominent musicians. Almost two years after their critically acclaimed debut album, The Annual Demise of Every Aspen, Glowing House returns with their sophomore effort Days Run […]