Friday, February 1, at Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge
Toro Y Moi Friday, February 1, at Trees, $17 Fans of Toro Y Moi have been eagerly awaiting their January release, Anything In Return. Buzz from the album leak earlier this year was that Chaz Bundick, Toro Y Moi's frontman-producer, had created a piece of pop art that will take the chillwave movement ... More >>
Grupo Fantasma Friday, February 1, at Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge, $10 It's impossible to stand still around the beats and horns of Austin's 10-piece Latin funk band, Grupo Fantasma, who racked up a Grammy for their latest release, El Existential.
Dirty Projectors have a lot to live up with their forthcoming 2012 album Swing Lo Magellan. Past efforts include an album of Black Flag songs recorded only from memory, and a concept album about Don Henley's life. The band's output has slowed since 2010, when they peaked as blogosphere darlings ... More >>
So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>
We've seen our share of bands that have little going for them aside from a gimmick meant to widen their fan base. But Austin's Foot Patrol might have one of the most unique ones that we've ever encountered -- an unabashed focus on human feet. Lead singer and keyboard player TJ Wade, one half of t ... More >>
Hey, now! It's a hopping Monday evening of shows gracing our area this evening. Definitely hard to choose amongst these contenders...
The big winner at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night? That, surely, was The Arcade Fire, who, whether you've heard of them or not, walked with the coveted Album of the Year title at this year's festivities. But, really, Texas as a whole didn't do too bad as the Texas Music Office in Austin has remind ... More >>
Denny RenshawSufjan StevensSufjan Stevens didn't get too far in his attempt to write an album for each state in the US. Of the 50, he completed two--and then he kind of disappeared for a few years after the release of his Christmas album in 2006. Maybe if he hadn't put more than 20 songs on each ... More >>
Surely, you've noticed the pledge drive efforts going on over at KKXT-91.7 FM of late, yeah? Us too.Annoying? Mostly. Necessary? Most definitely, given the station's public radio domain.But it's not all bad: Anyone and everyone who pledged to the station this week--and anyone and everyone who doe ... More >>
PhosphorescentBrooklyn-based Phosphorescent went from being an unknown indie poet scouring the globe and playing empty rooms to a critical darling almost overnight--many thanks to Willie Nelson. Matthew Houck, the man behind the moniker, made the risky decision to do an album of Nelson covers las ... More >>
With the Austin City Limits Festival (and its rather mediocre line up) coming just around the corner and talk of SXSW 2009 already heating up, it’s a wonder that the state capitol has room for yet another multi-day concert event. But, lo and behold, here comes the third annual Fun Fun Fun Fest (wh ... More >>
Friday, July 6, at House of Blues Cambridge Room