Megan James

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2013

    The Ten Steamiest Moments from ACL Weekend Two

    Before the end-of-the-weekend deluge that cancelled Day 3, it was unseasonably hot in Austin: temps in the low 90s, blazing sun, hordes of fans filling the open plains of Zilker Park, and muggy downpours that only left everyone stickier. In turn, the bands did plenty to turn up the heat. Here are th ... More >>

  • Music

    January 24, 2013

    Purity Ring Wants You to Get It

    Just don't try to define it.

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Purity Ring at the Granada: A 45 Minute Glimpse at a Seductive Pop Future

    I first saw Purity Ring in 2011. Outdoors on a small stage for a 30-minute set was hardly the perfect set-up to see their particular brand of electronic pop, but woo they did it. Their music, a seductive blend of melody and backbeat, sounded new in the best way possible and drew me nearer and nearer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Last Night: Purity Ring, Bethan, Peopleodian, Datahowler

    Purity Ring: Apparently they're a bit camera shy.​Last Night: Purity Ring/Bethan/Peopleodian/Datahowler Club Dada November 7 Better than: anything else happening on a Monday, that's for sure. A four-act bill headlined by a touring international act is very strange for a Monday, but sadly th ... More >>