Editor: Austin Psych Fest brought the weirdos to the state capitol this weekend for sets by big legends like The Moving Sidewalks and small ones like Silver Apples. DC9 at Night Writer Jesse Hughey and photographer Tracie Louck were there to brave the mud and reverb to bring you these dispatches.
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Austin Psych Fest has long been a breeding ground for weird guitar sounds from up and comers and legends alike. This year's fest, already possessed of a fairly impressive lineup, has a few fairly major developments for us today: There will be camping for the first time at Carson Creek Ranch. And ent ... More >>
The Raveonettes, TamarynGranada TheaterApril 11, 2011Better than: quoting the raven nevermore.Pete FreedmanThe Raveonettes After a hazy, ethereal opening set from the San Francisco-by-way-of-New York-based, Mexican Summer-signed Tamaryn, who provided a fine example of how to best use the Granada' ... More >>
In this week's paper, Daniel Hopkins caught up with Sune Rose Wagner of The Raveonettes, and discovered that the male half of the Danish duo is, like, totally bummed about not being as close to his partner-in-crime Sharin Foo as he used to be. Sad face.Fortunately, there's a silver lining in all th ... More >>
Swag!Well, mercifully, the last night of SXSW 2011 is finally upon us. And, on this final day, in which luminaries such as Kanye West, Perez Hilton and Rachel Ray are finally letting their presence be known, we finally have a new act sitting atop our buzz power rankings.That's right: Later Kanye; ... More >>
TobaccoLess than a year ago,
Tobacco, the Pennsylvania-born electronic musician and frontman for the
experimental group Black Moth Super Rainbow, released his latest solo album,
Manic Meat, a dark and seedy work that outshone its 2008 predecessor,
Fucked Up Friends. As a solo artist, Tobacco ... More >>
Bring a little rock to your Christmas.There are few things more refreshing on Christmas morning than wheeling the dial and finding an original Christmas song. Or, at least, one that is not by Mariah Carey. Our parents have to be sick of it too. They just have to be. The frustrating thing is that ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, June 21, 2010...Snoop Dogg has been booted from the line-up at a free festival in the Netherlands. You would think one place that would be cool with Snoop would be that country.If there is one thing the Raveonettes know how to do, it's rock a ... More >>
All photos by Patrick Michels
The radio announcer who introduced the band made sure to point out to the crowd that, despite whatever their programs may have said, this was not The Raveonettes. But, alas, the late arrivers to the XBox stage didn't necessarily hear as much.
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The Toadies may take the stage tomorrow afternoon in a prime 4 p.m. slot on one of the festival's two main stages, but make no mistake: Today is DFW's day at ACL.
As I write this, Sarah Jaffe is preparing to take the Austin Ventures stage, performing for the first time with her band as an ei ... More >>
Sorry if this post comes off as a little, I dunno, off. As I write this in the ACL press tent, Daniel Johnston's giving an on-air interview to my right, School of Seven Bells is giving a web chat interview to my left, and Jonathan Tyler and The Northern Lights are talking up a print report ... More >>