MusicSXSW

KING SAINT GERMAIN presents “THE GRINDER”

Unofficial SXSW showcase & party featuring ​ Yonatan Gat, Thor Harris ​ (Swans) & 10 more Wed., March 16, 12pm – 2am  ||  Sahara Lounge, 1413 Webberville, Austin, TX  78721 21+  ||  Suggested donation: $5 (day) / $7 (night)  Free ample parking  ||  Felicia’s BBQ  ||  RSVP:  http://tinyurl.com/sxGRINDER __________________________________________ S …

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Promethean Waltz: A New Production Featuring Robot Drummers and New Music

Austin’s very own Voyager Fest will be hosting an event to be headlined by avant garde act, Ponytrap. This group’s enthralling mix of classical and industrial music provides the foundation for Promethean Waltz, a new theatrical production that tells the story of a search for meaningful connection in a world overrun by …

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The Top 10 Spoon Songs & a Band Retrospective

Yesterday Spoon released their eighth LP, They Want My Soul, and it’s no surprise that Spoon is the most critically praised band of the 2000’s with the highest metacritic score yet. Spoon of course started in Austin and Britt Daniel is from Temple, Texas not far outside Austin. Check out …

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Mix, Dance, and Listen at Subspace ATX: Two DJs Open Underground Electronic Venue

If you plan on seeking an alternative to the downtown electronic music scene, there is hope on the north side of Austin and potentially an emblem of growth and music appreciation. While the bar-hopping culture of our city influences a channel-surfing logic among patrons, Subspace ATX-located in Windsor Park-wishes to …

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A Spree Outside The Atmosphere: Opposite Day Releases Space Taste Race, Pt. 2

I sat down and tried to describe Opposite Day to myself. The words came to me, and then they left. Then, I smiled at the thought that this could be one of the aesthetics the band is trying to achieve: a pleasant disarray of emotion and interpretation. This Austin fusion, …

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Churn Out Your Rebel Soul: Chasca Celebrates Second EP, Barbarians

With much splendor and glitter splatter, Chasca marches into the next EP, Barbarians (2015), and brings us everything from pop progressive rock to heavy metal to piano mini-serenades. Indeed, Chasca always encompasses the perfect balance of accessibilty, adventurous songcrafting, and a full-body good time. The first track, “Salvation,” begins with …

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Elephantenna in the Room: Electro-Acoustic Band Creates A Fresh Duality

Perhaps one of Austin’s little secrets, but definitely not something to hide, one-man act, L F Antenna, has been promoting his debut album this year entitled Anthills Rise & Governments Fall. On December 5, 2015 at Carousel Lounge, he performed every track off the album, and the musical integrity was …

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Top 15 Trail of Dead Songs

You might know them, and you should know them, and apparently you will know them. …And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead have been in Austin for 20 years now and are soon to put out their 9th album in just another month (of which we’ll be …

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Melvins & Butthole Surfers Team Up, Tour Austin in October

Sludge metal band The Melvins will be touring in support of their new album Hold It In this October.  Frontman Buzz Osbourne and drummer Dale Crover, the two constants since the groups’ inception, will be joined by guitarist Paul Leary and bassist J.D. Pinkus of Austin’s Butthole Surfers. Formed in …

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