Articles tagged austin

Cannabis Cowboys, Guitar-slinging Musicians, and Desert Landscapes

Homegrown captures the weirdness of Austin, as depicted in music poster art from the hippie days to the punk days.

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South By Southwest Music Festival 2015: Wednesday

BØRNS, Ryn Weaver, and Stromae all stand out as artists poised to break out big in 2015 after their stellar performances at SXSW.

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Knifight - “Young Lovers” (video) (Premiere)

To the seizure-prone, be wary of the latest track by the Austin, Texas band Knifight, "Young Lovers". If the relentless groove of the song's fretless bass riff doesn't get you, the flashy visuals of the lyric video will.

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The True Call of Slacker: 20 Years Later

Richard Linklater's Slacker commemorates its anniversary and finds an audience outside of twenty-somethings.

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Umphrey’s McGee: 20 April 2011 - Austin, TX

With relentless touring over the past decade, Umphrey's McGee have staked out a spot near the top of the jam rock mountain.

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Lukas Nelson & the Promise of the Real: 11 February 2011 - Austin, TX

If rock 'n' roll's spiritual power can truly save the planet, it is messengers like Lukas Nelson will lead the way.

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Los Amigos Invisibles + Trombone Shorty: 18 February 2011 - Austin, TX

Two great party bands for one low bargain price at the hottest new venue in town has been a formula for double happiness.

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14 Nov 2010 // 8:56 PM

Bee Vs. Moth: Acronymous

Throughout Acronymous there are musical allusions to Don Caballero, Herb Alpert, Ornette Coleman, and, maybe distantly, a more raucous Calexico. In any case, their Austin roots are strong.

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Raul Malo: Sinners and Saints

He's no angel, but has the voice of one.

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‘Artois the Goat’: When the Goat Talks, Listen

Artois the Goat is a love story. It's a classic tale of boy-meets-goat, boy-loses-mind, boy-makes-cheese set against the epic backdrop of a west Texas sky.

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F. Scott Fitzgerald was wrong. Artists as various as Roky Erickson, Brian Wilson and Shuggie Otis prove there are second acts in American popular music.

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30 Oct 2007 // 3:17 AM

TRAVELOGUE: From boot-scootin’ to bats in Austin, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas—The University of Texas is a perennial power in the annual listing of the nation’s top party schools, and seemingly every one

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The Gourds: Noble Creatures

Noble Creatures is one of the more interesting and pleasing Americana records released this year.

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"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" Is Cute but Spooky

// Short Ends and Leader

"This flick is a superficial but eye-popping survey for armchair nature tourists.

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