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Death Grips Bash & Dash Mohawk
There was no prelude to Death Grips’ Saturday night stranglehold at Mohawk. The Red River mainstay had been stuffed since shortly after 8pm, but no opening act, no DJ, no prerecorded music set the mood. Just hundreds of hot, restless bodies anticipating a kinetic experience.

2:20PM Mon. Jul. 20, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Protextor Reps “Austin”
“Some people think doing a song that reps Austin is corny,” acknowledges local rapper Adam Protextor. “Of course it’s not corny when it’s for Compton or New York. Subconsciously they feel Austin doesn’t deserve it.”

11:15AM Mon. Jul. 13, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

The Roost Seeks Investors
Novel idea: Putting a first-class music venue in entertainment-deprived North Austin. Result: After 18 months in business, the Roost has fallen on desperate times.

10:35AM Mon. Jul. 6, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Walker Lukens Bakes NYC
Listeners of Walker Lukens’ 2013 debut Devoted may have pegged the Austinite as a solemn singer-songwriter in search of earnest emotional connections. He demonstrated his true colors as a loop-inducing pop experimenter on this year’s wily doo-wop/indie rock single “Every Night,” produced by Spoon drummer Jim Eno.

11:35AM Mon. Jun. 29, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Cheer Ups Cheerless Over Development
On Monday morning, Cheer Up Charlie’s owner Tamara Hoover watched as a landscaper dug up plants on her bar’s back patio and loaded them into a van.

9:45AM Wed. Jun. 24, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

The Side Effects of Megafauna’s “Time to Go”
Thirsty? Reach for a refreshing bottle of Austin brew Megafauna. Warning: This beverage may cause workplace hallucinations, daredevil stuntman abilities, and bank robbery remorse.

11:45AM Mon. Jun. 22, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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Corduroi Premieres “Mermaid Island” Clip
Local electronic composer Corduroi advanced Austin’s tropical summer with his aqueous Oceanarium, released in April on homegrown imprint Raw Paw Records. Now, the electro-inclined multi-instrumentalist also known as Cody Wilson ushers his concept into the visual realm with a video for “Mermaid Island.”

11:47AM Mon. Jun. 15, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Space Camp Death Squad Reboots
“We look like the un-rappiest rappers right now,” observes Ryan Darbonne, seated outside a coffeehouse with bandmate P-Tek, who’s munching on a muffin. Both are wearing shorts and eyeglasses.

11:47AM Mon. Jun. 8, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Tyler, the Creator Returns to Austin
The last time Tyler, the Creator performed in Austin, during a day show at the Scoot Inn for South by Southwest 2014, he invited fans outside the fence to rush the gate and they obliged. Two days later, at the airport on his way out of town, the L.A. rapper was arrested for inciting a riot. On Saturday, the MC, producer, and Loiter Squad star performs at Emo’s.

1:10PM Wed. Jun. 3, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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