"...Even so, when the doors close and the lights go down inside the Eastside DIY venue, the temperature of the repurposed warehouse quickly becomes stultifying. As Quin Galavis begins a three-part multimedia presentation of his new double album, My Life in Steel and Concrete, the sensation of drowning in hot, stale air only adds to the weight of his emotional broadsides...."
"...On his ambitious, wide-release sophomore solo album, Quin Galavis lays bare his insecurities, fears, and existential ponderings through 20 thematic shards of literature. While varied in plot, the emotionally raw vignettes stack into a spirit quest about understanding the golden moments of life and death, dream and reality, and boldly facing it all without excuse..."
"...Much, much easier getting into the Main on Wednesday night for the second of Spoon’s three nights celebrating their new Matador Records release Hot Thoughts. The crowd was sparse as Austin’s Quin Galavis took the stage shrouded in dry ice and angry red lighting...."
"...1) Quin Galavis, My Life in Steel and Concrete (Super Secret)..."
"...Quin Galavis completes his episodic Beerland residency, "Four Cycles of Atrophy," this Friday with a final chapter: "Desultory." Each week, the Dead Space/False Idol frontman performs new solo songs intertwined with scripted drama performed by actress Cassie Fitzgerald – who worshiped a candlelit altar and taunted Galavis' artistic aspirations during last week's gutsy performance...."
"...Boyfrndz, Tony Bray, Cilantro Boombox, Dream Machine, Jacob Dupre Quintet, Quin Galavis, Rebecca Loebe, Money Chicha, Mr. Lewis & the Funeral 5, Noah North, Christopher Plowman, Ramesh, Small Houses, Peggy Stern Octet, the Teeta, Tinnarose, Tres Bourbonnais, Uncle Lucius, Ünloco, Patricia Vonne, the Wheelwrights, and Bonnie Whitmore...."
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"...Nazi Gold hits paydirt on first strike. The Austin trio featuring prolific guitarist/bassist/singer Quin Galavis, Swans drummer Thor Harris, and Flesh Lights bassist and vocalist Jeremy Steen magnify post-punk's dark art with teeth-rattling rhythms and hurdling melodies..."
"...18, Palm Door on Sabine, 12mid Elijah Ford sparked his career in Ryan Bingham's band before stepping solo, and the influence of the Oscar winner's amped-up roots rock and tight songwriting echoes in Ford's. 2016 sophomore offering As You Were runs heavy with big, gritty alt-rock hooks. – Doug Freeman Quin Galavis..."
"...Hip-hop duo Riders Against the Storm uplifted Auditorium Shores as direct support for Friday's Prince tribute; Austin country queen Sunny Sweeney warmed up for Garth Brooks by generating fan-girl excitement, debuting ace new disc Trophy, and generally poking fun at her genre by instructing fans to edit pictures making her look extra tan and thin; and Shakey Graves got backed by Questlove and company at the annual Roots & Friends Jam on Saturday. Meanwhile, Spoon piled locals onto their three-night stand at the old Emo's, including A Giant Dog, Quin Galavis, Boyfrndz, Walker Lukens, and Sweet Spirit...."
"...Songwriter: Quin Galavis..."
"...2) Quin Galavis, My Life in Steel and Concrete (Super Secret)..."
"...Gather up enough Dead Space, Flesh Lights, and Swans, and you get a stash of Nazi Gold. The local trio aligns the latter's god of thunder Thor Harris (Shearwater) with Space man Quin Galavis and Lights bassist Jeremy Steen for a quartet of songs flexing post-punk..."
"...Most of the block at East 6th & Onion will time warp on New Year's Eve with music from that year performed by Austin bands such as Holy Wave, Sweet Spirit, the Moonwalks, the Bad Lovers, Dikes of Holland, BLXPLTN, Quin Galavis, and even more spread among Hotel Vegas, the Volstead, and Gypsy Lounge...."
"...Without warning, elusive local trio Nazi Gold ambushed Austin with another blighted slab of teeth-grinding doom-punk last week. That release, a four-song vinyl entitled Climbing the Tower, occasioned recent appearances at Trailer Space and Cheer Up Charlie's, where the triad of Swans percussionist Thor Harris, Dead Space singer Quin Galavis, and Flesh Lights bassist Jeremy Steen converged in a flash of avant-garde pounding, polluted distortion, and blood-drunk poetry...."
"..."Both Eyes" simultaneously summons gothic shivers and flailing abandon to deliver a compelling exercise in three-minute urgency, while "You're Fake" maintains titular fidelity by pivoting toward straight punk rock. The ever-prolific Quin Galavis complements his creeping basslines with dark-tunnel vox that utilize opacity as a device, allowing listeners to draw their own connections..."
"...6pm - Watch Out For Rockets 7 - the Couch 8 - Suspirians 9 - Kay Leotard 10 - Acorn Bcorn 11 - the Rich Hands 12am - Quin Galavis 1 - Bad Lovers..."
"...7) Quin Galavis, Should Have Known You (Thread Pull)..."
"...27 Toubin benefit at Emo’s, when Knife in the Water and Glorium co-headline during the club’s final week on Red River. December Boys, the Black, and Quin Galavis also perform..."
"...Beerland closed on Monday night for an inspection by an electrician, who approved the venue's reopening the following night. "It was pretty disturbing," wrote Followed by Static's Eric Rothschild, who was scheduled to headline Sunday, "but the Beerland crowd and staff and EMS's quick response made all the difference." Beerland hosts a benefit for Turton Saturday, July 2, with Wiccans, Air Traffic Controllers, Breatherholes, Quin Galavis, and more...."