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By Chase Hoffberger, Fri., June 6, 2014

My Jerusalem
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With the exception of electro-freakout duo Auto Body, who plug into the Velocity Lounge Saturday at 1pm, all the locals featured at the X Games this weekend set up on the KUTX stage. Here's what's on the menu.

Friday, June 6

Featherface (1:15pm)

Houston fourpiece drenched slow pop in reverb on October's "Ourselves Together"/"The Cosmic Draw" 7-inch.

Leopold & His Fiction (4:15)

Cowboy & Indian frontman Daniel James' classic rock outfit teeters on "Caving In" via its breakout spring single.

Black Pistol Fire (7:15)

Third album Hush or Howl landed this crushing Canadian twosome a run with Wolfmother, plus a spot at Bonnaroo.

Saturday, June 7

Magna Carda (1:15pm)

Hip-hop troupe powered by pointed delivery of MC Megz Kelli, who can now hang bars with any rapper in the city.

English Teeth (3:15)

Throwback Brit rockers hammer out their own ATX mod squad.

Black & White Years (5:15)

Local quartet's new Strange Figurines proves one of few local discs crafted for both dancing and whiplash.

Not in the Face (7:15)

Up from two pieces to four, NITF landed classic rock mastermind Bob Ezrin as producer for its February EP.

Sunday, June 8

Mirror Travel (11:30am)

Femme-fronted trio fuzzed out last year's debut LP Mexico and drew the adoration of Brian Jonestown Massacre mastermind Anton Newcombe at this year's Austin Psych Fest.

Emily Wolfe (1:15pm)

Two EPs in the past year earned this polished poptress a spot at ACL Fest.

Little Radar (3:15)

Pop quartet celebrates "Wasted Youth" and "Peace of Mind" on August LP Souvenirs.

My Jerusalem (5:15)

Southern Gothic bad seeds began working on a follow-up to simmering, 2012 sophomore LP Preachers.

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