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Sailor Poon Manifests the Moneysnake
“I’m a fat bitch with a fatter wallet,” Billie Buck sings to lead off Sailor Poon’s new single, “The Manifestation of the Moneysnake.”

11:55AM Wed. Jul. 24, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Levitation Adds Flipper, Flaming Lips & David J
At long last, Flipper returns to Austin. The San Francisco act known for noisy, crawling, fouled post-punk bestrewed with existential lyrics has announced an appearance at Levitation on Saturday, Nov. 7, with former Austinite David Yow, of Scratch Acid and the Jesus Lizard, handling vocals.

10:00AM Tue. Jul. 23, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

She Past Away Emails Ahead of Elysium Sell-Out
Like Robert Smith leading Joy Division, Turkish synth duo She Past Away makes instant converts wherever Volkan Caner (v/b) and Doruk Öztürkcan (k) touch down. Three dozen shows between now and the end of 2019 lands date number five at Elysium on Saturday. Long sold out, the performance proved enough to e-query the group’s producer, Öztürkcan.

2:22PM Fri. Jul. 19, Raoul Hernandez Read More | Comment »

Texas Flexes Its Musical Muscle at Grammy Gala
Before Texas established its own chapter of the Recording Academy 25 years ago, Lone Star musicians and industry professionals were represented within the organization by the Memphis region. That meant underrepresentation in voting Grammys, but also that one of the biggest and most vibrant music scenes didn’t have a full seat at the table.

12:35PM Fri. Jul. 19, Doug Freeman Read More | Comment »

Scott Collins Digs His Own Grave in New Video
Scott Collins looks done for: marched through grasslands at gunpoint, shovel shackled over his shoulder like a yoke. One thing his executioner forgot, though. When making someone dig their own grave, never let them pick their spot.

11:11AM Fri. Jul. 19, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Ramblin’ After Midnight With Stef Chura
In June, Stef Chura released her second LP on Saddle Creek Records, which reissued her 2017 debut Messes. Produced by Car Seat Headrest wunderkind Will Toledo, Midnight finds the Michigan DIY staple feverishly jostling for layered clarity. Witness it and her live on Sunday inside at Mohawk.

12:01AM Thu. Jul. 18, Beth Sullivan Read More | Comment »

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Love Tests Jordan Moser in Video Premiere
With “Love Is Gonna Test You,” Jordan Moser isn’t merely stating a universal inevitability. He’s celebrating it.

11:55AM Mon. Jul. 15, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Vapor Caves Troll Austin’s Housing Market With Fake Commercial
Here’s a list of things Vapor Caves are: They’re a gifted, Austin-based “boogie/modern funk” duo led by vocalist Yadira Brown (Keeper, 10yr, Lax) and producer BoomBaptist. They’re in the concluding stages of mastering a debut full-length, Feel Yourself, due later this year. They’re also upper-tier troll persons.

4:35PM Fri. Jul. 12, Kahron Spearman Read More | Comment »

Remedy Review: Willie’s Other Bus
It’s a triple-digit afternoon at Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic and I can’t wait to get into the air conditioning of Willie’s bus. You know the bus: holy ground, a rite of passage, one of the most notorious tour vehicles to ever endlessly crisscross American highways: the Honeysuckle Rose. But that’s not the Willie bus I’m getting on.

8:00AM Fri. Jul. 12, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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