December 2014

Live Review: Motopony with Gold Beach and Cross Record at Mohawk

Offering a place to toast up our cold December bodies in their festive, atmospheric indoor space as we ardently digested the sounds executed before us, The Mohawk triumphed once again. Wednesday night’s bill, consisting of Seattle’s Motopony with Austin-based bands Gold Beach…

Andrew Fest at Red 7 Supports Local Musician’s Medical Bills

Transmission Events and friends of Andrew Collins (a member of bands At All Cost, LAX, and Vegatron) have put together a benefit for the Austin musician who was in a motorcycle accident in…

Show Preview: Motopony, Gold Beach, & Cross Record Tonight at Mohawk

Motopony comes from the rich music history of the Pacific Northwest. While the band’s instrumentation and production sensibilities embrace polished tendencies less associated with that region’s sounds, rough edges can be found in the…

Ruby Fray and Indian Jewelry Kickoff Psychedelic Night at Mohawk

Friday night at Mohawk featured an epic six-band bill that occupied both the venue’s indoor and outdoor stages. Sometimes, live music reports feature the headliners and all but ignore opening acts. Since this…

The Spirit Sustained: The Deer, Nightblooms, Devon Sproule at Spiderhouse

This past Friday night, the Spiderhouse Ballroom hosted the record release of The Deer’s new album, “On the Essence of the Indomitable Spirit,” slated to be officially released at the start of the…

Stone Jack Jones Shares “Circumstance” Ahead of New LP

Stone Jack Jone, like his stalwart label Western Vinyl, flies under the radar. He’s a guy who should be getting a lot more talk than he does currently. His newest track “Circumstance,” released in…

Attendance Records Hosts Holiday Party, Plans Membership Program Launch

Last weekend at the Mohawk, non-profit educational program Attendance Records, which works in schools to teach students about the music industry, held their annual holiday party. The night featured a photo booth stocked…

Matthew Squires Takes Us Where the Music Goes to Die

Matthew Squires is a truth-teller. Or he’s trying to be. Telling the truth is hard–next to impossible, really. All we can do is work tirelessly, fearlessly to try to tell the truth, attempting to…

Grapes & Friends Blow Out the Hole in the Wall

Last Saturday night, the sixth annual Grapes & Friends XMAS Extravaganza took place at the Hole in the Wall, filling the joint with enough ugly sweaters, tinsel, and Christmas covers to get you well…

Walker Lukens Seduced Me at the Empire Control Room

Yes, I was seduced by Walker Lukens this past Thursday at the Empire Control Room. And I’m still waiting for Walker’s nude selfie to find its way into my inbox. Belle Adair, who…

Worshiping with Prayher’s Minimalist Experimental Pop at Whip In

Phoebe Rayher was graced not only with an excellent voice but also with a first initial and last name that, when combined, work as a moniker that seems shockingly sensible in the current indie-rock…

Kiss My Grits at the J. Lorraine Ghost Town

The J. Lorraine Ghost Town in Manor is a little bit hokey. A fact apparent at once when we arrived for Kiss My Grits, an evening featuring a slew of folk-centered bands. Even…

Live Review & Photos: 101X Homegrown & Vagabond Collective Showcase at Holy Mountain

Two stalwart entities, 101X Homegrown Live and Vagabond Collective, both of which book great bills that support local acts and get Austin’s music-loving public out to some of the city’s best venues, teamed up for…

Night Drive & Ishi’s Dark Dance Party at Cheer Up Charlie’s

Two outstanding synth-pop bands performed on Cheer Up Charlie’s outdoor stage this weekend. Dallas based Ishi brought jubilant and shimmering pop that demands dancing. John Mudd certainly feels the call to get down,…

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