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Contest: Win Tickets to Slow Magic at Mohawk September 17th

Mysterious, masked DJ Slow Magic, who blends electronic beats with live drum performance will play the Mohawk a week from tomorrow on September 17th. Slow Magic is yet another DJ in the rising…

Austin’s Music Geeks Are Playing Fantasy Football

You heard me. Pop Press International has organized a fantasy football league of folks from Austin’s music community, employees of Transmission Entertainment, Mohawk, Holy Mountain, Cheer Up Charlies, Side One Track One, Austin…

Win Tickets to Kairos’ EP Release Show at The Crocodile + Vinyl and a T-Shirt

We’ve been completely taken with Lena Simon’s project Kairos. If her face looks familiar to you, it may be because she plays in rising surf-rock band La Luz. She’s an excellent bassist, but…

Contest: Win Tickets to Cloud Nothings and The Men at Mohawk April 26th

Cloud Nothings and The Men on the same stage. Who says wishes don’t come true. And I’ll be many of you are feeling the same way. Both bands create powerful and gritty punk-leaning…

Contest: Win Tickets to Thee Silver Mt. Zion Orchestra at Mohawk April 22nd

When I discovered A Silver Mt. Zion circa 2002, I was immediately hooked. Off kilter orchestral music that simultaneously embraced beauty and sorrow while challenging the paradigm of rock music—the band was definitely…

Win Tickets to Fun Fun Fun Fest with M.I.A., MGMT, Television, and Descendents

To be honest, the team over at Buzzfeed beat us to the punch with this incredible post they put up earlier this month highlighting the best parts of Fun Fun Fun Fest. So,…

Win Tickets to Mikal Cronin at Mohawk in Austin Tomorrow

Mikal Cronin has released one of the year’s best records with MCII. We’re seriously in love with it and we told you all about it right here. We also shared with you his…

Show Preview: Win Tickets to Night Beds with Tristen and Reservations at Mohawk

At a time in music when the folk rock genre seems bloated with overly similar bands bottlenecked at the mouth of the mainstream, Night Beds manage to still craft excellent and interesting indie-folk…

Show Preview: Win Tickets to Radiation City at Mohawk Tuesday June 4th

Last week, we reviewed (and greatly liked) Radiation City’s newest album Animals in the Median, which draws from a vast variety of musical influences and packs a ton of sound into songs both airy…

Show Preview: Win Tickets to Quiet Company May 31st at The Belmont

Austin’s Quiet Company has slowly but surely risen to being one of the city’s most lauded bands. Following a rapid expansion of their fanbase, fueled by appearances at festivals and on television, the…

Contest and Show Preview: Best Coast at Mohawk on Sunday May 26th

Could there be a better way to kick off the summer than taking in the beachy sounds of California indie pop group Best Coast. Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno have become households names…

Show Preview: Win Tickets to !!! at Mohawk on Saturday May 25th

!!! (or Chk Chk Chk, if you prefer) has pretty consistently cranked out a danceable and irresistibly fun album every three years, but they remain lodged in my mind as a band that was at…

Show Preview: Win Tickets to The Lonely Wild at Holy Mountain 5/26

The Lonely Wild create acoustically driven, elaborate folk music angled toward celebrated bands such as The Decemberists, Neutral Milk Hotel, or Beirut. Epic, minor-key choral chants, claps, kick drums and tambourine punctuate pianos…

Show Preview: Eternal Summers Play Mohawk, Release New Song, Announce Album

Eternal Summers is an apt name for a group who creates upbeat indie-pop that could easily serve as a backdrop for your sunny seasonal vacations. And just in time for this summer, the…

Win Tickets to of Montreal with Wild Moccasins at Mohawk Monday May 6th

An of Montreal show is simply not to be missed. Their recent appearance in Austin included giant inflatable suits, painted skeleton faces, amorphous shapes created by multiple people in a costume, epic spandex,…

Win Tickets to Father John Misty at Emo’s Tuesday May 7th

Last year, when we ranked the 20 best albums of 2012, we put Father John Misty’s Fear Fun at number three. What’s maybe more important is that we listened to the record more than any…

Contest: Win Tickets to Bleached at the Mohawk Tomorrow, Friday, April 12

Pop duo Bleached, consisting of core members Jennifer and Jessica Clavin amongst others, will perform at the Mohawk tomorrow night, and we’ve got the hookup for you! Following acclaimed appearances at SXSW the…

Show Preview: Win Tickets to Unknown Mortal Orchestra & Foxygen w/ Social Studies at Mohawk

How does one even begin to describe how awesome Wednesday Feb 20th at the Mohawk will be? My two favorite albums of the year are by Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Foxygen, and I…

Win a Ticket to of Montreal at the Mohawk Tuesday with French Horn Rebellion

One of indie’s most respected acts is set to play the Mohawk this Tuesday. Of Montreal’s live show possesses a reputation that precedes it. Though no one can be sure exactly what the…

Read About Foxing Quarterly’s Inaugural Issue and Win a Copy of Your Own

Foxing Quarterly, a new literary magazine from Austin, Texas, held the release party for its inaugural issue earlier this month at Domy Books. To celebrate the event, several of the magazine’s editors (including…

Win Tickets to Jens Lekman and Taken by Trees at Mohawk!

Talk about a show we’re looking forward to: smooth-singing Swedish crooner Jens Lekman supported by conceptual chanteuse Victoria Bergsman as Taken by Trees. Warning: editorial comments ahead. I’ve loved Jens Lekman since the…

Win Tickets to See Belaire Perform Horror Film Scores Halloween Night

There are, expectedly, a million shows booked for tomorrow night. However, none so unique and promising as this one. Belaire will perform horror film scores from the 1970s alongside live projections at the…

Final Day to win Tickets to Divine Fits Halloween Night

Today is the day! At the end of the evening, we will choose a winner for two tickets to see Divine Fits on Halloween night at Stubb’s. Some of you followed the directions…

Win Tickets to a Screening of Energy Documentary Switch

In case you missed our post on Friday, a documentary film about energy called Switch  will be screening in Austin all this week thanks to the efforts of Arcos Films, which includes our…

Win Tickets to Divine Fits at Stubb’s in Austin

Pop Press International is teaming up with C3 Concerts to bring one lucky winner two tickets to see Divine Fits—featuring Britt Daniel of Spoon, Dan Boeckner of Wolf Parade, and Sam Brown of…

Win Tickets to Dana Falconberry’s Album Release Show!

We wrote previously about just how marvelous we believe Dana Falconberry’s release show for her new album Leelanau will be. Now, you have a chance to win tickets. Many who came by our table…

Win Tickets to UTOPiAfest with Dr. Dog and Ben Kweller

Pop Press International is an official sponsor for UTOPiAfest 2012, and we’re proud to be able to giveaway two sets of tickets for the almost sold out festival! The one-of-a-kind event features outstanding…

Win Tickets to Beach House and The Walkmen at Stubb’s (9/20/12)

Okay, guys, do we really have to talk you into this one? Beach House recently released one of most incredible records of the year (or the past few) and they’re co-headlining with indie…

Win Tickets to Twin Shadow and Niki and The Dove at Mohawk (9/14/12)

Twin Shadow is the moniker for George Lewis Jr., who has created two incredible new wave pop albums. The most recent of which, Confess, just dropped on July 10th on 4AD, garnering a Pop…

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