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Get Dark and Broody with Cass McCombs at The Parish September 19

Circa mid-2000s, when Cass McCombs was just beginning to release music, I had the fortune of dating a girl from Baltimore, where McCombs lived for a time and the label, Monitor Records, who released…

Eight Reasons You’re Lucky the Nites are Free: FFF Fest Preview

You owe Fun Fun Fun Fest a solid, because these dudes have totally hooked you up. In addition to their killer lineup, they’ve brought in a slew of artists to play shows only…

White Denim & Cass McCombs at Stubb’s: Live Review

When I first saw that Cass McCombs would be opening for White Denim in Austin, I thought the bill was a bit strange. Last night, although both artists played solid sets, my initial…

Show Preview: White Denim and Cass McCombs at Stubb’s

Writing about Cass McCombs is always hard for me. I feel like I can’t ever contain in a post or even in words how much I love McCombs’ contribution to music over the…

Cass McCombs Shares Traumatizing Video for “Name Written in Water”

One sentence stands out in the press release I received for Cass McCombs’ horrifying new video for “Name Written in Water”: “In the context of modern capitalist hegemony, we’re all just pigs to…

Video: Cass McCombs – “Unearthed”

The majority of Cass McCombs’ new video for “Unearthed,” directed by Eric Fensler, consists of a fixed timelapse shot of a mountain, slowly being eclipsed by shadow as a plume of condensation flags…

Cass McCombs at The Belmont: Live Review

Hey, we did everything we could to get you our for the Cass McCombs show on Friday night. If you missed it, it’s on you. And if you were worried about the cold…

Show Preview: Cass McCombs Plays The Belmont Friday November 22nd

Cass McCombs is one of independent musics most underrated songwriters. Furthering his catalogue of reflective, somber pop that channels rock and Americana through diverse production styles, McCombs issued the expansive and excellent 22-track…

Album Review: Cass McCombs – Big Wheel and Others

Cass McCombs has created music that ranges from odd, reverb laden rock, PREfection’s “Subtraction” and “Equinox,” to somber folk, A’s “Gee It’s Good To Be Back Home,” to ethereal pop, Wit’s End’s “County Line.” Most recently,…

Weekly Rundown: Mirror Travel, Crystal Antlers, Tycho, Matthew Squires

In an effort to make your consumption of what’s happening in popular music and in Austin, TX easier, we’re rolling out a new  post called “Weekly Rundown” that will run near the beginning…

Cass McComb’s Shares New Track Featuring Karen Black

When Karen Black died last month, other than the actress’s storied career that featured roles in films such as Easy Rider and Five Easy Pieces, Cass McCombs was one of the first thoughts to cross…

Cass McCombs Announces New Album, Shares Single “There Can Be Only One”

I loved Cass McCombs from the first time I heard him–on a mixed CD from a friend around the release of PREfection. McCombs possesses the ability to quietly and continually produce music of…

New Track: “Empty Promises” – Cass McCombs

Formerly available as only a B-side from the “Bradley Manning” 7″ single, released on Domino earlier this year, “Empty Promises” has now been released for streaming. How does McCombs so excellently balance steady pop…

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