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Backstage at Dana Falconberry’s Stunning, Theatrical Album Release Show

If you attended Dana Falconberry’s release show for her new album, From the Forest Came the Fire, at the Stateside Theater last Saturday, you experienced an incredible display of artistry, in terms of both…

Dana Falconberry Celebrates Album Release at Stateside Theater Saturday

I’ve written about Dana Falconberry a lot here at Pop Press International, and I continue to believe she’s one of Austin’s best musical artists. I’m proud to say I was able to share some thoughts…

Track Premiere: Dana Falconberry + Some Say Leland Split 7-inch

Austin stalwarts Some Say Leland and Dana Falconberry have recorded a split 7-inch, entitled After, to be jointly released by Annie Street Arts Collective and Punctum Records. They’ll celebrate with a show tomorrow night…

Daniel Johnston Represents Everything Great About Austin

Saturday night, mainstay Austin venue The Mohawk hosted one of the city’s most legendary musicians, Daniel Johnston. Johnston sounded better than I’ve heard him sound in years–more present and less flustered. Undoubtedly, the songwriter…

Swoon-Worthy Aisha Burns Plays the ATX 6 SXSW Showcase

As part of a project called the ATX 6, six musicians were hand-picked from the abundance of Austin artists and fully financed by the city to play 2014’s NXNE. This original attempt to infuse the…

True Sincerity Issue #2

Fans of honest Austin talent flocked to Cheer Up Charlie’s this past Friday night to celebrate the release of the second issue of True Sincerity written by Pop Press International’s own Editor-In-Chief, Bryan C….

Mesmerized by Dana Falconberry & Adam Torres at Cactus Cafe: Live Review

I’ve said it so many times before, I’m running of ways to explain Dana Falconberry’s transcendent shows. Saturday night at the Cactus Cafe yielded yet another phenomenal performance from this experimental folk act….

Stories of Three Portraits at Fun Fun Fun Fest

After watching Dana Falconberry’s transcendent early afternoon set on the first day of Fun Fun Fun Fest, I found myself hanging around with her and her publicist, both of whom I consider friends,…

Fun Fun Fun Fest Day One Recap with Yelle, Run the Jewels, and Dana Falconberry

We’ve been looking forward to this weekend for months. Fun Fun Fun Fest outdid themselves this year with a no-filler lineup that featured stellar artists across genres. There were some strange bumps and…

Nightblooms Celebrate Album Inside Inflatable Planetarium

Cosmic consciousness expanding, I am transcending physical existence. Last Thursday night at Museum of Human Achievement, Karla Manzur celebrated the release of Star-Taker, the first album from her project Nightblooms, which also includes help…

Seven You Might Miss at Fun Fun Fun Fest

One of the benefits of music festivals is getting to see a bunch of bands you’ve never seen in such a short time frame. Which is why I’m always shocked by the fact…

The Ultimate Fun Fun Fun Fest “Can’t Miss ‘Em” List

Ok. Let’s give it a shot and try to narrow it down to the absolutely-can’t-miss acts at Fun Fun Fun Fest (from this point on referred to as “FFFFest” and the “Can’t Miss ‘Em” List)….

NYC Band Little Cinema Shares “Diving Board” feat. Dana Falconberry

Although it may seem out of the blue for a little indie pop band based in Brooklyn to have so many Austin-centered components: the group’s first single was recorded here, at Deadly Sparrow Studios…

Dana Falconberry, RF Shannon, & Devon Sproule at Stubb’s: Live Review

I’ve seen Dana Falconberry dozens of times, and sung her praises just as many. However, I never get tired of watching her perform her haunting and gorgeous, forward-thinking folk music live. She and her band…

Show Preview: Dana Falconberry’s Homecoming with RF Shannon & Devon Sproule

In two days, Dana Falconberry returns from Austin and will celebrate with a show at Stubb’s on their indoor stage. The bill also features dark folk act RF Shannon and esteemed songwriter Devon…

Stream: “Around the Town Sounds” Radio Show Featuring Local Austin Bands

A few weeks ago, local lady about town Deidre Gott was kind enough to invite me onto her KOOP radio show to discuss local music, Pop Press International, and True Sincerity. I pretty…

Dana Falconberry Shares 2nd Jim Eno Collaboration “Seven Hills”

We recently posted and wrote about Dana Falconberry’s collaboration with Spoon drummer Jim Eno for a 12″ single, Public Hi-Fi Sessions No. 2, which is due out this Saturday for Record Store Day. Today,…

S. Carey, White Hinterland, & Dana Falconberry at Holy Mountain: Review & Photos

Monday night at Holy Mountain featured a Secretly Canadian double header with SC artist and Bon Iver member S. Carey headlining, and SC sister label Dead Oceans artist White Hinterland offering support. In…

Show Preview: S. Carey, White Hinterland, & Dana Falconberry at Holy Mountain April 7th

Listen, you’re going to need a nap Monday after work, because on Monday night, you’re going to have to be at Holy Mountain. The bill is simply too damned good. Headlining the evening…

Dana Falconberry Shares New Single “Palmless” From Sessions with Jim Eno

Skittering, electronic beats run the length of Dana Falconberry’s new single, “Palmless,” which is a product of a series of sessions with Spoon drummer Jim Eno and will be featured on a 12″…

The Five Best Things I Saw at SXSW

Between planning an epic two day party and launching a quarterly print journal, True Sincerity, my SXSW was less packed with bands than it has been in almost a decade. That said, we…

Dana Falconberry, Brass Bed, and Reservations at Mohawk: Live Review

You’d think that being a brilliant lyricist and accomplished musician would be the thing that sets an artist apart. And to a point, you’d be right. Dana Falconberry’s distinct voice always stirs something…

Watch: Dana Falconberry’s Breakthru Radio Session

Dana Falconberry just turns us into mush. We’re completely enamored with the songwriter and her incredibly talented band. Breakthru Radio always puts together a solid studio session video, but few have sounded as…

Austin City Limits Announces 2013 Lineup

It seems that this year’s ACL Lineup was more heavily anticipated and produced than ever before, which only makes sense as the festival will expand to a two-weekend format for its 2013 installment….

Dana Falconberry and Buxton at Stubb’s Live Review

Having seen Dana Falconberry more than a dozen times, it’s astounding that she can still inspire in me wonder and awe with each performance. This is especially notable considering that I see six…

The Twelve Best Performances at SXSW 2013

For those of you who like reading something earnest and thoughtful, we wrote this post right here. However, if you just want the quick and dirty SXSW recap, you’re in the right place….

SXSW Day 4 with Flaming Lips, Kendrick Lamar, and Phosphorescent

After hustling all morning to get some photos up and edited of day three, I made my way down to Sidebar where DC vs. Austin, hosted by Pop Press International and Side One…

SXSW 2013 Highlights Day 1 feat. Local Natives, Body Parts, and Social Studies

By the end of the first day of SXSW, it’s always hard to believe that there are four more left. In part, because of how many amazing artists you’ve seen, miles you’ve walked,…

Interview and SXSW Preview: Dana Falconberry Talks Tour Slop

If you’ve read this blog much in the past year, it would be hard for us to conceal the fact that we love Dana Falconberry. Leelanau, her most recent effort, was an outstanding record not…

Pop Press International and Side One Track One Present Austin vs. DC at Sidebar Friday March 15th

Pop Press International is teaming up with Side One Track One and No Play Music to bring you another SXSW day show at Sidebar on Friday March 15th from 12:00PM-6:00PM. The Austin vs….

25 Must-see Bands at SXSW 2013

SXSW 2013 starts this weekend with film, and music follows next Tuesday, which is almost impossible for us to believe. All this week, we’re going to bring you content regarding the nation’s best…

Good Field Album Release Show w/ Dana Falconberry and Belaire

Good Field has been rapidly gaining notoriety in the Austin music scene for some months now. As both an album release party and a tour send off, Good Field asked good friends (and…

Video: Dana Falconberry – “Possum Song”

It’s an understatement to say that Dana Falconberry is a Pop Press International favorite. We absolutely adore this phenomenal Austin, TX songstress. This week brings great news regarding Falconberry. First, Transistor Six has created a…

Austin’s Feverbones Announces EP, Shares “Astoria”

Austin’s Feverbones—a new project consisting of members of Dana Falconberry’s band, The Eastern Sea, and The Great Nostalgic—has announced that they will soon release their debut EP. “Astoria,” a cut from that album…

Show Preview: Dana Falconberry w/ Sour Notes, JC & Co, and Bobby Jealousy

Saturday. November 3rd. Blackheart. FREE! Some complimentary beverages for the first 100 people courtesy of Dripping Springs Vodka. Go. We’ll be honest. We’re a sponsor for this show. However, you should know that it…

Dana Falconberry Album Release Show

If angels exist they sound like Dana Falconberry. Angelic is an adjective probably too often ascribed to musicians, particularly those of the female persuasion. However, I make the comparison pointedly, because Falconberry sings…

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…

UTOPiAfest Coverage Day 1 with Dana Falconberry, Houndmouth, and Dr. Dog

As wet, wild, and wonderful as UTOPiAfest 2012 was this past weekend, one article simply cannot contain all of the adventurous escapades of the weekend. We will split our coverage into two days,…

UTOPiAfest 2012 Artist Dana Falconberry Talks About the Concepts of Home, Touring, and Her New Album

With UTOPiAfest days away and in the midst of recuperating from touring and planning her epic album release show, Dana Falconberry found time to correspond with Pop Press International about the themes of…

Dana Falconberry Performs Album Release Show

Dana Falconberry is one of Austin’s most prolific, active, respected, and talented songwriters. On October 9th, she will release Leelanau, an album that has already received praise and attention from national media outlets…

Final Day to 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…

Dana Falconberry Releases Album Trailer, Plays Free Show

We’ve published several articles previewing Dana Falconberry’s new album Leelanau, out October 9th on Antenna Farm Records. We are super psyched about this album as well as Falconberry’s upcoming shows. She’ll be playing…

Video: Dana Falconberry – “Lake Charlevoix”

We wrote previously about Dana Falconberry’s outstanding single, “Lake Charlevoix,” from her impending full-length Leelanau, out October 9th on Antenna Farm Records. Falconberry has been one of Austin’s most important musical contributors for…

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