Bleachers, 9/19/2015, Emo’s, Austin, TX

Written by Bang Ho   Bleachers played a sold out show at Emo’s that should have taken place at a bigger venue.  The show started appropriately with Jack Antonoff dressed in the admiral uniform seen on the cover of the Gone Now album cover behind a pulpit of huge Vox speakers.  Fans sang along to…

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Heart Byrne, 8/12/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Craig McGreggor   It is no small, swift task covering and representing such an iconic group as the Talking Heads.  Heart Byrne, Austin’s local tribute to the aforementioned 70s and 80s art, punk, rock-everything group excels exceedingly at that. Fans were treated to a double set of music from a career…

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Fleet Foxes, 8/16/2017, ACL Live, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Fleet Foxes played an incredible set the first night of their two sold out nights at Austin’s ACL Live.   Their haunting harmonies rang through the room and the crowd absorbed the majestic melodies, swaying to the beat.  This was truly a spiritual experience that cannot not be conveyed in any other way than live…

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Dead Prez, 7/30/2017, The Little Darlin’ , Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho   Dead Prez played a pop up “secret” show presented by  Music Is On The Menu and the The Little Darlin’ in South Austin last Sunday, with whisperings only a few days out.  The crowd was spread out in the large backyard of the venue, but as soon as Stic…

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Bishop Briggs, 5/20/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho   Bishop Briggs showed us that electro RnB is a genre that is alive and well at the sold out entrancing show. Her powerful voice stayed in the lower registers, but effortlessly traversed the scale as the song soaringly crested and fell with the energy of her words. On a sea of her…

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BLXPLTN, 7/27/2017, Oskar Blues Brewery, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Austin’s BLXPLTN is one of the best bands performing right now.  The trio is making punk rock that is full of energy, presenting an angst fueled by political and social injustices.  Jeremy Kivett (drums) has joined  TaSzlin Muerte (vocals and electro drums) and Jonathan “Javelin” Horstmann (vocals, guitar, bass and synth) for their upcoming third…

BLXPLTN, 7/27/2017, Oskar Blues Brewery, Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon