Tag Archives: alternative

The Killers, 10/13/2017, The Continental Club, Austin: Write-up

Written by Craig McGreggor and photo from Rylan Keturi   Pop-up Killers‘ concert on a rooftop in downtown Austin? Three hours later, another spontaneous set announced via Twitter? When in Texas, go BIG. @continentalATX 250cap. $20 a head, doors at midnight, 21+. — The Killers (@thekillers) October 13, 2017 The Brandon Flowers-led rock outfit The…

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Otis the Destroyer, 10/3/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Otis the Destroyer kicked off the party for Andrew W.K. at Mohawk.  They tore through their debut album Keep Bashing that was released last Friday (9/29).  This Austin band is making waves with their phenomenal live performance and album.  Otis the Destroyer’s sound took the crowd on a complex journey where garage rock, psych, and…

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Black Pistol Fire, 9/29/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Black Pistol Fire‘s Deadbeat Graffiti album release, benefit, and tour kick off party was exactly what you’d expect from one of the most energetic bands on the scene!  The set took you on the same roller-coaster ride that is their fifth album Deadbeat Graffiti.  The crowd released their demons and got down to the garage blues…

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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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Music Felon’s SXSW 2017 Top 20

We handpicked a list of artists after listening to all the performing acts at SXSW 2017 on Spotify and made a Best of SXSW 2017 playlist. Then we selected the top acts with relatively small followings and created Music Felon’s SXSW 2017 Top 20 Playlist. These artists are the crux of what the SXSW is all about for us. Discovering new, exciting…

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Matt Maeson – SXSW 2017 Top 20

Matt Maeson (Virginia Beach, VA) delivers raw and emotive vocals over an alternative sound, tinged with an americana sound. Bio: Who killed Matt Maeson? Maybe the devil, who haunted his parents, two reformed teenage outlaws who played in religious heavy-metal bands and wouldn’t let him listen to rock on the radio. Or maybe it was…

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Weaves – SXSW 2017 Top 20

Weaves (Toronto, ON) takes you on the best kind of cerebral and sonic roller coaster with their eclectic music that commands you to listen. Bio: In a little over two short years, Weaves have gone from a collection of voice memos on Jasmyn Burke’s iPhone to establishing themselves as one of the most stridently individual…

Weaves – SXSW 2017 Top 20 was originally published on Music Felon