Tag Archives: Electro

ELOHIM, 6/15/2018, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho

Up on the Emo’s stage before a sold out crowd, ELOHIM is a one-woman song shop –the lone siren songstress sang and made beautiful melodies with a myriad of buttons at her fingertips (there seemed to be a synth/midi looper and a drum pad).  Not only armed with a voice that leads the lyrics from sad to joyous at the casual flip of the tempo, her harmonies take us on a walk/run through all kinds of emotions.  While she tweeted: “production tip – press buttons until it sounds cool,” her production exemplifies meticulously mastered hooks that keep even the most squirrel brained entranced from beginning to end.

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Neon Desert Music Festival 2018, El Paso, TX: Photos – Write-up

Written by ManVsParty For the 8th year in a row, the Neon Desert Music Festival had the El Paso/Juarez borderland dancing on Memorial Day weekend. The West Texas festival boasted an impressive lineup of chart toppers, up and comers, and local acts from a variety of musical backgrounds. What made Neon Desert stand out this year,…

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Son Lux, 5/19/2018, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written James ATX and Photos by Bang Ho Son Lux is an enigma in this world of cookie cutter pop groups; they create deep, dynamic and dreamy electro pop. The three piece of Ryan Lott, Rafiq Bhatia, and Ian Chang filled the sold out venue with such robust sound, you’d swear there were more musicians on…

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Walk the Moon, 2/1/2018, ACL Live, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho   Walk the Moon has one of the most dedicated fan bases that come out and dance every time.  A few fans up front on the barricade had seen multiple shows in multiple cities.  The band continued their tradition of walking out on stage to the Lion King Circle of…

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Music Felon’s Favorite Albums and EPs of 2017

What a great year in music, these are some of the best albums we have heard!

 

Airways – Starting to Spin

Alex Cameron – Forced Witness

alt-J – RELAXER

Barns Courtney – The Attractions of Youth

Beans On Toast – Cushty

Big Thief – Capacity

Black Pistol Fire – Deadbeat Graffiti

Bleachers – Gone Now

Bonaparte – The Return Stravinsky Wellington

Brick + Mortar – Dropped Again

Dan Reeder – Nobody Wants to be You

Declan McKenna – What Do You Think About The Car?

Diet Cig – Swear I’m Good At This

The Digital Wild – Tall as Trees

Flint Eastwood – Broke Royalty

Foster The People – Sacred Hearts Club

The Front Bottoms – Going Grey

Hippo Campus – Landmark

IDLES – Brutalism

Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, James McAlister – Planetarium

Knox Hamilton – The Heights

Low Cut Connie – Dirty Pictures

Maggie Rodgers – Now That The Light Is Fading

MAGIC GIANT – In The Wind

Margo Price – All American Made

Matt Maeson – Who Killed Matt Maeson

Mother Mother – No Culture

The Mountain Goats – Marsh Witch Visions

The Mountain Goats – Goths

The Mynabirds – BE HERE NOW

New Politics – Lost in Translation

The New Pornographers – Whiteout Conditions

Nnamdi Ogbonnaya – DROOL

Otis the Destroyer – Keep Bashing

Overcoats – Young

Poppy – Poppy.Computer

Portugal. The Man – Woodstock

Quiet Company – Your Husband, the Ghost

QUIX – Heaps Cool

Randy Newman – Dark Matter

Rostam – Half-Light

Rude Kid – Monsters

Yusuf / Cat Stevens – The Laughing Apple

 

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