Tag Archives: indie-pop

MUNA, 10/12/2017, Parish, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Bang Ho   MUNA is a band that caught my ear’s attention during SXSW 2016 and are only gaining more fans as time goes on.  They have been playing sold out shows opening for Harry Styles around the world and stopped for four shows in Austin, (three times in a sea of…

MUNA, 10/12/2017, Parish, Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

Overcoats and Yoke Lore, 9/22/2017, Antone’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Bang Ho   Yoke Lore set the tone of the night as they played songs off the Goodpain EP they just released. A two man piece, Adrian Galvin’s voice was ranged from soft and emotive on songs such as Beige as he played a banjo to more uptempo songs like Goodpain with…

Overcoats and Yoke Lore, 9/22/2017, Antone’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

Fiona Silver, 10/3/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho Fiona Silver has been in the music industry for quite some time and her stage presence is a testament to her command of her music as she entranced Mohawk’s audience last Tuesday. She used to perform as a one woman band crooning with only a ukelele backing her and while she now…

Fiona Silver, 10/3/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

Smallpools, 9/26/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho   Smallpools did everything big, from the sound to the performance on stage at Emo’s. Sean Scanlon’s vocals spanned an octave or two in a matter of a few notes with ease as he played synth/keys with the rest of the band fully filling out the rest of the songs. It…

Smallpools, 9/26/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

MisterWives, 9/26/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho MisterWive’s distinct brand of indie pop flooded the Emo’s venue with it’s warm upbeat melodies. Mandy Lee’s unique vocals range from low and smokey to high and razor sharp in a moment. The fast guitar upstrokes run in the ska vein, keeping the song’s feet dancing. The band has cut their…

MisterWives, 9/26/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

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

Written by Bang Ho   Tangerine, comprised of sisters Marika on vocals/guitar and Miro on drums with their childhood friend Toby, opened up for Bleachers and got the crowd bopping and dancing.  The style of music changed from song to song, ranging from slower slacker pop rock to swift paced surf rock punctuated by technical…

Tangerine, 9/19/2015, Emo’s, Austin, TX was originally published on Music Felon

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…

Bishop Briggs, 5/20/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon