Tag Archives: indie rock

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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Franz Ferdinand, 5/9/2017, Emo’s, Austin: Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Bang Ho Franz Ferdinand is one of those bands that are hard to fully describe in one sound, having been around for sixteen years with five albums and some line up changes in between.  Their dedicated fan base are a testament to their virtuosity –during the first song, Alex leaned over the…

Franz Ferdinand, 5/9/2017, Emo’s, Austin: Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

Japanese Breakfast, 4/10/2018, Scoot Inn, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho Japanese Breakfast/Michelle Zauner came out on stage full of energy in white high stop sneakers lit up with LEDs and a beautiful white one piece Super Saiyan armor style jump suit with the protruded shoulder pads, much in the way of Vegeta.  Not only were her looks from outer…

Japanese Breakfast, 4/10/2018, Scoot Inn, Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

Darkbird – SXSW 2018 Top 20

Darkbird (Austin, TX) – ATX local indie rock with wailing vocals and fist pumping beats! SXSW Schedule Bio: Darkbird is a rock band. Not a “sub-genre” rock band. Not a “sort of sounds like a mix of so and so” rock band. Just a solid rock band, with its own identity and sound. It’s a sound that has catapulted them…

Darkbird – SXSW 2018 Top 20 was originally published on Music Felon

Sons of an Illustrious Father – SXSW 2018 Top 20

Sons of an Illustrious Father (Brooklyn, NY)- a sweet sounding NYC indie rock band who continues to show their sharp teeth!

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Bio from sxsw.com: Started in 2009 as a group of two, who grew to five, but landed at three, Sons Of An Illustrious Father is the musical outlet of Josh Aubin, Lilah Larson, and Ezra Miller. Everyone trades instruments; everyone writes the songs. They’ve previously released two much-loved albums, two EPs, and have toured multiple times throughout America. Their sound is punk, folk, raw, and elemental, a mix they’ve summed up and named “genre queer.” The band will be releasing a new album in spring 2018.

 

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Sons of an Illustrious Father – SXSW 2018 Top 20 was originally published on Music Felon

The Canvas People – SXSW 2018 Top 20

The Canvas People (Austin, TX) – intensely talented, yet chill harmonizing indie rock band with a home field advantage in Austin. SXSW Schedule Bio:The Canvas People infuse elements of modern indie rock and harmony-driven alt-rock. Reminiscent of contemporary acts such as Kings Of Leon, Death Cab For Cutie, and My Morning Jacket, The Canvas People create…

The Canvas People – SXSW 2018 Top 20 was originally published on Music Felon