Tag Archives: punk

They Might be Giants, 2/1/2018, Stubb’s, Austin, Photos – Review

Written by Greg Ackerman Photos by James ATX What is remarkable about They Might Be Giants’ (TMBG) tour stop in Austin last Thursday is the band has such a devoted fanbase. Advance press efforts and sponsored social posts aren’t necessary for the group to sell tickets and draw attention to their show. In fact, the date flew…

They Might be Giants, 2/1/2018, Stubb’s, Austin, Photos – Review was originally published on Music Felon

War Of Icaza, 12/10/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho   War of Icaza was the perfect maelstrom of punk, rock, and latinx rap that transformed the Mohawk into a mosh pit of resistance.  The music and message electrified everyone in the room with energy, as a circle mosh pit formed.  All people of color were in the pit, well…

War Of Icaza, 12/10/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

Peelander-Z, 11/11/2017, Empire, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Craig McGreggor   To close an already wild evening, Peelander-Z was brought in as a late add to a show moved from Spiderhouse to Empire Control Room.  While Fragile Rock may have moved us emotionally, and Calliope Musicals visually, Peelander demanded physical movement.  The band identifies as a Japanese Action Comic…

Peelander-Z, 11/11/2017, Empire, Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

White Reaper, 10/12/2017, Mohawk, ACL Late Nights, Austin: Photos – Write-up

White Reaper played a killer set opening for Car Seat Headrest during their ACL late night concert! They are as raucous as their music would lead you to believe.  Catch White Reaper this weekend at ACL Fest or on tour!      

White Reaper, 10/12/2017, Mohawk, ACL Late Nights, Austin: Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

Possessed by Paul James, 9/29/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Possessed by Paul James is a one man wall of punk rock bluegrass/roots/folk sound.  Konrad Wert becomes possessed when he hits the stage, full of energy, though sat in a chair for the entire performance.  Normally sitting before a few hundred people to keep the shows intimate feels, he thoroughly entertained and lifted the large Emo’s crowd.  Be sure to check out Possessed by Paul James every chance you get!

 

Possessed by Paul James, 9/29/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon

IDLES – SXSW 2017 Top 20

IDLES (Bristol, UK) pure angst ridden UK punk. Bio: IDLES met as a quintet at the death of the indie scene in Bristol and began making visceral and sometimes unlistenable post-punk to a growing crowd. They began with their own club night Batcave and practicing religiously until they felt they had found their sound and their…

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

Gogol Bordello, 11/12/2016, Stubb’s Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Phil Barton The Gypsy punks Gogol Bordello stopped into Austin and gave a much needed break from what has been a very difficult week for so many.  I can only describe them as an endurance band that sprints the entire way through their 2 hour set.  Their shows are flawless and the crowds…

Gogol Bordello, 11/12/2016, Stubb’s Austin, Photos – Write-up was originally published on Music Felon