Sweet Spirit, 3/31/2017, Barracuda Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Phil Barton Sweet Spirit treated Austin to a record release show at the Barracuda and they have, once again, exceeded my expectations.  This is one of the most consistently awesome live bands I’ve ever seen.  Every show is a party and they go 100% from the beginning to …

TINNAROSE, 3/31/2017, Barracuda Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Phil Barton What do you call seven of some of the most talented musicians Austin has to offer on a stage barely big enough to hold them?  The answer is TINNAROSE.  Fronted by Devon McDermott and Morris Ramos, TINNAROSE’s amazing vocals and musical talents seemed to be too large …

SXSW 2017 – Wrap Up and Photos

  The 31st annual SXSW (South by Southwest) was one for the books.  Since its peak in 2014, the festival has scaled back and it looks good on them.  Some big names came this year too, but we won’t mention any (though you may find a photo or two).  Our …

The Canvas People, Best of Austin’s Spring Festival 2017 Interview

  Up-and-coming local Austin indie pop band The Canvas People are a four piece band with breathtaking sounds woven with amazing beautiful harmonies and dreamy melodies. They answered a few questions for us in this delightful interview. Be sure to check them out during the fest! Will you introduce the …

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 …

L.A. Salami – SXSW 2017 Top 20

L.A. Salami (London, UK) is a master of his craft, slinkily spinning stories while finger picking folk diddies on the guitar, painting moving pictures with our ears as the canvas. Bio: L.A. Salami (Lookman Adekunle Salami) is a singer/songwriter from London, England known for crafting magnetic blues-rock songs with a postmodern …