Little Dragon 4/26/2017, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho Little Dragon put on a spectacular show that was a non stop visual and auditory deluge. Not only did Yukimi Nagano (vocalist of Little Dragon) have three costume changes, each costume was a work of art with individual styles all of their own. Her …

P.O.S 2/15/2017, Barracuda Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho There’s no mistake, P.O.S is not only healthy following a successful kidney transplant, but he is back full force on the stage.  P.O.S debuted new music off of his new album “Chill, Dummy,” backed by DJ Fundo spinning the beats and a sequencer by his …

Puddles Pity Party, Moontower Comedy Festival, Paramount Theatre, Austin, 4/20/2017 Photos – Write-up

Puddles Pity Party is a laugh riot with a heart of gold.  Performing as sad clown Pierrot, Puddles bends the mime routine by adding beautifully resounding vocals.  Puddles made their way to the stage earlier to stop and take selfies with a few fans.  Puddles’ reaction to the Moontower Comedy Fest intro had …

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 …

Oh Pep!, 2/28/2017, Paramont Theater Austin, Photos – Write-up

Hailing from Melbourne, the perfect folk pop duo Oh Pep! made a stop at the historic Paramount Theater in Austin last Tuesday. Their music carried the crowd to another ethereal plane where everything outside of the music melted away, leaving behind a blend of soft harmonies and melodies. Their vocals …

Mike Doughty and Wheatus, 1/27/2017, 3Ten Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Greg Ackerman Last Friday late 90s acts Mike Doughty (Soul Coughing) and Wheatus played Austin’s 3TEN at ACL Live. Doughty is known for his self-described “slacker jazz” while Wheatus is known for the same type of low-fi music Austin’s Daniel Johnston introduced to Central Texans during the same era. …