Everclear, 11/5/2017, Emo’s, Austin: Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho Everclear certainly embodies 90s rock, but they showed their range at Emo’s last night with songs that ran the gamut between grunge, alt, and pop rock. Regardless of what genre they’re categorized in, the one thing that is certain is that they still know how to rock …

Foster the People, 10/12/2017, Stubb’s, ACL Late Nights, Austin: Photos – Write-up

Written by Phil Barton   Foster the People gave Austin music goers an extra credit chance to see them outside of the Austin City Limits Music Festival.  FTP really has their stage performance dialed in.  Their set felt like a greatest hits performance from a band that, in the grand …

The Killers, 10/13/2017, The Continental Club, Austin: Write-up

Written by Craig McGreggor and photo from Rylan Keturi   Pop-up Killers‘ concert on a rooftop in downtown Austin? Three hours later, another spontaneous set announced via Twitter? When in Texas, go BIG. @continentalATX 250cap. $20 a head, doors at midnight, 21+. — The Killers (@thekillers) October 13, 2017 The …

Otis the Destroyer, 10/3/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Otis the Destroyer kicked off the party for Andrew W.K. at Mohawk.  They tore through their debut album Keep Bashing that was released last Friday (9/29).  This Austin band is making waves with their phenomenal live performance and album.  Otis the Destroyer’s sound took the crowd on a complex journey …

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. …

Yoke Lore – SXSW 2017 Top 20

Yoke Lore (Brooklyn, NY) produces extraordinary chill, modern, pop earworms with a tinge of banjo and vocals on vocals on vocals. Bio: Brooklyn project Yoke Lore is the new musical venture of Adrian Galvin, previously of Yellerkin and Walk the Moon. Yoke Lore layers the harmonies of Panda Bear, the soulful beats of M83, and the modern pop of Blackbird Blackbird to tell “the stories …

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. …

The Eastern Sea, 1/5/2017, Mohawk Austin, Photos – Write-up

The Eastern Sea always delivers an awesome live performance and this show was no different. Their unique prog-pop songs resonated with the crowd; their haunting melodies and vocals were perfectly suited for the cold winter night. If you crave beautifully well crafted music, make sure you catch The Eastern Sea …