Cherry Glazerr, 10/12/2017, Stubb’s, ACL Late Nights, Austin: Photos – Write-up

Written by Phil Barton   L.A.’s indie rock band, Cherry Glazerr, stopped in Austin to set the mood for headliner Foster the People.  Not being on my music radar, I was unsure of what I was in for but was pleasantly surprised.  The female fronted band brought tons of energy …

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 …

Black Pistol Fire, 9/29/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Black Pistol Fire‘s Deadbeat Graffiti album release, benefit, and tour kick off party was exactly what you’d expect from one of the most energetic bands on the scene!  The set took you on the same roller-coaster ride that is their fifth album Deadbeat Graffiti.  The crowd released their demons and got …

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. …

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. …