Los Coast, 1/5/2018, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Craig McGreggor   Los Coast have been quietly making big splashes in the local music scene.  They are a quintet of local Austin musicians filling venues with a healthy dose of funk, psych and soulful rock.  Bracing a midnight headlining time slot at Mohawk.  Los Coast performed a slow burn …

Molly Burch, 12/22/2017, Stubbs, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho Molly Burch‘s strong soulful voice boomed in the Stubbs Jr venue, bringing to life an era of music not oft remembered.  A cross of the Nashville sound with a touch of surf rock/lounge, Molly’s voice conjured sounds of singers like Dusty Springfield and Patsy Cline …

Gary Numan, 12/16/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho   Gary Numan and company brought the post-apocalyptic desert to the Mohawk, rocking the crowd.  Inauspiciously, it was a cold rainy night that would normally have people questioning if it was worth coming out, but the die-hard goth fans came out and packed the venue …

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 …

MOBLEY, 12/6/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by James_ATX   The multi-talented MOBLEY performed a spectacular show at Emo’s for 101x’s Indie Xmas!  The recent Black Fret grant winner was quite at home on the huge stage.  MOBLEY even brought his very intimate living drum machine, where four audience members are transformed with wristbands …

Tall Tall Trees, 11/30/2017, Central Presbyterian Church, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Photo and Write-up by James ATX Tall Tall Trees brought the people closer to god with their psych-folk banjo greatness!  Mike Savino (Banjotron 5000, vocals) and Micah Thomas (drums, vocals) made the sanctuary sing.  Apparently, there is no wrong way to play the Banjotron 5000, with Mike strumming, picking, pounding the skin with a drum …

Kishi Bashi, 11/30/2017, Central Presbyterian Church, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Craig McGreggor and photos by James ATX   For one special night, Kishi Bashi was a shepherd and we, his flock, were gathered in the pews of Central Presbyterian Church.  “What if the universe was a cosmic love affair?”  This was one of the many musing thoughts multi-instrumentalist, producer, …

Blue October, 11/18/2017, Stubb’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Steve Benham Photos by Bang Ho   I had the privilege of seeing the Blue October concert at Stubbs in Austin on Saturday, November the 18th. This was the first time I have caught a Blue October performance in over 10 years, and they did not disappoint… not for one …

Wild Child, 11/17/2017, Scoot Inn, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Craig McGreggor   Wild Child and Austin go hand in hand like a bowl of queso and “Why yes, I would love more queso.” One can never have enough of these local darlings who call this city their beloved home. For me, this may have been my eighth W.C. …