Bonobo, 10/7/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Craig McGreggor   Simon Green, better known by his stage name Bonobo, graced his adoring fans at ACL after show at Emo’s East for a late 11:30PM set. His Friday mid-day ACL set and previous shows have had high acclaim on this round of touring, but …

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 …

Coast Modern, 10/13/2016, Emo’s Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written By Drew Walker of The Wild Now After having a few Coast Modern singles on my everyday Spotify playlist for the last couple of months, I was really excited to see this live show. I didn’t know what to expect from this LA based performance, but they definitely brought …

Shura, 9/217/2016, Stubb’s Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Bang Ho Before SXSW 2016, Shura was on my radar as a new artist that might make an appearance, but when I asked if she was performing, she said no. I was bummed, but then her album dropped in July and she announced she was touring …

Overcoats, 6/9/2016, Hogg Auditorium, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Overcoats performed a beautiful set opening for Matt Corby in Austin!  The duo may have only taking up a small portion in the center of the huge stage but there was nothing small about the incredible harmonies they produced.  They are a little pop, folk, electro and synth.  They blend …

Neon Desert Music Festival 2016, El Paso, TX: Photos – Write-up

Written by ManVsParty This Memorial Day Weekend, the Neon Desert Music Festival celebrated its 6th year in El Paso, TX. Music festivals have become common place all around the country so standing out is key. Although relatively young compared to larger festivals here in Austin or around the country, Neon Desert …

Holiday Mountain, 5/14/16, Parish, Austin, Photos

From bio: Coming from the “Keep-It-Weird” capital of Austin, Texas, electronic duo Holiday Mountain pushes a genre-expanding sound, fusing together their affinity for EDM, hip-hop, and pop to create a force so strong, even NPR concedes that “resistance is futile”. “After witnessing their atomic live set, you’ll be rendered breathless,” …

Animal Collective, 4/30/2016, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-Up

Animal Collective brought their eclectic style to Austin for Levitation but due to saturated ground and the threats of more rain the festival was canceled on Thursday.  Levitation spent the next 24 hours scheduling as many shows as possible at alternate locations.  The largest and Saturday night’s headliner, Animal Collective was …

Bogan Via, 4/13, The Sidewinder, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by ManVsParty Bogan Via is a two piece band from Phoenix.Their sound is a quiet sort of folk electronic pop. The bands sounded like an upbeat version of recent visitor Beach House. The harmonies between the two members on top of their synthesizers and computer samples had everyone in the …