Portugal. The Man, 10/7/2017, Stubb’s, ACL Late Nights, Austin: Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho   Portugal. The Man are an incredibly talented band that rocked the Stubb’s Late Night ACL show.  They kicked off the set three covers of varied genres (Metallica, Pink Floyd, and Oasis later in their set).  While their music can be described anywhere from dance pop to …

Lewis Del Mar, 6/7/2016, Stubb’s Austin, Photos – Write-up

Lewis del Mar threw down an unforgettable performance opening for BØRNS. The NY based duo of Danny Miller and Max Harwood were joined by a full band for the Austin performance. Even though they were on their very first tour, they seemed polished and ready for a headlining spot. Lewis …

Photo Album: Blue, the Misfit, 5/22/2015, Red 7, Austin, TX

This Blue, the Misfit show had that Southby feeling I seek (they are much better than the size of this venue suggests).  The crowd was meager but very into it.  Blue, the Misfit, X, the Misfit and DJ Imperial brought that experimental hip hop from Dallas.  His high energy fit …

Now Streaming: They Might Be Giants – Glean ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Upbeat music and dark lyrics, Glean is a welcome addition to the They Might Be Giants catalog.  (full disclosure: I have a TMBG tattoo) Standout favorite: “End of the Rope” ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5/5 Release Date: April 21, 2015 Purchase the album: They Might Be Giants – Glean

Now Streaming: East India Youth – Culture of Volume ⭐⭐⭐

Second album, Culture of Volume from East India Youth released April, 6 2015.  The songs on Culture of Volume are all over the place, from sythpop to electronica instrumentals.  Over all a good album. ⭐⭐⭐ 3/5 Release Date: April 7, 2015 Purchase the album: East India Youth – Culture of Volume