Sweet Spirit, 3/31/2017, Barracuda Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Phil Barton Sweet Spirit treated Austin to a record release show at the Barracuda and they have, once again, exceeded my expectations.  This is one of the most consistently awesome live bands I’ve ever seen.  Every show is a party and they go 100% from the beginning to …

Ice Cream, Best of Austin’s Spring Festival 2016 Interview

We interviewed one one of the unofficial SXSW bands, Ice Cream.  Be sure to catch them as many times as possible during SXSW. Ice Cream Official Website Do you have an “elevator pitch” on why SXSWsters should check out Ice Cream? Everyone tells us not to hedge our bets on “blowing up …

Sweet Spirit, 2/11/2016, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Sweet Spirit is not the band that you would expect sandwiched between two post-punk rock bands but they owned it and the stage.  Sabrina (lead vocals) acknowledge the difference but still threw down the indie disco party that Sweet Spirit is known for.  They are a staple of the Austin music …

SXSW 2016 Top 20

The SXSW 2016 Top 20 is  incredible artists in an eclectic mix of genres.  From EDM to bluegrass it’s all here. We are adding more artists as SXSW add more to the lineup check back or follow along on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! Andy Clockwise (Electronic) has a dark husky voice backed with …

Sweet Spirit – SXSW 2016 Top 20

Sweet Spirit embodies their name, creating “get your ass moving” dance-able indie rock tracks! From their Facebook bio: Ironically, the nine-piece band Sweet Spirit started as a solo project. Austin singer Sabrina Ellis was going through some distressing times: the band that she fronted for several years, Bobby Jealousy, with her …