Rude Kid – SXSW 2018 Top 20

Rude Kid (London, UK) – intense grime from the UK guaranteed to move crowds. SXSW Schedule  Bio: Regarded as one of the elite grime producers, Rude Kid is able to cite Skepta, JME, Wiley, Stormzy, Shy FX, Ghetts and Giggs amongst his fans and collaborators. Chase and Status have highlighted him …

Linqua Franqa – SXSW 2018 Top 20

Linqua Franqa (Athens, GA) –  effortless hip hop flow that is so good it doesn’t need to be complicated. SXSW Schedule Bio: linguist by day. lunatic lady rapper by night. SXSW 2018 Unofficial Guide SXSW 2018 Twitter List SXSW 2018 Unofficial Guides, Party Lists, and Helpful Sites SXSW 2018 Playlists

Music Felon’s Favorite Albums and EPs of 2017

What a great year in music, these are some of the best albums we have heard!   Airways – Starting to Spin Alex Cameron – Forced Witness alt-J – RELAXER Barns Courtney – The Attractions of Youth Beans On Toast – Cushty Big Thief – Capacity Black Pistol Fire – …

Music Felon’s Favorite Music Videos of 2017

Our favorite music videos of 2017, some may even say the best of 2017   Watsky – Exquisite Corpse Run The Jewels – Call Ticketron Open Mike Eagle – Hymnal (feat. Sammus) Avey Tare – Ms. Secret Tuvaband – Eventually Silence Caroline Rose – Money AWOLNATION – Seven Sticks of …

Music Felon’s Favorite Songs of 2017

An eclectic mix of the songs we could not stop listening to 2018.   Family – Mother Mother Step into the Darkness – Said The Whale Polyamory – Bonaparte 3WW – alt-J Hate That You Know Me – Bleachers Juice – Lady Leshurr Confetti – Satellite Stories Die Young – …

Lizzo, 11/3/2018, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho   Lizzo brought the Emo’s crowd to her Church of Feelin’ Myself. All she needed was a DJ, her backing dancers dubbed the Big Girls, and her amazing voice. She may be a rapper by trade, but she was very much at home singing slow …

Lupe Fiasco, 11/3/2017, The Belmont, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Craig McGreggor   “It’s coming,” proclaimed Lupe Fiasco to a near sold-out Belmont venue regarding his next albums, Drogas Waves.  Honestly, I don’t think anyone is holding their breathe or minds the wait when given the chance to see him live at the intimate venue for the …

Run the Jewels, 10/6/2017, Stubb’s, ACL Late Nights, Austin: Photos – Write-up

Run the Jewels tore down the stage at their ACL Late Night show! It’s magical when a group connects with their fans so well.  The crowd was chanting RTJ before they hit the stage.Fans were eager to be part of something bigger, screaming along with chants and call and response …

Dead Prez, 7/30/2017, The Little Darlin’ , Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho   Dead Prez played a pop up “secret” show presented by  Music Is On The Menu and the The Little Darlin’ in South Austin last Sunday, with whisperings only a few days out.  The crowd was spread out in the large backyard of the venue, …