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

Written by Phil Barton What do you call seven of some of the most talented musicians Austin has to offer on a stage barely big enough to hold them?  The answer is TINNAROSE.  Fronted by Devon McDermott and Morris Ramos, TINNAROSE’s amazing vocals and musical talents seemed to be too large …

Calliope Musicals – SXSW 2017 Top 20

Calliope Musicals, (Austin, TX) psych-folk rockers bring the party with audience participation, confetti cannons, and the most uplifting vibes to rejuvenate the soul.  Bio: Calliope Musicals is a cheerful psychedelic party folk band from Austin TX. Their high-energy live performance focuses on involving the crowd. A psychedelic squad of musicians fill …

Calliope Musicals, 1/5/2017, The Mohawk Austin, Photos – Write-up

Calliope Musicals is one of Austin’s best live music experiences. The group manifests party vibes to each audience with beautiful songs and a high-energy performance. This freezing night during Free Week Austin 2017 was no exception. The band got the packed crowd jumping, singing along and most importantly, sporting big …

MF Mabel Interview: Rubblebucket

Annakalmia Traver of the astoundingly fun indie-dance band Rubblebucket sat in a teepee at UTOPiAFest for an interview with Music Felon’s 9-year-old Mabel. Be sure to check out Rubblebucket‘s new EP entitled If U C My Enemies this Friday, January 20, 2017! MF Mabel: What is your favorite grade? R Annakalmia: Like …

The Eastern Sea, 1/5/2017, Mohawk Austin, Photos – Write-up

The Eastern Sea always delivers an awesome live performance and this show was no different. Their unique prog-pop songs resonated with the crowd; their haunting melodies and vocals were perfectly suited for the cold winter night. If you crave beautifully well crafted music, make sure you catch The Eastern Sea …

Ingrid Michaelson, 11/3/2016, Stubb’s Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho Half of Ingrid Michaelson’s heritage is steeped in Sweden, it comes as no surprise as she demonstrated her mastery of pop music throughout a seven album set list at Stubbs. From slower love songs like “You and I” on the sappy side to somber …