Alvvays, 10/12/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Bang Ho   Alvvays are a Canadian band that are no stranger to Austin; they’ve opened Stubb’s for Chvrches, played a huge festival stage during Fun Fun Fun Fest, and felt right at home at the sold out packed Mohawk show.  While the band is labeled dream …

Overcoats and Yoke Lore, 9/22/2017, Antone’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Bang Ho   Yoke Lore set the tone of the night as they played songs off the Goodpain EP they just released. A two man piece, Adrian Galvin’s voice was ranged from soft and emotive on songs such as Beige as he played a banjo to more …

Fiona Silver, 10/3/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho Fiona Silver has been in the music industry for quite some time and her stage presence is a testament to her command of her music as she entranced Mohawk’s audience last Tuesday. She used to perform as a one woman band crooning with only a ukelele backing …

Smallpools, 9/26/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho   Smallpools did everything big, from the sound to the performance on stage at Emo’s. Sean Scanlon’s vocals spanned an octave or two in a matter of a few notes with ease as he played synth/keys with the rest of the band fully filling out the …

MisterWives, 9/26/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho MisterWive’s distinct brand of indie pop flooded the Emo’s venue with it’s warm upbeat melodies. Mandy Lee’s unique vocals range from low and smokey to high and razor sharp in a moment. The fast guitar upstrokes run in the ska vein, keeping the song’s feet dancing. …

Tangerine, 9/19/2015, Emo’s, Austin, TX

Written by Bang Ho   Tangerine, comprised of sisters Marika on vocals/guitar and Miro on drums with their childhood friend Toby, opened up for Bleachers and got the crowd bopping and dancing.  The style of music changed from song to song, ranging from slower slacker pop rock to swift paced …

Bishop Briggs, 5/20/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho   Bishop Briggs showed us that electro RnB is a genre that is alive and well at the sold out entrancing show. Her powerful voice stayed in the lower registers, but effortlessly traversed the scale as the song soaringly crested and fell with the energy of her words. …

Float Fest 2017, Cool River Ranch: Photos – Write-up

Last weekend’s fourth Float Fest near San Marcos combined one of the best festival lineups, tubing, camping and carnivals, creating a unique festival that has found its niche.  Festival goers flew and drove in from around the country for the experience.  There was even an Ariana Grande sighting at rapper …