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 – …

Molly Burch, 12/22/2017, Stubbs, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho Molly Burch‘s strong soulful voice boomed in the Stubbs Jr venue, bringing to life an era of music not oft remembered.  A cross of the Nashville sound with a touch of surf rock/lounge, Molly’s voice conjured sounds of singers like Dusty Springfield and Patsy Cline …

Cold War Kids, 12/6/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by James_ATX Indie rock legends, the Cold War Kids threw down an excellent performance for 101x’s Indie Xmas! They ran through the gamut of their catalog –playing hits off their new album LA Devine, reaching back into Robbers and Cowards, and even veering outside their works with …

MOBLEY, 12/6/2017, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by James_ATX   The multi-talented MOBLEY performed a spectacular show at Emo’s for 101x’s Indie Xmas!  The recent Black Fret grant winner was quite at home on the huge stage.  MOBLEY even brought his very intimate living drum machine, where four audience members are transformed with wristbands …

Tall Tall Trees, 11/30/2017, Central Presbyterian Church, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Photo and Write-up by James ATX Tall Tall Trees brought the people closer to god with their psych-folk banjo greatness!  Mike Savino (Banjotron 5000, vocals) and Micah Thomas (drums, vocals) made the sanctuary sing.  Apparently, there is no wrong way to play the Banjotron 5000, with Mike strumming, picking, pounding the skin with a drum …

Kishi Bashi, 11/30/2017, Central Presbyterian Church, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Craig McGreggor and photos by James ATX   For one special night, Kishi Bashi was a shepherd and we, his flock, were gathered in the pews of Central Presbyterian Church.  “What if the universe was a cosmic love affair?”  This was one of the many musing thoughts multi-instrumentalist, producer, …

Cults, 11/12/2017, Antone’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and Photos by Bang Ho   Cults filled Antone’s with their slightly dreamy synth pop that approaches the shoe gaze genre but is too lively to be labeled so. The band’s mid tempo beat is combined perfectly with Madeleine’s sometimes soft and drawn out vocals that linger around out sweetly, …