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 …

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 …

The Canvas People, Best of Austin’s Spring Festival 2017 Interview

  Up-and-coming local Austin indie pop band The Canvas People are a four piece band with breathtaking sounds woven with amazing beautiful harmonies and dreamy melodies. They answered a few questions for us in this delightful interview. Be sure to check them out during the fest! Will you introduce the …

Music Felon’s SXSW 2017 Top 20

We handpicked a list of artists after listening to all the performing acts at SXSW 2017 on Spotify and made a Best of SXSW 2017 playlist. Then we selected the top acts with relatively small followings and created Music Felon’s SXSW 2017 Top 20 Playlist. These artists are the crux of what the SXSW is all about …

TINNAROSE – SXSW 2017 Top 20

TINNAROSE (Austin, TX) channel the past to create perfect fresh folk/rock tunes punctuated with masterful vocals peppered with vibrato. Bio: When Austin’s Tinnarose formed in 2014, they weren’t fully prepared for the hype they would generate. Built around the core of songwriter/vocalist Devon McDermott, guitarist/songwriter Morris Ramos, bassist Drew Schlegel, and …

Alice Jemima – SXSW 2017 Top 20

Alice Jemima, (Exeter, U.K.) is a sensational singer-songwriter that crafts multi-layered heavenly pop jems that you instantly lose yourself in. Bio:  When 22-year-old Alice Jemima was 14 and everyone else from her comprehensive school in Devon applied for work experience placements in retail or IT departments, Jemima followed her passion …

Airways – SXSW 2017 Top 20

Airways (Peterborough, UK) is a incredible 4 piece indie rock band that is on the cusp of superstardom. Bio: Airways is a recently formed indie rock group with Jake (vocals/guitar) and Alex (guitar) from Peterborough, Jamie (Bass) from Birmingham, and Brian (drums) who moved from Chicago to join the band. After …