Mike Doughty and Wheatus, 1/27/2017, 3Ten Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Greg Ackerman Last Friday late 90s acts Mike Doughty (Soul Coughing) and Wheatus played Austin’s 3TEN at ACL Live. Doughty is known for his self-described “slacker jazz” while Wheatus is known for the same type of low-fi music Austin’s Daniel Johnston introduced to Central Texans during the same era. …

San Fermin, 5/3/2016, Parish, Austin, Photos – Review

Written by Greg Ackerman Brooklyn Baroque pop act San Fermin stopped in Austin Tuesday at The Parish in support of their 2015 release, Jackrabbit. A good-sized crowd gathered at our favorite Sixth Street venue to catch an elegant set by a band that one could say is part of the New …

Gin Wigmore, 4/19/2016, Parish, Austin, Photos – Write-Up

Written by Bang Ho If your eyes weren’t on Gin Wigmore’s captivating New Zealand face when the band took the stage, they were guaranteed to be as soon as her high and raspy disctinct voice started belting. Think British chanteuse Duffy with a lower register singing along with a rockabilly tinged …

The Accidentals, SXSW 2016 Top 20 Interview

We interviewed one of our SXSW 2016 Top 20 artists, The Accidentals.  Be sure to catch them as many times as possible during SXSW. How old were you when you started The Accidentals? Katie: It all started in the mid 90’s when our parents decided to birth us. Sav: Then …

The Accidentals – SXSW 2016 Top 20

The Accidentals (Folk) – fresh folk music from a very fresh three piece band! From their bio: Billboard’s Breakout Band at SXSW 2015; Winner of the Emerging Artist Series, US Cellular Stage at Summerfest WI, 2015; Winner of WYCE’s Album of the Year 2015; Best New Artist 2015; Art Prize, St. Cecilia …