MUNA, 10/12/2017, Parish, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Bang Ho   MUNA is a band that caught my ear’s attention during SXSW 2016 and are only gaining more fans as time goes on.  They have been playing sold out shows opening for Harry Styles around the world and stopped for four shows in Austin, (three …

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 …

American Authors, 4/8, The Sidewinder, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Guest writer Bang Ho While American Authors has only been around by name for roughly 4 years, the band has been together since 2006 under the previous moniker The Blue Pages. A huge full sound fit for a bigger venue, the veteran band had such a commanding presence. Once one …

BANNERS – SXSW 2016 Top 20

BANNERS sings beautiful pop ballads with alluring and haunting vocals! From Wikipedia: Michael Joseph Nelson, known under the stage name Banners (styled as BANNERS), is an English musician from Liverpool. He released his debut EP Banners in January 2016 through Island Records, following three singles released in 2015: “Ghosts”, “Shine a Light” …