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 …

Foster the People, 10/12/2017, Stubb’s, ACL Late Nights, Austin: Photos – Write-up

Written by Phil Barton   Foster the People gave Austin music goers an extra credit chance to see them outside of the Austin City Limits Music Festival.  FTP really has their stage performance dialed in.  Their set felt like a greatest hits performance from a band that, in the grand …

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 …

Portugal. The Man, 10/7/2017, Stubb’s, ACL Late Nights, Austin: Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho   Portugal. The Man are an incredibly talented band that rocked the Stubb’s Late Night ACL show.  They kicked off the set three covers of varied genres (Metallica, Pink Floyd, and Oasis later in their set).  While their music can be described anywhere from dance pop to …

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 …

Andrew W.K., 10/3/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by Bang Ho   Andrew W.K.’s appropriately named “The Party Never Dies” Tour came to the Mohawk after a five-year hiatus of touring with his full band and reminded us that even though Andrew W.K. has not released a new album in over a decade (not counting the covers or …

Otis the Destroyer, 10/3/2017, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Otis the Destroyer kicked off the party for Andrew W.K. at Mohawk.  They tore through their debut album Keep Bashing that was released last Friday (9/29).  This Austin band is making waves with their phenomenal live performance and album.  Otis the Destroyer’s sound took the crowd on a complex journey …

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 …