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 …

UTOPiAfest 2016, Four Sisters Ranch, Utopia, TX: Photos – Write-up

Written by Nicole If you’re into festivals and you’re not attending UTOPiAfest then you’re missing out on an amazing experience.  This BYOB camping music festival brings an astonishing line up of musical talent every year to the Four Sister’s Ranch in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.  This was …

People’s Blues of Richmond, 9/15/2016, Stubb’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

People’s Blues of Richmond tore through a near 2 hour set with the party rock vibes never letting the crowd down.  The phenomenal 90 second title track “Quit or Die” from their fantastic new album is on a whole other level live. The trio creates some of the best blues/psych …

BØRNS, 6/7/2016, Stubb’s Austin, Photos – Write-up

BØRNS melted hearts with his falsetto indie chill pop. The vibe was fully reciprocated throughout the entire set between the band and the crowd. The latter did their part whether the mic was pointed at them or not; unable to contain their elation, a choir of sweet voices were heard …

Animal Collective, 4/30/2016, Emo’s, Austin, Photos – Write-Up

Animal Collective brought their eclectic style to Austin for Levitation but due to saturated ground and the threats of more rain the festival was canceled on Thursday.  Levitation spent the next 24 hours scheduling as many shows as possible at alternate locations.  The largest and Saturday night’s headliner, Animal Collective was …

Israel Nash, 4/21/2016, Stubb’s Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by GypsyShelly The sun slipped off to sleep as Israel Nash began to serenade the crowd at Stubb’s. His smooth sound subtle at first then exploding like thunder on stage! The drummer went wild with Nash on their second to last song, bringing the cheering crowd to a rowdy …

Boss Battle, 4/13, The Sidewinder, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written by ManVsParty Boss Battle is a local (Austin) 3 piece alternative band. Their sound gravitates from hard to prog with some elements of psych. The energy from their female lead, definitely got the crowd ready for the out of town acts.

Son Little, Shakey Graves and Dr. Dog, 4/9, Stubb’s, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Guest writer ManVsParty Saturday night Stubb’s was host to a sold out show featuring Son Little, Shakey Graves and Dr. Dog The crowd was still trickling in when Son Little took stage at about 8:30, he quietly strummed and sang Antidote by Travis Scott as his band took the stage. What …