Los Coast, 1/5/2018, Mohawk, Austin, Photos – Write-up

Written and photos by Craig McGreggor   Los Coast have been quietly making big splashes in the local music scene.  They are a quintet of local Austin musicians filling venues with a healthy dose of funk, psych and soulful rock.  Bracing a midnight headlining time slot at Mohawk.  Los Coast performed a slow burn …

Music Felon’s Favorite Albums and EPs of 2017

What a great year in music, these are some of the best albums we have heard!   Airways – Starting to Spin Alex Cameron – Forced Witness alt-J – RELAXER Barns Courtney – The Attractions of Youth Beans On Toast – Cushty Big Thief – Capacity Black Pistol Fire – …

Music Felon’s Favorite Music Videos of 2017

Our favorite music videos of 2017, some may even say the best of 2017   Watsky – Exquisite Corpse Run The Jewels – Call Ticketron Open Mike Eagle – Hymnal (feat. Sammus) Avey Tare – Ms. Secret Tuvaband – Eventually Silence Caroline Rose – Money AWOLNATION – Seven Sticks of …

Music Felon’s Favorite Songs of 2017

An eclectic mix of the songs we could not stop listening to 2018.   Family – Mother Mother Step into the Darkness – Said The Whale Polyamory – Bonaparte 3WW – alt-J Hate That You Know Me – Bleachers Juice – Lady Leshurr Confetti – Satellite Stories Die Young – …

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 …

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 …