Articles by: Joey Willis

Grizzly Bear Captivates Austin With Lush Soundscapes (SHOW REVIEW)

After the unfortunate cancellation of Sound on Sound Fest, the bookers of the festival worked to get as many of the artists scheduled to play into venues around Austin during the original festival dates. Currently ...

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Third Eye Blind Give Austin a Welcome Dose of Rock Nostalgia (SHOW REVIEW)

It’s almost difficult to believe that we are now twenty years out from 1997 and all the great music that was released that year. Grunge was on the verge of taking its last breath and ...

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‘Smithsonian Rock and Roll: Live and Unseen’ Presents Rock and Roll History From Fan Perspective (BOOK REVIEW)

To say that rock and roll is deeply imbedded in the history and culture of the Western world would be an over simplification to the extent of which music holds sway over us. Even though ...

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Heaters Deliver Polished Psych Rock With ‘Matterhorn’

Since the release of their debut full-length LP, Holy Water Pool, in 2015, Michigan-born psych-rock band Heaters have been churning out an album each year. Matterhorn is the follow-up to last years, Baptistina and continues ...

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Mutual Admiration Society: Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile’s ‘Lotta Sea Lice’ Makes For Quirky/Indie Delight (ALBUM REVIEW)

Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile are both respected songwriters in their own right. After meeting each other and jamming, the pair decided to make a split EP which eventually evolved into a full-fledged album, Lotta ...

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Day 3 of ACL 2017 Leaves Much To Be Desired (FESTIVAL RECAP/PHOTOS)

It may not come to a surprise to anyone that Sunday made for a pretty lazy day, both in terms of the bands playing and the energy of the audience after a weekend full of ...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers, Spoon, Angel Olsen and More Top Day 2 of ACL Fest 2017 (FESTIVAL RECAP/PHOTOS)

It’s no surprise that the second day of Austin City Limits Music Festival saw an influx of people attending earlier in the day. Many of the younger demographic found themselves watching A$AP Ferg, however most ...

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The Lemon Twigs, Bonobo, Solange and More Dominate Day 1 of ACL Fest 2017 (FESTIVAL RECAP/PHOTOS)

While many around the country are going to Oktoberfest events and starting to plan for Halloween, the thoughts of people in Austin are on the Austin City Limits Music Festival. Whether it you are attending ...

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The Growlers, The Black Angels, Spoon and More – 8 Must-See Acts at Austin City Limits 2017 (FESTIVAL PREVIEW)

Austin’s festival season is probably the only thing longer than its summer. Kicking off with SXSW in March and lasting until Sound on Sound Fest (formerly Fun Fun Fun Fest) in November, almost every weekend ...

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Arcade Fire Take Arena Sound Front and Center in Austin (SHOW REVIEW/PHOTOS)

Love them or hate them, there is no denying that Arcade Fire know how to put on a show. Whether it’s a stage full of mirrors for the Reflektor tour, a massive billboard used as ...

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