ACL 2017 In Pictures: Sunday – Weekend One

The Final round from the photo pit, but first a love letter…

Hopefully, you know the feeling you get when you are on a good team, when all types of different people come together and get things done. Now, my fellow Austin music photographers weren’t shooting for the same outlet. In fact, we mostly compete for your views, but the reality is that each in the group takes care of the other. Whether it is an extra water, pepto tabs, pickle run or a spare memory card, it makes festival life awesome. Truly talented and happy to have them as colleagues and, more importantly, friends. When the Sound on Sound announcement landed, we were crushed, not just for the organizers, but also to lose that chance to just be together all doing what we love.

…and bitching about something the whole way.

Today’s gallery features Deap Vally, Melat, Middle Kids, Charlotte Cardin, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Whitney, Caitlyn Smith, DRAM, First Aid Kit, Run The Jewels, Portugal. The Man and Gorillaz.

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ACL 2013: The Big Post of Good Stuff

We are wrapping up Austin City Limits 2013 coverage with this giant summary of links and a massive amount of photos not previously shared. We had a ton of coverage, from tweets galore to interviews of ATH faves. You can see plenty of pics from Weekend One. I didn’t have the fancy wristband that gets you up close and personal for big camera fun. I did have the most fun of any ACL I have ever been to thanks to a group of amazing friends I call fambly.

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New Music From Portugal. The Man

How is it possible that one band manages to put out this much music in such a short career?  It’s hard to believe, but Portugal. The Man are preparing to release their 7th studio album In the Mountain, In the Cloud July 19th on Atlantic Records.  Prior to that date, we have this new single “Got it All (This Can’t Be Living Now)” which continues the familiar PTM psych/funk rock sound.  Hope you enjoy another solid jam from this extremely prolific band.

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Download: Portugal. The Man – Got It All (This Can’t Be Living Now) [MP3]

ACL Interviews: Portugal. The Man

So leading up to our little ACL festival next month, we here at ATH will yet again be bringing you as many interviews as we possibly can.  We’ll put our focus on some of the mid-level bands along with a few planned big name guys.  To kick off our coverage of the festival, we begin with an interview with an old ATH favorite Portugal. The Man.  We had the chance to sit down with keyboard player/vocalist Ryan Neighbors and discuss the state of his band.  Follow the jump to read this great interview with a great band.

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Portugal. The Man @ Parish (3/5 & 3/6)

Date 3/5/10 & 3/6/10
Location The Parish
Doors 8pm
Tickets $12.50 per night @ Frontgate

The only band I think I know from Alaska, Portugal. The Man, is returning to Austin at The Parish for two shows on Friday and Saturday night.  Openers on both nights are The Dig and Port O’Brien.  Having seen this band live before, I can tell you that you’ll want to make it out for one of these show.  Or maybe both?

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Download: Portugal. The Man – The Dead Dog [MP3]

Free Sampler From Portugal. The Man

00 PTM_USA_Fall_Tour_2009Portugal. The Man are about to embark on a tour of the US, and to celebrate they are releasing a free digital tour EP.  The sampler features the band’s tour support Drug Rug, Hockey and Robert Francis.  Here’s one of the songs from the EP we told you about a while back called “People Say” from Portugal. The Man.  Enjoy your free tuneage.

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Download: Portugal. The Man – People Say [MP3]

New Music From Portugal. The Man

portugalStaying true to their word on putting out an album a year, Portugal. The Man are ready to release a new one after the moderate success of their 2008 album Censored Colors. New album Satanic Satanist will be available July 21st via Equal Vision Records and features this single “”.  Check it out and let us know what you think of this album preview.

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Download: Portugal. The Man – People Say [MP3]

10/18 Portugal. The Man @ Emo’s

The city of Wasilla, Alaska is best known for one of two things: The first, and the one we keep hearing about in the news, is how the city was once home to vice presidential candidate Sarah Pallin. The second, and much less widely known fact, is that Wasilla was also once called home by members of psych-rock band Portugal. The Man. Regardless of where they came from, the one time Alaskan outfit (now in Portland) known as Portugal. The Man rocked the house at Emo’s on Saturday night. Follow the jump to read more about the show.

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Portugal. The Man @ Emo’s (10/18)

One of the few bands to come out of Alaska, Portugal. The Man, are making the huge trek to Austin on Saturday night.  The Emo’s show will only cost ya $12 and gets started around 9pm.  Get your tickets now and be in attendance for a band that everyone will know about real soon.  Latest single from the band “Lay me Back Down” can be heard below.

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Download: Portugal. The Man – Lay me Back Down [MP3]