Gringo Star Share Told You Once Before

While I feel I moved on a bit from that soulful garage sound that I fawned over in the early ATH years, I’m still a sucker for the sound when its done well…and no one’s done it quite as well as Gringo Star on their latest single. This one’s got this almost LSD-infused desert vocal that rolls through the track like a lone tumbleweed. Musically, it almost feels like its given everything to the vocals, except the space gets filled in by these perfect bits of string arrangements that manage to elevate every inch of the song by their very presence. It almost feels like it was penned in the traditional soul era, and I don’t mind that one bit. You’ll find this tune on their new LP On and On and Gone, which was just announced!

Meet the SXSW Band: Dropper

Pushing forward and the SXSW emails are coming in fast and furiously. So, hopefully if you’re in the same boat, you’ll take a little time in your day to rest and and read about Dropper, one of the acts making their way to SXSW this year. They’ll likely be filling thheir set with hits from last year’s Don’t Talk to Me, with hopefully some new tunes in the works as well. The usual set of questions, giving you the chance to know what could be your next favorite band.

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Show Preview / Interview: Golden Dawn Arkestra @ Paramount Theater (12.10)


Saturnalia is upon us! Join Golden Dawn Arkestra this Saturday at the Paramount Theater for a celebration of exuberance! All narrative elements of the comic below were derived from a recent interview of bandleader, Zapot Mgawi while on the Planet Cygnus. All sketches by jon.wagner, @jwagnerviz

Date Saturday, December10th
Location The Paramount Theater
Doors 7:00 PM, Show 8:00 PM
Tickets From $20 at the Paramount Theater


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