A band fairly new to the Austin music scene, Frantic Clam, will be gettin’ it down at Beauty Bar on Wednesday evening. Here’s a sample of the band’s music with their latest catchty little single “Richard Cory”.
Download: Frantic Clam – Richard Cory
Well, MTV might have just made itself cool again. It’s rolling out MTV Music – a free, searchable database of nearly every video in their vault. My only question is, what took them so long? It has a slick interface, the site runs quickly and the video quality is much better than the user-submitted videos on YouTube. Sorry if we just ruined your work day, but we’ve already spent hours looking at some old favorites.
Garden State dweller, Jai Agnish, has a new album you can download for free on his bandcamp website. The album is called Awake When You Dream and features 11 new tracks of acoustic/folk music at its best. If download times keep you up at night, here’s a highlight from the album called “We Found Love”.
Download: Jai Agnish – We Found Love
Everyone’s favorite new Brooklyn band, MGMT, just did a pretty sweet in studio set for the AOL Interface. Watch the videos or even download the thing in fancy video podcast form from iTunes.
A lot has been made in the past few years about the ridiculous onslaught of sweet tunes that are coming from Dengue Fever. Earlier this year, they rocked everyone over at Club Deville. Tonight, they are the sepcial guest at the Fun Fun Fun Fest pre-party over at the Mohawk. We thought you should know!
They’ll be playing with a bunch of great Austin acts like Brothers and Sisters and The Lovely Sparrows.
We here at ATH are getting really pumped about this weekend’s Fun Fun Fun Festival. But, as we all know, it’s difficult to figure out who to see when there are so many bands playing. You have time conflicts, you don’t know who some of the bands are and you wonder who will put on the best show? Well, our Friday Top 5 is a compilation of bands that ATH is excited to see. Hopefully this helps you make some decisions before you head out to the festival. We’ve also got some MP3s you can stream for each band in the list, so fire up the ATH Radio and enjoy.
The good folks at Peppermill Records have a new sampler for you to download and enjoy. The sampler features an astounding 42 tracks that you can download in zip form or individually. Let us know which tracks are worth gettin’!
While most people tend to turn their love and adoration towards Jenny Lewis, I’m more of a Emily Haines sort of guy. Seeing as how I love Emily, and her killer band Metric, I’m excited to throw a new song your way. Here you go, the track is called “Help I’m Alive”:
Download: Metric – Help Im Alive [MP3]
Our second installment of Funx3 Festival interviews features veteran front man Will Johnson of Denton based band Centro-matic. Will and I discuss all his projects and how the Cardinals can make it to the World Series next year. Follow the jump to read the entire interview with this incredible and highly underrated song writer.
Seems like the live video/audio this week has been really solid for you music junkies. The goodness today comes from the LaundroMatinee website, who bring us some live video featuring an in studio performance by Oxford band Supergrass. Watch it now.