Iceage burst into town, fueled with an entourage of massive hype and adoration. It was a night full of quick riffs, stage stalking and bursts of machine-gun delivery vocals. You won’t find too many complaints from this writer. Read more
After the relatively low-fi, low-tech environs of Antone’s, a show at the Parish was in order. Since the remodel, the Parish has been a favorite for audiophiles that enjoy a light show beyond CFL’s with colored Saran Wrap over them to illuminate the performers. Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s open for Mr. Dullli in his current incarnation with The Twilight Singers. Many friends in tow, Afghan Whigs fans and loyalists to Margot filled the venue on a Tuesday. Continued…
Mogwai have been making a name for themselve for years, brandishing noisy post-rock in the live setting, pushing your eardrums to their limit. They returned to Austin on a breezy Monday night, bringing their fellow Scots, Errors, along for the ride. Read more
After releasing their latest, Belong, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart returned to Austin, riding a wave of credibility and praise. It’s no surprise then that the show was packed, especially considering the opening act, Twin Shadow, had their own wave of hype and adoration. Twas a good night.
What’s that you say? How can this be? We have even MORE photos from our new photographer Brian Gray from SXSW week? Thats right kids, this guy took a ton of photos all week long and we wanted to share with you just a few more before calling it good. I mean we really couldn’t resist at least sharing a few photos of Murray Lightburn going crazy on the unknowing crowd in front of him. Here’s to a job well done Mr. Gray. Hope you guys have enjoyed his work as much as I have. Follow the jump for the last bit of SXSW photos.
So this guy Brian Gray did quite a bit of running around during SXSW and saw more bands than any human being ever should over the course of 5-6 days. Hell, this guy even managed to pull that off while battling the flu. Lucky for you and me, Brian snapped a huge amount of photos during the week that we plan to share with you in small portions here. We’ve already shared some of his work from the first part of the week, so now we’ll move into the middle parts of the festival. What can I say, the man does great work. Follow the jump for more.
So we’ve finally wrapped SXSW and everyone is either lying in bed with the worst hangover of their life or back at work in a similar state. To begin some sort of recap for the week’s events, we will begin with some fancy photos from recent ATH pick-up Brian Gray. Now Mr. Gray has a lot of photos obviously so we picked just a few of the best ones to share. Follow the jump for more.
Emo’s was packed with bloggers, photogs and Austin Indie dignitaries on Monday night for what many believe to be two of the biggest buzz bands coming to town in a month and a half for SxSW. Read on to learn more and get a preview of two bands that every day party planner would be thrilled to have in their 4pm slot…
It’s cold. Tokyo Police Club took on filling La Zone Rosa on a Wednesday night, temperatures in the teens. I knew it was worth the trip out when a friend asked of his Facebook status, “Hearing the sounds from across the street, should I have gone to see Tokyo Police Club?” Yep. Follow the jump for more.
Our good friend Brian Gray was fortunate enough to make it over to Emos on Tuesday night in order to catch a great set from Love Language, one of Merge Records newest hit makers. Read below for more details and photos.