Blogger favorite fuzz-pop band Vivian Girls are stopping in town at Red 7 on Friday. Support for this one will be provided by Yellow Fever, Deskonocidos, and Cowabunga Babez. Not so sure how Vivian Girls will be live so someone check it out and let us know what you think.
Download: Vivian Girls – Can’t Get Over You [MP3]
A local band you shall all know about, The Laughing, have just dropped some new material on the interwebs and we think you should check it out. These two new tracks will appear on the band’s upcoming album Fever, which will be hitting stores this week on October 15th. You can also catch the guys Thursday at Red 7 or at this years Fun Fun Fun Fest.
Download: The Laughing – Elevators [MP3]
Download: The Laughing – Runner [MP3]
Cruiserweight is a band that has been around longer than I can remember, but we always make a point to see them when they play a show in town. Make your way to Red 7 on Saturday night for one of these shows and enjoy this veteran Austin outfit. Openers are The Story Changes, Markov, and No Champions. Tickets are being sold only at the door and show starts at 9pm.
Download: Cruiserweight – Balboa [MP3]
We have no idea why such a hyped band would be playing at such a small place, but Dirty Projectors are coming to town at Red 7 on Wednesday night. We also just read that Greg Ginn, like THE Greg Ginn, like the guy that founded Black Flag, will be opening. Opening? Yeah don’t get that one either… Local acts The Laughing and DJ Sean O’Neal will also be on hand for opening support. Tickets are on sale now for $13 but are sure to sell out soon.
Download: Dirty Projectors – Bitte Orca [MP3]
Austin’s most unique non-profit, The Yellow Bike Project, are celebrating 12 great years of existence by putting on a party/show at Red 7 on Thursday night. The lineup is stacked with talent and includes ATH faves Shearwater headlining along with Theatre Fire, Red Cortez, Buttercup, and the Yellow Bike Project Gospel Choir. Shearwater don’t have any other Austin dates planned for the summer so you better see them while you can! Show starts at 8pm.
Download: Shearwater – The Snow Leopard [MP3]
Tonight Rob Crow, of Pinback fame, is stepping back in line with his heavier side, as he brings Goblin Cock to Austin. The band is set to play this evening at Red 7, and the doors open up for your enjoyment at 9 PM. Tickets to this show will cost you $8, and you can pick up your set here.
Download: Goblin Cock – Stumped [MP3]
For those of you who get annoyed with your favorite bands makin’ it big and not playing smaller venues anymore, Trail of Dead have a treat for you. The now veteran Austin band are planning to play at Red 7 this Friday along with friends Those Peabodys & Glorium. Now time for the bad news… Tickets for this surprise show are being sold only at the door so get in line early if you want to make it inside the small club. Doors are opening at 8pm. Recent single from TOD can be heard below.