Crowdsourcing The Scene – Hardly Sound

Hardly Sound is trying to document things going on in Texas, highlighting and profiling musicians and telling some stories. Second best music show on PBS? Perhaps. It is well shot and has featured a few ATH favorites already like The Bad Lovers and Royal Forest. Support the local projects, right?

This project is a labor of love, self-funded for the most part. Randy Reynolds and Christopher Kim want to step up their game this season and are looking for a little help. Head here to check out the options for supporting, including one very cool t-shirt design thumbnailed as the story pic.

Click read more to see the fundraiser vid…

…and a quick reminder to help our friends Shivery Shakes over on their kickstarter!

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Show Review: The Pharmacy @ 29th St Ballroom (11/23)

Turkey has come and gone. After the joys of fambly and the crushing defeat at the hands of the Frogs from Ft. Worth, Friday night was bound to be better with a four band show at 29th St. Ballroom. The Pharmacy was in town and we had locals The Bad Lovers, Pharaohs, and Foreign Mothers to surround them in Keeping Austin Weird.

The locals were pegged in the corner of the bar stage while headliners took it to the big room for beer throwing, bass hanging, big jams and really drunk dude being happy (and then taking a nap).

Read on for a few more thoughts and plenty of pics.

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Show Preview: The Pharmacy @ 29th Street Ballroom 911.23)

Date Friday, November 23rd
Location 29th Street Ballroom
Doors 9:00 PM
Tickets CHEAP

Those of you still in town for the holidays are going to be lucky to catch one of the hottest up and coming acts in the indie scene, The Pharmacy.  They’re coming into town to support the release this week of their record, Stoned & Alone.  And, as if it wasn’t enough to catch their hook-y rock n’ roll, you also get some other great acts opening from our great local scene, like The Bad Lovers, Pharaohs, and Foreign Mothers. If you’re in town, and you need to get away from your family for a little bit, this is the perfect excuse to slip away and rock it out.


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Download:The Pharmacy – Baby Be [MP3]

Show Preview: Natural Child @ 29th Street Ballroom (9/2)

Date Sunday, Sept. 2nd
Location 29th Street Ballroom
Doors 800 PM
Tickets $10 at the Door

I know it’s Labor Day weekend, and I know a lot of people are traveling around town, but if you’re not going to skip out on the city, then you need to head over to the bash at 29th Street Ballroom, featuring one of my favorite acts, Natural Child.  I can’t say enough about how great these guys are live, and with their latest record, Hard in Heaven, coming out on 9/11, they’re sure to bring a whole new set to get you nice and sweaty.  Just because they’re headlining doesn’t mean there aren’t going to be tons of bands worth your time. They’ve got Birdcloud, The Bad Lovers, Golden Boys–and more, so be sure to show up early folks!

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Download:Natural Child – B$G P$MP$N [MP3]