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"I played the wolf and left it to the sheep to figure out."
Album ReviewsThe Cinema - Talking In Your Sleep (Ryan Gardner)
The New Basement Tapes - Lost on the River (Craig Manning)
Interviewsyellowbirddd (Alex DiVincenzo)
Backtrack (Jake Denning)
Ryan Gardner on 12/15/14 - 07:26 AM
Never got a gift; gold, frankincense or myrrh, and never would’ve cared if you could just have her.
Staff ReviewsLos Campesinos! - A Los Campesinos! Christmas EP (Kelly Doherty)
Kelly Doherty on 12/12/14 - 05:04 AM
"If I don't find peace in the valley, it's because there wasn't any there."
Staff InterviewsChad Perrone (Craig Manning)
Craig Manning on 12/10/14 - 09:06 AM
The sun ran out on a cold October, and where she ended up no one knew.
Staff ReviewsBig K.R.I.T. - Cadillactica (Jake Jenkins)
Show ReviewsSlipknot, Korn, King 810 - Worcester, MA [Photos] (Alex DiVincenzo)
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/09/14 - 07:08 AM
Staff Reviews Azealia Banks - Broke With Expensive Taste (Ryan Dennehy)
Ryan Dennehy on 12/07/14 - 10:00 PM
God damn you, half-Japanese girls.
Show PhotosWeezer - Austin (Caitlin DeWeese)
Staff InterviewsChad Gilbert (New Found Glory) (Jake Denning)
Caitlin DeWeese on 12/04/14 - 01:59 PM
Weezer bounced through Austin on Tuesday December 2nd to play a not-surprisingly sold out show for local radio station 101X's holiday party. The band took the stage a tore through a stacked set in just an hour and a half. While Rivers Cuomo wasn't the most enthused version of himself, fans went away happy, especially those who had picked up and fallen in love with the band's newest album Everything Will Be Alright in The End. Take a peek at a few photos from the show in the comments, as well as a link to a full gallery.
Caitlin DeWeese on 12/04/14 - 01:32 PM
So to Hell with holiday romantics. December is for cynics.
Staff ReviewsChad Perrone - Kaleidoscope (Craig Manning)
Show ReviewsSay Anything, Saves the Day, Reggie and the Full Effect - Worcester, MA [Photos] (Alex DiVincenzo)
Staff InterviewsObey The Brave (Jake Denning)
Alex DiVincenzo on 12/03/14 - 07:16 AM
"Summer is over, and I wanna leave you satisfied."
Staff ReviewsCirca Survive - Descensus (Jake Jenkins)
Walk the Moon - Talking is Hard (Anthony Sorendino)
Front Porch Step - Whole Again EP
(Caitlin DeWeese)
Staff InterviewsAaron Marsh of Copeland (Jason Tate)
Anthony Sorendino on 12/02/14 - 07:31 AM
While I spend as little time as possible in Dallas (I lived there 18 years, it was enough), I venture back to see my family for the holidays and this Thanksgiving break I was lucky enough to not only see my myriad of family members, but to also catch a show at fabled venue, The Door. My first club show ever was at The Door in 2003 so even though the locations have changed, the nostalgia still hits hard.

Every Time I Die and The Ghost Inside are on out a killer tour with support from the UK's Architects, Hundredth, and Backtrack. The Door is a great venue for a lot of reasons, but for a show like this, the best reason is NO BARRIER. I forgot about this detail when I was packing up my...
Caitlin DeWeese on 12/01/14 - 08:55 AM
"December drags on. It's thirty-one days too long"
InterviewSuch Gold (Caitlin DeWeese)
Show PhotosEvery Time I Die and The Ghost Inside - Dallas, TX (Caitlin DeWeese)
Caitlin DeWeese on 12/01/14 - 08:37 AM
"I've been convincing myself that I'm worthwhile, cause I'm worth what I'll convince myself to be."
Show PhotosRelient K, From Indian Lakes - Austin, TX (Ryan Gardner)
Ryan Gardner on 11/25/14 - 10:23 AM
"Could you be happy to fall like a stone, if you'd land right here safe in my arms?"
Staff ReviewsCopeland - Ixora (Keagan Ilvonen)
Keagan Ilvonen on 11/24/14 - 04:25 AM
I am the patron saint of lost causes.
Photos & Show ReviewAnberlin - TLA (11-15-14) (Anthony Sorendino)
Anthony Sorendino on 11/19/14 - 12:22 PM
Pumping blood to the roots of evil to keep it young.
Staff ReviewsThe Ghost Inside - Dear Youth (Jake Denning)
Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels 2 (Jake Jenkins)
Jake Denning on 11/18/14 - 10:00 AM
"They used to shout my name, now they whisper it."
Album ReviewsXTRMST (AFI) - XTRMST (Ryan Gardner)
Show ReviewsFour Year Strong, Transit, Such Gold - Austin, TX (Ryan Gardner)
InterviewsThe Jazz June (Caitlin DeWeese)
Ryan Gardner on 11/17/14 - 08:37 AM
"My head is giving me life or death, but I can't choose."
Staff ContentFoo Fighters - Sonic Highways (Craig Manning)
Such Gold - The New Sidewalk (Zac Djamoos)
Craig Manning on 11/12/14 - 06:50 AM
I think John Adams was a miniseries I didn't watch because it looked like a book.
Staff ReviewsPianos Become The Teeth - Keep You (Drew Beringer)
Weezer - Everything Will Be Alright In The End (Blake Solomon)
Drew Beringer on 11/11/14 - 06:11 AM
Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest just wrapped up it's 9th year of festing, but still got off to a rocky start this weekend when will-call ticket holders had to wait up to 5 hours just to get their wristbands. The festival didn't provide any refunds, but did apologize profusely via social media. As some one who picked up her wristband early, I had nothing but positive experiences at FFF this weekend. The sound was big, the crowd was weird, and the food was delicious. Check out a handful of photos and blurbs below, as well as a link to a full gallery!
Caitlin DeWeese on 11/10/14 - 03:02 PM
I have never been so scared and sad at the same time
Show PhotosTiny Moving Parts (Caitlin DeWeese)
Caitlin DeWeese on 11/06/14 - 08:07 AM
I find myself moving my legs to make sure I still can.
ReviewsKnuckle Puck - While I Stay Secluded EP (Blake Solomon)
New Found Glory - Resurrection (Jake Denning)
Blake Solomon on 11/05/14 - 08:47 AM
"I've never had that old Ed size. I've never had Robert's prison guard skin."
Album ReviewsPVRIS - White Noise (Ryan Gardner)
Knuckle Puck - While I Stay Secluded EP (Blake Solomon)
Brandon Cunningham - Give Out EP (Gregory Robson)
Wyatt - Here Comes Everybody EP (Gregory Robson)
Afternoons - Say Yes (Gregory Robson)
Ryan Gardner on 11/04/14 - 06:59 AM
There is nothing in this world like gypsy punk. Gogol Bordello played a sold-out show in Austin last night at Stubbs Amphitheater. Normally the crowd at this venue is kind of ass-holey, but last night everyone was singing, dancing, stomping, and as they say "thinking locally, and fucking globally". Check out some photos as well as a link to the full gallery below. ˇViva Gogol!
Caitlin DeWeese on 11/02/14 - 12:01 PM
"You're going out in style as long as you look the part"
Staff ReviewsLagwagon - Hang (Caitlin DeWeese)
Show PhotosPUP (Caitlin DeWeese)
Caitlin DeWeese on 10/29/14 - 07:18 AM
The crazy-rad PUP the Band played an absolutely raucous set this past Friday at Austin's Red 7. The show was preceeded by locals, Borzoi, California's Hard Girls, and many drinks. A good time was had by all. Check out photos in the replies, as well as a link to the full, drunken gallery.
Caitlin DeWeese on 10/28/14 - 07:29 PM
I'll introduce you to Clarity, teach you the words to "The Sound of Settling," make you watch High Fidelity.
Staff ReviewsTransit - Joyride (Thomas Nassiff)
Everlost - The Hardest Thing to Say (Craig Manning)
La Bella Charade - Born to Crawl EP (Zac Djamoos)
Staff InterviewsHozier (Jonathan Bautts)
Show ReviewsRock and Shock 2014 with GWAR and Life of Agony - Worcester, MA [Photos] (Alex DiVincenzo)
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/22/14 - 07:01 AM
"We'll be lying like lions out in the sand."
Staff ReviewsNominee - I Woke Up (Caitlin DeWeese)
Somos / Sorority Noise - Split (Zac Djamoos)
Caitlin DeWeese on 10/21/14 - 07:01 AM
"I always believed in futures, hope for better in November."
Staff ReviewsJimmy Eat World - Futures (10-Year Reflection) (Craig Manning)
Gerard Way - Hesitant Alien (Jake Jenkins)
gates - Bloom & Breathe (Zac Djamoos)
Craig Manning on 10/20/14 - 05:54 AM
I'm the satellite. You're the sky.
ReviewsDads - I'll Be The Tornado (Blake Solomon)
Micah Olsan and the Many - All Around EP (Gregory Robson)
Blake Solomon on 10/16/14 - 07:51 AM
"And when a nightmare finally does unfold, perspective is a lovely hand to hold."
Staff ReviewsHoodie Allen - People Keep Talking (Jake Denning)
Pompeii - Loom (Zac Djamoos)
Dear You - I Can Only Blame Myself (Ryan Gardner)
Ryan Gardner on 10/13/14 - 08:39 AM
Oklahoma City punks, Red City Radio, played at Austin's Red 7 on Friday October 10th to a small but rowdy crowd. Openers Threes Away and Direct Hit! were some of the most solid openers I had seen in a while. Check out photos of Red City Radio in the comments.
Caitlin DeWeese on 10/12/14 - 05:38 PM
Staff InterviewsThe Amity Affliction (Jake Denning)
Show ReviewsJimmy Eat World Futures 10 Year Anniversary Tour - Kansas City, MO (Jake Jenkins)
Jake Denning on 10/10/14 - 09:01 AM
"There’s something disturbing about recalling a warm memory and feeling utterly cold."
Staff ReviewsNew Found Glory - Resurrection (Thomas Nassiff)
From Indian Lakes - Absent Sounds (Blake Solomon)
Staff Interviews New Found Glory (Jonathan Bautts)
Show PhotosNew Found Glory, We Are The In Crowd, and Fireworks - Austin, TX (Ryan Gardner)
Ryan Gardner on 10/09/14 - 07:20 AM
Is this what you needed? A break from the world and a place to rest your head. But I'm not finished yet.
Album ReviewsMoose Blood - I'll Keep You In Mind, From Time To Time (Zac Djamoos)
Show ReviewsThe Wonder Years, The Story So Far, Modern Baseball, Elder Brother - Providence, RI (Alex DiVincenzo)
Alex DiVincenzo on 10/06/14 - 07:03 AM
I'm your fool
Staff ReviewsPerfume Genius - Too Bright (Jake Jenkins)
Violent Soho - Hungry Ghost (Caitlin DeWeese)
Hightide Hotel - Naturally (Zac Djamoos)
Jake Jenkins on 09/29/14 - 08:15 AM
And I'll tell you something else that you ain't dying enough to know. There's still some living left when your prime comes and goes.
Show ReviewsAgainst Me!, Jimmy Eat World, and The Gaslight Anthem [Photos] (Anthony Sorendino)
Staff InterviewsSenses Fail (Part Two) (Jake Denning)
Anthony Sorendino on 09/26/14 - 08:49 AM
And if we die with regret for what we wouldn't let begin, then I'll cast my righteous skin.
Staff ReviewsMicrowave - Stovall (Zac Djamoos)
Staff InterviewsSenses Fail (Jake Denning)
Zac Djamoos on 09/23/14 - 02:09 PM
It's tied on my tongue. A thousand words, repeating like a pendulum.
ReviewsTiny Moving Parts - Pleasant Living (Blake Solomon)
Paul Maged - Diamonds & Demons (Craig Manning)
Lee Brice - I Don't Dance (Gregory Robson)
Blake Solomon on 09/19/14 - 08:57 AM
A festival in it's first year is always full of surprises, good and bad, and Float Fest, held outside of San Marcos, Texas was no exception. The inaugural event was preceded by permit issues and resident concerns before the music even started as it was held in a rural stretch of the Texas Hill Country on the San Marcos river. Float Fest was headlined by indie pop gods Grouplove, Houston legend Bun B, and the ever dreamy Portugal. The Man, and included numerous local support acts.
The small crowd ate up their opening song that consisted entirely of screaming the word WHISKEY over and over. I even got to watch a girl vomit from her constant jumping. The band itself is nothing but...
Caitlin DeWeese on 09/11/14 - 05:50 PM
Riot Fest Chicago is around the corner, and all the punks are dancing in their pants. But what is it about Riot Fest that has set it apart from the rest of the festival scene? Is there something other fests are missing? (Spoiler alert: YES). Check out my two-cents in the replies. Tickets are still available, but you only have a few days until the party starts.
Caitlin DeWeese on 09/09/14 - 10:42 AM
The feds closed Silk Road so I'm out in the cold, I don't know anyone.
Staff ReviewsRustie - Green Language (Ryan Dennehy)
Lil Bibby - Free Crack 2 (Jake Jenkins)
Ryan Dennehy on 09/09/14 - 05:07 AM
"Autumn leaves falling down like pieces into place, and I can picture it after all these days."
Album ReviewsSpoon - They Want My Soul (Blake Solomon)
The American Scene - Haze (Ryan Gardner)
Let It Happen - Cause + Effect (Ryan Gardner)
Young Fox - Predecessors (Zac Djamoos)
Heavyweights - Keep Your Friends Close (Zac Djamoos)
A Social State - How to Get to Heaven (Zac Djamoos)
InterviewsFinch (Jonathan Bautts)
Ryan Gardner on 09/08/14 - 07:09 AM
"You're all fakes, run to your mansions."
Staff ReviewsSpoon - They Want My Soul (Blake Solomon)
Maroon 5 - V (Craig Manning)
Craig Manning on 09/04/14 - 05:56 AM
"If dreams are like movies, then memories are films about ghosts."
Staff ReviewsCounting Crows - Somewhere Under Wonderland (Craig Manning)
Cory Branan - The No-Hit Wonder (Gregory Robson)
Staff InterviewsCounting Crows (Jonathan Bautts)
Craig Manning on 09/03/14 - 05:54 AM
Why bring her back if you can live her down?
Show ReviewsTom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Steve Winwood - Boston, MA [Photos] (Alex DiVincenzo)
Staff InterviewsCounting Crows (Jonathan Bautts)
Alex DiVincenzo on 09/02/14 - 07:04 AM
"Come make this drive with me, I need the company..."
Staff ReviewsMeridian - The Awful Truth (Jake Denning)
Staff InterviewsPalisades (Jake Denning)
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) (Zac Djamoos)
Jake Denning on 08/29/14 - 01:12 AM
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