At first glance Roger Sellers may seem like a normal dude with a dope mustache and trendy sneakers. A guy who might be up to something artistic–something revolutionary. It’s uncommon to experience electronic music that is performed completely live, without the use of pre-recorded music. For live electronic music to be simultaneously well executed, is just as uncommon.
Otis the Destroyer released their first EP Dark Arts in 2014. Since then, the band has continued to build a cohesive identity as a stellar rock n’ roll quad combo. The band members include Taylor Wilkins on guitar and vocals, Clennan Hyatt on drums, Kyle Robarge on bass and vocals and Anthony Rucci on guitar.
Recently, I have been on a serious search for some good highway cruisin’ music. You know, that kind of music that you play on a road trip, or find yourself uncontrollably swaying to at a concert, because it makes you feel some type of way?
As the 365-day road to Austin’s EDM music festival Euphoria finally transpires to an end, festival goers in the 512 are once more dusting off their vodka filled CamelBak’s, and lacing up their favorite festival sneakers to commemorate a celebration of influential beats.
A report commissioned by Austin Music People revealed that “economic activity by local artists, venues and businesses” has dropped 15 percent from 2010 to 2014. That’s a worrying decline of $856 to $726 million.
This past Sunday, we hosted an event at Volstead Lounge featuring 140 pounds of crawfish, day drinking and of course fantastic live music.