Month: April 2016

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Newest Black Books single charms with a spacious, intimate sound

Black Books’s new song, “Automatic,” off their upcoming sophomore LP is a perfect marriage of of dreamy rock, neo-psychedelic and ambient pop. It’s expansive yet approachable. Spacious yet intimate. Experiential yet charming. Everything you’d expect from successful psych-pop.

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West Campus Block Party brings out diverse mix of music, art, collaborators

West Campus — land of the craziest Longhorns and hundred decibel house parties proudly (and obviously) hosted 2016’s West Campus Block Party. This free, BYOB block party is an all day event that took place on Saturday, April 9 between four unique student cooperative houses — Pearl St. Co-op, 21 St. Co-op, Eden House and French House.

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7 tips to prepare for Euphoria 2016

Euphoria Festival 2016 is here! This Thursday through Sunday, join thousands of others in a completely immersive music festival experience where audiences are not only invited to listen to music, but create, feel and truly live in the moment. The festival is being held at Carson Creek Ranch, with a diverse range of performers and unique talents— meaning you’re going to have to make the most of your time.

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Everything you need to know about Float Fest 2016

San Marcos’ annual music festival–Float Fest (July 16-17)–is just a few months away. Not only is this year’s lineup packed with great artists, like Chromeo, Santigold, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and Austin locals Riders Against the Storm (to name just a few) but tubing and camping are included when you purchase a ticket. Need I say more? Here’s everything you need to know about the self described “raddest, loudest, floatest fest in Texas.”

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OV Recommends: Triple Z Threadz Grand Opening

On Vinyl Music celebrates Austin’s title of being the live music capital of the world. Now OV wants to capitalize on artistic aspects surrounding the musical community by recommending Triple Z Threadz–a vintage clothing reserve that specializes in embroidered men’s western wear. Located at 1606 S. Congress Ave., Triple Z Threadz embroiders pearl snap flannels with “the finest crap.” These obscure tops are adorned with oddities from laser cats, to drunken armadillos and everything in between.