Being the “Live Music Capital of the World” is a big responsibility, one that Austin does not take lightly. In the recent years, noise complaints throughout the city have spiked, which has caused outdoor and downtown venues to face repercussions that are effecting business. At the same time, downtown residents and visitors are experiencing discomfort with the late night bustle that comes from living near one of these venues. Now, the city of Austin is trying to find harmony between live music with sound mitigation, if there is harmony at all.
We’ve been following Bayonne’s music career for some time now. And, as expected, he’s only getting bigger. He’s talented at his craft, probably one of the best in the game at this point. Robin Hilton of NPR Music says he “makes live looping look like an endurance sport”.
Something Wicked returns in full-force after last year’s cancellation, features local Austin artists as support.
Clyp is an audio sharing app that allows it’s users to easily send recordings and audio clips. This app has reached over 1.5 million users per month, allowing them to interact via sound.
Many thought the revival of vinyl records would be a quiet, uninspired resurgence; however, the opposite has proven true. To quote Muddy Waters, vinyl has come back in a big way: screamin’ and cryin’.
The Riverboat Gamblers recently released their “Massive Fraud” music video, and it is nothing less than a musical adrenaline rush. The video’s catastrophic array of juvenile elements in an old school film style mixed with its high-strong punk vibe eludes an authentic quality that will blow your mind (and possibly your speakers).