Author: Nathalie Phan

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Boston Calling showcases local artists

After two and a half days of too much free seltzer, creepy and hilarious Samuel Adams cut-outs and Elle King levels of drunken fun, Boston Calling finally closed out having seen tremendous acts such as Odesza, Disclosure, HAIM, Vince Staples, Sia, the Vaccines and Miike Snow enter the stage with blow-out audiences. The underlying threads of the festival, however, were the local talent such as Michael Christmas, Palehound and Nemes.

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WAX: CAPYAC hosts Empire Garage fashion show

I still see the moving images from last night doing laps in my brain: the bright, swirling lights spinning too fast for me to realize what is really going on; the conglomerate of different sounds, conversations and unique narratives; people wearing nothing short of overly eccentric costumes looming, dancing, and performing maneuvers and bodily contortions that probably have gone untried by the human population due to sheer difficulty or unfound, breathless passion. 

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Barracuda Music Tech Expo: Thank you, Austin!

When I competed in a national student entrepreneurship competition in Miami, one of my judges asked me, “What gets you out of bed every morning?”

The answer: My friends and family. My staff. My mission.

Luckily for me, my staff is made up of my friends, and I consider the whole lot of them part of my family. Luckily for me, I’ve somehow managed to impart a seemingly impossible mission to them: Sustain Austin’s local music scene by doing our part in making a difference in how music consumers view the city’s entertainment space.

Luckily for me, yesterday proved that making a change is possible and not as far out of reach as we all had thought.