Austin has always neglected its budding hip-hop scene. Even with promotions and production companies such as ScoreMore Shows which was recently sold to Live Nation, the local “scene” in Austin is faced with a lackluster interest. The truth is that local event producers and bookers don’t often celebrate the hip-hop scene that is trying to break through the masses of indie-rock and indie-pop bands that saturate the market. Recently, however, a new festival is attempting to answer the question “Where’s ATX hip-hop?”
The Bishops have done it again, marking this to be the trio’s fourth single release since the start of 2017. This Austin-based supergroup has a knack for prolifically creating futuristic/refreshing beats with consequential messages, and “Citrine Dreams” meets if not exceeds all expectations we have had for the siblings as they rapidly expand their empire. A sun-down ride with a bite: this anthem single speaks smooth volumes to the act of perseverance and rising up to your destiny-an act all too natural and all in the family when it comes to The Bishops.
South by Southwest (SXSW) is an international arts festival that displays the best of film, interactive media, and music. Unsurprisingly, there are many Austinites taking main stage at this event in March.
We’ve listed the latest batch of Austin artists performing in 2018. From brooding electronica to classic folk you can’t go wrong seeing these world-class performers.
Jeremiah Jackson is an up and coming blues guitarist from Waco, Texas. His sound blends blues with a both mellow vibes and punk rock sensibilities. Other musical contributors include Patrick Saikin on guitar, vocals, and […]
H*ck Fest is breaking city limits with their DIY mentality and bringing artists from across the Lone Star State into center stage.
The first installation of Sound On Sound Fest set up a promising outlook for future years despite weather issues and problems with the festival’s shuttle service.
However, as of last week, the festival’s sophomore season and potential future was brought to an abrupt close.
The turn of the 21st century signaled immense change, to the point that the modern world would be barely recognizable to someone transported directly from 1999. Though fears of the world ending from the Y2K bug proved unfounded, for a small group of music fanatics the world may as well have ended, for in 1999 The Jesus Lizard split up.
This Friday, September 29th come see Black Pistol Fire at Emo’s Austin and rock out as the band celebrates the release of their new album, Deadbeat Graffiti. Black Pistol Fire is an Austin based rock […]
He gained national applause and thousands of retweets for his response to the boycott of an all-female ‘Wonder Woman’ screening.
Now, Mayor Steve Adler is back at it. This time it’s Austin’s music scene who’s giving him all the rave.