The very first Sound on Sound Fest is just around the corner, bringing one of the best festival lineups of the year with it. The headliners, including Beach House, Run the Jewels, Phantogram, and Austin’s own Explosions in the Sky are sure to bring in the majority of the fans, but the organizers have made sure to fill the lineup with incredibly talented local artists for those who show up early. Here are five local acts that you can’t miss at Sound on Sound.
American music has been heavily centered around blues and rock for quite some time, and emerging Austin musicians are constantly solidifying the fact that there is something incredibly unique and inspiring about a good bluesy tune. RF Shannon is one of these brilliant modern artists.
Strange Fiction released their EP Strange Fiction in January of this year, and new music has been anticipated by their fans in the recent months. Well, wait no longer (okay, maybe just a little longer) because the band will be releasing their new single “Ready for You” next week.
It’s never dull hearing about a band’s genesis — those early chapters which always seem to be filled with so many trials and tribulations. That’s certainly the case with Demi the Daredevil, at least.
Austin based couple-turned-band, The Wild Now, is evidence that twosomes can be just as formidable as symphony-esque bands.
It’s easy to assume that music and art enjoyed at a local level is “underground.” Austin, being the live music capital of the world, selflessly serves musical visionaries city-wide, regardless of their stance in societies rigid […]
Contemporary music is rapidly evolving into a limitless melting pot of indefinable resonance–a resonance that echoes with the fresh sound of unfamiliarity. Simply put, in 2016, artists are not bound to any particular genre based on their instrumental use.