Tomorrow is the big day. That’s right, it’s the one year anniversary of Easter 2015! All joking aside, tomorrow is April 20, a day infamous for its parties and associated shenanigans, as well as being the eve of National Surprise Drug Test Day.
The Octopus Project is a local band that has been bringing the vibes to ATX and beyond since 2002! This four piece band is full of the kind of energy that has kept Austin’s live music scene what it is.
A wave of haunting voices washed over by the sound of sonic instrumentals. A blast from the past of psychedelic music. This is what Holy Wave brings to your mind as you float along their sick melodies and soft undertones.
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.
Resonant Frequency is a western nu-funk experience that paints an image of a rainy evening drive in 1983 Japan, or 1979 San Diego. Resonant Frequency is music to listen to when you’re watching the sun set on your camping trip.
Ponytrap is cellist Hilary Thomas-Oliver, her husband Quentin on viola and several different automatic drumming robots.
Finally–a Grateful Dead Tribute band that lives up to its name. Deadeye, founded by Joe Faulhaber and Shadd Scott in 2010 manages to properly pay tribute to the legends while still giving us a new, fresh energy. As of now, the band is composed of Lee Braverman, Faulhaber, Trevor Nealon, Scott, Keith Sennikoff and on occasion Devon McDermott.
As traffic hell week commences–better known as SXSW–get on your bike, skateboard or scooter and put on your walking shoes because there are some shows you can not miss if you are in the Austin area this week.