I walk into a small, cozy house in South Austin to find out more about Food Group‘s new EP titled You Are with the band’s lead singer and guitarist, Eric Lyday. The latest EP contains three tracks and is the perfect combination of the classic Food Group sound and psychedelic electronic. Lyday and I sat to discuss Food Group’s evolution in the Austin music scene and how the group is collaborating with some big names to get the recognition they deserve.
The house show is an intangible concept, and yet some people know just exactly how to do it right. House shows bring the community and intimacy of a party with the energy and sound of a venue show. Austin’s “Whitis House” is a little-known house venue that will be hosting San Antonio’s own Televangelist and Austin indie lords Did You See Those Bats? on Dec. 20, right before Christmas.
The new owners of the space once occupied by Red 7, former Red 7 partner Johnny Sarkis and Hotel Vegas owner Jason McNeely, have released the name of the newest Austin venue: Barracuda.
Texas politician and musician Kinky Friedman released his first album in 40 years, titled the Loneliest Man I Ever Met.
If you’re lethargically residing on your couch due to mass turkey consumption and want to rid your body of tryptophan, then this week’s playlist is what you need. This playlist is dedicated to dancing your Thanksgiving turkey off.
On Vinyl Music’s Electoral College Party on Nov. 14, 2015 at Rainey Hookah Bar & Lounge got politically incorrect. We asked our college-aged attendees what they’d do as president and who they would kill, fuck and marry.
Some call it seasonal depression. Others call it Austin’s music hibernation.
Is it that we are so sun kissed and vitamin D-drunk in the summertime that we feel life is lacking when winter strikes? For those immersed in the Austin music scene, it can feel especially cold.
What are you doing for Christmas this year? Mistletoe? Stockings? Arguing politics with parents? We’ve got a better idea: Stick around and head to one of the coolest events coming up next month: The Warplanes Winter Ball.