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.
Undoubtedly, Austin’s liberation has been challenged in recent weeks. Despite activist efforts, on going protests and a general outcry from the public, Donald Trump is the 2016 president-elect of the United States.
The summer of 2016 in Austin has yielded major successes in regards to local music and art. The rapid rise of the music-tech industry and city-wide support has cast a righteous spell on Austin based musicians. Daily showcases and concerts liberated the city and reminded the community of the excitement that accompanies “keeping Austin weird.” Amongst others, Empire Control Room, Swan Dive, The Mohawk, Barracuda and Scratchouse served as an oasis for discovery and enthrallment for music lovers and consumers. Hungry musicians who began the summer eager for exposure, are exiting the hot season with note-worthy revelation.
This week, the On Vinyl staff said three heartbreaking goodbyes to some very influential men and women–revolutionaries that have helped accelerate our success and growth as a start up company. We watched two young entrepreneurs, Maddie Sheffer and Demi Young, make the moving life decision to righteously pursue other feats in their life. OV also bid farewell to “the man” himself, Mr. Alex Duck, co-founder and pioneer of OV.
With the new year comes a fresh start. In celebration of the new year, On Vinyl Music is doing another article in its series of annual corollary numbered lists of local bands.