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Weekly Staff Picks: your sound guide to SOS Fest

With Sound on Sound Fest only a few hours away, festival go-ers and diverse music consumers state wide are preparing for an inaugural experience embellished with resonance and unity. The festival faced some scrutinizing inspection when the indie beach rock, chain smoker, Mac Demarco dropped out of the lineup. Simultaneously, SOS is Austin’s substitute festival for the cancelled Fun Fun Fun Fest–resulting in mass speculation. Despite cynicism, the camping festival expects large crowds, good vibes and stellar sounds. Amongst others, A-list musicians like Phantogram, Purity Ring and Explosions in The Sky will be taking Sherwood Forest by storm.

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Solstice Festival takes over Austin for two whole days dedicated to live music and fun

Solstice festival is back, Austin! Join some of the city’s hottest, up-and-coming bands for two days of art, music, food and fun. Clear your calendars because  on June 17 and 18 Solstice will be taking the city by storm, throwing parties and setting up shop all over Pan Am park on the East Side–and a few other venues around Austin–to celebrate the start of Summer.

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OV Recommends: 5 best Austin record stores

Austin has nothing short of music stores with a plethora of vinyl, both used and new, waiting to be bought and prized in your trophy collection of vinyl records. The holidays are the best time to start or expand on your record collection. What’s warmer than a cup of marshmellowed hot chocolate (or wine) and popping on a wonderful, crisp vinyl while the cold weather blankets the city of Austin? Here are five of my favorite Austin local music stores to get your music on vinyl.