Category Archives: Featured Artist

Take me out to the Mohawk: A Conversation with Buzz Osborne of the Melvins

Don’t open with baseball. This was the note I wrote at the top of my interview prep sheet. The Melvins were touring in support of their 2018 release, “Pinkus Abortion Technician” and I had weaseled my way into an interview … Continue reading

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Interview: James White talks 54 years at the Broken Spoke

With only five cases of beer to sell, James White opened the Broken Spoke in 1964. After he was released from the U.S. Army at the age of 25 – Mr. White decided to pursue the quest, his dream, of opening a honky … Continue reading

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Dale Watson sets the record straight

Rumors flew around Austin like a wildfire in high winds the last few weeks about Dale Watson leaving ATX for Memphis. And Watson is adamant to set the record straight after a recent interview gone askew. When I read his … Continue reading

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Zeke…Wendy WWAD

WW: So you guys are releasing Hellbender, your first full-length album in 13 years, on March 30th. What were you guys up to those years  and why did you keep us waiting so long? Were you still active musically? If … Continue reading

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Hybrid Moments: SXSW Unofficial Spotlight of Kick Butt Coffee, Music, and Booze

Hybrid Moments The fever of SXSW is about to hit all residents near ground zero (6th Street) and beyond. While all the hype of wrist bands and corporate sponsored bands fill the air for most festival goers, there are some … Continue reading

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East Side Dandies loves hot jazz

East Side Dandies is a collective of musicians based in Austin, Texas that love to bring back the beautiful nostalgia of 1920’s cracker-jack jazz, or what others like to call, hot jazz. Consisting of rotating musicians and their instruments, this … Continue reading

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Matt Young of King Parrot

The first time I was exposed to the force that is King Parrot was at the Housecore Horror Film Festival in 2014. I stood, slack jawed and in a state somewhere between confusion and excitement, as the five Australians laid … Continue reading

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Joel Grind of Toxic Holocaust

Few bands pull off “throwback” metal as well as Toxic Holocaust. I don’t even know if throwback metal is an actual subgenre, but what else could you call a band who so perfectly captures the nuances of legends like Venom … Continue reading

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Ben Falgoust of Goatwhore

Hailing from one of the hotbeds for American metal, New Orleans-based Goatwhore stands apart from their Crescent City brethren with their signature blackened death sound. From their first LP, Serenades to the Tides of Blood, to their latest release, Vengeful … Continue reading

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West Coast artist Raven Felix performs in Texas for the first time

Born in The Valley of Los Angeles, Raven Felix is an artist best known for her music and this year she performed at the 2017 Euphoria Music Festival held at Carson Creek Ranch in Austin, Texas. A Latina from the West Coast, she began … Continue reading

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