Category Archives: Featured Artist

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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ill-ēsha: Canadian musician, producer, songwriter and vocalist

Earlier this spring I had the pleasure to interview ill-ēsha. Music producer, vocalist, songwriter composer, DJ, musician and more; ill-ēsha radiates artistic talent and the more I read her artist’s bio. It was very clear what a vast range of art forms within various … Continue reading

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Van Dammes garage punk release third EP ‘Vild Days’ and embark on European tour

Van Dammes, the garage punk heroes from Helsinki, Finland released their third EP in 2017 titled Vild Days. Formed in Brussels in 2013, Van Dammes recently completed a European tour to cities like Berlin, Vienna, Dresden and Warsaw. Vild Days is a lively, punk … Continue reading

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Euphoria Music Festival 2017

Euphoria Music Festival releases line-up for April 2017 featuring 70 artists Euphoria will be hosting its sixth annual music, camping and community festival at Carson Creek Ranch in Austin, Texas from Apr. 6-9, 2017. Founded by Mitch Morales, the 2017 festival includes headliners like Chromeo, … Continue reading

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Death of A Dream

On a balmy Texas winter evening, in that hazy space between Christmas and New Year’s, I sat with members of one of Austin’s emerging metal bands, Death of A Dream, to talk shop. After a formidable debut year in 2015, … Continue reading

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Velvet Caravan

Velvet Caravan is a musical ensemble of artists from around the world based in The Deep South of Savannah, Georgia. Their genre is often described as “European redneck” music: an infusion of Southern, Gypsy, Latin and Honky-tonk styles all morphed … Continue reading

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David Yow Fronts the Jazzus Lizard…Wendy WWAD

David Yow first blew my mind back in the 80’s when my roommate turned me on to Austin local band Scratch Acid‘s self-titled debut EP, and also their first full length album Just Keep Eating. A newcomer to drugs, UT, … Continue reading

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Stardust art legend David Bowie dies after his 69th birthday

Recently the world lost an illustrious artist: David Bowie. After battling cancer in secret for 18 months, Starman David Bowie died on January 10, 2016 at the age of 69. Around the globe fans are mourning the loss and memorializing … Continue reading

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Venomous Maximus Interview…by Vanessa Hadrych

Since their inception in 2009, Venomous Maximus has grown from a fledgling local band, enduring the growing pains of establishing their brand and building a fanbase; today, they sport an ever-growing resume of music, videos, tours, and… hot sauce? With two … Continue reading

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Elvis Costello’s memoir: “Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink”

Elvis Costello was the featured guest for an interview with Evan Smith at Book People in Austin, Texas on October 20, 2015. Recently, Costello wrote a memoir titled Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink. This exclusive interview was part of his book tour. Entering … Continue reading

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