Category Archives: Featured Artist

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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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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