Kali Uchis Mesmerizes At Her Show in Austin

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When you think of an artist like Britney Spears, it’s hard to separate her in your mind from the cult-level following she commanded in the late 90s and early 2000s. Sure, Britney had vocals to spare, but her presence, audience, and fans were what determined her individuality. When you think of an artist like Amy Winehouse, you think of her …

Blushing Is The Austin Band You Need To Know

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Austin really has an incredible music scene, it’s a supportive community but it can be hard to standout from the crowd. Blushing has become one of those standouts, they were one of the Austin Chronicle’s Bands to Watch at SXSW this past year and after the release of their debut album it was easy to see why, their dreamy soundscapes …

SXSW 2019 Diary

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 (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Culture Trip) Monday Okay, let’s be honest the time before Tuesday is just time for me to go to parties and feel important before I go back to feeling like human trash. Monday I just went to the Soco x Soho Culture Trip party which was Drag Bingo. We met Manila and Bob The …

Diet Cig Puts On The Most Energetic Show

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Diet Cig played the outdoor stage at Sidewinder on one of the coldest nights of the year but the tiny venue was packed with people nevertheless. If you haven’t been following the pop-punk two piece with Alex Luciano on guitar and vocals and Noah Bowman on the drums, they’re now a four-piece and they deliver one of the most fun live-shows you’ll see.

Sylvan Esso’s Dreamy Show Was An Otherworldly Experience

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It was Thursday after Hurricane Harvey when I went to go see Sylvan Esso in Austin at Stubbs, they had to cancel their Houston show but promised to make it up later. They were even using this opportunity in Austin to collect supplies and donate funds to relief efforts. That just goes to show how Sylvan Esso is more than a musical act.

Mitski’s Anxious And Cathartic Show

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A complete silence came over Mohawk when Mitski took this stage. The darling of the indie music scene’s show was completely sold out. After putting out her critically acclaimed ‘Puberty 2’, Mitski has become the voice of every anxious girl transitioning into true adulthood, trying to find happiness and figure out her place in the world. Her emotionally honest lyrics and sweeping dramatic songs brought half of Austin out on a humid Wednesday night.