The Young – Dub Egg

Hailing harmoniously from the prestigious musical roots of Austin, Texas, The Young duly impress the masses with their second LP on Matador Records. Recorded in a cabin in the wilderness of Texas, The Young’s Dub Egg album remains fresh and unhinged by the proverbial “hipster” tendencies of trying to be uber-unique and untainted in the vast and … [Read more...]

Debut album from Austin band The Laughing

Recorded over the course of a near year, Fever is the debut album by Austin band, The Laughing. With an aural aesthetic pulling from somewhere between early Roxy Music and the stretches of contemporaries such as Animal Collective, The Laughing has quickly attracted the attention of audiences looking for a little dance in their rock as well as a … [Read more...]

Austin City Limits Line-up Announced

The rumors are true; Pearl Jam will join Dave Matthews Band and the Beastie Boys as headliners for this year's festival. Held in Austin, Texas' Zilker Park, the festival will also showcase Kings of Leon, Jack White's new project, The Dead Weather, Mos Def and many more. One thing is for sure, I'll be there again. The festival is from October … [Read more...]

Interview with Hotel Hotel

Delusions of Adequacy:  Your band Hotel Hotel is relatively new to the music scene, starting out in 2005, but you've released three albums, have had plenty of line-up changes, and have toured extensively during this time.  Who is currently in the band, what instruments do you play, and how would you describe your sound or style? Chaos/Trade … [Read more...]