Music news updates.
Earth Day is coming up on April 22 and it is the perfect time to reevaluate how our consumption here in Texas can have global impacts. Rainforest Partnership invites you to join a special Earth Day Happy Hour at Lustre Pearl on April 19 from 5pm-9pm to "take a breath, and thank a rainforest."
In Austin April 21st and want to hear some great local music? Check out the first annual AMP UnGala at ACL Live.
Twitter buys music discovery site, speculation ensues
Post from The Verge.
Reebok drops Rick Ross
Story from LA Times.
Shoegaze: the genre that could not be killed
Item from The Guardian.
Details on the 'follow' function in Rdio and Spotify
Post from Evolver.
Hear rising Seattle-based hip hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis discuss with John Norris their soaring popularity following their self-released debut, The Heist, which shot into the #1 spot on iTunes and debuted at #2 on the Billboard charts without the support of a traditional record label. Their single “Thrift Shop” held #1 on the Billboard Top 100 chart for four weeks with a wildly popular music video (123 million+ views on YouTube) on heavy rotation on BET and MTV2.
Knifight is a five-piece indie-electronic band with an incredibly energetic live show that plays gripping electronic, post-wave pop songs that include synthesizers, electric guitar, bass, drums and group vocals. Influences include LCD Soundsystem, Xiu Xiu, and Joy Division.
Tribute to Brent Grulke
ANCESTOR es una banda de Black Metal de Cuba. Formados el 3 de febrero del año 2005, en La Habana por el bajista Joel Kaos junto al guitarrista Luis Dakkar, la alineación original quedaría completada meses mas tarde por Yasser Oppressor (vocal) y Andri Soulreaper (drums). “In Absence of Light”, su primer demo se comienza a grabar a finales de 2005 con una favorable calidad de sonido, presenta las primeras canciones compuestas por la banda, ofreciendo un black metal extremo y a la vez melódico con fuertes influencias de thrash metal.
Jung People is an Instrumental Post-rock Duo based out of Calgary, Canada. Forming in late 2010 after founding members, and best friends, Bryan Buss and Giordano W. Bassi attended the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA. Although Instrumental, Jung People express their political and humanitarian idealisms largely through their album art, song titles and music videos.
New! 2014 dates!
Interactive: March 7–11
Film: March 7–15
Music: March 11–16
Learn more about our other events...