These fellas bring the swing back to Texas, and I can tell you they have been blazing stages from SXSW to Fun Fun Fun fest and even appearance with the homies from Jam in the Van. I can see this is well put together, and T Bird gets three words…This is Fresh. Personally, I like how they play on the words of These are the Breaks, showing the funkdafied feel with hip hop influenced get down.. now hit the jump.
If you’re a fan of creepy skeleton people, sparklers, and manslaughter, you’ll dig Videoing’s new videoing for “Crimson Wave.” It’s taken from their forthcoming Reader LP, set to drop July 10 on Slack Electric. Those in Austin, TX can catch their record release festivities July 20 at Mohawk.
Saints of Valory, the Austin-based indie rock band, that has previously been featured on URB online is competing tonight in a live online Battle of the Bands brought to you by the Billboard Music Awards and affiliate sponsor Chevy.
Saints of Valory beat out two other acts in the Billboard.com vote to become the finalist in the southwest region. The band is on the road to Las Vegas and you can watch the roadtrip progress in the video player below! In Las Vegas they will play against the other finalists head to head at the May 18 Battle of the Bands concert. The ultimate winner will appear on the 2012 Billboard Music Awards.
The vote link goes live at 8PM PT/11PM ET…
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So as the business card pile collects dust and we all wonder where we were while ASAP Rocky got put in a “Vice Grip” and your car got towed in the $7 dollar public lot after 3 am, lets give you the last of the last SXSW articles. Maybe you went to the Fader Fort and hung out with the Bawss Rick Ross or kicked it with Nardwuar , saw Murs on the street, met Trash Talk, or wondered how the fuck anyone ever made it to Beauty Ballroom which was in the middle of nowhere Austin.
(why would you throw shows so far away?) Did you hit Pitchfork parties to see STRFKR ? Did you catch a dusty band playing for 20 people that was the next best thing?
Did you meet any cool ass guitarists on the street? Did you …
No matter how hull-shattering the sawtooth, there’s nothing quite like actual waves. On Tuesday two titans of the booming Austin beat scene, Exploded Drawing and (in)Sect Records, took to Lake Austin in a bi-level riverboat for a four hour tour fueled by organic juice cocktails (pineapple-jalapeno margaritas!) and two rooms of music featuring locals holding their own next to notable guests from Brainfeeder, Stones Throw, and Mush.