Austin Texas

SXSW 2015: Don’t Sleep On These Four Showcases

Austin Texas’ SXSW music conference and festival kicks off this morning — the beginning of a week of utter madness with the soundtrack of over 2,000 bands from across the globe invading the heart of Texas. SXSW is the one time of year where there’s music for everyone in one place. K-pop in one club […]

REVIEW: Driver Friendly – Peaks + Valleys

BAND: Driver Friendly ALBUM: Peaks + Valleys LABEL: Hopeless Records GENRE: Power-Pop, Indie Rock With hooks flying and an energy surrounding them that could wear out any sugar-high, hyperactive pre-teen, Driver Friendly is not only selling you their music with their latest release Peaks + Valleys, they’re selling you a work ethic. Both onstage and […]

Review: Driver Friendly – Bury A Dream

Artist: Driver Friendly Album: Bury A Dream Genre: Indie Rock, Power-Pop Label: Self-Releases Words. They’re fucking tricky aren’t they? . In music journalism, writers tend to toss around phrases so frequently that the words can become cliche and lose the full magnitude of their meaning. We build things to a level of unsustainable expectations, then […]