Float Fest, Music

Concert Review: MGMT at Float Fest

By Brooke Vega Music Journalist It is the band most people listened to at some point in their teenage years, MGMT. When the Time To Pretend EP came out in 2005 with the hits “Kids” and “Time To Pretend,” MGMT caught a lot of people’s attention. The psychedelic band definitely brought the psychedelia to life […]

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My First Float Fest

By Allison Johnson Blog Content Contributor The weekend of July 22nd and 23rd was one to remember. I finally got to experience the infamous Float Fest. Float Fest is a music festival in Martindale, Texas, which is right outside of San Marcos, Texas, so there is no excuse not to go next year Bobcats! Not only […]

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Wild Moccasins Discuss New Project at Float Fest

By Marlene Núñez Float Fest Press Team Zahira Gutierrez and Cody Swan, two fifths of Wild Moccasins, joined me for a chat the day before their show to talk about what’s in store for them after Float Fest. Straight out of Houston, they are no strangers to Texas summer festivals this time of year. They […]

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Löwin Talks New Single at Float Fest

By Marlene Núñez Float Fest Press Team   Löwin, the Austin band with a German name, joined me for an interview post-show. We talked about their recent single, “Say Say,” current works and freshly played material. They plan to eventually release a full length album when they feel the time is right. They believe in […]

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Float Fest 2016 Yeasayer Interview

By Natalia Glenn Float Fest Press Team Yeasayer happens to be one of Brooklyn’s many underrated experimental rock bands. Gaining tons of momentum back in 2007, Yeasayer was not too far away from us due to their participation in SXSW that year. Their debut album, All Hour Cymbals, along with a psychedelic live show that got […]

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Fat Tony at Float Fest 2016

By Justin Leal Music Journalist Fresh off stage at Float Fest, Fat Tony joins me for a conversation to discuss upcoming music, foreign festivals and more. Before hopping in a Volvo to talk, Fat Tony immediately sat on the stage after finishing his set to talk with fans that withstood hundred-degree weather to see him perform. […]

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Float Fest 2016 Recap

By Ashley Galvan Music Journalist What is better than floating down San Marcos’ cool, clear blue water while listening to live music? Float Fest’s third year at Cool River Ranch was, yet again, another successful event. Although the forecast was close to 100 degrees both days, it didn’t stop anyone from coming out to enjoy […]

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Float Fest: All Float On…

By Emily Burns Social Media Director This year brought us the much anticipated first annual Float Fest. Featuring acts like Henry + The Invisibles, Portugal. The Man, Grouplove, and many more it was inevitably a success. The crowd was packed with eager, sunburnt fans jamming out to the sweet sounds of their favorite indie groups. […]

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Float Fest: Whiskey Shivers

Writer and Producer: Monica Skinner Other Side Drive Producer: Shannon Williams Editor: Adam M. Cook     Whiskey Shivers is having a CD release party at The Scoot Inn on September 26. Keep updated with the band at whiskeyshivers.com             Monica Skinner interviewed Austin-based bluegrass quintet Whiskey Shivers:

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Float Fest: Portugal. The Man

Writer and Producer: Monica Skinner Other Side Drive Producer: Shannon Williams Editor: Adam M. Cook   Portugal. The Man is working on another collaboration with Mike D from The Beastie Boys. Visit www.portugaltheman.com to keep updated with the boys and all of their shenanigans.           Monica Skinner interviewed Portugal. The Man:

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Zeale: Floating From Austin to L.A.

By Kelsey Baker Local Music Director Kelsey Baker caught up with emerging hip-hop/indie artist Zeale before he appropriately crowd surfed over the heads of music goers in an inner tube during his set at the inaugural Float Fest in San Marcos. Check out the interview below to catch the latest on his upcoming debut album, “FRNZFNGZ.”

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