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MR Fest Artist Profile: The Dizzease

By Jen Jacquez Music Journalist The Dizzease are a four piece bubblegum pop band from Austin, Texas. The band is headed by Emily Kolb on bass and vocals, Bryan Roberts on guitar and vocals, Leslie Crunkilton on drums and vocals and Matt Wallace on keyboards and vocals. Their latest eight song EP can be streamed on […]

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MR Fest Artist Profile: Tamarron

By Ashley Galvan Music Journalist   Tamarron is a local band from none other than Austin, Texas. They are a psych-rock, shoegaze band that actually has a split with another Austin-­based band playing at MR Fest, dryspell. The split has a couple of Tamarron’s own tunes to listen to such as “New/Joint” and “Panama.” The riffs and […]

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MR Fest Artist Profile: Brandon Smith

By Gabriel Fermin Rap Music Director Brandon Smith is a young confident rapper/producer out of Dallas who moved to San Marcos last year to attend Texas State University. He has already released three albums with the latest one titled Africa: Black Boy, to a Black Man. In his most recent interview with University Star, he explained that one […]

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MR Fest Artist Profile: Clever Heads Prevail

By Natalia Glenn Music Journalist The unique band Clever Heads Prevail is one of the few sounds I’d recommend out of the indie rock scene in San Marcos. Jose Jimenez (vocals/guitar,) Micah Krejcha (lead guitar,) Eric Puente (drums) and Landon Cabrera (bass) all fuse together to make this uniquely beautiful sound due to the combination of indie rock with a speckle […]

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MR Fest Artist Profile: I Am the Albatross

By Ezlyh Gutierrez Music Journalist I Am the Albatross is an Austin-based trio that has perfected the ability of fusing the resonance of heavy Americana and western psych with the drama and excitement of rock ‘n’ roll. Jesse Berkowitz’s rugged vocals compliment the animated, grungy guitar work he effortlessly presents to the table. Along with fun, […]

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MR Fest Artist Profile: Jeremy Carswell

By Brie East Assistant Music Director Singer-songwriter Jeremy Carswell is breaking away from his former role as frontman of Jeremy Carswell and the Nymphs to strike it solo. The artist from Spring, Texas released his debut album 2025 in fall of 2015. Describing his sound as “unique groove with a blend of eighties vibe and […]

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