Events, Utopiafest

Potatoes, North Carolina, and Seasonings with Capyac

By DeMarcus Cobb Assistant Music Director Capyac is a musical outfit from Austin, Texas that finds a way to blend disco, jazz, chillwave, R&B, IDM and Deep House on their debut release, “Headlunge”. You never know what to expect from the Nu-Disco act live or in studio, and that is one of the many things […]

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Your Guide to UTOPIAfest 2016

By DeMarcus Cobb Assistant Music Director Cheers to the beginning of Fall and cool(er) weather! The 8th annual Utopiafest is here and the weather is welcoming it with open arms. The highs will be in the mid-80s with lows in the mid-50s. With that said, this is perfect camping weather. This article will give you […]

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UTOPiAfest 2015: Vinyl Williams

Interviewer: Brittany Robinson Interviewees:  Lionel Williams, Billy Winger, James Lake, and Ian Gibbs Vinyl Williams is a Los Angeles based psychedelic indie pop band, led by musician Lionel Williams. Vinyl Williams goal is to transcend ordinary music listening, and to make their music an experience like no other. One that doesn’t involve itself with just […]

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UTOPiAfest- Riders Against the Storm

Interviewers: Brittany Robinson and Lady R (Ranisha Shipp) Interviewees: Chaka (husband) and Qi Dada (wife) Riders Against the Storm (RAS) is and Austin-based, musical duo comprised of husband-wife team, Chaka and Qi Dada. They are the recent recipients of  ‘Band of the Year’ for 2014 and 2013’s Austin Music Awards.  Historically, they were the first […]

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Utopiafest 2015: Interview with Yoga Instructors

by Ranisha Shipp KTSW Music               R: Hello, this is everyone’s favorite radio DJ, Lady R. I’m here at UTOPiAfest at the Acro yoga tent with the instructers. C: Chris Cox K: Katrina Ruteman R: So, we had an exciting hour full of acro yoga. It was really amazing. I initially thought I could never […]

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Utopiafest 2015: Man Man Interview

by Ranisha Shipp KTSW Music R: Hi everyone! This is your favorite radio DJ, Lady R and I’m here with Ryan from Man Man. Say hi to the folks back home, Ryan! H: What up, folks?? I’m worried about you. I’m worried about you. Not about you. I’m worried about you! Her (Ranisha’s) lips are […]

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Rain Dance: Utopia Fest, A Shower of Fun

Above: Saturday afternoon Ruby Jane impressed the crowd with her violin-adorned covers of Wilco and Alt-J. The musician played her first Austin City Limits music festival set in 2010 when she was just 15. Today Jane prepares for a new album release. You can find her single “Ticket Out” as a sample of the artist’s long […]

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