By Daniel Richter Web Content Contributor San Marcos is a special place. There are plenty of great things to do in our community and if you want to drive into Austin or San Antonio, you easily can. However, the idea … Continue reading Don’t be Afraid to be a Tourist in Your City!
By Shane Willenborg Music Journalist EP: On Corners & Shapes Artist: Quiet Company Release date: February 1, 2019 Website: http://www.quietcompanymusic.com After a transformative year in 2016, in which the band cycled through several members, Quiet Company strayed away from its … Continue reading Quiet Company: On Corners & Shapes EP Review
By Daniel Richter Web Content Contributor Do you love tacos? If yes, then you will love Tacotopia, an aesthetically excellent taco experience in South Austin for a limited time. Kicking off their North American tour in Austin, Tacotopia is a … Continue reading Spice Up Your Instagram at Tacotopia!
By Madisen GummerMusic Journalist Thursday, Feb. 28, indie rock fans from all over the Austin area packed into Emo’s for an insane night. There’s nothing like starting your weekend off in a rough and sweaty mosh pit with one of … Continue reading Car Seat Headrest Concert Review
By Cheyenne YoungMusic Journalist When I say I haven’t stopped talking about this band for months on end, I mean it. I think I talk about GOOD. more often than GOOD. talks about GOOD. Over the weekend, I had the … Continue reading An Interview with GOOD.
By Eric McKeefer Local Music Journalist One month into to 2019 and we’re already seeing so much new music from artists around the country like Ty Segall, Night Beats, Dent May, Cherry Glazerr, Vampire Weekend… and the list goes on. … Continue reading New Singles in Your Area: Texas Artists Breaking Into 2019
By Danielle Ortega Local Music Journalist Wow, just wow! This show was one for the books. Everything about it was simply fantastic, and it was beyond worth freezing to death. I’d never been to a show at Barracuda before, and … Continue reading Mom Jeans take Barracuda
By Rikki Yanez Assistant Web Content Manager Now that the Austin City Limit (ACL) music festival is over, many people might be experiencing post-concert depression. Post-concert depression is a term used by frequent concert goers who miss the adrenaline and … Continue reading The Effects of Austin City Limits
By Eric McKeefer Local Music Journalist After some trouble getting in the door, I was able to catch half of Lomelda, the opening band for Frankie Cosmos, at Barracuda on Saturday night. Lomelda is a three-piece group, with soft female vocals, … Continue reading Frankie Cosmos Live at Barracuda
By Madison Tyson Assistant Multimedia Director This spring break, I was able to photograph the SXSW 2018 Music Festival for KTSW. While on Sixth St. in Austin. During SXSW Music, one sees all types of street performers. From rappers to … Continue reading Why Street Performers are the Heart of SXSW
By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor Hidden in an alleyway off Fifth Street is a one-of-a-kind nightclub called Kingdom. If it weren’t for the small sign out front, you seriously wouldn’t have any idea it was there. However, the thumping … Continue reading Kingdom Nightclub: Austin’s Underground Shrine
By Nicole Wolf Photojournalist The American Beer Garden Brewing Company (The ABGB) hosted an unofficial SXSW party on March 14, 2018, hosting bands such as Croy and the Boys, Caroline Rose and The Mammoths. The party was free for all … Continue reading Austin Festival Express Showcase
By Conner Yarbrough Blog Content Contributor It’s that time of year again! Music festivals left and right are announcing their lineups and starting general ticket sales. No newbie to the game is Texas’s own travelling hip-hop fest, JMBLYA! The festival returns … Continue reading JMBLYA
By Hannah Alvarado Blog Content Contributor If you’ve ever been to Texas, chances are you’ve visited 1012 Baylor St. in Austin, Texas. A once-large landmass that stood as cement ruins, abandoned, overgrown and quite the eyesore–until the 2011 South By … Continue reading Living Art: Why the Demolition of Graffiti Park is Problematic
By Ruby Longoria SELRES_d9d906db-8119-40e5-931b-810b4d8f69aeMusic JournalistSELRES_d9d906db-8119-40e5-931b-810b4d8f69ae On tour for their sophomore release Wide Open, the band Weaves put on a performance of tight and bouncy rock tunes for the groovy hipster punks. They took to the stage at Sidewinder Bar in … Continue reading Concert Review: Weaves
By Neil Manning Music Journalist Soccer Mommy took the stage in her overalls and cheetah print tank with a Fender in hand. As Antone’s was still filling up behind me the band began to play. The band began to play … Continue reading Concert Review: Soccer Mommy
By Claire Hansen Blog Content Contributor For some, Valentine’s Day is a dreaded, insignificant holiday and for others, it’s the chance to show appreciation for someone special in their life. This day may take the crown of being the most … Continue reading Five Best Valentine’s Day Dates in the Austin Area
By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Pinballz Arcade may be one of those curious places you have always passed by without ever actually having a reason to go in, so you didn’t. Pinballz Kingdom, located in Buda, is hard to … Continue reading Pinballz Arcade: The Experience
By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Do you ever wish you had a time machine and could go back to when times were simpler? When there were Polaroids, music was played on turntables and diners were the go-to place for … Continue reading Bringin’ the Oldies Back at Blue Starlite
By Kimberly Clay Other Side Drive Executive Producer Other Side Drive hosts, Kyndal Runnels and Christian Haddad, brought Erica and Jess from Girls Rock Austin on-air to talk all about their mission. From their beginnings in the Northwest to spreading … Continue reading KTSW Welcomes in Girls Rock Austin