Music, Playlists

KTSW X Sound on Sound 2016 Playlist

By Janelle Abad Music Director A brand new festival has been born in the central Texas market and have already been crowned as one of the most unique and diverse festivals in the market. Booked by Graham Williams, founder of Fun Fun Fun Fest and head of the freshly launched Margin Walker, the Sound on […]

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Events, Fun Fun Fun Fest, Music

Five Weirdest Band Names at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015

KTSW Music Staff By: Janelle Abad Band Name: Potato Pirates Where they’re from: Denver, CO When/Where they play: Fun Fun Fun Fest Nites / Sidewinder on Friday, November 6th at 11:15 p.m. Nothing is more threatening to carbs. Combine carbs and swashbuckling and you have the band name Potato Pirates. The self proclaimed “Denver Ponx” […]

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Music, Playlists

KTSW X Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015 (Playlist)

By The KTSW Music Department Come one, come all! Fun Fun Fun Fest hits Austin, Texas’ Auditorium Shores November 6th-8th and the KTSW Music department has created a Spotify playlist of your musical essentials for the festival. Our playlist contains 45 of our favorite tracks from artists that you’ve heard on our airwaves. From Schoolboy […]

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Events, Fun Fun Fun Fest

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2016 Preview

by: Erin Pollack KTSW Web Content It’s almost here; Fun Fun Fun Fest is coming up and there are some big name artists to be expected. It takes place on the weekend of November 6th, 7th, and 8th at Auditorium Shores in Austin. Fun Fun Fun Fest is a Transmission Events Production and this will […]

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Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014: Rachel Bloom Interview

By Janelle Abad Assistant Music Director It’s a beautiful Friday afternoon in Austin. The West-Coast-like weather came just in time for the Ninth Annual Fun Fun Fun Fest. The cooler weather isn’t the only thing that’s refreshing. Musical comedian and co-writer of the television series “Robot Chicken,” Rachel Bloom rushes to the festival straight from the […]

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Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014: ASTR Interview

By Janelle Abad Assistant Music Director, Senior Production Assistant I’m Janelle Abad, here with ASTR (at this year’s Fun Fun Fun Fest). Do you guys mind saying your names and your role in the band? Zoe Silverman: I’m Zoe (Silverman), and I’m a singer and a writer. Adam Pallin: Adam (Pallin). Producer and drummer. JA: Welcome to Fun […]

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Fun Fun Fun Fest, Music

Fun Fun Fun Fest Artist Preview: Foxygen

Written by Allison Johnson Music Director California psychedelics Foxygen released their third album …And Star Power to much anticipation in mid October, and are playing Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX this weekend. As a band who has been playing together since the mere age of 15, Foxygen are a duo you won’t want to […]

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Fun Fun Fun Fest Artist Preview: Mineral

By Allison Johnson Music Director  Texas emo act Mineral reunited after 17 years in April and will be performing today during the ninth annual Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin. Mineral has been aggressively touring since the announcement of their reunion, exciting their cult following of fans from around the world. Mineral has only two albums to […]

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Fun Fun Fun Fest Artist Preview: Yo La Tengo

By Allison Johnson Music Director  Yo La Tengo have been making music and touring since the 1980s and are still going strong. With 13 albums released over the past 28 years, the trio has earned their stripes, to say the least. Known for their simple harmonies, intricate instrumentals, poignant lyrics and growing repertoire of cover […]

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