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Playlist Guide: The Girl Groups of Indie Rock

By Cassidy Segovia Music Journalist Welcome to Playlist Guide, a series of articles dedicated to playlists I create and share with you all to enjoy. For this week’s playlist topic, I selected songs from a few of my favorite indie rock girl groups for International Women’s Month.  I chose one song from seven different bands who are not necessarily in the public eye but have an amazing discography. The following […]

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The top of the stage reads, “SXSW OUTDOOR STAGE,” with a large banner on either side that reads, “SXSW 2022 OUTDOOR STAGE AT LADY BIRD LAKE” with a list of sponsors underneath. On stage, 5-piece group Mt. Joy is performing with purple and blue lights behind them.


Mt. Joy at SXSW

By Hannah Walls Music Journalist In 2018, indie rock group Mt. Joy played a SXSW show at Stubb’s Bar-B-Q with only three songs on their setlist. I had the opportunity to hear this little anecdote this past Saturday while anxiously awaiting their 2022 performance on the Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake, the largest SXSW stage. As I stood in the crowd of what had to be hundreds of people […]

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White Denim: Side Effects Album Review

By Neil Manning Music Journalist Artist: White Denim Album: Side Effects Release Date: March 29, 2019 White Denim, a band based out of Austin, recently released  their second album within a year’s time. Side Effects was released only seven months after Performance. Both albums are about 30 minutes in length, and feature nine total tracks. Side Effects has a mix of different genres like most of White Denim’s discography. Impressive […]

todayApril 10, 2019 18

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And The Kids: When This Life Is Over Album Review

By Tanner MeadowsMusic Journalist Artist: And The KidsAlbum: When This Life Is OverRelease Date: February 22, 2019Label: Signature Sounds RecordingsWebsite: And The Kids are an up-and-coming indie trio from Northampton, Massachusetts, consisting of Hannah Mohan, Rebecca Lasaponaro and Megan Miller. The group has made a name for themselves since their debut LP Turn To Each Other, released in 2015. The band blends a dreamy, charming sound over ethereal indie, […]

todayMarch 12, 2019 38

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Homeshake: Helium Album Review

By Thomas Dunlap Music Journalist Artist: HomeshakeAlbum: HeliumRelease Date: February 15, 2019Label: Sinderlyn Released on Feb. 15, Helium is Canadian musician Peter Sagar’s fourth album. Under the name Homeshake, Sagar creates genre-bending music that is a romantic synthesis of smooth R&B and sharp indie-rock, all coated with a thick layer of satisfying synthesizers and pitch controlled vocals. Helium is the apogee of a gradual metamorphosis exhibited throughout Sagar’s discography. Beginning with the grounded and […]

todayFebruary 19, 2019 13

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Deerhunter Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? Album Review

By Mackenzie Akin Music Journalist Artist: Deerhunter Album: Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared? Release Date: Jan. 18, 2019 Website: Indie rock group Deerhunter has managed to show incredible growth by releasing their latest studio recorded album Why Hasn't Everything Already Disappeared? Judging by the title, most would be quick to assume that this album has an extremely pessimistic tone which I would agree with...but also disagree with. I feel that […]

todayFebruary 7, 2019 52

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HUNNY + Hockey Dad Show Review

By Madisen Gummer Music Journalist Jan. 29 at Barracuda started off with some dreamy guitar breakdowns by Pllush, a band from San Francisco. Their lead singer, Karli Helm, provided a fresh female sound which was a nice contrast to the dominantly male voices features throughout the show. One of the best parts of going to concerts is discovering new music through the openers, and Pllush did not disappoint. Some of […]

todayFebruary 1, 2019 72

Hippo Campus on their 'Bambi' tour in Austin Nov. 9, 2018


Hippo Campus Show Review

By Clayton Chaney Local Music Director Nov. 9, 2018 will go down in history as one of the greatest new age indie rock shows of all time. The environment in downtown Austin at Stubbs was impeccable. It was a packed house, and the line to get in was wrapped around the block right up until the band took the stage. It was a slightly chilly night with some sprinkles but […]

todayNovember 13, 2018 20


Camp Cope: How to Socialise & Make Friends Review

By Cheyenne Young Music Journalist Artist: Camp Cope Album: How to Socialise & Make Friends Release Date: March 2, 2018 Label: Run for Cover Records In the midst of the continuing women's rights movement, Camp Cope is the voice of many as they break down gender inequality in music and in everyday life. Camp Cope is an all-female band composed of Georgia ‘Maq’ McDonald, Kelly-Dawn Hellmrich and Sarah Thompson. The Australian […]

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