Little Green Cars, an indie-rock band from Dublin, Ireland, played Union Transfer on April 20. The five-piece band, signed with Glassnote, released their second album Ephemera on March 11. It features the lead single “The Song They Play Every Night”, named after a poem by Nobel prize winning poet W.B. Yeats.
The Wild Feathers, a Nashville rock n’ roll band currently touring with two albums under their belt, will be coming to The Foundry at The Fillmore on April 30. Last Thursday, WQHS chatted with Taylor Burns, guitarist and vocalist of TWF, about their new record Lonely is a Lifetime out since March 11.
Picturing Peter Kirk (frontman of Panama Wedding) in a business suit isn’t hard. With light features, no hair dye, piercings, or visible tattoos and a slightly receding hairline, he could walk through a busy street without anyone ever suspecting he performs on huge festival stages in front of crowds of sweaty music fans.
Not one bit less ridiculous than their name suggests, Norwegian garage-rockers Death by Unga Bunga put on a show that was equal parts ridiculous and delightful at Kung Fu Necktie last Friday.
Last week, WQHS chatted with Phil Cook – singer-songwriter, banjoist, and musician – about his solo tour and debut solo album, Southland Mission. Check out what he had to say, and catch his live show on April 5 at Boot and Saddle at 9PM.
Melanie Martinez’s sold out Cry Baby tour made a stop at the Trocadero last Saturday. The venue was filled to the brim with fans eager to see Martinez, some of whom had waited outside all day. Many members of the crowd were adorned in pacifiers, bibs, and had tear marks drawn on their faces, while others … Continue reading “Melanie Martinez @ Trocadero (3/26)”
This weekend, WQHS chatted with Johnny Stubblefield, longtime drummer of the pop band Parachute. We talked a cappella influences, songwriting, crazy fans, and all about the new album Wide Awake. Parachute is in town on Monday, March 28, playing Union Transfer. Be sure to come out to their live show, and check out their latest … Continue reading “Interview with Johnny Stubblefield of Parachute”
Saturday marked the last full day of SXSW Music, with some events lingering on through Sunday but most visitors planning to leave town late Saturday and early Sunday. During the day, Waterloo Records, an independent record and music store integral to Austin’s music scene, hosted bands at a stage set up in the parking lot … Continue reading “SXSW Music: Day Five Recap”
For the third to last show of the Happy Camper Tour, rapper Hoodie Allen returned to Philadelphia, his second home, on March 20th to perform to a sold out crowd at the Electric Factory.
Day four of SXSW Music kept up the pacing of Thursday, with shows at various locations throughout the day. The Spotify House, Pandora Discovery Den, Fader Fort by Converse, and more hosted day parties with freebies and great music.