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.
With their debut record, For Life, out on Warner Bros Records, a set of “I’m In Love With My Life” remixes by JR JR, Big Data, and Joywave, and an upcoming tour with Maroon 5, PHASES is soon to be an indie-rock force to be reckoned with.
For day three of SXSW Music, the Spotify House was again the place to be. With a lineup featuring Powers, Lapsley, St. Lucia, and CHVRCHES, lines were long and fans were excited.
On day two of SXSW Music, the schedule started to pick up. With tons of bands playing every hour at different venues, various sponsored venues hosted full lineups throughout the day. These sponsored venues were a concert-goer’s best shot at catching multiple bands without being stuck in long lines outside venues.
Yesterday marked the first day of the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas. Together with the interactive conference and film festival, SXSW’s music showcases and speaker events complete the trifecta of South by Southwest, a premiere destination for discovery in tech, music, and film.
Greta Kline, aka the 21-year-old behind Frankie Cosmos, has announced a new album, Next Thing, out April 1 on Bayonet. Her single “Sinister” is now available online, and album pre-orders are available for purchase. They include a vinyl, zine, poster, lip balm and pin. WQHS got to talk to Greta this week about her music, song titles, and … Continue reading “Interview with Greta Kline of Frankie Cosmos”