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September 13, 2014

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Weekly Movie News Rundown

Time for your weekly movie news update!  Below you’ll find a slew of sentences meant to provide a brief glimpse of what’s been going on over the past week in movieland.  If something leaves you desperate for more info, then my advice is to do a little extra research on one or all of the [...]

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September 12, 2014

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Guest Mix: Ramesh

The SOTO staff eats up enough of your time, so every now again we like to bring in a guest.  This month it’s Ramesh (formerly of Voxtrot).  Earlier this year he put out an album titled The King, and next Thursday (9/18) he’ll be the celebrating the vinyl release of it at the Belmont with [...]

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Stream This - Feature

September 12, 2014

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Stream This

From the depths of the SOTO inbox, I present to you your weekly serving of the latest and greatest album streams and videos.  Enjoy. FULL ALBUM STREAMS Please note that the majority of the streams expire as soon as the albums come out, so don’t wait too long to check them out. ALBUM OF THE [...]

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September 11, 2014

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Quickdraw: Meatbodies, Wampire, Ariel Pink, Deerhoof, Mr. Gnome

Music!  Enjoy. :Meatbodies – Disorder:  Just in case you don’t know, Meatbodies is lead by Chad Ubovich, who also plays in Mikal Cronin’s band and FUZZ.  I think the act’s upcoming album is going to a raucous good time. The self titled effort is due out October 14 via In The Red. :Wampire – The [...]

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September 11, 2014

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Throwback Thursday: Coheed And Cambria

The soon-to-be-happening Fantastic Fest is what my brain is currently focused on, but I’m also really looking forward to next Tuesday (9/16) when Coheed and Cambria will be playing all of In Keeping Secrets Of Silent Earth 3 at Stubb’s.  I’m not much of a follower of the band anymore, but the album has long [...]

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September 10, 2014

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Cool Ghouls (Noah)

Do you remember the beginning of that 1980s nurses-in-Vietnam-show China Beach? You know the one that started with Dana Delaney and a bunch of other ladies and gentlemen all hanging out on a beach in ‘Nam, and then explosions started happening, and USO shows up with ladies in glittery dresses, and this one helicopter swooping [...]

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September 10, 2014

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Punctum Records (Jennifer)

Local label Punctum Records has been actively supporting a wide range of Austin musical artists. If you’ve been to local band shows in the past year or so, chances are you have seen an artist that is on this label. Those artists include Shivery Shakes, The Mole People, Jess Williamson, Mother Falcon, Feverbones, Major Major [...]

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MovieNewsF

September 5, 2014

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Weekly Movie News Rundown

Time for your weekly movie news update!  Below you’ll find a slew of sentences meant to provide a brief glimpse of what’s been going on over the past week in movieland.  If something leaves you desperate for more info, then my advice is to do a little extra research on one or all of the [...]

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HMFT - Feature

September 5, 2014

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Happy Metal Fun Time (Chuck)

The recent news about Chimaira losing every single member other that their founder Mark Hunter (which has happened before) got me thinking about how metal is one of the few genres that seems to forgive and forget lineup changes in bands. Whether it is from death, disputes or simply creative differences, metal bands have been [...]

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Stream This - Feature

September 5, 2014

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Stream This

From the depths of the SOTO inbox, I present to you your weekly serving of the latest and greatest album streams and videos.  Enjoy. FULL ALBUM STREAMS Please note that the majority of the streams expire as soon as the albums come out, so don’t wait too long to check them out. ALBUM OF THE [...]

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September 4, 2014

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Throwback Thursday: Sleater-Kinney

Sleater-Kinney will forever be a favorite of mine, so you can only imagine how excited I was when the band announced that they’ve remastered each of their seven albums and will release them (individually and in one big, rad box set) on vinyl in October.  This means I finally get to own The Woods on vinyl!  The [...]

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September 4, 2014

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Mono

Remember that scene in Fellowship of the Ring where Gimli gently retells the story of how he asked Lady Galadriel for “one hair from her golden head” and she surprised and elated him by giving him three?  Well that’s how I felt earlier this week when Mono, one of my all-time favorite bands, announced that [...]

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September 3, 2014

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Little Cinema (Jennifer)

Little Cinema is a new indie pop project from songwriter Tyler Womack (ex-Hollywood Gossip). He’s currently living in Brooklyn, but he’s enlisted the help of some Austin friends, such as Shawn Jones (The Lovely Sparrows) on bass and saxophone, Marcus Haddon (Shivery Shakes) on drums, and Dana Falconberry (guest vocals). The debut single Diving Board [...]

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September 3, 2014

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Jonly Bonly (Dan)



 Jonly Bonly is led by guitarist extraordinaire Jason Smith, best known for his shredding in OBN IIIs. His virtuoso skills and shock of blond hair left an impression on all who saw him during his stint with OBN IIIs. In Jonly Bonly he’s supported by the formidable rhythm section of bassist Stephen Svacina (Sweet [...]

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September 2, 2014

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Quickdraw: Terry Malts, The White Octave, Curtin, Whirr, Buke And Gase

Music!  Enjoy. :Terry Malts – Don’t:  Nothing puts a smile on my face quicker than a new fuzzed out pop tune from the great Terry Malts.  Naturally, I can’t wait to check out their upcoming EP.  Look for the Insides EP to be released on September 23 via Slumberland. :The White Octave – Looking Past [...]

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