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July 31, 2014

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Throwback Thursday: Danger Doom

For this week’s Throwback Thursday we’re heading back to 2005 for Danger Doom’s The Mouse And The Mask.  If you didn’t indulge in this one, Danger Doom was a collaboration between Danger Mouse and MF Doom, and all of the songs on the album were related to Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim.  During those days that [...]

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July 31, 2014

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Lace Curtains

Back in 2012 Michael Coomer (formerly of Harlem) started up Lace Curtains and put out an LP titled The Garden Of Joy And The Well Of Loneliness.  It ended up landing at the very top of my album list that year and since then I’ve been impatiently waiting for a follow-up.  Well, it’s finally done [...]

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July 31, 2014

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Movie Breakdown: Guardians Of The Galaxy

People are doing traditional-style reviews all over the web, so we decided to try something different.  In each “breakdown” we’ll take a look at what a film’s marketing led us to believe, how the movie actually played, and then what we learned from it all.  Read on! The Impression: Marvel momentarily tosses the Avengers aside [...]

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July 30, 2014

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Movie Breakdown: Get On Up

People are doing traditional-style reviews all over the web, so we decided to try something different.  In each “breakdown” we’ll take a look at what a film’s marketing led us to believe, how the movie actually played, and then what we learned from it all.  Read on! The Impression: Tate Taylor (The Help) directs the [...]

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July 30, 2014

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Cautiontape (Jennifer)

Local indie pop rock quartet Cautiontape have been writing songs and honing their sound for the past year. The band is the latest project featuring songwriters and vocalists Jason Garcia (ex-Household Names, ex-Pow Pow) and Britani Kagan (ex-Petals). They’ve recently started recording songs for their debut EP, How We Shine, with Austin music veterans Robert [...]

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July 29, 2014

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Meatbodies

For those of you who dig Ty Segall, Mikal Cronin, White Fence, Thee Oh Sees and other similar acts, you’re going to really love Meatbodies.  The band is lead by Chad Ubovich, who used to play guitar for Cronin and was the bassist in FUZZ, and they have a rad blissed out psych rock sound [...]

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July 28, 2014

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Quickdraw: NehruvianDOOM, Joanna Gruesome, Alex Napping, Spray Paint, Black Milk

Music!  Enjoy. :NehruvianDOOM – OM:  DOOM is quite possibly my favorite rapper ever, so I was all in for his collaboration with Bishop Nehru before I even listened to this song.  Thankfully, it turned out to be as rad as I figured it would be.  NehruvianDOOM will release their self titled effort on September 23 [...]

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July 26, 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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July 25, 2014

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Hip Hop Hooray (Leah)

Guys guys guys, there was a very real possibility today that I wouldn’t get this post in for S1T1 today because I’ve been crazy busy planning Austin’s very first ever hip-hop festival. Luckily, I’m turning it in right in time so I can cash that big fat blog paycheck John Laird sends me every month. Hold [...]

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July 25, 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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July 24, 2014

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Throwback Thursday: The Raveonettes

Oddly enough, I actually decided on Monday that The Raveonettes would be the subject of this week’s Throwback Thursday. I’d like to say I knew there were about to surprise drop a new album and make my decision as relevant as possible, but I didn’t.  I’ll just have to chalk it up to Sune Rose [...]

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July 24, 2014

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Quickdraw: The Rentals, The Unicorns, TOPS, Slow Magic, The Raveonettes

Music!  Enjoy. :The Rentals – 1000 Seasons:  It took 15 years, but The Rentals have finally rallied up a third full length.  Feel free to rejoice and to stop shaming band leader Matt Sharp.  On a related note, this first single is total indie rock goodness.  Lost In Alphaville will be out August 25 via [...]

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July 24, 2014

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Movie Breakdown: Lucy

People are doing traditional-style reviews all over the web, so we decided to try something different.  In each “breakdown” we’ll take a look at what a film’s marketing led us to believe, how the movie actually played, and then what we learned from it all.  Read on! The Impression: Luc Besson gives Scarlett Johansson the [...]

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July 23, 2014

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Black Books, Tele Novella (Jennifer)

This Saturday Black Books will headline an evening at the Mohawk that includes some of my current favorites like Little Radar, Wiretree, Modern Medicine and Supermoon. This is the first headlining show on the Mohawk’s outside stage for Black Books.  Be sure to show up to hear some of their new tunes! The sounds on the lineup [...]

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July 23, 2014

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Elephant Stone (Dan)

We’ve all heard of indie rock, so let’s familiarize ourselves with the hindie rock of Elephant Stone. The group is led by led by Rishi Dhir (vocals, bass, sitar) and also features Miles Dupire (drums) and Gabriel Lambert (guitar). They released their debut album in 2009, The Seven Seas, and they followed it up with [...]

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