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Show Of The Week

November 18, 2015


My BFF’s birthday is this Saturday, so I won’t be doing anything but drinking and yelling with her and others, but if I were able to go somewhere, I’d head to the Mohawk for an all local, all lady-fronted night of music.  Heartless Bastards, a longtime favorite of mine who earlier this year put out a solid album by the name of Restless Ones, are set to headline the show.  On the opener side of things, it’s Emily Wolfe, who is responsible for one of my favorite songs out of Austin this year – Cigarette Burns – and the lovely Jess Williamson, who is one of the best folk artists in town.  As I like to say, it’s a can’t-miss kind of gig.  Go in my place!

Get tix here.  Doors at 8pm.

More shows for you to possibly indulge in …

Growl, Winter, Que Pasa?, Lolita Lynn at Hotel Vegas

Flesh Lights, Sweet Talk, Slow at The Sidewinder
Lomelda, Cowboy Crisis, Pageantry, Battle Bend at Cheer Up Charlies

Stiletto Feels, Slomo Drags, Otis The Destroyer, Gossamer Frontier, Borrisokane, Good Field, Young Mammals, Major Major Major at Cheer Up Charlies

Wand, Hidden Ritual, Borzoi at The Sidewinder
Beat Happening Tribute Show with Deep Time, Big Bill, Xetas, Black Gum, Shana Falana at Cheer Up Charlies
Amplified Heat, Rare Birds, Kay Odyssey at Hotel Vegas

Family of the Year, Kaleo at the Parish

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Quickdraw: Heartless Bastards, Dog Party, It Looks Sad, Son Lux, The Sandwitches

June 1, 2015


Music!  Enjoy.

:Heartless Bastards – Black Cloud:  I very much appreciate how consistently good Heartless Bastards have been over the years.  It’s an impressive feat.  Anyhow, this latest single of theirs has a bounce to it that I really like.  Restless Ones is due out June 16 via Partisan.  See them at the Mohawk on November 21.

:Dog Party – Sapphires:  Here’s a new ripper from the duo known as Dog Party.  I get the feeling that their new album is going to be one of those that’ll be great to blast in the car.  Vol. 4 is due out June 16 via Burger Records/Asian-Man Records.

:It Looks Sad – Creature:  While I don’t necessarily know how to feel about any band that willingly calls themselves It Looks Sad, I do like this track.  It’s a shimmery anthemic number that I can’t get out of my head.  The Kaiju digital single is due out June 19 via Tiny Engines.

:Son Lux – You Don’t Know Me:  This new one from Son Lux is aggressive and big, and I think you’re going to love it.  We’ll be in for a treat if all of their upcoming LP is this good.  Bones is due out June 23 via Glassnote.

:The Sandwitches – Miggy:  I haven’t really cared much for the other singles that have been released in anticipation of The Sandwitches’ new album, but this one works for me.  I love the vocals and the overall retro-feel of the song.  Our Toast is due out June 9 via Empty Cellars Records.

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Stream This

October 19, 2012


The SOTO inbox is always full of cool stuff that never gets to see the light of day on the actual site, and I’d like to change that.  So, every Friday I’ll be posting the best album streams and videos that were sent my way during the week.  Take a scroll and find something worth remembering.


POS – We Don’t Even Live Here
GRMLN – Explore EP
Black Moth Super Rainbow – Cobra Juicy
Gary Clark Jr – Blak And Blu
Other Lives – Mind The Gap EP
Trail Of Dead – Lost Songs
Diamond Rings – Free Dimensional
Bat For Lashes – The Haunted Man
Titus Andronicus – Local Business
The Man With The Iron Fists – Soundtrack
Paul Banks – Banks


Why? just released Mumps, etc, and they’re playing Fun Fun Fun Fest next month.

Heartless Bastards released Arrow earlier this year.  They play Stubb’s on November 8.

La Sera’s Sees The Light is out now on Hardly Art.

Autumn Owls will release Between Buildings, Towards The Sea next week.

Wild Belle will release Isles early next year.

FatCat Records will put out the US Girls’ GEM next week.

Mean Creek put out Youth Companion this week via Old Flame Records.

Sorry To Bother You is the name of the new album from The Coup.  It’s due October 30.

Bon Iver put out Bon Iver, Bon Iver last year.

El-P’s Cancer 4 Cure is available now.

The xx recently released Coexist.

Fenster just lined up some East Coast dates in support of Bones.

Social Studies will put out Developer on November 13 via Antenna Farm Records.

The Casket Girls will release their debut on November 6 via Graveface Records.  They play the Mohawk on November 3.

Chris Cohen put out Overgrown Path on Captured Tracks earlier this year.

Gangi just released Gesture Is.

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