Thursday, March 22, 2012

Unless You Speak From Your Heart

Sounds Like: MGMT, Neon Indian, and current tour mate M83. Check out thier tour schedule here.

Porcelain Raft released their debut record, Strange Weekend, this January. You can listen to their full album on FaceBook

Here is the newly released single from thier LP, "Unless You Speak From Your Heart".

Purchase Strange Weekend on Amazon and iTunes.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

21st St Co-op SXSW Showcase

Check out this awesome line-up!! Including Grimes, Pictureplane, and Delicate Steve.

South X Smes Shout 2
Friday, March 16, 2012 6:00 PM
21st St Co-op
707 W 21st St

RSVP here:

Monday, March 12, 2012

Check out Under The Radar's Free SXSW Party! Amazing Line-Up!

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Free Topshelf Records SXSW Showcase

Topshelf Records 2012 SXSW showcase

Check out their Facebook for more info.

When: Tuesday, March 13, 2012
      5:00pm - 2:00am @ Gypsy Lounge
      1504 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702-3306

No Badges or RSVP required.
All ages, FREE. 

The Line-UP:

8:00pm - Pswingset
8:40 - You Blew It!
9:20 - Look Mexico
10:00 - Jack & Ace (Bob Nanna & Lauren Lo)
10:40 - Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
11:20 - Slingshot Dakota
12:00 - Mansions
12:40 - Hellogoodbye

5:30pm - TS & the Past Haunts (Travis Shettel of Piebald)
6:10 - A Great Big Pile of Leaves
6:50 - Young Statues
7:30 - The Clippers
8:10 - Code Orange Kids
8:50 - Former Thieves
9:30 - The Saddest Landscape

Free screen printed posters courtesy of Liberated Images screen printing.
Free 7-inches with tracks from You Blew It! & The Saddest Landscape courtesy of Gotta Groove Records.
Free Grillo's pickles all day, while they last.

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Free Shows at Mohawk and Club DeVille SXSW '12!

"The Barbarian Group & Tumblr are partnering up for the first time ever to take you on a Robotrip. It’s gonna be big. Two venues big."

NO RSVP NEEDED, get there early!

When:   March, 12th, doors open at 6PM
Where:  Mohawk (912 Red River Street Austin, TX 78701) &
        Club DeVille (900 Red River Austin, TX 78701)

*The Mohawk & Club DeVille are located side-by-side on Red River St, nestled between 9th & 10th Streets*

The Line-up:

Tim Sweeney
Mathew Dear

Bear In Heaven
DJ Mike Simonetti

Mohawk Outside Stage:
Kool Keith
Sleep Over
House DJs: Members Only

Mohawk Inside Stage:
Beach Fossils (listen
The Young
Grape St
The Sour Notes

Brisk Iced Tea Showcases Star Wars’ Influence on Pop Culture with Art Exhibit at SXSW

Special Performance by JUST BLAZE


Stop by the Brisk Bodega Cantina, located at Molotov Lounge (719 W. Sixth Street) for the Brisk Bodega Party featuring Star Wars-inspired art and sip on some complimentary cocktails. Featuring original artwork from Pose, Tristan Eaton, DualForces, EyeOne, Leo Eguiarte, Mark Dean Veca, Artek, and Jasper Wong.

When: Monday, March 12 from 5:30pm - 12am

Geeky Beach Party SXSW '12 Free!

FREE drinks at the 3rd Annual Geeky Beach Party SXSW '12  !

When: Monday, March 12, 2012 at 9:00 PM - Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 2:00 AM (CT)

Where: Roial Nightclub
120 W. Fifth Street
Austin, TX

Saturday, March 10, 2012

FREE Arcade Party SXSW 2012 Day Party Featuring Chairlift

FREE Eventbrite Arcade Party SXSW 2012 Day Party Announced Featuring Chairlift.

When: 1:30 PM-6PM, Wednesday, March 14, 604 E. 7th Street, Austin, TX 78701

RSVP here!


2:00PM – 2:30PM: UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA (listen here)
3:40PM – 4:10PM: GARDENS & VILLA
4:30PM – 5:00PM: YOUNG MAGIC
5:30PM – 6:00PM: CHAIRLIFT (listen here)

"Enjoy snacks from the airstream trailer, drink “adult” beverages provided by The Side Bar, and hit the arcade with your friends. There will also be t-shirt screenprinting and a photo booth."

Live Graffiti Gallery Party

FREE drinks and spray cans!

When:  Friday 3/9, Saturday 3/10, Sunday 3/11, Monday 3/12
       Nightly 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Where: East Side Drive In (click here for directions)
       1001 East 6th St. Austin, TX 78702


 (PIC by CA)

Check thier Facebook wall for more details.

SlokeOne, Frenemylife, Micca Toone and Mez One will be creating an Aerosol masterpiece at the Trover urban art gallery.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Nicolas Jaar, Grimes, Purity Ring, and Charli XCX Performing at Official Pitchfork SXSW Showcase

Hey Everyone!! Sorry for the delay... wow, midterms and discovering unique, new music for SXSW do not mix so well :)! But I have something great for y'all...

This is Pitchfork's, Official lineup for SXSW 2012, including sets by Nicolas JaarGrimesPurity RingCharli XCX, and Fiona Apple. Happening on March 15 at Central Presbyterian Church, 1200 E. 8th St., Austin, Texas. "Only SXSW badges and wristbands will be admitted."

Set Times:
8:00 p.m. Fiona Apple
9:30 p.m. Charli XCX
10:30 p.m. Purity Ring
11:30 p.m. Grimes
12:30 a.m. Nicolas Jaar


Okay, so now I really want to introduce you guys to Grimes! This is "Oblivion" from her forthcoming album Visions, which exudes dream pop and electronic elements creating an atmospheric sound.

Read about behind the scenes details here. 

If you enjoyed that, and are looking for something a bit more creepy with an abstract/ artistic french vibe, check out "Vanessa".
Read about the Pitchfork interview with Montreal electro-pop prodigy Claire Boucher here.


Here is "Belispeak", a track from Purity Ring (as previously featured on Kayla Nicole)

If you are into something a little more 'Pornstep' check out Purity Ring's "Lofticries".


Finally, here is UK based singer- songwriter, Charli XCX!

Here is the synth-pop track, "Nuclear Seasons"

**Click here for a FREE mp3 of "Nuclear Seasons"!**

Let me know what you guys think, who are you looking forward to seeing at SXSW 2012??