Author: Nathalie Phan

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Above & Beyond to join Euphoria 5th year lineup in rare electronic set

As a holiday gift to its fans, Vivid Sound Entertainment has added a rare fully-plugged electronic Above & Beyond set to its Euphoria lineup in April. The festival is celebrating its fifth anniversary at Carson Creek Ranch from April 7-10, 2015. Unlike the Above & Beyond Acoustic Tour, the Euphoria date will be a full plugged in electronic set. 

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OV Recommends: 5 best Austin record stores

Austin has nothing short of music stores with a plethora of vinyl, both used and new, waiting to be bought and prized in your trophy collection of vinyl records. The holidays are the best time to start or expand on your record collection. What’s warmer than a cup of marshmellowed hot chocolate (or wine) and popping on a wonderful, crisp vinyl while the cold weather blankets the city of Austin? Here are five of my favorite Austin local music stores to get your music on vinyl.

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Exploring the local Austin music scene: 5 bands, 3 venues, 1 night

During a brisk Thursday night, typically one reserved for pseudo-alcoholic college students, I made plans to sprint across downtown Austin to three venues in an effort to see five different local Austin bands turn downtown ATX into a musical playground. Finals week clearly did not deter me from experiencing such an eventful night. I was on a mission to explore as much local Austin music as I could.