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Retirement Home previews “Modern Planet”

Austin is known for its pop indie breakout bands, some of which are great, most others make me want to drive my car into the river. But Austin isn’t just kindling for the indie rock fire that burns within many young, bearded hearts. It breeds great music of all genres. Seeing as I have asserted myself as the authority on good punk and emo among the OV crew, I have to tell you about one of my favorite local emo acts, Retirement Home.

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New tracks hint a big year to come for DJ NOIICE

Noiice (Jackson Granger) is an emerging DJ producer in South Austin who also happens to be my old college roommate. I’ve watched Jackson go from self-taught sessions in the dorm room to playing with local duo Bames at Plush. Noiice has gone through countless trials and tribulations to get the recognition he deserves in the Austin club scene and the next chapter is coming soon.

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John Wesley Coleman III to release latest album on vinyl

It’s not often you hear a musician refer to themselves as a “mystery pop honky tonk wizard” but that’s exactly what John Wesley Coleman III (who goes by Wes) will tell you. Wit and humor shine through in Wes’s music of analog slacker rock and you can feel it on his new album, Greatest Hits.