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.
If you’re like me and you’re home for winter break, spending most of your time away from your folks even though you’re staying in their house (thanks for moving into my old room, Mom…), some music to relax to can be some real fun.
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.
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.
For this one-on-one interview with On Vinyl’s co-founder Nathalie Phan, we go to the beautiful hills of Bastrop State Park to learn what fueled the initial project of On Vinyl Music, the OV mission, Nat’s insight on plans for the future (The Collective!), and the family OV has created.
As winter settles in Austin, Texas, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) or the winter blues is present in many including myself. Sometimes, the best remedy is to hunker down in bed and listen to good tunes with someone (your dog) or something (your vibrator) you love. Here’s a playlist for your SAD snuggles and slumber.