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C3 Presents in talks to co-produce Levitation; what this could mean for the festival

Levitation Fest, Austin’s premiere psychedelic music festival, might be going through some changes in 2017. Local booking company C3 Presents, known for promoting Austin City Limits, is reportedly in talks to co-produce Levitation this coming year, but how much of an effect it will have on the festival remains to be seen.

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Farewell Fun Fun Fun Fest: Is this the end to an Austin music tradition?

Well, it’s no secret anymore–one of Austin’s most infamous yearly music festivals, Fun Fun Fun Fest (FFFF), has officially announced that they will be taking a year off. The festival will supposedly continue next year, but there is a large amount of speculation that it will completely dissolve because of the large corporate takeover the company has faced.

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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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‘Tis the season: Ways to take advantage of Austin’s music hibernation

Some call it seasonal depression. Others call it Austin’s music hibernation.

Is it that we are so sun kissed and vitamin D-drunk in the summertime that we feel life is lacking when winter strikes? For those immersed in the Austin music scene, it can feel especially cold.

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Five minutes of fame: OV’s take on Austin’s thriving comedy scene

Silence your cell phones, please.

When you think of cities for comedy, the big ones that pop up are New York, L.A., Chicago. These are the biggest cities in America, and yet the Austin comedy scene has launched some of the greatest comedians of the last thirty years, including Sam Kinison and Bill Hicks.