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Aldous Harding at The Mohawk // Austin, TX // June 19, 2017

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Sound on Sound announces 2017 lineup feat. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Grizzly Bear, Washed Out, Vince Staples + more

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Sound on Sound Fest (fka Fun Fun Fun) returns to Sherwood Forest in McDade, TX, just east of Austin this November, and the SOS squad reminds us once again why this has been our favorite fest for the last decade...

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Jesse (of Pure X) – De-pression

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Jesse Jenkins of the beloved (dearly departed?) TX band Pure X shares another stellar single from his solo debut Hard Sky, due next month on Uniform Group. According to the label, the new record is the sound of Jesse "simultaneously laughing at life’s inevitable struggles while accepting that he is barely hanging on", and that sentiment is beautifully expressed on "De-pression", a tender, woozy gem that confronts bleak realities -- “what happens when you lost the time, that you had before...

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gorilla vs. bear presents: SHABAZZ PALACES in TX

SHABAZZ TX 2017

As we mentioned this morning, the legends Shabazz Palaces are back, and they'll make their triumphant return to Texas this August. We're presenting both of the group's TX summer shows with the homies at Margin Walker: catch them at the Mohawk in Austin on August 23rd + at Dada in Dallas on August 24th...

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video: Molly Burch – Please Be Mine

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Another lovely Jordan Moser joint, this time for the title track from Molly Burch's beautiful new record Please Be Mine:

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GvsB presents: Driftless x Our House x Nine Mile unofficial SXSW party

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Very psyched to announce that we've teamed up with Driftless, Our House, and Nine Mile to present this full day/evening of amazing artists on Thursday of SXSW at the Ginger Man. Featuring live sets from Hand Habits, She-Devils, Juanita Stein, Forgotten Species, Hayden Pedigo, and Matt Kivel during the day, and DJ sets from Airbird, Ellie Herring, CFCF, and Baltra at night...

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video premiere: Julia Lucille – Darkening

JULIA LUCILLE

We were lucky enough to see Austin's Julia Lucille perform songs from her stunning new LP recently in her hometown, in an intimate, packed-out room inside at the Mohawk. Her powerfully understated and emotionally moving performance only reinforced for us that Chthonic, a collection of smoldering, vulnerable dream-folk reveries, is one of the most beautiful and haunting records you're going to hear all year...

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video: S U R V I V E – Copter

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S U R V I V E share the video for one of the most menacing and epic tracks from their excellent new album (and one of the spookiest tracks on our Halloween 2016 mix). Directed by Chris Rusch:

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gorilla vs. bear presents: Still Corners tonight in Dallas

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London's Still Corners bring their dreamy, sweeping synth-pop to Dallas' Prophet Bar, tonight in Deep Ellum. The group's beautifully cinematic live show is a must-see for fans of Beach House, Cocteau Twins, Chromatics, and the like...

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video premiere: Still Corners – Down with Heaven and Hell

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As we mentioned over the weekend, Still Corners' gorgeous new record Dead Blue is officially out today on the band's Wrecking Light Records. To mark the release, we're debuting the shadowy psychedelic visuals for the sublime album highlight "Down With Heaven and Hell", one of the record's most ethereal and wistfully dreamy tracks. Video by Still Corners + Leon Dufficy, and starring the group's own Tessa Murray:

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