Posts Tagged ‘fungi girls’
It happens every night to Andy Pickett.

Top 10 Local Songs of ’15

Well. Maybe more like “One Pompous Ass’ Favorites.”
Once again, a wealth of exceptional tuneage exploded from the great 817 this year. On a purely technical level, there were at least –– at least –– 538 good-to-great songs. Can’t wait for next year’s Music Awards. Th...


Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Have you been to the Collective Brewing Project? Me neither, but I am definitely overdo, especially since Dreamy Life Records and Music gurus Jim Vallee and Robby Rux have been bringing their turntables in every other week (...


Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) The Grotto’s Friday night bill is interesting; Squanto headlines, with Shmu and Tidals playing at 11 and 10pm respectively, so you’ll be getting a heavy dose of samplers and keyboards and sonic collages, but Big Hand/Big...


Evolving Sound Emoji

Fungi Girls are critical darlings, but they aren’t afraid to change their tune.
Steve Steward
I’ll be honest. Interviewing a band by group text is sort of a bit, but seeing as how the three dudes in the Fungi Girls are only a few years out of high school, an interview via texts seems less like a clever conceit and mor...


Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) If you ever went to the late, great Where House, you may have noticed a red building a few blocks north on Hemphill, obviously a bar, with the grimace-inducing message “We Don’t ID” written on the front door. Called 19...


Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) It’s a good week for big shows in small rooms. Besides the free shows at Republic Street on Friday and the Chat Room show on Saturday (more on those below), The Boiled Owl has a kickass lineup. Austin’s Leopold and his F...

Collin Herring’s Some Knives

Killer or Filler?

These scene veterans have something to say.
For a while back in the mid-aughts, Collin Herring was one of the biggest deals around, packing shows all over North Texas and doing his friends and neighbors proud at sanctioned South By Southwest showcases. Since relocating t...

Songwriter Ronnie Heart is planning to record and release his debut full-length before summer.

What’s Up, 2014?!

The past couple of weeks have been for looking back, and there was a lot of good to refer to, even beyond quality albums and songs. Three (three!) indie-friendly venues –– The Chuggin’ Monk, Shipping & Receiving, and ...

You can see The Hanna Barbarians at SXSW on Saturday and then at the Madness St. Patrick's Day party here on Sunday.

South By Weekend

’Tis the season for music festivals, anchored by possibly the best, most progressive, easiest-to-navigate festival in the world, South By Southwest. Created some 25 years ago as a showcase for up-and-coming bands, the annual ...


Killer or Filler?

Experimental music abounds in ye olde towne of cow.
New Media Recordings’ self-titled compilation Playing in a workaday indie band in a workaday indie city like the Fort, you’ve got to have a sense a humor. Ask some indie-rocker what he’s doing before his show, and he’ll...