Tag: local music

Abusements and Gowith

Abusements and Gowith

By on 28 February, 2019 in Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

We recently took a sledgehammer to our media diet, and the renovations may not yet be complete. A lot of people are talking about “cutting the cord,” by which folks usually mean canceling their cable television subscription. But we took a more radical approach, ending our Charter TV service while also canceling subscription streaming services […]

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Jeff McLeod

Jeff McLeod

By on 19 June, 2018 in Art, Kate and Stephen, Music with 0 Comments

It has been a few years since we wrote about our favorite local “weird noise maker,” Jeff McLeod. Back in 2015, we talked about the diverse set of musical projects from McLeod that drove us to go see a performance at The Sanctuary (432 S. Goldthwaite). Before that, we were writing up his confrontational and […]

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Baghouse and The Sanctuary

Baghouse and The Sanctuary

By on 3 August, 2015 in Fun, Kate and Stephen with 2 Comments

We’ve written on this blog twice before about the interesting sonic experiments of local guitarist Jeff McLeod. The first time was a 2012 writeup of his album Under Dim Self, which we called “vibrational healing by way of some kind of Brian Eno workshop.” Over a year later, we reviewed the album “Scum Commodities” from […]

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Josh Carples: “The Wind to Push the Sails”

Josh Carples: “The Wind to Push the Sails”

By on 13 November, 2013 in Art, Music with 0 Comments

Montgomery’s Josh Carples returns home fresh off the release of his third solo acoustic album and a subsequent tour that spread his music throughout Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee. Those familiar with his work will recognize in Carples’ latest project his emotion-forward approach and brooding tone paired with expressive imagery and grave honesty. Subtle backing instruments […]

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Local Music Reviews

Local Music Reviews

By on 13 February, 2012 in Art, City Living, Fun with 3 Comments

We are music lovers. We have lived, in our brief adult lives thus far, in Austin (“The Live Music Capital of the World”), Seattle, New York City, and Los Angeles. We’ve been (small) parts of some vibrant live music scenes. We have a large music collection, still buy CDs (dinosaurs!), and we try to see […]

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