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Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015


Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015

Posted Nov. 22, 2015, 3:24 p.m.

In the days leading up to the three-day Fun Fun Fun Fest, weather forecasters were calling for yet another weekend of torrential rain in and around Austin. Strange, as, after going precipitation free for the majority of the previous three months, the weekend of the US Formula 1 Grand Prix and subsequent Halloween weekend had seen, respectively, the remnants of a hurricane and a system of tornadic activity roll through central Texas. It was with a sense of apprehension that I prepared on Nov. 5 for the following day's start of FFF then: the event is held at a venue (Auditorium Shores) that sits right on Lady Bird Lake and is prone to flooding. Any significant amount of rainfall ...

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Jon Foreman

Interviews Jon Foreman

Posted Nov. 22, 2015, 3:15 p.m.

Writing 24 songs to correspond with the 24 hours of the day is an ambitious plan in anyone's eyes, but combined with fronting the ...


Interviews Mastery

Posted Nov. 22, 2015, 3:12 p.m.

There is no question about Mastery's debut full-length, Valis, being one of the most intense records of 2015. The one-man project of Ephemeral Domignostika ...

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Music More to a Picture Than Meets the Eye: Kurt Cobain in Film

Posted Oct. 27, 2015, 2:58 p.m.

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Austin City Limits Music Festival 2015

Music Austin City Limits Music Festival 2015

Posted Oct. 27, 2015, 2:54 p.m.

Upon leaving the 2015 Austin City Limits Music Festival on the second day of its second weekend, someone near me ...

Review: Riot Fest 2015

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Posted Oct. 6, 2015, 4:50 p.m.

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