Sonic Youth

Bands

Discover Sonic Youth

Every week we will be showcasing installments from a special artist discovery series for bands playing the Austin City Limits Music Festival this October from local websites hand-picked by the ACL Festival faithful. This installment comes from Austinist featuring Sonic Youth. Maybe you’ve never really listened to Sonic Youth. That’s perfectly understandable – they’ve yet […]

As of: 9/15/2010

Artist Discovery

Bands

Discover Amos Lee

Every week we will be showcasing installments from a special artist discovery series for bands playing the Austin City Limits Music Festival this October from local websites hand-picked by the ACL Festival faithful. This installment comes from ACL Mike featuring Amos Lee. I first saw Amos Lee indoors at Stubbs BBQ in 2005. The place […]

As of: 9/14/2010

Artist Discovery

Bands

Discover Deadmau5

Every week we will be showcasing installments from a special artist discovery series for bands playing the Austin City Limits Music Festival this October from local websites hand-picked by the ACL Festival faithful. This installment comes from Covert Curiosity featuring Deadmau5. Wearing an oversized, occasionally gem-encrusted mouse head that shoots lasers out of its eyes […]

As of: 9/8/2010

Lissie

Bands

Discover Lissie

Every week we will be showcasing installments from a special artist discovery series for bands playing the Austin City Limits Music Festival this October from local websites hand-picked by the ACL Festival faithful. This installment comes from Sunset In The Rearview featuring Lissie. Remember that scene in Forrest Gump when Jenny (read: Jenn-nay) performs live […]

As of: 8/27/2010

The National

Bands

Discover The National

Every week we will be showcasing installments from a special artist discovery series for bands playing the Austin City Limits Music Festival this October from local websites hand-picked by the ACL Festival faithful. This installment comes from Austin Town Hall featuring The National. If you’re searching for background information on The National, you’re bound to […]

As of: 8/23/2010

Artist Discovery

Bands

Before October, Learn About LCD Soundsystem

Every week we will be showcasing installments from a special artist discovery series for bands playing the Austin City Limits Music Festival this October from local websites hand-picked by the ACL Festival faithful. This installment comes from Austinist featuring LCD Soundsystem. When James Murphy isn’t running DFA Records, he’s the mastermind behind the undeniably influential […]

As of: 8/18/2010

The Sword

Bands

Discover The Sword

Every week we will be showcasing installments from a special artist discovery series for bands playing the Austin City Limits Music Festival this October from local websites hand-picked by the ACL Festival faithful. This installment comes from Covert Curiosity featuring The Sword. I first became familiar with Austin metal masters The Sword thanks to a […]

As of: 8/16/2010

Artist Discovery

Bands

Get To Know The Black Keys

Every week we will be showcasing installments from a special artist discovery series for bands playing the Austin City Limits Music Festival this October from local websites hand-picked by the ACL Festival faithful. This installment comes from ACL Mike featuring The Black Keys. Now 7 albums later, The Black Keys’ May 2010 release Brothers is […]

As of: 7/28/2010

Broken Bells

Bands

Discover Broken Bells

Every week we will be showcasing installments from a special artist discovery series for bands playing the Austin City Limits Music Festival this October from local websites hand-picked by the ACL Festival faithful. This installment comes from Sunset In The Rearview featuring Broken Bells. Imagine sitting on the moon looking out at the orbiting planets, […]

As of: 7/26/2010