Posts Tagged ‘indie’

– By Brandon Callies – “PUSH PLAY” Austin based band, Buggaboo, play a swampy blues-rock blend that would make New Orleans’ finest jealous. The band’s newest album, Asteria, pulls from varied musical stylings, making it a great listen regardless of typical predetermined musical preference. Buggaboo is comprised of thre…

Hand Drawn Records. A Compilation. Volume 3. Live Studio Session at Big Acre Sound (Copper Canyon, TX) – Words by Michal Elizabeth Smith // Photos by Ronnie Jackson – Acoustic singer-songwriter and cowboy cool artist, Taylor Craig Mills concluded Hand Drawn Records’ recording sessions for their third compilation album…

Manchester Orchestra (Dallas, TX) -Words by Jordan Buford // Photos by James Villa – If you were in Downtown Dallas this night, there’s a good chance you were one of two things: 1.) A Dallas Stars fan who was either going to a bar, or, if you were lucky, the arena to watch the playoff match or 2.) You were a fan of the…

Augustana’s new studio album Life Imitating Life is now streaming exclusively on Baeble Music.  Life Imitating Life will be released on April 22nd via Washington Square. The album was produced by John O’Mahony (Coldplay, Metric, Kashmir) and recorded in Rhinebeck, NY and Nashville, TN. Life Imitating Life is available…

– By Austin Reed – “PUSH PLAY” Sure, snagging the Best Label nod from the 2013 Dallas Observer Music Awards back in November probably carried with it a little much-deserved pomp and circumstance. But the folks over at Hand Drawn Records have since acted relatively unphased. Which is weird. At the moment, they’re hummin…

Hand Drawn Records. A Compilation. Volume 3. Live Studio Session at Big Acre Sound (Copper Canyon, TX) – Words by Michal Elizabeth Smith // Photos by Ronnie Jackson – John Earle Mainord charmed the ears of many with his transcending vocals and humbling story. Maindord’s amiable personality combined with his distinguish…

– Words by Karl Heinz // Art by Dustin Blocker – Our independent label partners, Hand Drawn Records will be hosting their first-ever showcase during Austin’s SXSW this year at one of the city’s premiere jazz lounges, Brass House. The showcase, however, will be not be bringing jazz to the rooms, rather focusing on the l…

Andrew Tinker’s New Album, Upon the Ecliptic to Release April 18th, 2014 on Hand Drawn Records Recorded over the last 18 months at the artist’s personal studio, Big Acre Sound, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, Andrew Tinker is releasing his sophomore effort, Upon the Ecliptic April 18th on Dallas independent label…