Posts Tagged ‘pop’

Alt-pop band Echosmith has announced they will be joining American Authors on this fall’s Honda Civic Tour, a 3-week trek kicking off October 1 in Reno, NV. Following that run, the band will headline a handful of shows starting November 12 with stops in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago and more. See below for a full lis…

- By Danielle Longueville – “Push Play” Mikaela Kahn’s self-titled EP is a laid-back album meant for rainy days and easy Sunday mornings. Kahn has a unique timbre to her voice, somewhere between Sara Bareilles and Taylor Swift (minus the perpetual lyrical whining over ex-boyfriends). Though her album offers a surprisin…

- 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…

Big Acre Sound (Copper Canyon, TX) – Words by Michal Elizabeth Smith // Photos by Ronnie Jackson - Children ran innocently through the crowd of people—giggling ecstatically in the warm spring air as they darted between the varied picnic tables, folding chairs and ramshackle wooden trailer that would serve as the center…

South Side Ballroom (Dallas, TX) – Words by Jordan Buford // Photos by James Villa - Once fame struck for the Lyonshall, Herefordshire native Ellie Goulding, things started happening quickly. Her debut LP “Lights” achieved international success, and so has her follow-up, while she has shared the stage with acts like Ka…

Granada Theater (Dallas, TX) – By Austin Reed - We get it: Pharrell Williams looks young for his age. Like, really young. Young enough to have convinced a larger-than-acceptable populace that he’s a vampire. I’m not making this up: So many people made this observation that Williams had to confirm publicly that he, in f…

Canadian indie-pop duo, Tegan and Sara are heading back on the road, this time on their own headlining tour, “Let’s Make Things Physical.”  The duo is also confirmed for Big Guava Music Festival in Tampa, FL, Hangout Music Fest, Suburbia Music Festival, and Firefly Festival in Dover, DE this summer. Tour Dates 2014 03/…

- 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…