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12
Oct / 18
by Ellie Alonzo
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Words: Garrett Smith // Photos: Ellie Alonzo and Garrett Smith It’s that season once again – the Texas heat is finally giving up the ghost, as a relentless summer begins to segue into the mild breeze of fall; elections loom ominously, but optimistically, on the horizon; and, of course, Austin’s

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15
May / 18
by Garrett Smith
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Words // Garrett Smith – Photos // Ellie Alonzo & Garrett Smith Alright y’all – it’s finally that time to bid farewell to Shaky Knees once and for all – for this year, at least. Before we go, though, we have one last, grand finale of a day to recap

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11
May / 18
by Garrett Smith
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Words // Garrett Smith – Photos // Ellie Alonzo & Garrett Smith We hope you’re rested and ready for a great weekend ahead – both the weekends in your own lives, and the one we’re about to relive at Shaky Knees 2018. Yesterday was amazing, but let’s move past it,

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10
May / 18
by Garrett Smith
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Words// Garrett Smith – Photos// Ellie Alonzo & Garrett Smith   The sun rises on another day in the steamy Big Peach – the perfect sort of day for one of the first festivals of summer. This is the sixth year of Atlanta’s very own Shaky Knees festival, and Austere

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09
May / 18
by Drew Herring
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Words+Photos // Drew Herring   Last week, LA’s own resident weirdo Ariel Pink came through Dallas’s own Canton Hall on a tour supporting their new album, Dedicated to Bobby Johnson. With them came New York dream-pop rockers DIIV. The two acts came together with chill, eclectic styles that made for a

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08
May / 18
by Alcynna Lloyd
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Words // Alcynna Lloyd Insane weather put Levitation Fest on a hiatus in 2016, but this year, it returned with a vengeance. Levitation blessed Austin with an abundance of psychedelia, doom metal, stoner sludge, shoe-gaze, and dream pop. When we say this festival had a taste of everything – we

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03
May / 18
by Garrett Smith
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Words // Garrett Smith – Photos // Ellie Alonzo & Garrett Smith With our lenses at the ready, our pens and notepads steadied, and our phones fully charged, we’re ready, once again, to take on the masses and storm the fort. The latest edition of Fortress Festival finds itself taking

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27
Apr / 18
by Ellie Alonzo
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Words // Erin Devany – Photos// Ellie Alonzo & Erin Devany Acid Koolaid Fest may sound like it caters to a specific genre of music, but this festival has proven over and over again its ability to include a wide variety of artists, some even hailing from different states. This

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17
Apr / 18
by Alcynna Lloyd
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Photos – Garrett Smith // Words – Alcynna Lloyd Close your eyes. Now imagine you are in a dark room, the sound of cello easing you into a state of pure relaxation. Then without warning a beautiful voice joins the strumming. It is soft and heavy at the same time. Your

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02
Apr / 18
by Garrett Smith
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In Bloom ’18 Words // Garrett Smith – Photos // Ellie Alonzo and Garrett Smith Blossoms parade the air like snow on vacation, with a light swelter born of humidity. We’ve touched down in Houston and, after a night spent acquainting with the city and its watering holes, we’re rested

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