WORDS: Alcynna Lloyd // PHOTOS: Ellie Alonzo It was finally that time! The time to make a psychedelic pilgrimage to see one of rock’s most notable bands, MGMT. They have always been an escape from normalcy that so many of us need. Songs like “Electric Feel” “Weekend Wars” and “Time to Pretend” have ushered
Words // Alcynna Lloyd Photos // Ellie Alonzo + Drew Herring Video // Drew Herring [dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]always wanted to be a skateboarder, but the idea of being bloodied was enough to make my parents steer me in the direction of more traditional sports. To be fair, with my luck I would
WORDS// JONAHS DOWNER – PHOTOS// ELLIE ALONZO Austere was fortunate enough to catch a near seizure-inducing-live performance at the House of Blues this past Monday by Austin, Texas’ very own psych-rock wizards, The Black Angels, currently on tour in support of their latest 2017 release, Death Song. Never have we
WORDS // JONAHS DOWNER – PHOTOS // ELLIE ALONZO Austere stopped by the Toyota Music Factory this weekend to catch THE FLAMING LIPS and MAC DEMARCO and it was insane! Both bands are currently on tour supporting one of the FL more recent 2017 LP releases “Oczy Mlody”, and so far they
WORDS: GARRETT SMITH // PHOTOS: ELLIE ALONZO Let’s get shakin’ with Homeshake and friends. Despite the name of our friendly neighborhood openers, it was not so much a gnashing as it was a pinched-throat screaming that kicked us off. The love children of Deerhunter and Alabama Shakes, Steve Gnash belted
Austere sat down for a tasty interview with Dallas’ own artist, painter, and creative, Jeff Skele. Dig it? What was the initial spark that drove you to make the style of art that you currently are immersed in? Jeff Skele: Devastation. I lost everything when I blew out my knees.
Words: Garrett Smith // Photos: Ellie Alonzo & Garrett Smith Let’s just dive right in – we’ve never seen a Fest quite like this. This past weekend, Dallas held its annual JMBLYA Fest, but this was so unlike any previous entry in the series. Immediately upon entry, we were greeted
Dallas is graced w/ the WOWPS Competition March 15-18th and we don’t want you to have serious FOMO.