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1st Base Runner Nabs SXSW Festival Showcase

1st Base Runner Nabs SXSW Festival Showcase Hot on the heels of his dark, confounding , masterwork “Night Stalker” EP, Austin post-punk/electronic music maestro 1st Base Runner has been announced as part of the upcoming SXSW Festival. More details on the SXSW Festival showcase: 1st Base Runner is the immersive project from Texas multi-instrumentalist and producer Tim Husmann. The visionary artist draws on shoe-gaze,...

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The Last Great Festival (before COVID): Desert Daze 2019

By ELI JACE > Photography By Erika Reinsel > Let’s trip back one year ago this weekend. To a time when musicians held outdoor concerts for massive groups of comingling, dirty, despondent, drugged out groups of people camping in close proximity with little running water. It was the tail-end of festival season–October 10-13, 2019.  ...

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Exclusive Interview with ACRONYM Brand Founder, Music Photographer, Culture Curator & Festival Head Amy Nicole

I’m very pleased to have recently picked the brain of one of my favorite people in the music industry and one who wears many inter-related hats, Amy Nicole, founder of ACRONYM.  First of all, I really love how ACRONYM very much looks and feels like an extension of who you are. There’s such an active...

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What Makes A Good Independent Music Festival?

So with the announcement of the Hellfest lineup this year there is, as with every major festival announcement, some controversy as to the quality of the lineup. Hellfest is of course one of the biggest events in the annual metal calendar and I want to use it as an inspiration to discuss what makes a...

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