Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan


Indie vocalist talks of music listening, inspiration’s death

Francisco Marin October 31, 2010

How do you listen to your music? There’s an art in creating a setting for making music, but not many people realize that the act of listening to music is itself an art, too. Margot and the...

Music subgenre arises from reviewers

Francisco Marin October 28, 2010

“Whatever ‘witchy’ musical presence lurking in Austin is due to either the funk at Barton Springs or the idiocy of blog writing. Don’t get me wrong, I appreciate reviews and...

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony Q&A

Amber Genuske October 28, 2010

Nearly 20 years later and the melodic hip-hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is still making music. Even though Stanley Howse, better known as Flesh-n-Bone, spent nearly nine years in prison for charges...

Bold album proves high in variation

Ali Breland October 28, 2010

Zeale’s third mixtape, Disasterkrft, is littered with an assortment of songs that run the gamut of what occurs within the hip-hop world. This time around, he has tightened things and set the bar...

Rapper moves away from battling, focuses on music

Ali Breland October 28, 2010

At midnight on a Tuesday in early October at Mi Casa, a bar on Sixth Street, there is a crowd of people packed in, all in anticipation for Austin-based rapper Zeale’s performance. As soon as he...

Stevens’ sound driven by eclectic mix

Francisco Marin September 7, 2010

He’s written an orchestral masterpiece about the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. He’s titled a track after a serial killer clown. He famously committed himself to writing an album for every...

Sixth record proves pop still has pulse

Christopher Nguyen September 7, 2010

Doomsayers of the state of pop music may prophesize the end of the world because of the emergence of Ke$ha, but they don’t have to look too far for a savior in Robyn. She has the ironic foolishness...

Retro funk elements, fresh guest vocals expand appeal of dark dance music EP

Francisco Marin September 7, 2010

For the myriad of bands gunning for a resurgence in ‘60s surf pop (Best Coast) and girl group harmonies (Dum Dum Girls, Tennis), it’s almost unnatural that DâM-FunK would jump in with...

Interpol’s latest rock album goes back to its roots with huge payoff for fans

Neha Aziz September 7, 2010

American rockers Interpol have released their new self-titled album. Hailing from the alternative rock scene of New York City, they have three prior albums under their belt. Turn on the Bright Lights,...

Fantasy worlds come alive at Rockdale night festival

Yvonne Marquez September 3, 2010

Once darkness falls, the celebration will begin with a total sensory experience of sights and sounds. Four eccentric fantasy worlds will be filled with a myriad of lights, artwork, performers in extravagant...

Multilingual band brings punk twist to synth-pop base

Francisco Marin September 3, 2010

There are a few things you should know about Stereo Total. One is that “Total” is pronounced “Toe-TAL”; another is that Stereo Total is out-of-this-world outrageous. Françoise...

Mix of light, harsh makes third album ‘enchanting’; Risky transition pays off in Klaxons’ sophomore effort

Francisco Marin August 31, 2010

Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan, Hawk Who would have thought that a former vocalist for Belle & Sebastian and a crusty grunge punk from The Screaming Trees could make such enchanting...

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