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


Vinyl records put a spin on modern music trends

Jordan Bodkin June 15, 2010

Vinyl records have been the most used musical medium since recorded music was invented more than a century ago, but with the introduction of the CD, many were ready to consider it a dead technology....

Indie-pop band gets perspective with gender mix

Francisco Marin June 15, 2010

Jared Boulanger believes in gender equality. Of that, he is sure. When I ask Boulanger, lead vocalist and multi-instrumentalist for indie-pop band The Sour Notes, if groups such as Radiohead or...

Band of brothers sticks together through good, bad

Julie Rene Tran June 14, 2010

Faces flushed and out of breath, lead singer Marshall Newman and keyboardist Brett Moses of the indie pop band The Frontier Brothers gave quick waves from the door before dashing off to order iced coffees....

‘Lone Star Lowlands’ offers compilation of breezy Texas music

Francisco Marin June 13, 2010

  What would the soundtrack to a Texas summer sound like? Over the past two years, Numero Group has meticulously gone through myriad basement tapes, originally recorded in Mickey...

Thrice continues to evolve, thrive

Neha Aziz June 6, 2010

California rock veterans Thrice have six albums under the band’s belt since hitting the alternative scene in 1998. Fans may be more familiar with earlier material because of the band’s extensive...

Outkast’s Big Boi releases star-studded solo debut

Mark Lopez June 6, 2010

In 2007, Big Boi announced that he would finally release a solo album under his own name. While he recorded Speakerboxxx as a solo album, it was released under the Outkast moniker, which only further...

Delphic album has futuristic feel

Addie Anderson June 6, 2010

Six months after its U.K. release, Delphic’s debut album Acolyte has finally hit US shelves. Acolyte is a solid electro-rock dance album that is unique and accessible to the modern listener, although...

Kelis release brings dancers to their feet

Mark Lopez June 6, 2010

“We control the dance floor,” Kelis says on the first track of her latest album, Flesh Tone. Known best for her R&B hit “Milkshake,” Kelis seems to have become more ambitious...

Pop goddess Kylie Minogue sends love with ‘Aphrodite’

Jordan Bodkin June 6, 2010

Pop princess Kylie Minogue transcends her already lofty position in tahe pop monarchy to take on the aura of a deity with her 11th studio album, Aphrodite. “I’ve never felt like this...

Islands features fresh set of faces born from ashes of The Unicorns

Mark Lopez June 5, 2010

When Canadian indie band The Unicorns broke up, fans were left wondering what went wrong. Was it us? Did their success come too fast? All of these were speculative questions as to why a band would release...

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros avoids cliches with sweetly eclectic sound

Mark Lopez June 5, 2010

“Home, let me come home. Home is whenever I’m with you.” The sweet lyrics and whimsical sounds of Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros’ latest hit “Home” wax...

Sounds Under Radio’s alt-rockers strive to produce cinematic sound

Neha Aziz June 2, 2010

Local alternative rock band Sounds Under Radio has been making a name for itself since 2007, with two independently released albums under its belt: Cinematica in 2008, and My Communist Heart in 2010....

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