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

All content by David Glickman

Fun Fun Fun Fest brings in smaller artists, more intimate shows

November 7, 2014

Fun Fun Fun Fest is upon us again, overtaking Auditorium Shores this weekend with a multitude of headliners and smaller, lesser-known gems appearing at the Black, Blue, Orange and Yellow stages. Here is...


Local post-hard-core band releases new EP

October 21, 2014

The band Institute has been making post-punk music since early 2013. During their live shows, front man Moses Brown staggers around the stage, twisting his face into a ghoulish form while he delivers his...


Review of Iceage’s third album

October 16, 2014

For its past two albums, Iceage crafted bombardments of records, wrapping a post-hardcore rage around cold, harsh lyrics that conveyed a wounded and cynical view of the world. Now though, with its newest...

Q-and-A with Real Estate bassist Alex Bleeker

October 14, 2014

Real Estate has been making jangly indie rock since its debut album was released in 2009. Its latest album, Atlas, is a more focused, detailed work than anything the band has done before, folding more...

Album Review: Sea Oleena’s Shallow

October 8, 2014

Sea Oleena, the recording name of Charlotte Oleena, first appeared in the musical world in 2010. She released two EPs over the course of one year, both rooted in acoustic guitar — yet straying from...


Farewell Books offers Austin an alternative bookstore and community space

September 26, 2014

Located on Cesar Chavez, right past I-35, Domy Books was a hidden gem, a bookstore with a vast array of independent literature and comics that served as an alternative to BookPeople and Half Price Books....

Stargayzer music festival spotlights LGBT artists

September 12, 2014

Austin’s LGBT arts scene has cemented its presence in the city over the years. For the first time, this community has its own music festival, too, in addition to the many other LGBT festivals. Stargayzer...

Spoon’s latest album is a solid, enjoyable release

August 7, 2014

Spoon’s newest album, They Want My Soul, is its first in four and a half years — a long time for a band that used to release an album every year. There is some merit in wondering whether the...


Local band The Dead Space release their debut album, ‘Faker’

July 21, 2014

There is something off-putting about The Dead Space’s debut LP, “Faker”. Released three weeks ago on local label 12XU, the album is not extremely loud or noisy, like expected. What it...

Fourth of July summer playlist

June 30, 2014

Most of you will probably be spending your Fourth of July next to a pool or grill with friends and fireworks. But these patriotic, summertime gatherings are incomplete if they’re not soundtracked...

Lower create deeply cathartic work with Seek Warmer Climes

June 18, 2014

The cover art of Seek Warmer Climes, the debut album of Danish post-punk band Lower, is an image of a man on the ground in a moment of utter distress. After listening to the album, it’s clear why...

With International, Lust for Youth emerges brighter than ever

June 10, 2014

International is the moment Lust for Youth steps out of the shadows. What was once the solo work of Hannes Norrvide  — a project that melded a love of ’80s synthpop to dark, murky production...