Entries tagged with: Natural Child
Burger Records will be doing its annual SXSW kickoff event again this year on Wednesday, March 14 at Trailer Space Records. The all-day event is a killer mix of garage, slop-pop, space out and other styles found on the cassette-friendly label. The line-up includes Natural Child, Nu Sensae, Tashaki Miyaki, Gap Dream, Audacity and a whole bunch more. Flyer and schedule are below.
Meanwhile, Burger Records is reissuing King Tuff's 2008 album Was Dead. Look for that in April and you can stream a track below. King Tuff will be in Austin for SXSW, and though he's not listed as playing the Burger Records party, there is a "SURPRISE GUEST" slot that could be, you know, anybody. King Tuff's current tour schedule, below.
Sup Pop act King Tuff, whose new self-titled album is a great blast of skuzzy bubblegum pop, is currently on tour with Natural Child and have three shows in Texas. They'll play an in-store at Waterloo on Monday (7/9) and then later that night at Red 7 (tickets are still available). They'll then play Dallas on Tuesday (7/10) at City Tavern (tickets).
Head to BV for all tour dates and you can watch the video for "Bad Thing" below.
by Andrew Frisicano
Future of the Left @ Hotel Vegan (more by Tim Griffin)
After King Tuff (read more about it at BrooklynVegan), my other top act of SXSW 2012 has to be Mikal Cronin. The Bay-area rocker played with a four-piece band, with Ty Segall on lead guitar at both of the two shows I saw: Friday night at Beerland and Saturday afternoon at Trailer Space Records (where Bill also caught the set). The tunes off his great self-titled record sounded poppy and sweet with the right amount of pissed-off swagger, and Ty shredding on guitar definitely helped.
Videos and more below....
35 Denton happens right before SXSW Music in Denton. In their own words:
35 Denton is a walkable 4-day music festival programmed in the heart of downtown Denton, Texas, March 8-11 2012. Run by a core staff of volunteers, 35 is committed to sustaining an intimate experience that serves art with energized urban space. Above all, 35 values artists and exchange, promoting a community that transcends the event.The participating venues are Andy's, Banter, Dan's Silverleaf, Denton Square Donuts, Hailey's, J&J's Mellow Mushroom, Rubber Gloves, Sweetwater, The Abbey Underground, and The Labb. Wristbands are on sale.
So far 35 Denton is already killing it with their initial lineup which is listed below (and animated gif format HERE)..