The Vacant Lots
Austin’s Levitation festival runs October 27-30 with OSEES, King Gizzard, JAMC, The Black Angels, Trail of Dead, Godspeed, Protomartyr, Os Mutantes, Moon Duo and lots more.
Plus: Metronomy, LCD Soundsystem, Muse, Numero Group’s 20th Anniversary party, and more tour and festival news.
Levitation fest happens Halloween Weekend in Downtown Austin and the 2021 lineup also includes Tinariwen, Chicano Batman, Red Fang, Nothing, Ty Segall’s Fuzz, Black Midi, Connan Mockasin, Andy Shauf, Kikagaku Moyo, Yves Tumor, Shannon & The Clams, Shabazz Palaces, and more.
This week in Indie Basement: reviews of new albums from Pottery, Khruangbin, Einstürzende Neubauten, Special Interest, Mikal Cronin, Art Feynman, Radical Dads and more
Anton Newcombe (Brian Jonestown Massacre), Carl Newman of The New Pornographers, Jennifer O’Connor, Craig Wedren, The Pastels, Mercury Rev and Modern Nature are among other musicians who have paid tribute to the late Mazzy Star co-founder.
This week: reviews of new records by Whitney, Parsnip, and The Vacant Lots, plus Catherine Wheel’s ’Adam & Eve’ gets a vinyl reissue, and ’90s Britpop act Salad release their first album in 22 years.