Tagged: Austin

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Video: Pure X, “Heaven”

There’s a feeling that is indigenous to summertime backyards at dusk, after barbecues or picnics, when the only remnants of the day are exhaustion and a stickiness from fruit juices and sweat. Pure X‘s video … read more »

POSTED April 3, 2014 5:20PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,
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Live: Wet at #DellVenue in Austin

On December 15th in Austin, Dell and The FADER tip-toed into an early stream of SXSW excitement in a way that was both reminiscent of the sensory entrapment of the festival and marked with a … read more »

POSTED December 17, 2013 11:27AM IN OTHER EVENTS TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Video: A-Trak, “Stingray” and “Money Makin” (Live at vitaminwater uncapped)

A-trak took the Austin vitaminwater uncapped crowd to many places musically, but none felt more appropriate than his original production. The ominous sirens of “Stingray” foretold only of impending gyration, A-trak himself a slave to … read more »

POSTED August 28, 2012 3:15PM IN uncapped video TAGS: , , , ,
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Video: Little Dragon, “My Step” and “Ritual Union” (Live at vitaminwater uncapped)

Little Dragon rocked vitaminwater uncapped Austin with a bevy of material from all of their albums, including their ’07 self-titled debut, 2009′s Machine Dreams and of course their latest, Ritual Union. It all blended seamlessly … read more »

POSTED August 27, 2012 3:45PM IN uncapped video TAGS: , , , , ,
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Live: Little Dragon, A-Trak and Big Boi at vitaminwater uncapped Austin

You probably needn’t be a five time world DJ championship winner and one of the youngest DMC champions in history to rock a dance party in 2012, but we’ll be damned if it doesn’t help. … read more »

POSTED August 8, 2012 2:35PM IN FADER EVENTS, uncapped photo Comments (6) TAGS: , , , , , , ,
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Austin: vitaminwater uncapped, August 7th

Update 8/2/2012: The list for this event is now closed. The latest installment of the vitaminwater uncapped series is making its way to Austin next week and boy, have we got some surprises in store … read more »

POSTED August 1, 2012 12:00PM IN FADER EVENTS, uncapped photo Comments (14) TAGS: , ,
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Stream: Boy Friend, “Egyptian Wrinkle”

Today on their Tumblr Austin duo Boy Friend posted “Egyptian Wrinkle,” the title track off their upcoming full-length on Hell, Yes. Like their handful of great EPs before it, “Egyptian Wrinkle” wistfully swirls together thick … read more »

POSTED November 21, 2011 1:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,
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What We’re Reading: Sleep∞Over

Given the popularity of our week-long What We’re Reading series, we’ve decided to make it a weekly column. Just think of this as your non-committal book club with The FADER and some of your favorite … read more »

POSTED October 7, 2011 12:00PM IN ART+CULTURE, WHAT WE'RE READING TAGS: , ,
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Video: Sleep ∞ Over, “Casual Diamond”

“Casual Diamond” was the first completely formed Sleep ∞ Over song we heard. There’d been other ones before, but this one was crystal clear. It was everything that we wanted a band with the infinity sign … read more »

POSTED September 2, 2011 2:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: Silent Diane, “Capella”

It’s not hard to throw touchstones out there for music like this. Kate Bush is huge. Kate Bush will always be huge when it comes to optimistically dark songs made by ex-goths with a pitch-perfect … read more »

POSTED August 31, 2011 10:59AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , ,