Drawing inspiration from several math-rock and post-rock influences, Trying Science is an original 4-piece aiming to bridge the gap between technical and musical – to appeal to both musicians and non-musicians alike. With lyrical dynamic overtures, catchy melodies, shifting asymmetry, and more pedals and effects than their combined fingers and toes, Trying Science takes the audience for a...
With influences like Black Sabbath, The Beatles, and Led Zeppelin; Jam Therapy presents a contemporary take on the heavy riffs and grooving rhythms of true rock’n’roll, successfully transporting their listeners back in time (where having vinyl wasn’t just “hip,” it was how you fed your ears.)
Postwriter fuses together Spoken Word and Post Rock to form something greater than its individual parts. Working with members of the Southwest Post Rock Collective, they have been enrapturing audiences with their unique live performances combining the elements of visual storytelling, slam poetry, and delicately woven guitars and effects.
Prog with a dual guitar attack and no nonsense rock vox.
Black Ladder is a progressive rock trio based in Austin, TX. Members include Shane Lamb (keyboard), Clarence Riley, IV (bass), and Ray Cardenas (drums).
Started in 2013, Circling Drones is a funk-fusion jazz band from Austin, Texas, that play originals inspired by artists such as Jeff Beck, Freddie Hubbard and Eddie Harris.
DiM13NSiON (pronounced Dimension Thirteen) is a duo comprised of Thomas McGregor on 5-string violin and Cédric Theys on 8-string U8 Touch Guitar. They produce together mesmerizing improvised tracks ranging from ambient to experimental, touching on classical and rock.
Atlas Maior maps diverse musical traditions, placing Jazz, Middle Eastern, and Latin American musical idioms in dialogue with one another.
Robot drums and home-made instruments. Viola and Cello. Power tools.
"Pony Trap treats audiences to chamber music for the age of electricity, at once intimate and thundering, rigid and fluid, classical and industrial." - Justin Boyle, CultureMap Austin
Just as scientists conduct experiments by using their knowledge to explore the unknown, The Aaron Clift Experiment combines elements of classic and cutting-edge music into an innovative whole.
B4tF attempt to combine the dynamic of interesting music/prog with the accessibility of alternative melodic songwriting. Far more emphasis on arrangement than complexity. The focus on classic sounds like the 12 string acoustic guitar, Rickenbacker bass, mellotron, Moog, Hammond and other analog synths combine with more alternative influences in writing and production.
Mount Pressmore‘s eclectic style has been described most succinctly as “Chop-Pop,” and their musical comparisons span the range from the progressive visions of Yes and King Crimson to the dancefloor rock of The Police and Talking Heads.
Every Shape A Diamond (ESD) is an instrumental rock duo from Austin, Texas. The members of the duo are drummer David Pavkovic, and guitarist Joshua LaRue. Pavkovic and LaRue first crossed paths in 2001 through the indie-rock-jazz juggernaut know as HiM, the continually evolving group helmed by Doug Scharin.
Built by cavemen in 1994, run by monkeys ever since.
Beam me up matey! Space Mariner is breaking the barriers of sound with 9000 knots of pulse pounding space pirate proggy goodness.
Groove Think is an innovative trio based in Austin, TX. Fusing progressive rock with elements of groove metal, funk, and jazz, they put on an energetic live performance that will make your head bang and set your feet to dancing.
The Dialtones is a side project of Lauren Gurgiolo (Okkervil River) with:
Karla Manzur on vocals and keyboards (Alejandro Escovedo, Dana Falconberry),
Lindsay Greene on vocals, Moog bass, and the the Double Duce, a device of his own making (Paula Nelson, Elizabeth McQueen)
eBurner's style of music can be described with influences of rock, jazz, hip-hop/rap, world, drum and bass, jungle, deep house, two-step, and R&B; and many of his tracks are embellished with live instruments. For his audience, Evan hopes to achieve a sense of enlightenment, by using cerebral and intricate electronic tones, motivating themes in his lyrics, and exotic instrumentation to represent...
Cinematic progressive rock band Proud Peasant (Austin, Texas, USA) released their debut album Flight in May 2014 to considerable acclaim. Their sound has drawn comparisons to Mike Oldfield, Gryphon, and Wobbler, with classic and modern sounds residing comfortably beside one another.
Austin, TX based instrumental art rock group- sax, violin, guitar, synth-bass, drums.