Hard-edged, glammed-out alternative rock with a healthy dose of Rocky Horror dramatics and devil-horned power chords! We are Chasca.
Austin, TX based instrumental art rock group- sax, violin, guitar, synth-bass, drums.
And darkness was upon the land. All that was, was no more. The land lay wasted in ruins. No words were spoken. No songs were sung. Music was in a state of chaos. Its direction unknown. But one day, in the forest and through the trees, a voice came calling...
The Invincible Czars are an adventurous, eclectic band from Austin, TX. They make music for thinkers, geeks, nerds and seekers/lovers of all things in the "other" category.
Transit Method have been described as as great mix of grunge, thrash and punk and have been credited as giving birth to a new genre, Alt Prog, by The Punk Site. Fans of Jane's Addiction, Rush and The Mars Volta will definitely want to check these guys out!
A variety of influences are present with emphasis on long pieces with intricate, syncopated arrangements while maintaining a strong focus on melodic content and thematic development. The music appeals to fans of classic as well as newer forms of prog-rock and anyone enjoying complex arrangements with melody and emotion.
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.
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.
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...
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
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.
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)
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.
Black Ladder is a progressive rock trio based in Austin, TX. Members include Shane Lamb (keyboard), Clarence Riley, IV (bass), and Ray Cardenas (drums).
Prog with a dual guitar attack and no nonsense rock vox.
Beam me up matey! Space Mariner is breaking the barriers of sound with 9000 knots of pulse pounding space pirate proggy goodness.
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.
Built by cavemen in 1994, run by monkeys ever since.
Drawing heavy influence from surrealism and psychedelia, their sound is etheral and noisey, beautifully heavy, soft, dissonantly melodic explosion of music, coupled with a high energy performance and light show...
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.