August 23, 2019

News

From the Lark’s Tongue, the official newsletter of VoyagerFest

New Album Releases by Austin Bands

Two great bands from Austin are releasing an album and an EP! Stop Motion Orchestra released their latest album, Lightworks, on August 28th both on CD and vinyl. Make sure you grab a copy on vinyl. The artwork is splendid. Opposite Day are releasing...

Jibber and Twitch at the Carousel Lounge

People who have lived in Austin for a while complain that the city has become too mainstream, too corporate, too bland.  In other words, it’s just not _weird_ any more.  To counter that perception I present to you local band Jibber &...

The Year So Far in Experimental and Progressive Music

Article and photos by Lauren Lyman The progressive and experimental music community in Austin continues to grow. As we gear up for the 2016 Voyager Music Festival, we wanted to provide our readers with a recap of the 2016 season of events, from...

Amanda LePre’s “Beneath the Forest of Error”

You may have seen Descendants of Erdrick (progressive metal arrangements of classic video game soundtracks) at VoyagerFest 2015 with guitarist and occasional vocalist Amanda Lepre fronting. She has a solo album of quite different music and has been...

An Unexpected Portal to Prog: The Austin Public Library

Did you know that Austin Public Library (APL) has all kinds of resources for progressive music and beyond? Physical items such as books and CDs remain available but APL is increasingly using electronic borrowing services. A library card is free if...

Thirteen of Everything at the Carousel Lounge

Longtime local band Thirteen of Everything played two sets at the circus-themed Carousel Lounge on June 16.  The quartet includes drums, Chapman Stick (also bass, acoustic guitar, and bass pedals), guitar, and keyboards.  While the band has kept a...

Danny Brymer Discusses Progressive Music

Article by Lauren Lyman Before moving to Sedalia, Missouri in 2013, Danny Brymer was apart of local progressive rock band, The Aaron Clift Experiment. After his move, he formed a progressive rock trio, The Alea Dilemma, who released their debut...

Heavy Riffs and Power Grunge at Hotel Vegas

Article and photos by Lauren Lyman Last night, three bands gathered at Hotel Vegas on an otherwise simple Monday night, ready to heat things up for the rock-starved folks on the Austin east side. Unbothered by the mist and scattered rain, the...