Monday, May 29, 2017

Cadillac Muzik Wants To Funk You Up

Posted By on Mon, May 29, 2017 at 6:00 AM

Though our collective hip-hop and R&B scene is comparatively small in the shadow of Houston’s enormous one, there is a growing community of artists here who are rising up amongst the bubbling of indie pop rock and psych/garage bands in the Alamo City. Rappers like Milli Mars and Kree23...

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Buttercup Wants You In Their Next Music Video

Posted By on Tue, May 23, 2017 at 1:00 PM

On the heels of releasing their new album, Battle of Flowers, local indie favorites Buttercup are gearing up to shoot a video for the record's second track, "Acting Thru Music." "The concept is a video in reverse" frontman Erik Sanden told the Current, explaining the idea is to start...

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Music Picks: Shows To See This Week

Posted By on Tue, May 23, 2017 at 5:30 AM

Emarosa Wednesday, May 24 Of all the second generation post hardcore bands to emerge during the late aughts, Emarosa was at the top of the game. For a blend that matches emotional boy-band melodies with glittery sounding guitar riffs, the Kentucky based four-piece have managed to stay true to...

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Need Merch? Check Out These 8 San Antonio Artists

Posted By on Mon, May 22, 2017 at 12:30 PM

So maybe you’re a new a band and you've either finished that EP or have been playing shows for a minute and it's about get some merch made already. Lucky for you, San Antonio has and impressive roster of artists to make sure your stuff looks great. From straightforward logos...

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Dig This Chamber Music Pop-Up Show at Brick

Posted By on Fri, May 19, 2017 at 6:00 AM

From the Youth Orchestras of San Antonio's increasingly robust presence in the music scene to young composers pushing boundaries in the realm of contemporary music, from the San Antonio Symphony's increasing forays into interpreting popular/film music to touring shows that present video game music with orchestras — it would seem that...

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Slated To Shred: Kaki King Will Play Tobin Center

Posted By on Thu, May 18, 2017 at 8:45 AM

Remember August Rush, that movie about an orphan kid who runs away to New York turns out to be a guitar playing child prodigy? Pretty much all the songs in that film were played by the artist Kaki King, who, in real life, actually plays that tapping, flamenco style...

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Corey Feldman & The Angels, More Hellish Than Heavenly

Posted By on Wed, May 17, 2017 at 11:50 AM

Ex-teen heartthrob Corey Feldman, known for his work in The Goonies, Stand by Me, and Lost Boys, is gracing San Antonio with his presence on May 26 with a stop on his awkwardly-titled "Angelic to the U.S. Summer Tour." That's because the has-been actor has somehow managed to turn...

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10 Bands Making Sure San Antonio Stays Metal City USA

Posted By on Wed, May 17, 2017 at 5:30 AM

San Antonio's music community is rich and diverse, spanning multiple genres, from the R&B vibes of Amea to the post-rock sounds of Bright Like The Sun.  However, it's plain to see that our town still has an affinity for metal and its numerous sub-genres. Why else would bands like The Dillinger...

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Music Picks: Shows To See This Week

Posted By on Tue, May 16, 2017 at 9:40 AM

Leaves Eyes Wednesday, May 17 Maybe there’s something in air, because a number of symphonic and power metal groups have been charging through the 210 lately. Not that we’re complaining. Last week it was Hammerfall and Delian. now this week it’s Sabaton, Battle Beast and Leaves Eyes.  While all...

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Girl In A Coma, Revisited

Posted By on Tue, May 16, 2017 at 5:30 AM

Nostalgia is dangerous, like chasing a drug you've developed a tolerance to. Happy yet false. Occasionally, however, looking back compels us forward. This past Thursday at the best-sounding venue in town was just such an occasion (and not only because the Spurs decisively bounced Houston from the playoffs). If...

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