Hilltop Views

Floods cancel festival, but some bands find alternate venues

Reporter

October 14, 2013

After a night filled with dreams of Tame Impala, Grouplove, Smallpools, Phoenix and Lionel Richie, to name a few, Austin City Limits fans woke up to disappointing news: the three-day music festival had been truncated to a two-d...

ACL Review: Haim

Reporter

October 14, 2013

As a first time ACL goer my list of bands Saturday was mostly based around recommendations from first weekend goers and friends. At 2 o'clock at the Lady Bird stage I was blown away by the performance of the band Haim.Haim is a qua...

Dream Theater maintains depth with a stripped-down sound

Staff Writer

October 10, 2013

Academia might seem boring to most people, but like sausage, the product is infinitely better than the process and the ingredients. Take legendary progressive metal band Dream Theater, which emerged out of the Berklee College o...

Tame Impala balances hypnotic synths and pulsing drums.

ACL Review: Tame Impala

October 7, 2013

ACL Review: Savages

Staff Writer

October 7, 2013

A 1 p.m. set is a tough thing to pull off well. However, Friday’s set from the young, all-female U.K. post-punk revival act Savages was superb.Dressed in all black, the four members of the band delivered a seamless wall of sc...

ACL Review: Kendrick Lamar

Reporter

October 7, 2013

Kendrick Lamar, a rapper from Compton, Calif., is known to be one of the best rappers in the game right now and is on course to go down as one of the greatest rappers in history. His first album, "Section.80," was good, but h...

Michael Angelakos of Passion Pit performs at the Austin City Limits Music Festival at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas, Saturday October 5, 2013. 

ACL Review: Passion Pit

October 7, 2013

Hip-Hop on the Hilltop features student artists, builds community

Staff Writer

October 7, 2013

Hip-hop is more than just music. It is a culture of voices, voices that all have something important to relate. Tackling subjects ranging from racial inequality to drug abuse, hip-hop has always been on the forefront of innovat...

Despite technical difficulties, Muse's set was exceptional.

ACL Review: Muse

October 7, 2013

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