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October 12, 2017

ACL Weekend One Recap

@elitheplatypus

October 12, 2017

Filed under Life And Arts

Missed Weekend One of Austin City Limits? We’ve got you covered on highlights from each day to satisfy your fatuous desire to know all.Day One - Friday, Oct. 6It was hot, but what’s new? Day one radiated an enlivened crowd ...

ACL Feature: Psychedelic hip-hop band shares advice for aspiring artists

Caley Berg

October 12, 2016

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When asked to describe their genre, Jonathan Graves describes Corbu as a psychedelic band, inspired by mid-70’s Pink Floyd and set to hip-hop beats. The band is comprised of singer and multi-instrumentalist Jonathan Graves,...

ACL Feature: Canadian band making big waves in Austin

Lilli Hime

October 12, 2016

Filed under Life And Arts

July Talk is the Toronto born alternative rock band made up of singers, Peter Dreimanis and Leah Fay, bassist Josh Warburton, guitarist Ian Docherty and drummer Danny Miles.HILLTOP VIEWS: How did July Talk get started?WARBURTON: We ...

ACL Feature: Local Austin musician uses music to express activism

Lilli Hime

October 12, 2016

Filed under Life And Arts

Gina Chavez is a Latin folk musician known for her social activism and unique blend of different genres of music, ranging from reggaeton to cumbia. Hilltop Views got an exclusive interview at the Austin City Limits Music Festiva...

Drake performs as expected at Austin City Limits

Life & Arts Editor

October 5, 2015

Filed under Life And Arts

Drake’s set started one hour after A$AP Rocky’s ended on the Samsung stage.Waiting for that hour in a sea of thousands of eager people, pushing and shoving to get closer to the stage for Drake’s ACL performance, I was sure...

Of Monsters and Men push their Austin City Limits

Life & Arts Editor

October 5, 2015

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Of Monsters and Men are surprisingly unique, entertaining and skilled performers. They didn’t compromise their image for the venue; unlike a lot of other bands, the singers didn’t talk to the crowd about the heat or smoking we...

Brand New brings out old followers

Life & Arts Editor

October 5, 2015

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Brand New is a favorite for many, especially college kids who grew up listening to them.In the past, it's been hard to catch one of their shows because they play so rarely. Recently, they've been playing more festivals and sh...

Father John Misty’s beard, performance, outdo all

Life & Arts Editor

October 5, 2015

Filed under Life And Arts

Father John Misty had the best stage presence (and beard, except for Drake) of anyone I saw at ACL, which is not surprising if you know anything about him.His Twitter is a glimpse into his sarcastic and vibrant personality th...

Ohio-based band expected to enlighten, thrill ACL audience

Reporter

September 25, 2015

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An act on the Austin City Limits Festival lineup that is sure to echo through the city of Austin is the Ohio-based alternative duo, Twenty One Pilots.It is expected that they will be performing songs from their recent album Blur...

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