Hilltop Views

Judas Priest reigns as king

Life & Arts Editor

November 10, 2014

It has been 40 years since metal band Judas Priest started making music and rocking stages around the world.Throughout the years, they have continued to record new music and tour. Fun Fun Fun Fest and Judas Priest’s new albu...

Thundercat brings the funk at the blue stage

Life & Arts Editor

November 10, 2014

Thundercat, the first of two cat-themed artists to take the blue stage at Fun Fun Fun Fest on Sunday afternoon, lived up to his name as his bass thundered throughout his set and captivated the audience.Thundercat, born Stephe...

After 8 years in Austin, Fun Fun Fun Fest just keeps getting better

Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

This weekend marked Fun Fun Fun Fest’s eighth year in Austin, and I have to say, it’s only getting better. Each stage focuses on a different type of genre; for example, the black stage had metal acts such as Deafheaven, while ...

Alt-J makes colorful appearance at the orange stage

Life & Arts Editor

November 10, 2014

At Fun Fun Fun Fest, the English indie-rock band alt-J began their set at the orange stage Friday night with flashing red lights, as if to get the attention of the surrounding area. The audience looked around for the band as ...

Fun Fun Fun: The Locust

Fun Fun Fun: The Locust

November 11, 2013

Fun Fun Fun Fest: M.I.A

Fun Fun Fun Fest: M.I.A

November 11, 2013

Fun Fun Fun: MGMT

Fun Fun Fun: MGMT

November 11, 2013

Fun Fun Fun: Washed Out

Staff Writer

November 11, 2013

Is chillwave dead? Our friend Ernest Greene and the huge crowd of avid fans at Sunday’s Washed Out set at Fun Fun Fun Fest would have to answer in the negative.As an avid fan of the genre, and Washed Out’s meditative and ...

Fun Fun Fun: Tenacious D

Fun Fun Fun: Tenacious D

November 11, 2013

Fun Fun Fun: Chromatics

Staff Writer

November 11, 2013

“Kill for Love.” Love it or hate it, it was influential, marking one of the first successful blends of hard synth leads typically reserved for EDM and trap, mesmeric, angelic vocals and a live band with “real” instruments. S...

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