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After Parties are Fun Fun Fun


In addition to the Local Music is Sexy showcase happening November 6th, Fun Fun Fun has announced some of the late night goings on that will be attached to their thrice-named festival. It'll be thick with Austin bands, including the first two below, Octopus Project and Voxtrot, who will light up the Mohawk on Saturday night.

Saturday night:

Octopus Project
Twin Tigers

The Coathangers
Jazzus Lizard (Jesus Lizard jazz tribute band!!!)
Walter Schriefeld band

(10pm, $13)
Negative Approach
Christ On Parade
Trash Talk
Naw Dude
You People

(10pm, $10)
Soul Clap dance party
w/ Djs Johnathan Toubin & Ian Svenonius
and live set by BROWNOUT!

(10pm $5 before Midnight / $10 after)
DJ Mel
The Cool Kids DJ SET

(10pm, $10)
Jack Oblivian
John Paul Keith and the 145s
Lovvers (UK)

Youth Brigade hosts "Let Them Know: The Story Behind Youth Brigade and byo Records" Screening
MC Chris hosts a midnight screening of "Gremilins"

Sunday night:

($13, 9:30pm)
And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead...
Dark Meat
An Albatross

($13, 9:30pm)
Free Moral Agents (featuring Ikey Owens of The Mars Volta)
Zechs Marquise (featuring Marcel Rodriguez Lopez of The Mars Volta)

(No cover, all ages, 10pm)
Karaoke Apocalypse
RnR and punk karaoke all night with a live band!

RED 7:
($10, 10pm)
Toys That Kill
the forgetters (Black Schwarzenbach of Jawbreaker/Jets to Brazil, Kevin of Against Me, Caroline of Bitchin')
Ghost Knife
Smalltown (Sweden)

DJ Mixhell

($8, 10pm)
Easy Action
Black Tusk
Eagle Claw
and special guest!

Mission of Burma hosts "Not A Photograph" Screening


Champion Sad Accordions + New Poll

 Sad Accordions

Some local accordions are, we presume, slightly less Sad this month, as they are now reigning up top as our current Artist of the Month. They fought off some ferocious challenges from SuperLiteBike and New Roman Times, and have emerged shiny and victorious. So big, capital C Congrats to Sad Accordions!

...and may I now direct your attention to the current poll, already in progress, featuring: Darling New Neighbors, Quiet Company, The Laughing, The Summer Wardrobe, and The Tiny Tin Hearts. Get yer vote in!


Pocketful of Daniel Johnston


Is and Always Was arrives today, and along with it we thought we’d bring you some links to things of Daniel origin, such as (in addition to the above LP cover): Worried Shoes, off of the new Where the Wild Things Are film soundtrack (Karen O and the Kids), the Dr. Fun Fun Hi How Are You iPhone game, and the entire WFMU 1990 radio show during which Daniel Johnston performed “Speeding Motorcycle” with Yo La Tengo, among many, many other things.



Final Five Q's: Golden Bear

Catching up with one of our recent Artist of the Month poll winners, Golden Bear, in what will be the final installment of this particular model of the five questions. For our upcoming questions with White Rhino, we’ll put together something entirely new…right now I’m thinking feats of strength, although that may be difficult to translate to the magical internets. But that’s for another time. For now, five questions with Golden Bear:

1. What food item best describes your music?
Greasy cheese enchiladas.

2. What instrument have you wanted to include but have yet to find a way to fit into
your sound?
Live childbirth.

3. Embarrassing childhood memory?
Sea World ‘89 — Shamu splashed the hell out of me

4. What musical artist would you like to grab a beer with?
Paul Shaffer.

5. Time travel or space travel?

Golden Bear will play a benefit for CASA this December 5th; more details on that as it approaches…


Local Music is Sexy: Looking Ahead

So, there’s some sort of a music festival in town this weekend, the name escapes me. But just to be contrary, we’re choosing today to look ahead toLocal Music Is Sexy, happening in about a month…and featuring: TV Torso,The Low Lows, International Waters, Watch Out for Rockets, Beautiful Supermachines, Air Traffic Controllers, Distant Seconds, Silent Land Time Machine, Black Before Red, Manikin, The Authors, My Milky Way Arms, and, according to the organizing force Austinist, “the Minor Mishap Marching Band will be performing between the Mohawk’s indoor and outdoor stage and Club Deville.” This goes down in conjunction with the Fun Fun Fun Fest, November 6th, 8pm to midnight, in the bermuda triangle of Mohawk indoor, Mohawk outdoor, and Club De Ville. We’ll remind you.

You might catch some decent local bands this weekend, too, otherwise it’s just no names like, you know, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Mos Def, Pearl Jam, Ben Harper, Thievery Corp…



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