May 6 2011

Watch: The Diamond Center – California

Last week psych-folk heroes the Diamond Center rocked Austin Psych Fest on the main stage at Seaholm Power Plant, but beforehand, they stopped by the spiffy Do512 Lounge and debuted a new song, “California.” See the beautiful damage done for yourself.

Apr 6 2011

Download: The Diamond Center – Caraway

If there’s one thing I love, it’s slowly watching the rest of the world catch on to awesome music.  Slowly, but surely.  And blogging big wigs are starting to grasp the psych-laden, hallucinatory haze of the Diamond Center. About damn time.  RCRD LBL recently posted a new track, “Caraway,” from the Richmond crew (though in my heart they’ll always be a Lubbock band), and you can preorder their new 7-inch right here.  And I suggest you do; all the cool kids are rocking the Diamond Center, and they have been for years.

Mar 12 2011

Culture Greyhound Podcast 3/12/11 – SXSW Edition Part 1

This week the first of a two-part series dedicated to SXSW 2011.


The Diamond Center – Dos Fridas
Hooray For Earth – True Loves
Cloud Nothings – Morgan
Twin Shadow – I Can’t Wait
Yuck – Shook Down

Mar 3 2011

21 Bands To See @ SXSW 2011

Spring break is upon us, and with it the finest week of the year, SXSW.  As is customary, my friends and I are gonna RAGE and make like Andrew W.K. and PARTY HARD and all that good stuff.  New parties and showcases are being announced every day, and next week I hope to have a list of my picks for ones to check out.  In the meantime, however, after the jump is a list of bands I am hoping to see this year while meandering around downtown Austin, and you should try your damndest to see them as well.

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