Album Review

Friday, March 22
The Strokes “Comedown Machine”

The Strokes have always been the epitome of cool, but on Comedown Machine, they’ve gotten too cool for their own good. The fifth album from rock and roll’s official New York darlings features an array of tense and sultry tunes, taut webs of guitar and drums that shift tonalities with Julian Casablancas’ trademark ease, but rather than erupt into…

SXSW

WYBC goes to South by Southwest 2013.


Tuesday, March 19
Non-hipster travels: Austin – Keeping it weird by not keeping it weird

It’s no secret that Austin is… a creative place, to say the least. Hipsters, artists, and recent college grads make their homes in Austin after trying out several other areas (at least half the locals I’ve met moved here from other parts of Texas, Cali, and the Midwest!). According to Wikipedia, the best source of…

SXSW

WYBC goes to South by Southwest 2013.


Friday, March 15
National Geographic, the 80s, and free vending machines

Julie B tells us about how she wishes she were an 80s baby, why she loves taking selfies, and transcendence. Or something.

SXSW

WYBC goes to South by Southwest 2013.


Thursday, March 14
Top 7 Weird/Cool Things I Saw In Austin On My First Day at SXSW

Demetra H gives us a rundown of where her head is at in Austin.

Reviews

Thursday, March 14
Youth Lagoon: “Wondrous Bughouse”

I first stumbled upon Youth Lagoon’s Wondrous Bughouse as a single, streaming, hour-long track. “Youth Lagoon must be jumping on the proverbial bandwagon of edginess with this album-song,” I thought, assuming that this time around, Trevor Powers (the young Idahoan behind Youth Lagoon) had decided to forgo individual tracks. I later discovered my error –…

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