Less than two years after a snowy night in Cleveland gave birth to a friendship, a band and a hit song all in the same night, SomeKindaWonderful already has the vibe and assuredness of a band in command of its sound and its direction.
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Just in time for Halloween, Jake Gyllenhaal’s latest film, “Nightcrawler” creeps on to the screen this weekend
Twenty One Pilots has one of the most entertaining and fun live shows in existence today and if you haven’t seen them yet, you’re really missing out.
If you’ve ever heard one of those viral Internet stories about Bill Murray crashing some friend’s party or just being an all-around awesome dude, you might already be thinking of the timeless actor as a bit of a saint. However, in “St. Vincent,” Bill Murray’s character is probably the furthest thing you can imagine from a saint.
Jenny Lewis is slated for a quadruple whammy in Austin as part of her Austin City Limits Festival appearances, but the beauty of the festival bookings meant Jenny Lewis was able to treat the rest of Texas to a mini tour complete with some rarer and lesser heard tracks along with big festival favorites. Dallas joined the singer songwriter for an enchanting evening at the Southside Music Hall during one of her ACL breaks.
TV on the Radio shares a new video of their first single from their upcoming record, Seeds, and it’s packed with fun star power.
The Airborne Toxic Event stopped by Austin for a packed outdoor show at Stubbs.
Atlanta’s Manchester Orchestra’s latest album, Cope, was a beautiful but heavy record released earlier in 2014. Proving that there can always be light found in the darkest of places (thanks, Dumbledore), the band has reworked their album into an new, uplifting record titled Hope.
The next young adult post-apocalyptic dystopian novel to tackle the big screen is James Dashner’s “The Maze Runner.” And for once, the movie is actually better than the book.