SXSW 2012: Day Four | X-Rated

X-Rated reviews the final night of SXSW, featuring electronica, indie, country and WTF (Harouki Zombi).

SXSW 2012: Day Three | X-Rated

Posted by Hilary Stohs-Krause on Sat, 03/17/2012 - 1:45pm in austin, ben howard, bolzen beer band, concert, female, feminism, Icky Blossoms, magnetic fields, music, saddle creek, SXSW, texas, women

In which Hilary philosophizes on the role of the female musician while reviewing Bolzen Beer Band, Icky Blossoms, the Magnetic Fields and Ben Howard.

SXSW 2012: Day Two | X-Rated

Posted by Hilary Stohs-Krause on Fri, 03/16/2012 - 11:52am in austin, cheyenne marie mize, cults, female, grimes, music, ok sweetheart, SXSW, texas, the ettes, women

Photos and reviews of the Ettes, Grimes, Cheyenne Marie Mize, OK Sweetheart and Cults

SXSW 2012: Day One | X-Rated

Posted by Hilary Stohs-Krause on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 11:01am in austin, colorado, denver, festival, hilary stohs-krause, kimbra, music, new zealand, photos, screaming females, tennis, texas, women, x-rated, xrated

X-Rated brings you the best of lady (and occasionally male) bands at SXSW. Today: Screaming Females, Tennis and Kimbra

Blue Bird Makes Top Four | SXSW Contest

Posted by HN staff on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 11:16am in austin, Blue Bird, maurices, Nebraska music, omaha, SXSW, texas

Omaha's Blue Bird is in the running for a spot at an official SXSW showcase. Judging by the 811 bands Blue Bird's beaten, things are looking up.

Tim Kasher in Austin | Concert Review

Posted by Andrew Norman on Mon, 09/12/2011 - 11:51am in austin, bigamy, saddle creek, tatiana ryckman, texas, tim kasher

Cursive's frontman supported his new album, Bigamy..., at Mohawk in Austin last week. HN's Tatiana Ryckman was there with this report. 

Cass Brostad and Mandy Rowden | X-Rated Podcast

"I am the first person to say that Austin is kind of just like a big Omaha. But ... it seems like the bars a little more generally and genuinely appreciate musicians."

Thunder Power in Austin | Concert Review

An Italian restaurant is probably no place for a show, but who are you to say where music can thrive? 

Maria Taylor in Austin | Concert Review

Posted by Andrew Norman on Mon, 06/06/2011 - 3:28pm in austin, concert review, maria taylor, music, nebraska, parish, saddle creek, texas

After a performance at Austin's The Parish, HN's Texas correspondent finds out how the music of one half of Azure Ray has changed after she left Nebraska.