MUSIC

Fea Announces New Guitarist and Tour

Hometown Chicana-Punk group Fea has found its new guitarist. Local musician Bobby Rivas will be joining in time for a summer tour with Agent Orange and a new album recording later this year. The band also confirmed the return of singer Letty Martinez, which is welcome news for both fans and the band’s future. “I’ve always […]

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FEATURED, MUSIC

Dreamonoid’s HiFi: Not Your Average Stereo Shop

Ahead of contiguous sidewalks and usable public transportation, San Antonio is gaining another prerequisite of a first-world population center: a HiFi audio boutique. Sporting a striking, new, storefront-spanning mural, Dreamonoid’s HiFi occupies the lot at 1711 Guadalupe Street that was previously an arcade with the same name. Though the store has technically been running since […]

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EVENTS, MUSIC

Updated Lineup for Psych Del Rio Released 

An updated lineup of performances for, Psych del Rio, the massive psychedelic festival organized by K23 proprietors Gem and Glenn Hotvet, has been released.  The event has been publicly visible through its planning stages for nearly a year now, and bolstered by its prudent and meticulous preparation, stands a chance of delivering on the promise […]

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MUSIC

Santikos Competition Paves Way for Local Music Video Production

Santikos’ Riffs and Reels competition married nine San Antonio musical acts, many of whom are also being featured on NPR, with nine local filmmakers, and with incredible results. Those results were unveiled at the Palladium IMAX last month at a special all-evening event. The project orchestrated by San Antonio Sound Garden and Alamo City Studios was […]

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MUSIC

TPR Gives SA Music Love with ‘Back 40 Sessions’

AMEA and Josh Glenn were both finalists in the Riffs and Reels music video showcase, a partnership between SASG and Santikos Entertainment Group. Much thanks to both for their positive contribution to our home-grown musical identity. Texas Public Radio is giving San Antonio music some much-needed love, and is set to give it a whole […]

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CULTURE, MUSIC

Acting Thru Music: Making a Buttercup Music Video

Local indie-pop group Buttercup sent out a city-wide open-invite last week to participate in their latest music video production. Dozens risked reprimand for taking a much longer than tasteful lunch break to answer the call, including former Spur Brent Barry. Also, myself. The magic happened at the venerable Charline McCombs Empire Theater, a venue that doesn’t consider itself above […]

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MUSIC

Listen: RAHK’s First Compilation Out Now

On Wednesday, local electronic collective RAHK released their first compilation album, Assembly.1. Describing itself as ‘conscientious electronics,’ the group features a rotating cast of artists, some of which are former members of the now-defunct Sub.Culture. Eight of them comprise the new album, each with a single track. The composition is eclectic and slightly trippy in comparison to […]

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MUSIC

Watch the SASG Evening News Segment

San Antonio Sound Garden is getting more love from the city. Last night, local news station Fox 29 aired a particularly well-crafted segment on the organization’s efforts to bring sustainability and success to our local music scene. The video features performances from Baby Bangs and Brandon Cunningham recorded on-site at the SASG facility, and brings some […]

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EVENTS, MUSIC

Surprise Music Fest Coming to Broadway

Announced just today, and less than two weeks from its date, “Richter Fest” is bringing The Gaslamp Killer to Richter Goods, the home-spun clothing store and market that has set up shop just south of Carmelitas. Playing with the LA-based artist will be San Antonio’s premier EDM collective, Sub.Culture, and Voodoo Boogaloo, who have been hailed […]

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