. Bands: Girl In A Coma (San Antonio, Tx) Deathray Davies (Dallas, Tx) Buttercup (San Antonio, Tx) Salilm Nourallah (Dallas, Tx) Your Kisses Cause Crashes (Austin, Tx) The Mercers (Austin, Tx) The Blind Pets (Austin, Tx) Quiet Company (Austin, Tx) Watching the Moon (Austin, Tx) Ideal Soul Mart (Austin, Tx) Woozyhelmet (Austin, Tx) B.B. Mercy (Austin, Tx) The Fireball Show (Austin, Tx) The Backsliders (Dallas, Tx) Frantic Clam (Austin, Tx) Mock Tigers (Austin, Tx) Abby Birds (Austin, Tx) The Watermarks (Houston, Tx) DJ's: DJ Czech One (Austin, Tx) DJ Scorpio (Austin, Tx) DJ Billy Q (Austin, Tx) DJ Dey One & MC Brain (Austin, Tx) More Bands & DJ's TBA....
Music: Your Kisses Cause Crashes Indie / Powerpop / Experimental In April 2008 Michelle Jones and Andy Kaminski paired up to give new life to the old arrangements and promote their creation as a serious act.With the additions of Richard Carta on drums and Michael Tucker on bass, YKCC evolved into a complete band with an epic atmosphere of powerful and dream-like melodic pr...read more
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Buttercup Buttercup was formed loosely some five years ago, though Sanden, Odie and Roadman had been playing together in various San Antonio rock groups for the better part of the last 15 years. Reyes himself was always a rocker at heart, too, but he spent years as half of the Grammy-nominated, flamenco instrumental duo Lara & Reyes and as an in-deman...read more
Quiet Company "This is dramatic pop music of the highest order, mostly piano-led with some stunning synth orchestrations supporting some killer tunes... (4 out of 5 stars)" - HM Magazine "'Shine Honesty' is one of those albums that makes me want to make music, and I don't think there's any higher compliment I can give a record...In essence, joyful is really t...read more
The Mercers As evidenced by its critical acclaim, The Mercers’ 2007 debut, “Pretty Things Walk”, pushed the band into visibility underneath the ever-increasing spotlight of Austin's indierock community, and performances at various local venues continued to develop its fanbase. In 2008, however, the band turned inward for the entirety of th...read more
Buxton Buxton is an indie folk band from La Porte, Texas. They released a full length album in 2005 titled Red Follows Red. Members : Sergio Trevino, Jason Willis, Chris Wise and Justin Terrell. Listen at Last.fm
the Backsliders Girl in a Coma Female rock trio Girl in a Coma formed in San Antonio, Texas in 2001. Their first show at Sin13 that same year left their audience in awe of the group's extraordinary sound (courtesy of childhood friends Jenn Alva on bass and Phanie D. on drums) and Nina Diaz's jaw-dropping vocals, which have been compared to those of Bjork and Patsy Cline. Girl...read more
Voted one of The Best 100 Communities for Music Education
According to the results of the eighth annual “Best 100 Communities for Music Education” survey, repeat recipients of this prestigious distinction cite increased enrollment in and funding for school music programs. While music education has been linked to higher SAT scores, math grades and future success in life, the survey also found that many students hailing from a ‘Best 100’ community have continued their musical pursuits professionally as educators, or playing for renowned symphonies, opera houses, orchestras and on Broadway. Several former students have even become acclaimed recording artists, including Outkast, Bob Seeger, Iggy Pop, Tanya Tucker and Isaac Hayes.
The ‘Best 100’ survey was sponsored by the NAMM Foundation, its American Music Conference (AMC) division and a partnership of leading national associations, including Music for All, that are working to promote the benefits of active participation in music and music education. The roster of ‘Best 100’ schools is listed below.
Thousands of teachers, school and district administrators, school board members, parents and community leaders, representing communities in all 50 states, participated in the Web-based survey. The 2007 roster includes school districts from 31 states that are committed to quality music education programs and providing access to music education. The districts were measured across a variety of program support, curricular and programmatic criteria. Because the criteria in the survey are measured proportionally, large communities and small ones are able to participate on an equal footing.