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October 20, 2014

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Quickdraw: Parkay Quarts, The Beverleys, Bully, Weaves, Ricked Wicky

Music!  Enjoy. :Parkay Quarts – Uncast Shadow Of A Southern Myth:  As you surely guessed, Parkay Quarts is actually Parquet Courts.  This rambly gem is off of a little something that band members Andrew Savage and Austin Brown did in their spare time.  I think it’s awesome.  Content Nausea is due out November 11 via [...]

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October 20, 2014

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Guest Mix: The Sour Notes

The SOTO staff eats up enough of your time, so every now again we like to bring in a guest.  This month it’s The Sour Notes.  Recently the band released an album, Do What May, that you should check out.  See them live at either the Side One Track Presents show at the Blackheart this [...]

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October 19, 2014

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Weekly Movie News Rundown

Time for your weekly movie news update!  Below you’ll find a slew of sentences meant to provide a brief glimpse of what’s been going on over the past week in movieland.  If something leaves you desperate for more info, then my advice is to do a little extra research on one or all of the [...]

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October 17, 2014

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Stream This

From the depths of the SOTO inbox, I present to you your weekly serving of the latest and greatest album streams and videos.  Enjoy. FULL ALBUM STREAMS Please note that the majority of the streams expire as soon as the albums are released, so don’t wait too long to check them out. ALBUM OF THE [...]

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October 16, 2014

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Movie Breakdown: Art And Craft (Noah)

People are doing traditional-style reviews all over the web, so we decided to try something different.  In each “breakdown” we’ll take a look at what a film’s marketing led us to believe, how the movie actually played, and then what we learned from it all.  Read on! The Impression: A documentary about a benevolent art [...]

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October 16, 2014

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Movie Breakdown: Fury

People are doing traditional-style reviews all over the web, so we decided to try something different.  In each “breakdown” we’ll take a look at what a film’s marketing led us to believe, how the movie actually played, and then what we learned from it all.  Read on! The Impression: Set in Germany during WWII, Brad [...]

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October 16, 2014

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Quickdraw: Trail Of Dead, Diarrhea Planet, Shivery Shakes, Viet Cong, Nothing

Music!  Enjoy. :And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – A Million Random Digits:  Just last week I noted that the upcoming Trail Of Dead album could be a really good one, but now there’s this second single and I’m just ready to say that it for sure will be.  I haven’t [...]

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October 15, 2014

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Movie Breakdown: St. Vincent

People are doing traditional-style reviews all over the web, so we decided to try something different.  In each “breakdown” we’ll take a look at what a film’s marketing led us to believe, how the movie actually played, and then what we learned from it all.  Read on! The Impression: Bill Murray is a cranky old [...]

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Pompeii

October 15, 2014

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Pompeii, Pageantry (Jennifer)

Austin quartet Pompeii have returned from a five year hiatus to release their latest album, Loom, this week through Red Eye Transit. It’s filled with lush, string filled atmospherics and ambient melodies on songs like the title track and Celtic Mist along with more intense and driving shoegaze vibe on tracks like Blueprint and Drift.  [...]

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October 15, 2014

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Neighborhood Brats (Dan)

Deranged Records, home of great bands such White Lung and Fucked Up, recently added another impressive release to their catalog – Recovery, the latest LP from the California punk band Neighborhood Brats. Fronted by live wire Jenny Angelillo, the Brats tap into the core roots of punk and garage rock. Recovery harkens back to bands [...]

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October 14, 2014

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Movie Breakdown: Men, Women & Children

People are doing traditional-style reviews all over the web, so we decided to try something different.  In each “breakdown” we’ll take a look at what a film’s marketing led us to believe, how the movie actually played, and then what we learned from it all.  Read on! The Impression: Jason Reitman takes a look at [...]

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October 14, 2014

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Run The Jewels

ACL is done and now it’s time for everyone in Austin to acknowledge that there’s only one thing that matters – the Red Bull Sound Select show with Run The Jewels at Red 7 this Thursday.  It’s going to be rad.  Probably too rad, actually.  For proof, just listen to the duo’s brand new single.  Not [...]

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October 13, 2014

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Molybden (Single Premiere)

Back in February I was introduced to Austin’s own Molybden via a nice track titled Woman Left Behind, and ever since then I’ve been wondering how/when she would follow it up.  Well, now I know.  The singer/songwriter has put together series of live recordings that were done in various bedrooms and living rooms.  As she [...]

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October 13, 2014

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Quickdraw: Night Drive, Party Supplies, Hungry Cloud Darkening, Sheer Mag, The Mantles

Music!  Enjoy. :Night Drive – Young Rivals:  Here’s a new one from the Austin/Houston-based Night Drive.  It’s a really nicely produced track that features a good hook and plenty of synths for those of you who like to dance the night away.  The Young Rivals single is available now via Sound Control Records. :Party Supplies [...]

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October 11, 2014

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Weekly Movie News Rundown

Time for your weekly movie news update!  Below you’ll find a slew of sentences meant to provide a brief glimpse of what’s been going on over the past week in movieland.  If something leaves you desperate for more info, then my advice is to do a little extra research on one or all of the [...]

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