After many years of SXSW rumors, legendary El Paso rockers At the Drive In finally put in a surprise appearance last week at the House of Vans SXSW Show at the Mohawk in Austin. The Cedric Bixler-Zavala led act predominantly focused the 50-minute setlist on material from 2000's Relationship of Command, which inspired many a
A little bit folk, a little bit blues, and a whole lot of soul. L.A.-based duo Johnnyswim hit the set of the Today Show to perform "Let It Matter" off brand new album Georgica Pond. Watch the clip below ..
Young upstart act Ten Tonnes enjoyed the thrill of performing a short set on the "Introducing Stage" at the recent Reading & Leeds festival in Europe. Citing blues, indie and alternative influences, Ten Tonnes is the work of songwriter/guitarist Ethan Barnett from Hertford, England. Debut EP Lucy is out now, and you can sample its
In a new video posted on the official AC/DC YouTube channel, guitarist Stevie Young talks about his playing style, how he constantly works at his craft, his tendency to destroy guitar picks and what it is like to try to fill the shoes of his uncle, Malcolm Young. "I'm not trying to imitate or copy
As previously blogged here, Austin-based alt-country rock artist Israel Nash hosted an intimate event during SXSW called “Live From the Hills With Love,” an afternoon of good old southern hospitality, outstanding performances and free beer. For fans everywhere, Nash and his Plum Creek Sound Studios team are making those performances available to everyone with a
U.K. singer-songwriter George Ezra sure did seem to be having a good time when he performed for BBC Radio 1, cracking a few smiles and noticeably getting into the groove with a cover of Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun." He even threw himself into the lyrics at about the 2:21 mark. "Ezra just
English songstress Ellie Goulding has been making the rounds to promote upcoming Nov. album Delirium, which included a recent stop by BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge. Goulding performed new track "On My Mind" as well as an incredible cover of Jack Garratt's Weathered," which you can watch below. Be sure to check out guitarist Chris
New York-based band Interpol rocked the main stage during back-to-back weekends at Coachella earlier this month. The festival has posted a few of those clips in "Everything is Wrong" and "All the Rage Back Home." Watch both below.
It was no surprise that Irish singer/songwriter Hozier played his Grammy-nominated single “Take Me to Church” during his phenomenal set at Coachella on Saturday. But he did have one big surprise up his sleeve. After he got the massive crowd in front of the festival’s main stage to sing “Happy Birthday” to bassist Alex Ryan,
UK psychedelic rock act Temples enjoyed a tour of Asia in February, and thanks to Hostess Club Weekender, you can enjoy watching some live footage from their stop in Tokyo. In this 10 minute live clip of "Mesmerise," singer James Bagshaw can be seen jamming on his Gretsch G6136TLDS White Falcon and a G6122-1962 Chet