THE FEATHERDUSTER

How not to freeload at music festivals: SXSW edition

Jack Speer

March 28, 2014

Filed under Music

The following is not a guide to attending South by Southwest on the cheap, but a chronological list of my own recent mishaps while attempting to do so. Take these self-indulgent vignettes with a grain of salt, as they are not...

Music festival novice experiences SXSW for first time

Sara Phillips

March 27, 2014

Filed under Music, Reviews

I have a confession to make. For the first 16 years of my life, I have been a terrible excuse of an Austinite. I’ve never been to a local music festival. No ACL. No Fun Fun Fun Fest. No South by Southwest. It’s amazing that...

Student goes to first concert, barely survives

Jack Wallace

March 26, 2014

Filed under Music, Reviews

Let me get this point across: I’ve never been to a concert in my entire life. The closest I’ve ever been to a concert-like experience is hearing my friends gossip about their own concert experiences. Frustrated at my lack...

Bitter Austinite blindsided by Sandra Bullock, great SXSW performances

Kathryn Revelle

March 25, 2014

Filed under Columns, Music

When I was barricaded to the locality of Austin during spring break, I had no idea what I was going to do with my nine-day vacation. While a lot of my classmates were tanning on the southern Florida beaches or skiing down the...

Los Campesinos!: an album review

Madeline Dupre

November 14, 2013

Filed under Music, Reviews

The new album from the six-piece Welsh band Los Campesinos! No Blues begins with its usual sound of angst-filled lyrics with quick drums and poppy guitar slowly coming in the background until it takes over in a mishmash of yel...

Eminem’s new album shows the rapper is better than ever

Emily Martin

November 8, 2013

Filed under Music, Reviews

In his eighth album, 41-year-old Eminem revisits his past in Marshall Mathers LP 2. The album was highly anticipated after the rapper's most recent 2010 album went quadruple-platinum. Before the album was released, all four singles...

All about WHS orchestra

Sage Sutton

October 24, 2013

Filed under Music, News

The orchestras are fundraising for their March 21-25 trip to New York, where they will perform in Carnegie Hall. Students are already getting excited. "I expect to explore and see New York and become closer with all of the orchestra...

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