Interview + Show review: Varya

Set up in a small corner of a south Austin popular Greek hangout, Opa!, VARYA adjusts her mic stand, amplifier, and tunes her lyric-adorned acoustic guitar. Her husband and a complete stranger fuss with a string of fairy lights at her feet in an attempt to…

The Photo Pit: Sevendust with Deepfall and Stitched Up Heart

Article by Bernard Cana / Talon Kane Photography Published Jan 3, 2020 on thephotopit.com From The Pit To The Crowd: Sevendust with Deepfall and Stitched Up Heart – House of Blues Orlando – Lake Buena Vista FL – December 29, 2019 On November 9, 2014 before I started photographing and reviewing concerts, I attended aContinue reading “The Photo Pit: Sevendust with Deepfall and Stitched Up Heart”

Remix: Interview with Yungblud, 2018

It’s obscenely hot; Texas hot, where the air is thick and soupy and you  feel the sweat dripping down the small of your back.  My shoes are melting on the asphalt. It’s still  a few minutes before 10am, and Dominic Harrison, the force we know as Yungblud, is dancing through crowds lined at the parkingContinue reading “Remix: Interview with Yungblud, 2018”

Introducing: Bourgeois Mystics

What do you get if you combine  the audacity of  Outkast’s The Love Below, some  Blitzkrieg Bop, a  sprinkle of groove,   a  smattering of Bollywood and some 80’s classic rock?  …Austin’s very own Bourgeois Mystics. ‘Keep Austin Weird’ is most definitely a cliche, but it is a tagline that we’ve modernized to hopefully become Austin’sContinue reading “Introducing: Bourgeois Mystics”

Des Rocs: modern rock’s unassuming revolutionary

Story & Photography by Kail Rose We recently sat down with Des Rocs at the House of Blues in Dallas during his supporting leg of The Struts’ Young and Dangerous tour. In an endearingly perfect New York accent, he shares with us his passion for unbridled rock music. “My goal is to ignite an unapologeticContinue reading “Des Rocs: modern rock’s unassuming revolutionary”