AUSTIN MUSIC, VOLUME 12
Austin Music, Volume 12 is the latest music compilation from the Live Music Capital of the World®. The 15-song compilation CD serves as just a glimpse to Austin's diverse music scene and the music that can be found in Austin on any given night in the city's more than 250 live music venues. Listen and Shop here.
Bobby Jealousy - Bobby Jealousy uses their big, pop sound, with hints of indie, rock, electro, and punk, to create tunes with sing-along hooks that are downright contagious.
Whiskey Shivers - The freewheelin' Whiskey Shivers use traditional instrumentation, including upright bass, fiddle, washboard, banjo, and guitar, to add a fine layer of grit on top of the hard-driving rhythms of traditional bluegrass.
Este Vato - is an original eight-piece Latin-Fusion group whose sound can be described as a blend of English and Spanish lyrics with many styles from Cumbia to Rock to Hip-Hop to Reggae and everything in between.
Dana Falconberry - Employing the talents of her six-piece band, Falconberry creates swelling, colorful soundscapes to accompany her songs written about various dreams, memories, and landscapes.
Shakey Graves – His raspy howl caws over muddy, blues guitar riffs while his foot beats a trusty old suitcase adorned with a drumhead. Shakey Graves truly is a one-man band.
The Sideshow Tragedy – This duo is a raucous blend of hard blues, alt-indie songwriter rock, and garage punk. Intense riffs and vintage, blues beats give their music a determined edge.
Whiskey Sisters – Since landing a showcase at the iconic Continental Club during SXSW 2012, these two chicks and their four-piece band have infused their brand of powerhouse, harmony-driven, rockin’ country into the local scene.
Ruby Jane - is an 18 year old singer/songwriter/fiddle phenom who has toured and performed with acts such as Willie Nelson, Blues Traveler, Billy Gibbons, Sheryl Crow, and many others.
The Eastern Sea – A self-proclaimed Indie Prog-Pop band, their most recent album, Plague, features melodies that shift each song between moving scenes in the vein of a theater production. Paste Magazine called it "One of 2012's Best," albums.
Omar and the Howlers - Omar and the Howlers have been respected members of the Austin blues scene since 1976, having released over 20 albums. Mainstays of Austin blues, the Howlers, led by guitarist Omar Dykes, continue to gig regularly.
David Ramirez – Known for his unique brand of indie-folk storytelling, this traveling songwriter has received high praise from The New York Times for his honest portrayal of classic Americana.
Jitterbug Vipers – This eccentric quartet melds 30’s & 40’s jazz with traditional swing music, creating a throwback sound. Their flair for the occasional punk outburst or psychedelic trance makes them the only “swingadelic” band in Austin.
Suite 709 – Suite 709 has soared in local popularity thanks to their soulful lyrics and rhythmic blues beats. Their blend of R&B, soul, and old-school Rock and Roll form a dynamic, can’t-miss sound.
Emily Bell – Emily Bell sonically lives on her own planet with technicolor soul, southern blues, and 60's rock and roll. Her debut album, "In Technicolor”, will be released in spring of 2013.
Boxing Lesson – A rock power trio, Boxing Lesson creates a psychedelic 'wall of sound' that begins minimally and builds into grand orchestrations. Synth-driven arrangements add a distinct ambiance to their edgy rock roots.