May 2013 “Band of the Month” – T. HARDY MORRIS

The “venerable luminary of psychedelic grunge”, T. HARDY MORRIS, stands out as our “Band of the Month” for May 2013. His debut record, ‘Audition Tapes’, comes out July 30th on Dangerbird Records

Shaky Knees Music Festival: May 4th – 5th (Win Free Tickets)

Shaky Knees Music Festival makes its debut in Atlanta, Georgia on May 4th & 5th – featuring The Lumineers, Band of Horses, Jim James and so many more!

The Milk Carton Kids at Eddie’s Attic – 4/18 – Interview

Fresh off a European tour, The Milk Carton Kids are already hard at work in the US, making a stop at Eddie’s Attic on 4/18. David got a chance to speak with the band once they landed in the States.

WIN TICKETS: Magnetic Music Festival – 4/20/2013 – Kennesaw, Georgia

EDM takes over Atlanta this coming weekend with the debut of Magnetic Music Festival – featuring Kid Cudi, Flux Pavilion and more – 4/20/2013 – KSU Sports Complex

Justin Vernon Debuts New Band, The Shouting Matches!

Justin Vernon of Bon Iver gives us his blues rock side with his new band, The Shouting Matches. Check it out!

Exclusive Album Stream: Bethesda – ‘The Reunion’

TheBlueIndian.com offers exclusive streaming of April 2013 “Band of the Month” Bethesda’s new album, ‘The Reunion’ due out 4/9!

April 2013 “Band of the Month” – BETHESDA

Our “Band of the Month” for April 2013 hails from Kent, Ohio! BETHESDA’s second full-length, ‘The Reunion’, is due out April 9th and is deserving of your ears!

SXSW Day Five – March 16th

We started out our final day at an outdoor free event by the river that was in honor of the recently passed Levon Helm, though you wouldn’t know it unless you asked what the water jugs were for when you got through security. I’ve never been hassled so much by security. They made me throw […]

SXSW Day Four – March 15th

We spent all afternoon of day four coordinating Acoustic Alley sessions. The logistical nightmare of getting 16 very busy musicians’ schedules to align appropriately during the busiest music week of the year wore us out come five o’clock. We went to happy hour at Chapala Taqueria in East Austin, pounded 2 dollar margs, and reveled […]

SXSW Day Three – March 14th

SXSW Day 3 started out with us taking a trip off the beaten path. As we mentioned in our preview, there are over 2,000 official SXSW bands playing official showcases, and probably about that many free unofficial shows for more independent labels, venues, and bands. We started out with a trip to the Community Records […]

SXSW 2013 Day One – March 12th

The first day of SXSW was wonderfully chaotic for our writers. See what Everett and David have to say about their experience as newcomers to Austin’s largest music showcase!

SXSW 2013 Staff Preview

“This is a festival everyone goes to for the chaos. You have to be on your toes to do it right, for sure. But you don’t need a pass to have the time of your life in Austin in March. ” – SXSW 2013