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7 Best BBQ Places With No Wait and Open at Night

Franklin BBQ definitely changed the BBQ food game in Austin creating a renaissance of the food since 2009 offering melt-in-your mouth BBQ that one previously had to travel to outside the city limits for. Unfortunately, the name has also become synonymous with excruciating wait times, and an overall tourist trap. No one should …


Those Are OK Burgers, Walter: In-N-Out Austin Reviewed

People and businesses are not the only thing that has moved in from the West Coast to Austin, but the infamous In-N-Out Burger has finally made it’s way to town after a stop in Dallas and Round Rock. The franchise with it’s signature red, white, and yellow coloring on surface …

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Spoon Prove their Worth, Let Loose on 4th ACL Taping at Moody Theater

Spoon returned to Austin for their fourth time for an Austin City Limits taping last night at the Moody Theater.  The set began with two songs from their new album, They Want My Soul with “Knock Knock Knock,” and the AC/DC like “Rent I Pay”. The crowd was still quiet to …

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The Top 10 Spoon Songs & a Band Retrospective

Yesterday Spoon released their eighth LP, They Want My Soul, and it’s no surprise that Spoon is the most critically praised band of the 2000’s with the highest metacritic score yet. Spoon of course started in Austin and Britt Daniel is from Temple, Texas not far outside Austin. Check out …


Review: Trail of Dead Keep Rock Alive, Bring Back Strings on “IX”

…And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead have been a act hard to pin down as they continually evolve their sound from their early records which leaned towards Sonic Youth, to classic rock with 2005’s Worlds Apart,  and prog with 2010’s Tao of the Dead. One thing remains the same: …

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The Simpsons Kwik-E-Mart Food Truck Comes to SXSW – Free Squishees!

In an apparent celebration of the 25 year anniversary of the Kwik-E-Mart on The Simpsons FXX and 20th Century Fox are debuting a food truck transformed into a Kwik-E-Mart which will be travelling around the country. First stop? None other than SXSW on March 14-15 during the Interactive portion of …

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Six Best Places to do Yoga in Austin

In Austin, if you go outside, spin around in a circle with your eyes closed, and then throw a rock, there is a good chance that you will hit a yoga studio. Austin loves yoga. And why shouldn’t they? It’s one of the fastest growing group fitness activities in the …

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Review: Midnight Masses Light It Up at Hotel Vegas

Beginning originally in 2008, Midnight Masses, started by Autry Fulbright and Jason Reece of Trail of Dead, have come back from a long hiatus after the release of their LP Departures and with their latest live incarnation featuring a 4 piece (and no longer Reece on drums). Last Thursday they …

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Google Fiber Hiring Local Tech Support for Austin, Starts Construction

Google is currently hiring product support specialists through local tech support company Telenetwork theoretically for the launch of Google Fiber in Austin which is now due towards the end of the year after missing the previous deadline for the earlier in 2014. Construction has also begun around Austin to start …


Top 15 Trail of Dead Songs

You might know them, and you should know them, and apparently you will know them. …And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead have been in Austin for 20 years now and are soon to put out their 9th album in just another month (of which we’ll be …