Author: Alberto Najera

Earlier this month saw the return of Austin Terror Fest under its new name: Oblivion Access. As a fan of “underground” music, I’d been looking forward to the festival since the announcement of the lineup that had acts as established as Blonde Redhead, The Microphones, Autopsy, and Melt-Banana to newer artists garnering more recent acclaim […]

Austin’s Oblivion Access has announced it will be adding new programming for their upcoming festival, expanding beyond just music. Among the new non-music programming added to the festival are live screen printing, a merch and vinyl shop, and a comedy showcase. Night Swim Project’s poster show will take place at Native Hostel and features live […]

It’s now been over a year since the loss of one of popular music’s most important figures, SOPHIE. Those unfamiliar with the scope of SOPHIE’s influence need look no further than all of SOPHIE’s collaborators, ranging from Kendrick Lamar to Hatsune Miku. There are few musicians with the same level of influence on the music […]

After initial COVID delays, Oblivion Access Festival — formerly Austin Terror Fest — released the lineup for its 2022 debut on Thursday. Originally slated for June 2020 and postponed following pandemic lockdowns, festival organizers took to their official Instagram to announce new plans for May of next year. The festival aims to celebrate “underground music […]

Wednesday night, White Oak Music Hall was graced by 100 gecs — either one of the worst or best bands of our time, depending on who you ask. The line outside the venue before the show started served as testament to how large the band’s fanbase has grown recently. After waiting for doors to open, […]

Alex G stopped by Houston this past Tuesday as part of his most recent tour. He has spent the last decade not only creating inventive music, but also cultivating a unique fanbase and culture surrounding his music. Never taking himself too seriously, his fans are seemingly all as unserious and joking as he is. As […]

It’s impossible to know how many musicians have slipped through the cracks of the music industry over the years. With the amount of music released every week either independently or with a label backing — not to mention all the music that already exists — it can be easy to wonder just how much great […]

After many delays and frenzied anticipation, renowned musician Björk finally took to the stage in her motherland of Reykjavík, Iceland, in a glorious return to performing as part of the “Björk Orkestral” shows. Each of the four shows, originally slated for June 2020, were set to be performed with varying members of the Iceland Symphony […]

In just a few weeks, Alex G will perform in Houston as part of his US tour. With some dates already sold out, this tour is bound to be a triumphant post-lockdown return to touring for one of indie music’s most acclaimed stars in recent memory. The influence Alex G — formerly known as (Sandy) […]

100 gecs recently kicked off their 10,000 Gecs Tour on October 8th, increasing the amount of “gecs” exponentially, and they’re stopping in Houston on November 10th. Since the release of their debut album 1000 gecs, the band has been gaining the attention of fans underground and mainstream alike with their advancement of the relatively new […]

In the early 2010’s, the hip hop community saw a handful of rappers and producers that would go on to greatly influence the next decade of rap. Arguably the most important among them, despite not being nearly the most popular, was SpaceGhostPurrp. Working as both rapper and producer, Purrp was able to craft his own […]

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