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Boston Calling showcases local artists

After two and a half days of too much free seltzer, creepy and hilarious Samuel Adams cut-outs and Elle King levels of drunken fun, Boston Calling finally closed out having seen tremendous acts such as Odesza, Disclosure, HAIM, Vince Staples, Sia, the Vaccines and Miike Snow enter the stage with blow-out audiences. The underlying threads of the festival, however, were the local talent such as Michael Christmas, Palehound and Nemes.

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The CAPYAC Empire Grows Exponentially Prior To Debut Album Release: Headlunge

Circa 2014, millennials decided that dressing like hippies, and sticking “festival pins” on their Pretty Lights hats was a right of passage to an abstract way of life. Alternative, eastern ideas were “in,” and since then, have faced commercialization by a reckless generation of candy kids. In a society where everyone is wrecking themselves trying to be different, only those who remain undivided from their true mantra, will find inner prosperity. Austin’s synth/pop duo CAPYAC, is creating a global empire based on their own progressive abstract that seeks to–quite literally–move the world.

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The Ghost Wolves, The Harms and Tusk, Her perform stellar sets at Empire last week

Empire Control Room and Garage was packed with people and various local vendors, selling products like premium raw chocolates and bone jewelry, last Thursday (May 19) as three female-fronted rock bands assembled–courtesy of Glitter Tribe–each delivering a unique and electrifying set that made the night one to remember.

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Maxam, The Bravo, and The Continuums perform at Mohawk

While the Mohawk’s doors open at 8 p.m., shows usually don’t start until significantly later, sometimes as much as an hour and a half. Sometimes, someone might think that a show starts when the doors to the venue open, and that someone ends up on a balcony fighting a losing battle between their hands and the swarm of mosquitoes that had (I’m assuming) spawned in the rainwater that had pooled in the balcony trashcan next to the glass double doors of the Green Room.

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The Austin Forum Presents: ‘How Can Technology Sustain the Live Music Capital of the World?’

On June 1, join experts from both the music and tech industries in a discussion panel as they discuss how Austin’s reputation as the Live Music Capital of the World, combined with a strong tech community and an entrepreneurial spirit can re-energize a multi-billion dollar music industry, hosted by The Austin Forum on Science Technology & Society.