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Damn Fine Music Fest: A Celebration of Twin Peaks at Cheer Up Charlies

Damn Fine Music Fest: A Celebration of Twin Peaks at Cheer Up Charlies

  Welcome to the town of Twin Peaks, director David Lynch’s fascinating and surreal TV show spanning three seasons over the last 28 years. Incorporating eerie and haunting visuals, a moody score by Angelo Badalamenti and a cast of intriguing characters, there’s no doubt that there’s plenty to reflect on and plot points that leave...
Borzoi's "Big Pink"

Borzoi’s “Big Pink”

Bandcamp || Facebook || Instagram   In today’s bombardment of social media and endless clicking and scrolling, creativity often gets lost amidst the mass of noise, apparently missing its mark if it’s not promoted while it’s hot. Following up to last year’s Surrender The Farm EP, Austin’s punk trio Borzoi’s upcoming full length, A Prayer for...
Lake of Fire Music Video Premiere: Crater

Lake of Fire Music Video Premiere: Crater

Bandcamp || Facebook || Instagram   Delving deep into experimental territory with rock and psych influences, Austin’s very own Lake of Fire have crafted an amalgam of sounds into one solid debut LP, Crater, released today on Fishbum Records. Their official video (citing the same title as their LP) was shot in Texas’ expansive landscape...
Band Preview: LOMA

Band Preview: LOMA

Photo: Bryan C. Parker   Having toured together back in 2016, Loma is the result of the unusual music chemistry between indie-rock band Shearwater and post-rock band Cross Record. While Shearwater’s Jonathan Meiburg is known for more of an expressive, whirling vocal style, accompanied by heavy synth and chord progressions, Cross Record’s Emily Cross is...
Lou Rebecca's "Tonight"

Lou Rebecca’s “Tonight”

  Simultaneously an emblem of the past and a curtain drawn open towards the future, Lou Rebecca’s uncanny pop sensibilities are a powerhouse to be reckoned with. With her delicate, silky voice enticing you in both English and her native French, Lou’s inherent knack for captivating performances and choreography have immediately won over audiences in...
Hyperreal Film Club VHS Zine Release Party

Hyperreal Film Club VHS Zine Release Party

Website || Instagram || Facebook   Keeping the DIY scene thriving in Austin, Texas, collective Hyperreal Film Club prides itself on embracing more than just the film medium. Immersing themselves in art installations, electronic music, experimental collage, and tearing apart constraints on structures and expectations of art, founders David McMichael, Jenni Kaye and Tanner Hadfield...
Walter TV || Glaze || Loafer

Walter TV || Glaze || Loafer

Photography & Words: Taylor Wallace Venue: Mohawk, Austin TX   It can be hard to open a show on a Monday night, but Loafer (Austin, TX) didn’t have any trouble. They’re a three piece with tight bass, wonderfully nasty guitar, and a singing drummer. The guitar tones and style were reminiscent of the late Christopher...
Brilliant Beast

Brilliant Beast

Photography & Words: Taylor Wallace Venue: Cheer Up Charlies, Austin TX   All the way from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Brilliant Beast showed everyone at Cheer Up Charlies (Austin, TX) what a tight shoegaze band sounds like. People immediately gathered shoulder to shoulder around the stage when the band got started. Their sound was so big and...
Hanson at Emo's

Hanson at Emo’s

Photographer: Ismael Quintanilla III ( Instagram )   Hanson live at Emo’s, Austin TX                
Fleet Foxes at ACL Live

Fleet Foxes at ACL Live

Photographer: Ismael Quintanilla III ( Instagram ) Fleet Foxes at ACL Live in Austin, Texas                    
Artists On Our Radar: Luis Roa

Artists On Our Radar: Luis Roa

Artist: Luis Roa ( Instagram ) Based in Austin, TX, Luis Roa’s inspiration for his artwork stems from his interest in nature and old religious worlds.   Coyona   Deathmask   Flowerhead   Totem  
Live at The Mohawk: of Montreal Review

Live at The Mohawk: of Montreal Review

  Writer: Troy Gonzales ( Instagram ) Photographer: Raphael Umscheid ( Instagram )   It was a deliciously cool Thursday night in Austin and the devoted gathered at the Mohawk once again for the return of of Montreal and its psychedelic glam rock/electronic dance party. The opening band Christina Schneider’s Jepeto Solutions from New York...
Taking Over with Fashion Photographer Nina Hawkins!

Taking Over with Fashion Photographer Nina Hawkins!

Photography by Nina Hawkins Hey! I’m Nina Hawkins, an Austin-based Russian-Vietnamese image-maker. My first date with fashion was in Moscow over 10 years ago, where I started as a model. I’ve been in love with imagery ever since, learning from Russia’s top professionals while progressing into my own path, creating still and moving images for publications across the globe such as...
Show Review: Angel Olsen at The Mohawk

Show Review: Angel Olsen at The Mohawk

Photography by Ismael Quintanilla III   This past Tuesday we managed to pull some strings in order to see the (second) sold out Angel Olsen show at the Mohawk in Austin, Texas. Everybody’s been gushing about her latest album, My Woman, as well as her live performances, so naturally we had to see what all of the buzz...
Cold Cave and Drab Majesty: Live Show Review at Barracuda

Cold Cave and Drab Majesty: Live Show Review at Barracuda

Photography: Raphael Umscheid Words: Trish Connelly   February 3rd marked a highly anticipated end to the work week with Drab Majesty and Cold Cave’s joint sold out show at Barracuda. Owing greater familiarity to Drab Majesty after several attendances at his previous Austin shows at Cheer Up Charlies (as well as his most recent album,...
Mixtape Monday: The Free Week Edition

Mixtape Monday: The Free Week Edition

  It’s that wonderful time of the year in Austin, TX — rather than hibernating at home, Red River cultural district encourages all of us to come out to celebrate the immense local musical talent we have in our city. By omitting cover, venues like The Mohawk, Cheer Up Charlies, Beerland, Swan Dive and many...
Shopping Local This Holiday Season

Shopping Local This Holiday Season

With Christmas and New Years right around the corner, the staff at ANON Magazine wanted to highlight our top choices for keeping it local this holiday season. Helping our Austin, TX economy and shops to thrive helps keep our community alive, paves the way for more jobs in the city, reduces environmental waste and keeps...
Seed In My Ear: Holy Wave Tour Documentary from Backdive

Seed In My Ear: Holy Wave Tour Documentary from Backdive

  Combining their love of music and film, Rachel Kichler and Willi Patton created Backdive as a platform to showcase their collaborative documentary work. Inspired by Fugazi’s film The Instrument, Kichler and Patton wanted to encompass ATX-based band Holy Wave’s spirit for living in the moment rather than a perspective of the past. Initially the...
Artwork by Zoë Trautz

Artwork by Zoë Trautz

Artist: Zoë Trautz ( Instagram ) Austin, Texas based artist Zoë Trautz works at a non-profit organization where she feeds parrots and continues to make surreal and biology-based illustrations on the side. She channels her visions and artwork from her background education in biology and psychology and her experience with mental illness. Her influences stem...
Where Are Your Friends: BUHU's "Youth Is Breaking" Music Video

Where Are Your Friends: BUHU’s “Youth Is Breaking” Music Video

Bandcamp || Facebook || Instagram || Twitter   Growing up and merging into adulthood can take on a vast array of forms, which tends to reach a breaking point when we cling onto the last fraying threads of excess and self-indulgence for as long as we can rather than maturing and taking responsibility for our...
Romance in the 21st Century: An Interview with Mannequin Pussy

Romance in the 21st Century: An Interview with Mannequin Pussy

Photo by Scott Troya While many of us may never be able to quite articulate the vast nature and force of relationships, Philadelphia based punk band Mannequin Pussy succeed in encompassing the full spectrum of emotions that human connections draw forth within us in their fittingly-titled album, Romantic. With each song ringing in at under...
Mixtape Monday: Team Love Records Takeover

Mixtape Monday: Team Love Records Takeover

  Embracing a carefully crafted roster of acts, Team Love Records remains continuously passionate for showcasing groundbreaking musicians and carving a physical space for music and art in an increasingly cyber world. Founded by Nate Krenkel and Conor Oberst in 2003, Team Love Records has since expanded into a tightly knit crew including staff members...
Nickelodeon's The Orange Years: Not Just Another History Documentary

Nickelodeon’s The Orange Years: Not Just Another History Documentary

  For those of us growing up as kids in the 80’s and 90’s, the mention of Nickelodeon brings back a flood of nostalgic memories, from tuning in past our bedtimes to gleefully indulge in SNICK’s late night shows, to having Clarissa explain life’s daily and confusing intricacies to immersing ourselves in Rocko and Heffer’s...
Luscious Heaven with All in the Golden Afternoon

Luscious Heaven with All in the Golden Afternoon

Comprised of artistic wife and husband Rachel Staggs and Carlos Jackson, All in the Golden Afternoon are one of Austin, Texas’ musical powerhouse gems. With Staggs having played in Experimental Aircraft in the late 90’s for a decade and the duo having shared the stage with Beach House, Animal Collective and Spectrum, All in the...
Mixtape Monday: Tracks In Your Town

Mixtape Monday: Tracks In Your Town

  Golden Graves – Trash Foreign Mothers – I’m Sorry If I Just Blew Your Mind But, Please Clean Up the Mess Planet Manhood – Cruise Tele Novella – Even Steven Rei Clone – Dreaming of Nagato Molly Burch – Downhearted Rose Sélavy – Content American Vodka – Violet  
Heaven or Hotel Vegas with Death Valley Girls

Heaven or Hotel Vegas with Death Valley Girls

  Death Valley Girls came to fruition in 2013 after frontwoman Bonnie Bloomgarden and guitarist Larry Schemel created their otherworldly vision of surfy doom rock, complete with astral visions that stemmed from Bloomgarden’s prior time spent at a mental institution and reading about alien conspiracy theories. Now a quartet, the band released their sophomore album Glow...
Blondi's Salvation US Tour Documentary

Blondi’s Salvation US Tour Documentary

  Back on April 28th,  Blondi’s Salvation (based in Nantes, France) arrived in Austin, Texas to begin their first US tour with LEVITATION Fest, which earlier that day was sadly canceled. With courage in their hearts and a drive to share music with our country, they pressed on and played many shows around the United...
Artists On Our Radar: Alayna Kingston

Artists On Our Radar: Alayna Kingston

Alayna Kingston is a student & photographer from Austin, TX. Instagram –  –  –  –  –  –  –  –  – ANON: How would you describe your photography? Alayna: I’ve always considered my pictures candids of people I’ve cared about. It wasn’t really done for anyone else. It was for me by me to remember. Because when I look...
Tele Novella Takeover!

Tele Novella Takeover!

  Tele Novella is an inspired macabre-pop band out of Austin, TX. They are dreamy, they are spooky, and they write real fucking songs. While one may detect the influence of the nocturnal jungles of Os Mutantes or the lapelled, knee-socked smarts of Belle and Sebastian, they have cobbled together a special kind of mineral...
Sailor Poon's Yeast Pigeon 7" Release

Sailor Poon’s Yeast Pigeon 7″ Release

  For those of you looking to get into some trouble pre-weekend, Sailor Poon is bringing you a party to end all parties tomorrow night at The Museum of Human Achievement in Austin, TX. The all-girl punk/garage-rock posse are releasing their latest 7″, recorded by Travis Beall at Sweetheart Studios in Austin, TX. Featuring a...
Artists On Our Radar: Zoë Trautz

Artists On Our Radar: Zoë Trautz

   Artist: Zoë Trautz ( Instagram ) I’m a self-taught artist living in Austin, Texas. I have a biology degree and I work part time at a nonprofit where I feed parrots, and part time on all the drawings that I make for free and show no one. My work is informed by my education...
Mixtape Monday: Tracks In Your Town

Mixtape Monday: Tracks In Your Town

  Nepalimore – Mercury Rocket Loose Ends – Star Parks Swoon – Jay Satellite Dim Interior – Future Museums BAUHAUS – Hyperreals Cruiser – Cleanup The Giving – Matthew Squires Innervisions – UVH  
The Ghost in the Studio

The Ghost in the Studio

Photographer: Raphael Umscheid ( Instagram ) Model:  Kaitlyn Elizabeth Wardrobe Stylist: Kalea Renee Hair and Makeup: Kate Kubala ( Instagram ) Raphael Umscheid is a multimedia artist living in Austin, TX. His interests lie in human interactions with the natural world and the creative drive. His latest focus has been working on music videos.  ...
Levitation Fest: Animal Collective with Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

Levitation Fest: Animal Collective with Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

Photographer: Ismael Quintanilla III April 30th, 2016 Emo’s, Austin TX                      
Technicolor Hearts' "Would You Come Back to Me?"

Technicolor Hearts’ “Would You Come Back to Me?”

  Austin presents a warm home to creative electric dream-pop darlings Technicolor Hearts. Comprised of songwriter and vocalist Naomi Cherie and multi-instrumentalist Joseph Salazar, Technicolor Hearts knows how to weave soaring soundscapes and dazzling imagery into their music videos, as shown in their most recent “Would You Come Back to Me?”. Their video has a...
SXSW Photography By Nathan Edge

SXSW Photography By Nathan Edge

ACID DAD Swan Dive         Birdcloud Swan Dive         Christian Bland and the Revelators Barracuda       Ghostface Killah 800 Congress       Greenbeard Swan Dive       MSTRKRFT McDonald’s Loft       Pearl Charles Valhalla and Barracuda       Pure Bathing Culture Swan...
Music Video Premiere: River Jones' "Radio Waves"

Music Video Premiere: River Jones’ “Radio Waves”

  Austin, Texas’ very own River Jones has a knack of pleasantly surprising us every now and then with his incredibly unique and personal solo project after periods of pensively working hard at his craft. Contrary to his previous work we’ve featured, Jones’ music video for “Radio Waves” is a more spirited and optimistic track,...
Mixtape Monday: Tracks In Your Town

Mixtape Monday: Tracks In Your Town

  Bitter Days – River Jones Ideal Man (demo) – The Sister Rays Fight – Otis the Destroyer Pastures – Honey and Salt Pinprick Eyes – Ask For Joy Don’t Let Me Tear Us Apart – Red Comet 3 Phosphorescent Sands – No Mind Lay Low – Surly Gates  
An Evening with Low at The Parish

An Evening with Low at The Parish

Words by: Trish Connelly Photography: Raphael Umscheid   Despite my belated discovery of Low’s music, their album Things We Lost in the Fire defined a significant portion of my college years. More often than not I’d put “Sunflower” and “Dinosaur Act” on repeat, the soundtrack to my solitary Sunday nights. This past Tuesday, I found...
Band Spotlight: Common Velvet

Band Spotlight: Common Velvet

Photo by Candice Quarnstrom   In light of the growing trend of psychedelic and electronic music, Austin-based band Common Velvet veers off in their own psych-pop filled path, creating infectious gems complete with silky vocals courtesy of front-woman Lauren Sanders. Sanders wrote and recorded demos before fully forming the band, now consisting of Andrew Orsak...
ANON Magazine and Ghostspace Records Present: Red Comet 3 Cassette Release Party at Cheer Up Charlies

ANON Magazine and Ghostspace Records Present: Red Comet 3 Cassette Release Party at Cheer Up Charlies

    ANON Magazine and Ghostspace Records are proud to present Red Comet 3’s Cassette Tape Release Party at Cheer Up Charlies in Austin, Texas tomorrow night! Including elements of retro electronic and psychedelia, Red Comet 3‘s been hard at work for “Hexagon Computer Vision Technologies” release. Guaranteed to transport you to otherworldly realms and...
Mixtape Monday: FREE WEEK In Austin!

Mixtape Monday: FREE WEEK In Austin!

  Turning – Grivo Boy’s Club – Critical Dad It’s My Way of Staying Connected – She Sir Under the Continental Divide – Carl Sagan’s Skate Shoes This Isn’t Easy to Say – Kingdom of Suicide Lovers Pretty Little Pig – Popper Burns Weak Knees – Alex Napping Mistakes – KNIFIGHT Black Crayon – Christian...
Austin Urbanscapes

Austin Urbanscapes

Photographer: Amanda Harrington (Austin, TX)            
Divine Dreamscapes: Pale Dīan

Divine Dreamscapes: Pale Dīan

  Harnessing the surrealism of David Lynch and the soprano of Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser, Pale Dīan certainly evokes a transcendental experience when it comes to their aesthetic and live performance. Initially forming in Dallas, Texas, guitarist Derek Kutzer and vocalist Ruth Smith established new ground in Austin this past summer, as well as a...
Mixtape Monday: Tracks In Your Town

Mixtape Monday: Tracks In Your Town

  Mid Night – The Fibs Under the Overpass – The Early Stages East Side Love – Muff Early June – Jared Leibowich Snow Silence – The Diamond Center Lovers Don’t Wear Gold – This Cold Night You’re the Only One (Demo) – Common Velvet Trash – Golden Graves  
Shana Falana Takeover!

Shana Falana Takeover!

    Spanning across the last twenty years, Shana Falana started in 1995 out of the DIY scene in San Francisco. Eight years later, Falana left California to move to New York to pursue her own music career in the Brooklyn music scene. Upon meeting drummer Mike Amari over their mutual love for Bauhaus, the...
together PANGEA Takeover!

together PANGEA Takeover!

  L.A.-based trio together PANGEA are certainly one act that aren’t afraid to experiment;  initiating with a strong DIY ethos, the band started writing songs in vocalist and guitarist William Keegan’s bedroom in Santa Clarita, California, while playing countless dynamic house shows. With their critically acclaimed 2014 album Badillac, the band won their fans over...
Wildhoney Takeover!

Wildhoney Takeover!

Wildhoney   You may want to think twice before hastening to place a label on Wildhoney – often referenced as shoegaze or along the same ilk as My Bloody Valentine and Slowdive, the band would rather express their song-writing and music as genre-free. The band, consisting of vocalist Lauren Shusterich, drummer Zach Inscho, guitarists Joe...
Mixtape Monday: Tracks In Your Town

Mixtape Monday: Tracks In Your Town

  Stay With Me – Drowner Neon Lights – Siamese Bridges – Little Father I’m Gonna Eat Your Brains and Gain Your Knowledge – MeanGirls Reunite – Since Always New Odor – Pleasure 2 Forfeit – Walking Misery Dali Rocker – Sado Massachusetts  
Harmony In Hell: A Halloween-Themed Album

Harmony In Hell: A Halloween-Themed Album

Photo by Rambo   Claire Morales and Daniel Markham (Austin, TX) have teamed up to write a Halloween-themed album for the month of October. While initially concocting a song about a serial killer, the duo was inspired to write more dark and ominous tracks and the project spiraled off from there with ten songs and...

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