From A Basement In Tulsa, the music and arts podcast recently caught up with Chris Young the drummer of Austin indie rockers Darkbird for an interview. They talked about the band, the new EP and what's next in store for the five piece. The podcast also featured the bands single "Vigilante" taken from their debut EP "I Remember Feeling My Fingers Slip". Listen to the podcast NOW!
Austin rockers The Dirty Heat stopped in at FOX 7's 'Good Day Austin' this morning to perform a few tracks on air. The band are about to embark on a West Coast tour next month in conjunction with their new single "Empty Spaces".
Oklahoma based news and culture online publication Red Dirt Report recently reviewed Darkbird's EP "I Remember Feeling My Fingers Slip" giving Rusty's score an overall 4.5 / 5.
"With a name like Darkbird, you sure as Hell better give me some dark, brooding tales of doomed romance with a somewhat hovering scent of black nail polish in the air or, if you must, at least some eyeliner-wearing synths with a minor degree in spooking old folks at the mall"
RDR music writer Louis Fowler gave an in depth review of the record and had some positive things to say about the band. Read the full review HERE!
Darkbird performed at Hotel Vegas last Monday night wrapping up what was an eventful FREE WEEK in Austin. The new music app 'Tipcow' were in attendance and had some fine things to say about the band and their performance.
"This band has a captivating energy. It’s loud and grabbing, but it’s Kelly Barnes that really holds your attention during the performance. Her connectivity to the lyrics makes it deeply personal. And she performs with a little attitude and a little edge, which fits them very well'
Read the full review HERE!
Darkbird are Los Angeles' 88.5 KCSN's "Beard of The Day" - Julie Slater, the host of the 'Out On A Limb' segment gave the band the title and aired their single "Poison Arrows". You can listen to the full PODCAST from 12/12/15 and keep your ear out from 42minutes in.
Emerging Indie Bands, a UK based online music blog have done a review of Austin indie rock outfit Darkbird.
"Darkbird deliver a delicious bass that melts like a dark chocolate over the steaming water of the synths accompanied by gilded guitar as the percussion deepens the resolution and the audience is left in becalmed wonderment"
Click here to read the full review!
John Laird, the new host of KROX 101.5 FM's "101x Homegrown" hosted his first 101x show last night and shared some of the finest up and coming talent Austin has to offer. Darkbird's single "Poison Arrows" gained airplay along with some of the towns newest and most popular homegrown tracks.
Listen to the full podcast here: http://www.101x.com/blogs/john/101x-homegrown
The online music publication Lucy Out Loud have released their winter music compilation for 2015 which includes some of their favourite tracks of the year. First Year On Earth's single "The Best Is Yet To Come" has been added to the playlist for the 3rd volume of "Tracks In The Snow" compilation.
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