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Proof of Global Warming

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If this isn’t proof of global warming I don’t know what is, mid November and it is still too hot to wear cloths. Outside of Beerland Wednesday night (Nov. 14th) this guy was just hanging. It looked like he was going to get arrested by the police at one point but got off with just a warning.

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Click on more to see our friend’s interaction with Austin’s finest. Continue reading

A Cure to Indie Rock Disappointment

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Indie rock shows more often then not are disappointing and I don’t blame the bands but it is merely a result of their lifestyle. They go on the road for a month at a time playing to half filled rooms (if they’re lucky) only to wake up the next day to drive 300+ miles to do the same again. Once a band gets to Austin they are exhausted, sick and emotionally battered; the shows that they produce as a result are often half arsed and rarely worth the cover. Don’t get me wrong I love going to shows and I support bands I like but every once in awhile I need to be reminded what a live show should be, entertaining. Last Wednesday I got such a reminder at Beerland watching Teeners vs. Party Garbage. Continue reading