Over the weekend, Stereogum headed to Austin’s Oblivion Access to catch heavy and experimental sets from bands like Godflesh, Chat Pile, Mamaleek, Faust, MSPAINT, and many more. Yellow Swans played their first show in 15 years! A couple got engaged during Drain! Everyone performed in a sauna! In between gigs, we enlisted local photog Jay Ybarra to capture portraits of over three dozen acts on the lineup. Check those out below and find our reviews from the fest here.
In the past year, the Mexican singer Peso Pluma has become a huge breakout star on the American charts, as the loose grouping of genres known as regional Mexican music has exploded in popularity. But success doesn’t always bring security, and now Peso Pluma has been forced to postpone or cancel a number of shows […]
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