A Spotlight on Local Awesomeness

About a week or so ago, a colleague of mine, Jillian Hall, came to the station to drop off Leo Rondeau‘s new album. As it happens, she summarized my sentiments quite perfectly: “It feels like only yesterday, it was two months ago. Then I blinked, and March was here.”

It’s safe to say that’s how most Austinites might feel when it comes to this time of the year. South By Southwest seems to sneak up more quickly every time, and BOOM. As if we weren’t expecting it. And, while the fest-of-all-fests can leave one a tad overwhelmed (which is putting it mildly), your humble Austin Music Minute maven is here to offer a few recommendations that will hopefully help ease your way into the organized chaos.

Today, my selection comes from the creative director of visual production firm City On Fire and owner of Indierect Records, Daniel Perláky. He’s the founder of the bi-annual event known as Art Disaster, a showcase highlighting an impressive mix of bands and DJ’s with an emphasis on local talent. This is the fifteenth installment in the Art Disaster series, happening Tuesday night at Holy Mountain, 617 E. 7th St. What a killer line-up:

Inside stage: Guns of Navarone at 9 p.m., The Plastic Habit at 10 p.m., Emily Bell at 11 p.m., T Bird and The Breaks at midnight, and Kid Slyce spins at 1 a.m.

Outside stage: God-Des and She at 9:30 p.m., The Couch at 10:30 p.m., Ume at 11:30 p.m., and Eagle Claw at 12:30 a.m.
Entry is free when you RSVP through Do512. Check it all out.

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