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Roll the Bones: new music by Shakey Graves

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By Sophie Roach in New Music on Tuesday 24 July 2012

Shakey Graves’ sincere folk ballads fall somewhere in between Townes Van Zandt and The Tallest Man on Earth. His album, Roll The Bones, has been a great traveling companion so far this Summer but seeing him live is a real treat, so if you’re an Austinite, go catch him and his handmade suitcase kick-drum at […]

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New illustrations by Sophie Roach

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By Sophie Roach in New Illustration on Tuesday 24 July 2012

I’m a self-taught artist and illustrator kicking it in lovely Austin, Texas. I didn’t start drawing until I was 21, but now I happily spend the majority of my days with my dear micron pens.

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No Man’s Land: a graphic novel by Blexbolex

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By Sophie Roach in New Illustration on Tuesday 24 July 2012

Blexbolex is back with another beautifully illustrated graphic novel. This one, along the lines of his past work, is a dystopian crime novel taking place entirely within an unnamed protagonist’s psyche.

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Uberpong: artistic ping pong paddle designs

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By Sophie Roach in New Design on Tuesday 24 July 2012

Uberpong is a project hoping to bring more style to the game of ping pong. Artists from all over (including myself) have contributed fresh paddle designs in an effort to give ping pong players the opportunity to take their game to a more colorful level. Whether you’re an avid table tennis player or just someone who […]

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Pillow Talk: new music by Austin’s Wild Child

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By Sophie Roach in New Music on Tuesday 24 July 2012

Pillow Talk by Austin’s folk-pop band, Wild Child, is a perfect soundtrack for that road trip you’re taking this Summer. It’s probably still good if you listen to it on the way to work in the morning.

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The Eagleman Stag: an animation by Mikey Please

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By Sophie Roach in Video on Tuesday 24 July 2012

If you haven’t seen this award-winning animation by Mikey Please, close that Facebook tab, silence your cell phone, and dedicate the next nine-ish minutes to this amazing short.

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