Leave it to perennially sunny, progressive Austin to lead the way for the rest of America to follow. In.gredients, funding permitting, aiming to launch this coming Fall (Spring in the Southern Hemisphere), will be a grocery store with a difference.
While vodka may be the last thing you thought you’d come across in the heart of Austin, Texas, it’s just what you’ll find with Deep Eddy. For everything from cocktails to on the rocks, Deep Eddy Sweet Tea Vodka is the perfect antidote to a scorching Texas summer day. It’s not your grandma’s sweet tea, but it has the same slow, sweet, Southern taste — and it’s actually infused with real tealeaves and local clover honey.
Texas-based artist Ian Cion is dedicated to maintaining a dialog with the public – he’s worked with children in the Dell Children’s Medical Center to decorate Austin city buses, and he has also worked with various arts organizations in Austin and beyond.
The great thing about the eighties was that, without a shred of irony, it pitted the geek, with the cool cat, the loner, and the freak, together in one classroom, at one time, and they all lived to tell the tale, as this photo from the Osawatomie High School Class of 88 reveals. Scary thing […]
From deep within the WTF files, comes this out of Austin, Texas: a dive bar at which a rather unique form of bingo is played. Yes, every Sunday at Ginny’s Little Longhorn Saloon, a dive bar near the main college campus, the locals play Chicken Poop bingo, which involves a poor fowl wandering aimlessly about […]
Mistress Stephanie & Her Melodic Cat is the naughty brainchild of Stephanie Stephens and Adam Sultan, two musicians and actors and from Austin, Texas. Initially a cabaret act influenced by Weimar Republic Berlin, Mistress Stephanie & Her Melodic Cat soon expanded into what one critic calls ‘Sado-vaudevillian punk’. Their diverse sound combines everything from classical […]
Says Austin photographer Rachel Marton about her series on dead rodents: ‘There was a small ring of death around my house. consisting of a mouse, not even fully grown, and a chick, just lying on the sidewalk’.
Let it be known, I saw the future of rock n roll last night and it came in shades of 1970s psychedelica. Yes, guitars are hip again, beards are unkempt and music is looking back in order to move forward. If the heavy and monotonous drone of Austin, Texas’ Black Angels is anything to go […]
French dub group, Zenzile, were one the stars of the recent South By South West music festival held in Austin, Texas â€” their irrascible hybrid of beats and upbeat, funky basslines a pleasant relief from the plethora of indie-guitar bands that seem to dominate the radio airwaves these days. The SXSW website describes them as […]
The Black Angels hail from Austin, Texas and are quite simply one of the hottest new rawk and roll groups on the planet at the moment. They blend psychedelic jams with punchy bass-heavy grooves to create a sound which drips with passion and sonic intent. It’s all warm and friendly – like treacle on a […]