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February 25, 2022

Easy Compadre! at Sahara Lounge

By: Laurie Gallardo

Today’s AMM featured track is by ATX-based electronic world-beat trio Easy Compadre!. “Bailongo Disco” made its debut earlier this month, taking its name from a famous ‘90s dance club in Monterrey, Mexico, and inspired by the myriad of ways music helps us escape.

The chilly air won’t stop this heat. See a late-night set by Easy Compadre! tonight, Friday Feb. 25, at the Sahara Lounge, 1413 Webberville Rd. They play at midnight, preceded by Huerta Culture, Antonio Dionisio, and Bossa Nova with Paula Maya starting out the night at 7:30 p.m. Y no pares de bailar…


September 23, 2023


The humor is just as beautiful as the damn album, and the album is gorgeous. It starts as soon as you drop the needle on “Girls Bugging Me” on BOOTCUT. You clearly hear Afie Jurvanen, better known as Nova Scotia-based artist Bahamas, attempting to record something, but his young daughters are not having it. “…Can […]


September 22, 2023

Crew Vs. Crew

In any exploration of the origins of bboy subculture and its crucial role in the development of hip-hop, one of the best rabbit holes to dive into is the work of Bronx street photographer Ricky Flores. The stark black and white imagery from these formative years carries a unique fluidity and exuberance, but Flores was […]


September 21, 2023

Gather Round

If you know, you know. Interestingly, it took a friend originally from Alabama/Tennessee to explain it to your Austin Music Minute host. In addition to any shows presented by Eastside Kings Festival at various locations, Skylark Lounge is the spot to witness incredible blues shows. And it’s the spot where the Austin Blues Society Gathering […]