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April 5, 2023

Fa Fa Fa

By: Laurie Gallardo

Do not adjust your TV set. Actually, the adjustments will be made to you. (Insert evil laughter here.)

Today’s AMM presents a video premiere for a new track by Hong Kong Wigs, “Fa Fa Fa.” Sure, everything seems all rosy and Brady Bunch-esque at first, including a family with mostly chipper expressions glued onto their paper bag faces. But things turn trippy and the cookies from the oven go bad. Real bad. What is that family watching on TV?? Check out the video below, and join Hong Kong Wigs for the first night of their April residency tonight, Wednesday April 5, at The 13th Floor on Red River. They’re joined on the bill by Pollen RX and Exotic Fruits, with DJ Beats of Burden wrapping up the night. Doors at 8 p.m.


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 […]


September 20, 2023

Faces of ACL

Overwhelming. ACL Fest 2023 is literally only a few weeks – really, days – away. How the hell does the time fly by so quickly? But today’s AMM has details about a special ACL Fest retrospective, from the eye of a wonderful Austin photographer. Perhaps your AMM host’s opinion is slightly skewered for various reasons, […]