Welcome to the second entry in our Fifth Street Foodie series, a dining guide for true Austinites and by true Austinites! We hope this feature can help everyone from out-of-town “newbies” to seasoned (dry-rubbed?) veterans in their quest to find the best little dining nooks Austin has to offer. In case you missed it, last time we discussed Austin’s great fried […]
View Finder: Photographer Nathan Mitchell
View Finder is a series in which we talk to artists about how they got started, what their experiences in their field have been like and get some stories behind some of their works. Up first is Nathan Mitchell, a professional photographer who first caught our eye with his excellent series of shots from his trip […]
Video of the Week: Feral Future “No Means Nothing”
Austin has been home to a thriving punk scene for quite some time, but over the past few years it has become a more diverse and unique community than what many larger punk hubs feature, with groups mining from less explored hardcore territory like the Touch ‘n’ Go influence in New China to the L7-meets-Siouxsie feel […]
Trophies of Over Indulgence: A Look Inside the World of Gainers
My skinny jeans fit a little more loosely today. Maybe I should eat some more. I’m alone in my apartment, as usual for a Friday, except I’m actually going somewhere tonight. An original pressing of the Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds is spinning on my turntable, blasting “God Only Knows” throughout every room in the apartment. I spit […]
Deep Cover: Mother Falcon perform OK Computer in its entirety on March 26th and 27th
Loser City and Spiderhouse Ballroom have teamed up to kick off Deep Cover, a series featuring artists covering their favorite albums. First up is Mother Falcon, an epic ensemble that is swiftly becoming one of Austin’s most celebrated bands. Mother Falcon have chosen Radiohead’s OK Computer, an album they have been known to perform in […]
Fifth Street Foodie: A Wild West of Flavor!
Note: This is the first entry in our Fifth Street Foodie series, a dining guide for true Austinites and by true Austinites! We hope this feature can help everyone from out-of-town “newbies” to seasoned (dry-rubbed?) veterans in their quest to find the best little dining nooks Austin has to offer. Welcome Austinites, and welcome non-Austinites (as long as you don’t […]
On 1/5/14: Fake Four, Moodie Black, BLXPLTN
Loser City is taking part in Austin’s annual Free Week festivities with a show featuring Fake Four noise rap pioneers Moodie Black as well as Oddateee, Chisme and a slew of local support that includes Chief and the Doomsday Device, who is fresh from an opening slot with Public Enemy, and aggro electro-punks BLXPLTN, who may […]
On 11/23/13: Tea Double, Chief and the Doomsday Device, The Weird Project
Tonight at Spider House Ballrom, Austin legend Tee Double, fresh off a collab with Sly & Robbie and a musical appearance on Breaking Bad, is performing with Chief and the Doomsday Device and The Weird Project. Don’t miss out!
On 10/25/2013: BoomBaptist, The Lower Class, Secret Levels
Whaaa-ttt?! ANOTHER Loser City show?! Yes indeed! And this time it’s headlined by the incredibly talented BoomBaptist, who is coming off a ridiculous run of support dates that include gigs with P.O.S, Cut Chemist and Just Blaze. Joining BB are the Lower Class, a neo-Native Tongues style group from San Marcos, and Secret Levels, a sharp tongued Austinite […]
On 10/19/2013: Slugbug, Chalkboards, Easy Tiger, The Sun Machine, Team 2nd Place
Oh shit everybody— this weekend is the first Loser City show! We’re bringing the jamz to Spider House Ballroom this Saturday, Oct. 19th!.The line-up is great, with Slugbug headlining and Chalkboards, Easy, Tiger, The Sun Machine and Team 2nd Place all in tow. Come on out if you’re in Austin!