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Austin City Limits Music Festival.

When you think about Austin (the live music capital of the world) and festivals, one of the first events to come to mind is probably the Austin City Limits Music Festival.  Starting 11 years ago, the first two day festival didn’t draw huge names but instead brought in acts that fit within the TV show’s tradition of Americana and Alt-Country.  Ticket prices were low, and the focus was solely on the music. In 2004 I attended the festival and caught a more indie line-up of acts like Cat Power, Modest Mouse, and The Pixies. But it seems with the recent release of the festival’s 2013 line-up and its avarice plans to have two separate three day weekends  that ACL has lost its way. Only a week prior to the line-up release I attended Psych Fest in Austin, and as I basked in the warmth of the psychedelic sounds from the stage, I had a realization – ACL is no longer the best festival in Austin: in my opinion, it ranks 5th.

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BDWPS Podcast #14

This month’s episode of BDWPS Podcast is chock full of choice cuts. In fact, start to finish, it may be the best playlist yet. Check it:

Wavves “Afraid of Heights” 
Kaleidoscope “Dive Into Yesterday” 
Youth Lagoon “Dropla” 
Kurt Vile “Never Run Away” 
BOAT “Inside of an Aquarium” 
Slayer “Spirit in Black” 
Bob Dylan “Jokerman”

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http://bdwps.podomatic.com/entry/2013-05-04T15_41_52-07_00

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