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Thundercat brings the funk at the blue stage

Life & Arts Editor

November 10, 2014

Filed under Life And Arts, Life And Arts / Music

Thundercat, the first of two cat-themed artists to take the blue stage at Fun Fun Fun Fest on Sunday afternoon, lived up to his name as his bass thundered throughout his set and captivated the audience.Thundercat, born Stephe...

After 8 years in Austin, Fun Fun Fun Fest just keeps getting better

Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

Filed under Life And Arts, Life And Arts / Music

This weekend marked Fun Fun Fun Fest’s eighth year in Austin, and I have to say, it’s only getting better. Each stage focuses on a different type of genre; for example, the black stage had metal acts such as Deafheaven, while ...

Alt-J makes colorful appearance at the orange stage

Life & Arts Editor

November 10, 2014

Filed under Life And Arts, Life And Arts / Music

At Fun Fun Fun Fest, the English indie-rock band alt-J began their set at the orange stage Friday night with flashing red lights, as if to get the attention of the surrounding area. The audience looked around for the band as ...

Nas at Fun Fun Fun Fest

Copy Editor

November 3, 2014

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Fun Fun Fun Fest will be hosting a few famous rappers this year—like Wiz Khalifa, 2 Chainz, and even Mc Chris—but none of them can compare to Nas, a native of Queensbridge, New York, and one of the greatest rappers of all time! ...

Modest Mouse at Fun Fun Fun Fest

Reporter

November 3, 2014

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The second evening of FunFunFun Fest will commence with Modest Mouse on the Orange Stage on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 8:30 p.m. The band, which has burrowed its way into its own unique niche in the indie-music scene, having achieved ...

Rapper impresses audience with his fast raps and rhymes

Staff Writer

November 3, 2014

Filed under Life And Arts, Life And Arts / Music

Being a long term fan of George Watsky, I had high hopes for his third performance in Austin Wednesday night. The energetic rapper closed the distance between the audience and the stage, making the show into a truly interactive...

Broken Bells is anything but broken with bouncing balls and bright blasts (of light)

Life and Arts Editor

October 20, 2014

Filed under Life And Arts, Life And Arts / Music

Broken Bells’ Saturday night performance at Austin City Limits featured a bright light show that utilized warm colors and large inflatable pink balls that bounced through the crowd.This indie-rock band is comprised of James Me...

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