Old Settler’s Music Festival is one of the country's premier Americana music festivals, now celebrating it’s 29th year in the greater Austin area. The 2016 lineup features some of the biggest names in Americana music as well as some of the best bands calling Austin home. Here are five artists from both of those columns who are sure to make this year's festival one to remember.
With festival season officially off and running, Austin’s own Euphoria Fest is set to blast off this weekend out at Carson Creek Ranch. Headliners STS9, Bassnectar, Dillon Francis and Above & Beyond are sure to take festival-goers to new heights throughout the weekend. But today we’d like to dig deep into the full line-up and help you #FindYourEuphoria. Here are five of our favorite acts that are not to be missed.
Whether it's experiencing new directions, witnessing artist growth or finding new favorites, there's nothing quite like listening to new music from one of your favorite artists. Here are five album releases by Austin-based bands that we are super stoked about.
Are you looking to tie a bow around that badass record player you bought for your loved one this holiday season? Do you want to buy something truly unique for your music-loving sibling but don't want to break the bank? Here are 10 great gift ideas that are sure to strike a chord this holiday season.
Take the candy canes out of your eardrums – here are 5 fantastic Christmas albums that are sure to position you properly during the most wonderful time of the year.
We love movies, and we love music, so what could be better than a good music movie? Here are five movies about music that are quite fantastic, and just to make it interesting we selected ones that are set in each of the last five decades.
Sometimes what’s on the outside of a record can be as inspired as what’s on the inside. Here are 10 records where the artist either based their cover on a pre-existing work or just used the work outright.
The Sound Floor is happy to announce that we are co-sponsoring the inaugural West Campus Block Party (WCBP) tomorrow, Saturday April 25th! WCBP is a full day music festival showcasing Austin’s best undiscovered talent on three major stages located at 21st CO-OP, Pearl Street CO-OP and Eden House.
Sure we all love a good “Behind the Music” on one of our favorite bands, but some stories transcend the music industry as a whole. Here are a few of our favorites.
Music Festivals can be as much a pain as they are fun. So if the rigmarole of the “Big Four” isn’t your style, try one of these other music festivals we love.
So now you have this fantastic hifi system, and you’re looking for new genres of music to branch out to and add to your collection. Step one, purchase some (or all) of these records, and start spinning your way into a cooler world.