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To Eat

  • Alamo Drafthouse
    Multiple Locations
    www.drafthouse.com
    "Movies, beer and food. Perfection!"
  • Asti
    (512) 451-1218
    408C E. 43rd Street
    www.astiaustin.com
    "I have never had one bad dish at Asti, and their service is excellent. They always recommend the best wine with my meal."
  • Blue Dahlia Bistro
    (512) 542-9542
    1115 E. 11th Street
    www.bluedahliabistro.com
    "East side favorites with an artsy crowd and every-changing exhibits."
  • Casa de Luz
    (512) 476-5446
    1701 Toomey Road
    www.casadeluz.org
    "A great Saturday afternoon restaurant, very healthy and with a macrobiotic menu."
  • Chez Nous
    (512) 473-2413
    510 Neches Street
    www.cheznousaustin.com
    "The atmosphere is low key, the but food is amazing. I always end up here on my birthday or other special occasions."
  • El Chile Café
    (512) 457-9900
    1809 Manor Road
    www.elchilecafe.com
    "Classic Mexican with excellent enchiladas and a list of margaritas."
  • Enoteca Vespajo
    (512) 441-7672
    1610 S. Congress Avenue
    www.austinvespaio.com
    "Always delicious, especially the brunch!"
  • Guero's Taco Bar
    (512) 447-7688
    1412 S. Congress Avenue
    www.guerostacobar.com
    "Best legit margaritas in my favorite part of Austin."
  • Home Slice
    (512) 444-PIES (7437)
    1415 S. Congress Avenue
    www.homeslicepizza.com
    "Delicious pizza and by the slice, too."
  • Hula Hut
    (512) 476-4852
    3825 Lake Austin Boulevard
    www.hulahut.com
    "Mexican and Asian cuisine right on the waterfront at Lake Austin."
  • Justine's Brasserie
    (512) 385-2900
    4710 E. 5th Street
    www.justines1937.com
    "Excellent date restaurant!"
  • Kerbey Lane Café
    (512) 451-1436
    3704 Kerbey Lane
    www.kerbeylanecafe.com
    "A 24-hour diner that's a must hit."
  • La Condesa
    (512) 499-0300
    400A W. 2nd Street
    www.lacondesaaustin.com
    "Get the Cangrejo tostados and anything with their tobacco-infused tequila."
  • La Mexicana
    (512) 443-6369
    1924 S. 1st Street
    www.la-mexicana-bakery.com
    "If it is 2 am or later, this place is the best damn thing you can find. It helps to know Spanish, but I'm pretty sure the people working there do speak ‘drunk'."
  • Lambert's
    (512) 494-1500
    401 W. 2nd Street
    www.lambertsaustin.com
    "Two words that don't usually go together: fancy barbecue."
  • Magnolia Café
    (512)445-0000
    1920 S. Congress Avenue
    www.themagnoliacafe.com
    "Late night dinners– open 24 hours, woop woop!"
  • Matt's El Rancho
    (512) 462-9333
    2613 S. Lamar Boulevard
    www.mattselrancho.com
    "A great Mexican spot with good breakfast tacos."
  • Nau's
    (512) 476-1221
    115 W. Lynn Street
    www.naus-enfield-drug.com
    "Amazing hamburgers and milkshakes straight out of the 1950s."
  • Polvo's
    (512) 441-5446
    2004 S. 1st Street
    www.polvosaustin.com
    "This family-owned authentic spot is often hailed as the best breakfast in Austin."
  • Rudy's Country Store & BBQ
    (512) 418-9898
    11570 Research Boulevard
    www.rudys.com
    "A top BBQ joint, real Texas style and smoky flava."
  • Salt Lick
    (512) 894-3117
    18001 FM 1826
    www.saltlickbbq.com
    "Probably one of the best BBQ spots you will ever go to, it's a little bit of a travel being on the outskirts of Austin, but totally worth it."
  • South Congress Café
    (512) 447-3905
    1600 S. Congress Avenue
    www.southcongresscafe.com
    "Everything is good. Everything!"
  • Spider House Cafe
    (512) 480-9562
    2908 Fruth Street
    www.spiderhousecafe.com
    "This central Austin nook is a haven for hipsters and college students alike, as they sip their daily chai tea lattes and bask in their hipness."
  • Sugar Mama's Bakeshop
    (512) 448-3727
    1905 S. 1st Street Suite A
    www.sugarmamasbakeshop.com
    "They have amazing cupcakes!"
  • Top Notch
    (512) 452-2181
    7525 Burnet Road
    www.topnotchaustin.com
    "The fast-food drive-in where everyone goes in Dazed and Confused."
  • Torchy's Tacos
    (512) 444-0300
    1207 and 2809 S. 1st Street
    www.torchystacos.com
    "Cheap and easy, these are just little trailers, and they serve up some flavorful tacos, and quick."
  • Trudy's
    Multiple Locations
    www.trudys.com
    "Excellent Tex-Mex and legendary Mexican martinis."
  • Uchi
    (512) 916-4808
    801 S. Lamar Boulevard
    www.uchiaustin.com
    "One of Austin's best high-end spots with rave-worthy sushi."
  • Whataburger
    Multiple Locations
    www.whataburger.com
    "Just awesome, total;y local fast food, from Corpus Christi up to Fort Worth!"
  • To Drink

    Beauty Bar
    (512) 391-1943
    617 E 7th Street
    www.thebeautybar.com/austin
    "A legit place to dance your ass off."
  • Emo's
    (512) 474-5370
    603 Red River Street
    www.emosaustin.com
    "Nice dirtball side bar, will most likely have someone showing something."
  • G&S Lounge
    (512) 707-8702
    2420 S 1st Street
    "Best shitty dive bar in town,
    with a good selection of drinks
    and billiards."
  • Hotel San Jose
    (512) 804-2418
    1316 S. Congress Avenue
    www.sanjosehotel.com
    "The place I would take someone to show them Austin from a more refined POV. Sit on the patio and
    order a pretentious drink
    (Champassion is the shit) and enjoy the earthy architecture, style and people."
  • Jo's Coffee
    (512) 444-3800
    1300 S. Congress Avenue
    www.joscoffee.com
    "Because you're going to need
    something to wake you up in
    the morning."
  • Karma Lounge
    (512) 469-0504
    119 W 8th Street
    www.karma-austin.com
    "It's best to know the people there because you find out about the legit underground/warehouse-type
    after parties."
  • Lovejoy's
    (512) 477-1268
    04 Neches Street
    "Good beer bar downtown.
    Legit punk rock, great juke box."
  • Shakespeare's
    314 E 6th Street
    www.shakespearesaustin.com
  • Maggie Mae's
    512 Trinity Street
    www.maggiemaesaustin.com
  • The Ranch
    710A West 6th Street
    www.theranchaustin.com
    "These are the expected spots to hit up. This is probably where the Real World Austin would have gone."
  • To Shop

  • Antone's Records
    (512) 322-0660
    2928 Guadalupe
    www.antonesrecordshop.homestead.com
    "Has an extensive collection of vintage and used vinyl records."
  • Big Bertha's Bargain Basement
    (512) 444-5908
    1050 S. Lamar Boulevard
    www.bigberthasbargainbasement.com
    "This is a vintage store that is a little off the beaten path, but never fails to produce something unique and amazing!"
  • Buffalo Exchange
    (512) 480-9922
    2904 Guadalupe Street
    www.buffaloexchange.com
    "It's got something for everyone!"
  • By George
    (512) 472-5951
    524 N. Lamar Boulevard
    www.bygeorgeaustin.com
    "Has an excellent selection of designer goods for ladies and gents."
  • Domy Books
    (512) 476-3669
    913 E. Cesar Chavez
    www.domystore.com/austin
    "Piled high with all the indie art publications and zines one could ask for. The space also showcases artists on a monthly basis."
  • End of an Ear
    (512) 462-6008
    2209 S. 1st Street
    www.endofanear.com
    "This sells records ranging from Ella Fitzgerald and Led Zeppelin to Arcade Fire and Feist."
  • Feathers Boutique
    (512) 912-9779
    1700 S. Congress Avenue
    www.feathersboutiquevintage.blogspot.com
    "A vintage boutique with a carefully curated selection that includes tons of jewelry."
  • Kick Pleat
    (512) 445-4500
    918 W. 12th Street
    www.kickpleat.com
    "Some of Austin's best shopping, with goods from designers such as Lisa Levine, Nicholas K, and Acne."
  • Little Bohemia
    (512) 804-0086
    2209 S. 1st Street
    "The sister store to South Congress favorite New Bohemia. The low
    ceilings and bursting racks of clothes give the shop the feeling of
    a closet stuffed with dresses from every decade."
  • Mercury Design Studio
    (512) 236-0100
    209 W. 2nd Street
    "Awesome furniture, knick-knacks and vintage oddities."
  • New Bohemia
    (512) 326-1238
    1606 S. Congress Avenue
    www.newbohemiaaustin.com
    "You may have to search a bit to find that amazing leopard dress, but when you do, it's awesome!"
  • Room Service Vintage
    (512) 451-1057
    107 E. North Loop Boulevard
    www.roomservicevintage.com
    "This has long been my go to place for a vintage fix. Whenever I need to combat the aftermath of a trip to IKEA, I head over to check out the swag lamps and vintage frocks the store sells for reasonable prices."
  • Solid Gold
    (512) 473-2730
    1601 E. 5th Street
    www.solidgoldacademy.com
    "Mixes designer with vintage in a totally unique way."
  • STAG
    (512) 373-7824
    1423 S. Congress Avenue
    www.stagaustin.com
    "This just opened, and is a refreshing boutique for men. The décor and merchandising are perfect."
  • Treasure City Thrift
    (512) 524-2820
    1720 E. 12th Street
    www.treasurecitythrift.org
    "Treasure City Thrift keeps things thrifty right off of 12th and Chicon Street."
  • Uncommon Objects
    (512) 442-4000
    1512 S. Congress Avenue
    www.uncommonobjects.com
    "An antique store that is easy to spend hours in by accident and they have excellent jewelry."
  • Urban Outfitters
    (512) 472-1621
    2406 Guadalupe Street
    www.urbanoutfitters.com
  • Waterloo Records
    (512) 474-2500
    600A N. Lamar Boulevard
    www.waterloorecords.com
    "This is where I get all of my new albums and records! I like to spend several hours digging through all of the vinyl and used CDs."
  • Window Shopping
    "South Congress for sure. SoCo is within walking distance from downtown and features the largest assortment of locally owned stores and restaurants in one place. It is also right next to Ladybird Lake (formerly called Town Lake), which is used as an outdoor gym but makes for a great scenic stroll of downtown. "
  • To Go Out

  • Arthouse
    (512) 453-5312
    700 Congress Avenue
    www.arthousetexas.org
    "The epicenter of contemporary art in Austin."
  • Barton Springs
    (512) 476-9044
    2101 Barton Springs Road
    "This is the local swimming hole. The huge natural spring serves as an oasis in the dried out Austin heat."
  • The Broken Spoke
    (512) 442-6189
    3201 S. Lamar Boulevard
    www.brokenspokeaustintx.com
    "A honky-tonk dance hall. Need we say more?"
  • Hotel Saint Cecilia
    (512) 852-2400
    112 Academy Drive
    www.hotelstcecilia.com
    "Named for the patron saint of music and poetry, Hotel St. Cecilia embodies the bohemian, glamorous spirit of Austin with a distinct late-‘70s vibe.
  • The Landing Strip
    (512) 385 2878
    745 US Highway 183 S.
    www.austinlandingstrip.com
    "The strip club from Varsity Blues."
  • Okay Mountain
    (512) 293-5177
    1312 East Cesar Chavez
    www.okaymountain.com
    "Okay Mountain is a small gallery on the east side of town that showcases up and coming artists such as ones featured on fecalface.com"
  • South First Street
    "South First has long been in the shadow of the increasingly yuppified South Congress, but as of lately it's made a name for itself with a handful of interesting locally owned shops, galleries and cafes."
  • Cults Here, the story of how indie-pop duo Cults – Brian Oblivion and Madeline Follin – gained their own following with just four songs.

           How did you two meet?

    Madeline: Brian was my brother's friend, and I think my brother and my mom were trying to keep me away from him because they thought he was a bad kid. We finally met when he was on tour with my brother, managing his band. Brian ended up sneaking me in to a show at House of Blues because I wasn't 21 yet, even though he wasn't 21 either! And we've been together ever since.

    Your brother wanted to keep you guys apart?

    Brian: He told me in no uncertain terms to stay away from his sister.

    Ha, well, that worked! After you met, how long did it take for you guys to start making music together?

    Brian: Right when we met, I drove her up to San Francisco from San Diego, and during that eight-hour drive we were listening to music nonstop, and found out we liked the same stuff.
    Madeline: Or that we didn’t.
    Brian: We started making up songs, and eventually turned it into something real.

    When did you put your songs up on the Internet?

    Madeline: We put them up but didn’t advertise immediately. I’d send them to my friends and say, “Don’t tell anybody, we’re just doing this for fun.” Then it had only been a few days since we put it up and someone texted me, “Oh my god, you’re on Gorilla vs. Bear!” Then a couple hours later it was on Pitchfork and a couple blogs, and it ended up getting a lot of attention.

    What did it feel like to suddenly realize everyone was listening to your music?

    Madeline: It was stressful at first. We had bloggers emailing us saying, ‘Hey, do you have any more songs we could write about or put up?’ We felt pressured at first, but after the first week we got over it and were like, ‘We’ll just do whatever we were doing.’

    You use some pretty interesting samples — like cult leader speeches.

    Brian: The samples evolved naturally because of our hobbies—sitting around watching documentaries and YouTube videos. We have this big fascination with cults and we were watching all these videos and they naturally flowed into how we were feeling about the songs.

    How so?

    Brian: Basically, a lot of our record is about growing up and having the freedom to make radical choices in your life, versus being forced into adulthood. I think the samples we have are about people who have chosen radical lives, and are urging people to make radical decisions and do stuff they wouldn’t normally do. It’s much more interesting to me to have real people talking in a song—it adds a documentary feel to it.

    Brian, so you’ve been in bands since you were 13?

    Brian: Just like any other kid from the suburbs.

    But one of them was a Slayer cover band!

    Brian: That was my first band! Growing up in Atlanta, there were only seven or eight skate-punk kids at the school, so we stuck together so we wouldn’t get beat up. So we’d hang out in my basement and play Rancid and Slayer songs.

    Madeline, your step dad owns a recording studio. What were your early experiences with music?

    Madeline: One night my stepdad was recording his own band. I was eight–years-old and really hyper and I ran over to his microphone and started singing and he was like, “Yeah, that sounds good, sing on this!” and it was that Adolescents song “Amoeba.” For fun I ended up recording a cover of that song. Now and then he would ask me to sing on the songs, and I did a seven-inch that was released in Germany.

    Who are some other musical couples you guys admire?

    Madeline: Ike and Tina! We’re most like them.

    Since you’re influenced by hip-hop and girl groups—who are some you like?

    Brian: As far as girl groups go, we like the edgier girl groups like The Shangri-Las.
    Madeline: Also these little girls that are nine and eleven called Patience and Prudence.
    Brian: We totally jacked their singing. Madeline sounds like a nine-year-old! Hip-hop is a big part of it, too, the idea of repetition as a form of change throughout a song.

    Is there any kind of music you guys don’t agree on?

    Brian: I really like Squarepusher and IDM electronic music and she can’t stand it. I personally hate classic rock and she really likes that. But both those things sneak their way into our record.

    What are you guys most looking forward to in 2011?

    Brian: Playing Coachella– that’s been a secret dream we’d never admit because we never thought it could happen. And SXSW—so far we have 11 shows! Playing big festivals and finally getting music out to people. We’ve been very withholding because we wanted to come out with a full-length record instead of a bunch of seven-inches, and become a real band. We’re psyched on the music and can’t wait for people to hear it!

    Look at her

    Mikaylah Bowman was born in Austin, TX in 1989. She shoots with a Nikkormat given to her by her Grandmother when she was 14. Mikaylah feels fortunate to have grown up shooting against the unbeatable backdrop of the Texas landscape. Here, she photographs some friends in and around Austin, at the Kerbey Lane Café, the Texas Natural Science Center, and the Blanton Museum of Art.

    Shop one-of-a-kind vintage.

    Prince Rama
    Prince Rama

    Prince Rama

    Wednesday
    March 16th 2011
    1-1.45
    on Paw Tracks

    On your way to Austin, you buy a lottery ticket and win big. What do you do with the money?

    Probably sign up for an immortality workshop from Wiley Brooks:
    www.breatharian.com/home.html

    List three songs that, when they come on the radio in the van, get the whole band singing along.

    1. Abner Jay- “I'm So Depressed”
    2. Fleetwood Mac- “That's All for Everyone”
    3. Selda- “Yaz Yaz Gazeteci Yaz”

    What’s the best/stupidest souvenir you’ve brought back from a tour?

    Takara- A miniature golden statue of mannekan pis (Belgian for "pissing
    boy") from Brussels.
    Nimai- A carpet painting of a messed up looking cat from Brussels.

    Tell us an inside joke that we won’t get but will make the members of your
    band die laughing.

    "VIBEZ OF HEAVY, ZONES OF DARK."

    Do you believe in a thing called love? What about magic? Do you believe in that?

    DUH.

    Rank these roadside restaurants in order, from “can’t wait to eat there” to “not even going to stop”: Arby’s, Subway, Waffle House, In-N-Out Burger, KFC, the combination
    Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.

    We honestly wouldn't stop for any of the above except Waffle House. We
    will always stop for Waffle House.

    Who in your band is most likely to:

    Know how to change a tire: Neither
    Be the one to bring a first aid kit: Neither
    Have the most money in their bank account: Taraka
    Lose their cell phone: Taraka
    Fall in love on tour: Both
    Be the one in charge of waking everyone
    up in the morning: Nimai
    Wear the same clothes the whole time
    you’re in Austin: Both

    Fill in the blank: I/We can’t wait to get to Austin because______________.

    It is our homeland and Barton Springs has our name written all over the surface of the water.

    End

    Memoryhouse
    Memoryhouse

    Memoryhouse

    Wednesday
    March 16th 2011
    6-6.30

    On your way to Austin, you buy a lottery ticket and win big. What do you do with the money?

    We would pay for our flights to Austin! And possibly a magazine for the flight with whatever we have left over.

    List three songs that, when they come on the radio in the van, get the whole band singing along.

    1.“Over” by Drake
    2. “Dreams” by Fleetwood Mac
    3. “St. Elmo's Fire” by Brian Eno

    What is the best/stupidest souvenir you're brought back from tour?

    Denise has a peculiar tendency to collect random items off the street. She tries to bring home broken globes, giant pine cones, fancy rocks...anything really. I suppose the best item is also the stupidest–a massive lamp made out of a tree-trunk that we picked up either in Florida or Texas. It may be a little gaudy, but it makes our practice space look like Fraggle Rock, so it is a win in my book.

    Tell us an inside joke that we won’t get but will make the members of your band die laughing.

    We used to call one of our band members “SANDY PANTS” because he insisted that we had to drive forty minutes out of our way to our hotel to change out of his swim suit (we were at a beach in France) before we played a festival. I accidentally referred to him by this name in an interview with zero context so when the interview was published they mistakenly printed his name as “SANDY PANTS” in the article.

    Do you believe in a thing called love? What about magic? Do you believe in that?

    I like ghosts and aliens–they're kind of magic. I believe in Magic Johnson.

    Rank these roadside restaurants in order, from “can’t wait to eat there” to “not even going to stop”: Arby’s, Subway, Waffle House, In-N-Out Burger, KFC, the combination Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.

    1. In-N-Out Burger 2. Waffle House 3. Subway–the rest is nightmare fuel.

    Who is most likely to know how to:

    Know how to change a tire: Evan
    Be the one to bring a first aid kit: Denise
    Have the most money in their bank account: Evan
    Lose their cell phone: Denise
    Fall in love on tour: Daniel
    Be the one in charge of waking everyone up in the morning: Evan
    Wear the same clothes the whole time you’re in Austin: Evan

    Fill in the blank: I/We can’t wait to get to Austin because_____________.

    We get to hang out with all of the amazing people we've had the pleasure of meeting in our travels this past year. It’s like a high school reunion that you don't just attend out of spite.

    End

    Givers
    Givers

    Givers

    Wednesday
    March 16th 2011
    5-5.45
    on Glassnote

    On your way to Austin, you buy a lottery ticket and win big. What do you do with the money?

    We'd go see Tron 3D and maybe find a softball batting cage.

    List three songs that, when they come on the radio in the van, get the whole band singing along.

    Seal “Kissed By a Rose,” Edie Brickell “What I Am” and anything from Red Hot Chili Peppers.

    What’s the best/stupidest souvenir you’ve brought back from a tour?

    Josh got a cactus once...

    Tell us an inside joke that we won’t get but will make the members of your band die laughing.

    Bill O'Reilly is such a Gemini.

    Do you believe in a thing called love? What about magic?Do you believe in that?

    Yes to love and yes to magic, if you mean miracles when you say magic.

    Rank these roadside restaurants in order, from “can’t wait to eat there” to “not even going to stop”: Arby’s, Subway, Waffle House, In-N-Out Burger, KFC, the combination Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.

    NO FAST FOOD! Subway maybe.

    Who in your band is most likely to:

    Know how to change a tire: Manager Aaron
    Be the one to bring a first aid kit: Tif
    Have the most money in their bank account: We play music. We are all broke these days—but we are ballin’ when it comes to being rich in spirit.
    Lose their cell phone: Josh
    Be the one in charge of waking everyone up in the morning: Again, Manager Aaron
    Wear the same clothes the whole time you’re in Austin: Kirby–he is so grunge rock.

    Fill in the blank: I/We can’t wait to get to Austin because___________.

    Someone there owes us money!

    End

    Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang
    Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang

    Janka Nabay and the Bubu Gang

    Wednesday
    March 16th 2011
    4-4.45
    on True Panther

    On your way to Austin, you buy a lottery ticket and win big. What doyou do with the money?

    First thing I do is to upgrade the Bubu band– new instruments, new truck then I look into organizations that give money to crippled people in my country, Sierra Leone.

    List three songs that, when they come on the radio in the van, get the whole band singing along.

    Michael Jackson’s “Gotta Be Starting Something,” Bob Marley’s “Could You Be Loved,” and Snoop Dog’s “Drop It Like It's Hot.”

    What’s the best/stupidest souvenir you’ve brought back from a tour?

    Palm Oil, oil that Africans use to cook.We brought back five drums of this stuff after being tricked into playing for the Rebels in Sierra Leone during the war.

    Tell us an inside joke that we won’t get but will make the members of your band die laughing.

    GAME OVA.

    Do you believe in a thing called love? What about magic? Do you believe in that?

    MAGIC IS A TRICK, I DON'T BELIEVE IN THAT. BUT I DO BELIEVE IN LOVE!

    Rank these roadside restaurants in order, from “can’t wait to eat there” to “not even going to stop”: Arby’s, Subway, Waffle House, In-N-Out Burger, KFC, the combination Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.

    KFC, but I really like Popeye’s–their Cajun rice and the way they make their chicken.

    Who in your band is most likely to:

    Know how to change a tire: Michael Gallope, our organ player.
    Be the one to bring a first aid kit: Boshra Saadi, our backup singer.
    Have the most money in their bank account: Jon Leland, our drummer
    Lose their cell phone: Doug Shaw is a professional at this, but he usually gets it back!
    Fall in love on tour: Wills, my manager.
    Be the one in charge of waking everyone up in the morning: I wake before everybody, I always wake at 6-6:30 everyday.
    Wear the same clothes the whole time you’re in Austin: None of us, but Boshra is the fashionista, she dresses very cool.

    Fill in the blank: I/We can’t wait to get to Austin because:

    1 - I want to go to Texas
    2 - I want to visit a ranch
    3 - I want to ride a horse
    4 - I want the Texas people to know the Bubu music.

    End

    NewVillager
    NewVillager

    NewVillager

    Wednesday
    March 16th 2011
    3-3.45
    on IAMSOUND

    On your way to Austin, you buy a lottery ticket and win big. What do you do with the money?

    No you war, it tans you.Trouble ray city.Tek dan big-win.

    List three songs that, when they come on the radio in the van, get the whole band singing along.

    "Through a Window" by That Room
    "Breathe Out Old Joy" by Over Over
    "How do I Settle It?" by the Mired

    What’s the best/stupidest souvenir you’ve brought back from a tour?

    The cup. The knife. The mop. The pitcher. The seed. The flower.

    Tell us an inside joke that we won’t get but will make the members of your band die laughing.

    So the receptive, the curious, and the ignorant walk into a bar. No one drinks. There they see the protector, the destroyer, and the confused playing Three Times. This scares them. They haven't seen anyone play this game for ten years. In the middle of the game, Black Crow Boy is born from the eye of the confused and eats half of the people in the bar.The builder steps into the room and sits down to play. Everyone claps, snaps, drops. When the game is done, Black Crow Boy begins to cry. The builder asks, "Have you been to the Forest?"and Black Crow Boy claps and says, "Shot Big Horixon."

    Do you believe in a thing called love? What about magic? Do you believe in that?

    Love is what happens at Overpass. Magic is what happens at Shot Big Horixon.

    Rank these roadside restaurants in order, from “can’t wait to eat there” to “not even going to stop”: Arby’s, Subway, Waffle House, In-N-Out Burger, KFC, the combination Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.

    The destroyer is gonna breathe in the entire universe!

    Who in your band is most likely to:

    Know how to change a tire: the Builder
    Be the one to bring a first aid kit: the Protector
    Have the most money in their bank account: the Traveller
    Lose their cell phone: the Ignorant
    Fall in love on tour: the Curious
    Be the one in charge of waking everyone up in the morning: the Receptive
    Wear the same clothes the whole time you’re in Austin: the Confused

    Fill in the blank: I can’t wait to get to Austin because__________.

    I am an impatient person who is unable to execute the most basic self restraint and therefore, will forever be within the Cocoon loop, never reaching the forest.

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    Dirty Beaches
    Dirty Beaches

    Dirty Beaches

    Wednesday
    March 16th 2011
    2-2.45
    on ZOO Music

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    Diamond Rings
    DiamondRings

    Diamond Rings

    Wednesday
    March 16th 2011
    6.45
    on Secret City

    On your way to Austin, you buy a lottery ticket and win big. What do you do with the money?

    Ten gallon cowboy hats!

    List three songs that, when they come on the radio in the van, get the whole band singing along.

    Rihanna’s “Only Girl in the World,” Kylie Minogue’s “Can’t Get You Out of My Head,” Snap’s “the Power.”

    What’s the best/stupidest souvenir you’ve brought back from a tour?

    A plastic Viking helmet from Iceland. I keep it on permanent display on my dresser.

    Tell us an inside joke that we won’t get but will make the members of your band die laughing.

    Is it ready for HD?

    Do you believe in a thing called love? What about magic? Do you believe in that?

    Both? Of course!

    Rank these roadside restaurants in order, from “can’t wait to eat there” to “not even going to stop”: Arby’s, Subway, Waffle House, In-N-Out Burger, KFC, the combination Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.

    Subway, In-N-Out, combo Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, Waffle House, Arby’s. I’m so hungry I could eat at Arby’s.

    Who in your band is most likely to:

    I'm a one-man band. Here's how I would handle each situation.
    Know how to change a tire: Call a tow truck. I don't get greasy.
    Be the one to bring a first aid kit: My tour manager.
    Have the most money in their bank account: Me!
    Lose their cell phone: Hopefully not...
    Fall in love on tour: I'm in love all the time.
    Be the one in charge of waking everyone up in the morning: The hotel concierge.
    Wear the same clothes the whole time you’re in Austin: Gross!

    Fill in the blank: I/We can’t wait to get to Austin because____________.

    I'm secretly a bat.

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