Austra – I Love You More Than You Love Yourself

This week the awesome Canuck superband Austra released the video for “I Love You More Than You Love Yourself.” The song is haunting. The clip was filmed in Portland during this past holiday season and is based on the story of American astronaut Lisa Nowak.

On Austra’s Facebook page, Katie Stepnoski describes the . . . → Read More: Austra – I Love You More Than You Love Yourself

SXSW Conclusions – Saturday and the Aftermath, By Mike Hughes and Peter Dysart

Feathers

MH: OMG, I almost managed a morning start! Not quite pre-noon, although I did manage to get back down to 6th Street in order to catch Feathers play a lunch-time slot. I was curious about these. Their PR image is of a very glossy 4-girl band, almost too glamorous to be real, and . . . → Read More: SXSW Conclusions – Saturday and the Aftermath, By Mike Hughes and Peter Dysart

SXSW Thursday – We Still Don’t Know the Name of the Fetching Mancunian Blonde on Bass, By Peter Dysart and Mike Hughes

CHVRCHES

Mike Hughes: Thursday was another hot one in Austin. I was playing with that ‘SXSW conundrum’ — do I go and see British bands, especially ones that are going to be playing down the road from me in a few weeks? The decision today was a resounding yes, so I said farewell for . . . → Read More: SXSW Thursday – We Still Don’t Know the Name of the Fetching Mancunian Blonde on Bass, By Peter Dysart and Mike Hughes

Austra, Modern Blonde at the Soup Kitchen in Manchester, By Mike Hughes

This is not a review. You will know that I tend to only bother with bands that I like anyway, not one to sit sniping on the sidelines. But even within those limits, I simply like Austra too, too much to be in any way objective. I fretted about whether to take a camera . . . → Read More: Austra, Modern Blonde at the Soup Kitchen in Manchester, By Mike Hughes

Austra – Beat And The Pulse [NSFW] – by Mike Hughes

As an antidote to the awful Miley Cyrus video, here is something worthy of your time. She seems to have impressed everyone who saw her at SXSW or indeed anywhere else.

– Mike Hughes (Catshoegazing)

[Beware, there’s a prominent breast in this video.]

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AUSTRA "Beat and the Pulse" by domino

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Austra – Lose It and Beat and the Pulse at SXSW 2011

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