Items tagged with "Austin"

SXSW Artist Spotlight: Ley Line

March 18, 2021 by

360°Sound interviewed Ley Line, an Austin-based four-piece multilingual world folk band who performed during SXSW Online 2021. The band formed in 2013 when Kate Robberson and Emilie Basez, who met in Brazil the previous year, met twin sisters Madeleine and Lydia Froncek at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival in Colorado. Their debut album Field Notes came […]

Singer/Trombonist Aubrey Logan’s having a “Blue Christmas”

December 9, 2020 by

Tis the season to release new holiday recordings. Thankfully, singer/songwriter/trombonist Aubrey Logan found time to share her version of the Elvis Presley Christmas classic “Blue Christmas” this year. Her arrangement is a pop/gospel take that emphasizes the “blue,” but finishes with cathartic full-band swing. She’s also released a companion instrumental version that features her on […]

Q&A: Dominic Solis of garage-folk band Madisons

August 16, 2020 by

360°Sound conducted a socially distanced sit-down interview with Dominic Solis, lead singer and songwriter of the Austin-based eight-piece garage-folk band Madisons. In March, Madisons digitally released their fifth full-length studio album, Better Than I Deserve. Solis said a vinyl release is expected for this winter and a CD will come later. In this interview, Solis, […]

Q&A: singer/trombonist Aubrey Logan

July 25, 2020 by

In this 360°Sound exclusive, we spoke with jazz and pop singer/trombonist Aubrey Logan about her music and career. Logan, 32, recently moved to Austin, Texas from Los Angeles. She grew up in the Seattle area and attended Berklee College of Music on a full scholarship. In 2009, she won awards at the Montreux Jazz Festival […]

Q&A: Jazz drummer Daniel Dufour

June 24, 2020 by

360°Sound caught up with drummer Daniel Dufour, a fixture on the jazz scene in Austin, Texas. Dufour released his third studio album, Standards, in May. Recorded in a day at Orb Studios in Austin with guitarist Jordan Burchill and bassist Sam Pankey, the album features six standards, among them “All The Things You Are” and […]