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When Mineral split up in 1998, that they had been jointly for just four years and released just two full-lengths, however their shaping from the indie rock and roll landscape can’t be overstated. The Austin four met up in 1994 and squandered virtually no time in blanketing the united states …

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Created in 1994 in Austin, TX, Fastball mixed a fondness for melodic, Beatles-inspired pop with the choice aesthetic of past due-’90s mainstream rock and roll. Guitarist/vocalist Kilometers Zuniga, bassist/vocalist Tony Scalzo, and drummer Joe Shuffield — all veterans of Austin’s underground rock and roll picture — originally banded collectively beneath …

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Using a heady mixture of precision punk and serpentine classic rock and roll (the band has drawn comparisons to everyone in the Pixies and Sonic Youth to Elvis Costello and Tom Petty), Texas-based indie outfit Spoon went from underground press darlings to 1 from the genre’s most critically acclaimed acts. …

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…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead

An unlikely but powerful mix of punk fury and prog rock and roll ambition, …AND YOU’LL Know Us from the Path of Deceased were shaped in past due 1994 by singers/guitarists/drummers Jason Reece and Conrad Keely. The longtime close friends originally fulfilled in Hawaii before settling within the indie hotbed …

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The Derailers

A honky tonk music group following the custom place by Buck Owens, Austin, TX’s Derailers were led by vocalist/tempo guitarist Tony Villanueva and business lead guitarist Brian Hofeldt, longtime close friends who was raised jointly in Oregon. After playing in a variety of Portland-area rockabilly clothes, Villanueva relocated to Tx …

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The Impossibles

The Austin, TX-based pop-ska music group the Impossibles comprised singers/guitarists Rory Phillips and Gabe Hascall, bassist Craig Tweedy, and drummer Pat Elliott. Debuting in 1997 using a self-titled LP, the group came back the following season with an EP, Back again for the Strike, before disbanding, as associates of the …

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