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Public Relations, Creative Marketing, Copywriting portfolio highlights: Community / Entertainment / Hospitality / Local Food / Music / Nonprofits / Real Estate
It's no secret that luxury today - and marketing luxury - is about lifestyle. KW Luxury, the boutique of Keller Williams Realty, is committed to presenting your luxury listings in spectacular fashion. When you choose Keller WIlliams to represent you, we provide the boutique service you deserve.
From rewriting the hard rock rulebook with his Grammy award-winning trio, . Born out of the challenges brought on by a worldwide pandemic, High on Fire, to reverse engineering doom metal with his genre-defining trio Sleep, 'Pike vs. the Automaton', is both a musical and emotional release.
Austin, TX dark rock / post-Americana band is streaming Lord Buffalo released its new LP, NPR has named Lord Buffalo's new track, " Halle Berry" as "", raving, "Going back to their 2012 eponymous debut, these bison barons have stirred up a soil between rustic soul tones, stony-faced vocals, gloomy psychedelic arrangements, and grimy rhythms. And since then Lord Buffalo's continued to roam around the Lone Star State on a mission to keep classic Southern styles from going extinct in the modern...
The Mueller Farmers’ Market is organized by Texas Farmers’ Market, a nonprofit organization that seeks to provide Texas farmers and ranchers direct opportunities to provide Central Texans with a variety of locally produced foods at convenient locations. Texas Farmers’ Market also provides the public with nutritional, economic, environmental and social benefits of eating seasonably and locally. Mueller Farmers' Market Mueller is home to an expansive farmers' market where residents all over...
KW Commercial gains access to fully relational, end-to-end marketing and business operations solution AUSTIN, TEXAS March 14, 2022 - Keller Williams (KW), the world's largest real estate franchise by agent count, has entered into a strategic partnership with RealNex, an enterprise technology solutions provider for commercial real estate.
(AUSTIN, TX) -- Longtime downtown Austin coffee shop and cocktail lounge Halcyon has opened its highly-anticipated flagship location in central Austin's mixed-use urban village, Mueller. Located at 1905 Aldrich St., on the edge of Mueller Lake Park and adjacent to The Thinkery, Halcyon is now open daily from 7 AM - Midnight. In celebration, Halcyon will hold a grand opening party on Friday, October 6 featuring daylong food and drink specials.
Progressive heavy psych group debuts the new . Formed in 2012, Shiva the Destructor plays sprawling, spiraling rock music that is superbly crafted for maximum atmospheric flow. Hailing from Kyiv, Ukraine, the formidable four-piece is a band of true compositional ambition.
TreeFolks Announces "Keep Austin Rooted" Tree-Planting Fundraising Campaign Austin Nonprofit Aims to Fight Climate Change and Canopy Loss by Planting One Million Trees in Central Texas; City of Austin to Declare November 6 as Official "Keep Austin Rooted" Day
Cleveland metal band by day, have developed a DIY face mask design that uses basic fabrics to make a pocket for a filter layer of MERV 13 fabric. The MERV 13 fabric -- very similar to the N95 masks currently being worn by first responders -- is available in hardware stores everywhere and can also be found in any furnace filter that is labelled MERV 13.
Hailing from San José, Costa Rica, Las Robertas (aka The Robertas) is a psychedelic garage rock band whose name draws inspiration from 60's girl groups and The Ramones. The trio's sound is inspired by 70's American and British rock, shoegaze, and indie pop from the 80's and 90's, driven by entrancing, ethereal vocals. Las Robertas will perform at Coachella 2019 on April 12 & 19, playing at 2:55 PM on the Sonora Stage. In advance of today's kick off set, Rolling Stone names Las Robertas...
Spend a Sunday afternoon strolling the vibrant fields of local crops and visit with chickens, donkeys, rabbits and the farmers themselves as they provide guided tours of the bustling farms, located within walking distance of each other. Learn about growing your own food as the farmers share their experiences and answer gardening questions. Proceeds from the rain or shine event will benefit the Farm and Ranch Freedom Alliance, a national organization that supports independent family farmers...
To celebrate 50 years of Pink Floyd releasing music that changed the world, The Sword guitarist Kyle Shutt produced a heavy metal cover of the band's seminal album, The Dark Side of the Moon. Titled, Doom Side of the Moon, the resulting band and album features Shutt and a host of celebrated musicians including his bandmates from The Sword, bassist Bryan Richie and drummer Santiago Vela III, vocalist Alex Marrero (Brownout / Brown Sabbath), saxophonist Jason Frey (Black Joe Lewis / Hard...
Toronto space rock band COMET CONTROL will release its stargazed sophomore album, Center Of The Maze on June 24 via Tee Pee Records. The band features vocalist / guitarist Chad Ross and guitarist Andrew Moszynski, each formerly of heavy psych champions QUEST FOR FIRE and garage rockers THE DEADLY SNAKES. In advance of the record's release, The Wall Street Journal premieres the new COMET CONTROL song, "Dig Out Your Head", calling it, "a gently propulsive tune with a soaring, psych-pop bounce"....
There is no better opportunity to spoil yourself or a loved one during the year than on Valentine's Day. At Austin's Hideaway Kitchen & Bar, guests will have several possibilities to best enjoy an exceptional day dedicated to love and friendship. From February 13-16, enjoy a special prix fixe dinner menu at Hideaway featuring dishes exclusive to Valentine's Day weekend.
Come see us for the best coffee in Round Rock and pick up some breakfast to go or come get some work done with our free wi-fi! We open at 6:30 AM Monday-Friday. Don't forget it's happy hour Monday-Friday 3-6 PM at both Round Rock and Georgetown locations.
Located at 755 Springdale Road in the heart of east Austin, Eden East is farm to table without ever leaving the farm. The signature restaurant of award-winning chef Sonya Coté, Eden East sprouted from the collaborative efforts of some of Austin's local food heroes and provides the most shining edible example to date of the wonderful grower / chef partnership. Coté's commitment to adapting her menu with the seasons is clear: the day's fresh, local ingredients take center stage,...
On Saturday, September 28, a taste of Germany comes to Austin at the first annual AUSTOBERFEST! The authentic Bavarian style Oktoberfest celebration will honor German-Texan heritage through food, beer and live music! Get the lederhosen out of the closet, practice those chicken dance moves and get ready to enjoy a special one-of-a-kind event.
Stella Public House, Central Texas' farm-to-pizza eatery and craft beer taproom, has teamed up with the Texas Hill Country's Real Ale Brewing to introduce a brand new beer called Public Hazze; a hazy IPA brewed with a blend of Strata and Galaxy hops. The new brew delivers daring levels of tropical hop flavor at a crushable 6.6 ABV and will make its debut on "Public Hazze Day", which lands on Friday, August 16, at Stella Public House's San Antonio spot (1414 S. Alamo St.) and on August 23 at...
Stella Public House (aka Stella) is a modern Italian eatery and craft beer taproom that opened its first location in San Antonio’s Southtown neighborhood in 2013 and was soon named one of San Antonio Magazine's “Best New Restaurants”. Italian for 'star', Stella is praised for its wood-fired, Napoletana pizza and entrées, award-winning shared plates, house-made cheeses, and comfort foods made with locally-sourced ingredients.
For chef Sonya Coté, one of The Daily Meal’s "Top 10 Badass Women Chefs in America", and owner and executive chef of Austin restaurants Hillside Farmacy and Eden East, cooking is more than just putting food on a plate; it’s about creating "edible pieces of art", utilizing locally-grown and raised ingredients for freshness and nutrition, and educating future generations.
Nom Nom PR is a boutique strategic communications and marketing firm specializing in the food and beverage industries, lifestyle, special event promotions and community outreach. We strongly believe that great talent and their art deserve to leave an indelible mark. As brand ambassadors, our team works in tandem with our partners’ daily efforts to achieve tangible results. Crafting and telling their stories is our passion and our approach is always intuitive and sincere. We help our partners...
Greenhouse Craft Food opened its first location in Round Rock, TX in 2013 to offer locals a healthy alternative to a mostly "chain-saturated" area of the North Austin suburbs. The local-focused restaurant, which offers creative comfort food with a Texas twist, has met to shining fan and critical acclaim in the last half decade. Lauded for its static menu of burgers, sandwiches, and salads, seasonal lunch and dinner specials, and monthly pairing dinners that spotlight Texas craft breweries and...
The annual East Austin Urban Farm Tour is a "rain or shine" sip, eat and stroll fundraising event that takes place on four working urban farms -- Boggy Creek Farm , Hausbar Urban Farm & GuestHaus , Rain Lily Farm , and Eden East Farm -- all located within walking / biking distance of one another in the heart of East Austin, TX.
The Wine & Food Foundation of Texas (aka WFFT) has announced full details for its 32nd annual Rare & Fine Wine Auction, set for April 8 at the JW Marriott Austin. As one of the nation’s largest auctions of its kind, the signature event will draw upwards of 450 wine connoisseurs eager to bid on exclusive lots of rare and fine wines. This year's auction will honor renowned winemaker Chuck Wagner of Caymus Vineyards, an award-winning family owned vineyard and winemaking company in Napa, California.
Austin's award-winning Springdale Farm will host the inaugural Springdale Harvest Fest on Sunday, October 16. Presented by Edible Austin, the all ages community event will celebrate the fall season with bites and sips from popular local restaurants and artisans, lawn games, live music, a photo booth and much more, in benefit of Austin nonprofits Springdale Center for Urban Agriculture and Operation Turkey. General admission tickets are $45 and on sale now.
Beloved coffee shop and cocktail lounge Halcyon has opened its highly-anticipated flagship location in central Austin's mixed-use urban village, Mueller. First launched in 2002 in downtown Austin, Halcyon combines the comfort and convenience of a coffeehouse by day with the atmosphere and air of a cocktail lounge by night. A precise mix of cozy and cool, Halcyon is the perfect place to get work done away from the office and to meet with friends for happy hour or an evening nightcap.
Dear [Austin City Planning Commissioner / City Council Member], I am [writing / calling] to let you know that I support East Austin urban farms. Urban farms are important to the local community and need lesser restrictions in order to stay in business.
Popular farm-to-table fast casual restaurant Greenhouse Craft Food will host a multi-course beer pairing dinner with Saint Arnold Brewing Company on Sunday, June 9 at its Round Rock location. The special dinner event will be inspired and paired with beers from Texas' oldest craft brewery, and will feature an expertly crafted and curated menu to highlight exciting and rare brews, including the new 25th Anniversary Grand Cru (a blend of three bourbon barrel aged beers: Belgian-Style Quadrupel,...
Located in the heart of Austin, Hideaway Kitchen & Bar is a casual, chef inspired all day restaurant and full service bar + lounge delivering locally-sourced southern comfort food with a Texas twist in a cozy atmosphere that mimics the easygoing way of life that Austin is revered for. Come for the great food and drinks, and stay for the good times.
Whimsical Round Rock bistro The Scarlet Rabbit is happy to roll out its new fall menu with dishes inspired by seasonal provisions like Brussels sprouts, kale, root vegetables, winter squash and locally-sourced meats. The menu, designed by co-executive chefs Rob Snow and Rich Taylor, features creative, regionally-inspired cuisine with a strong harvest-time influence.
Tee Pee Peeps! We are very close to reaching 10,000 friends on our Facebook page and we couldn't have done without you. In celebration, we plan to release a brand new, FREE Tee Pee Records label compilation with NEW music from Sweet Apple, Comet Control (ex-Quest for Fire), Lecherous Gaze, The Shrine and more, just as soon as we reach that mark! So please get to liking and sharing and when we hit 10,000, the new music will be unlocked! And happy Record Store Day! Saturday (tomorrow) is...
Creative, distinct, graceful and strong, Mastodon's Leviathan features the traits of a benchmark release, a standard to which others will be held and ultimately measured by. Possessing an uncanny songwriting sense, fearless innovation, unparalleled technical ability and a bottomless pool of raw talent and creativity, Mastodon isn't just a band you hear, it's something you feel deep down. Its pulse affects you
Over the course of its six decade plus existence, the choir known as The Mystery Of The Bulgarian Voices has left an indelible mark on popular musicians and culture. Though the choir became famous after the English independent record label 4AD reissued a pair of anthology albums in 1986 and 1988 with the title "Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares", their recordings date back as far as 1957.
Universally recognized as one of the most potent acts in music today, HIGH ON FIRE creates molten heavy metal that merges primal fury and aggression, hesher bombast, and hall of fame heaviness. Described as "a supersonic exercise in conquest by volume," High on Fire has rewritten the hard rock rulebook since its formation in 1998, forging a style and sound that is both critically celebrated and absolutely unique.
Sweet Apple's 'Sing the Night in Sorrow' explores themes such as longing and escape, darkness consumed by endless daylight, love amid lovelessness, faulty memory, alienation and distance. The LP is set to a musical palette that is wide-ranging, mixing atmosphere with impact. Sing The Night In Sorrow rolls out insurgent guitars, glitter-stomp, and orchestrated pop, at once timeless and contemporary.
Established in 1997, Café Josie is a New American restaurant located in West Austin’s eclectic Clarksville neighborhood. With a focus on playful dishes, created using locally sourced ingredients and served in a warm and relaxing atmosphere, the restaurant is characterized as a true Austin gem.
Legendary horror film soundtrack composer classic soundtrack to With filmmaker Luca Guadagnino set to unleash his much-talked-about film retelling of this fall, including a score composed by Claudio Simonetti and his critically acclaimed band, Dario Argento's revered 1977 supernatural horror film , during a full screening of the film.
Located in the Austin suburb of Round Rock, Texas, The Scarlet Rabbit is a cozy, imaginative restaurant where "all things odd are cool". Spearheaded by acclaimed chef Rob Snow, The Scarlet Rabbit features a playful Alice in Wonderland theme, recalling various passages from author Lewis Carroll’s 1865 novel. Like an inquisitive Cheshire cat, patrons can expect to grin from ear to ear upon entering The Scarlet Rabbit's fantastical, fairytale-esque sphere.
California heavy music titans SLEEP will headline the first annual Decibel Metal & Beer Fest, set for April 22-23 in Philadelphia, PA. Advanced as the "loudest, heaviest two-day craft beer festival in the world" by the popular monthly metal magazine, the two day event will showcase a sampling of underground music's premiere acts alongside upwards of fifteen metal-centric craft beer breweries. The Decibel Metal & Beer Fest will be held at The Fillmore Philadelphia and tickets are on sale now.
World-renowned heavy metal power trio HIGH ON FIRE will premiere its new music video for the song "The Black Plot" on Saturday, September 10 via the Adult Swim network. Directed by visionary art freak, SKINNER (Mastodon) and visual effects team, Hey Beautiful Jerk (Run the Jewels, NIN), "The Black Plot" video is an animated tour de force and a wild psychedelic fantasy epic. A teaser for the video, which will air on Adult Swim this Saturday, September 3, can be viewed at this location. "The...
On July 24, Los Angeles psychedelic rock band Spindrift screened the long-awaited original film SPINDRIFT: Ghost of the West, for which the group released the original soundtrack (of the same name) last year. Directed by Burke Roberts, SPINDRIFT: Ghost of the West made its debut screening at the Downtown Independent Theater in Los Angeles to rave review. Advanced as "SPINDRIFT'S New Psychedelic Rock Film Extravaganza" with the tagline "Some Bands Tour for Fame, Others for Fortune, SPINDRIFT...
20,000 volts of concentrated electricity will rip through your speakers as the rampaging, psychedelic rock 'n' roll flows like molten magma, destroying everything in its path! EARTHLESS brings to life the towering, 15-minute-long "Acid Crusher," which collides head-on with HARSH TOKE's 20 minute creation, "Mount Swan." Don't miss this mind-bending, man-eating, winner-take-all mashup of two of modern psych's most monstrous mongrels! LP includes free album download card. First pressing on...
Heavy Metal legends ACCEPT's new album Blind Rage lands at #35 on the Billboard Top 200 chart this week. The top 40 Billboard debut marks the highest first week sales charting position of the group's storied career. ACCEPT is a phenomenon. After reuniting four years ago following more than 15 years in hibernation, ACCEPT has now added yet another chapter to the story of one of the most triumphant career comebacks in the history of heavy music.
SIX BELLS' A Little Bit Forever is a record powered by tunes that are honest in sound, undeniably catchy and drenched in conviction. Frontman Brandon Butler's lyrics and vocals bring to life detailed imagery, wrapped in melody. A veteran of the Midwest indie scene, Butler moved to Louisville in 2014, where he met up with scene veterans Patterson, Kuhn and Bryant, all established players in the local punk/indie scene, to form SIX BELLS. SIX BELLS combines the lyricism of Butler’s solo...
This fall, The Day of the Shred Festival returns to Southern California, presenting a diverse lineup of heavy music acts. Billed as an experience "to gather the living and remember the dead", The Day of the Shred will take place on November 1 (Dia de los Muertos) in Santa Ana, CA. Celebrating monolithic riffs, skateboarding and the souls of the departed, the second annual festival will be an all day, all ages event. Presented by Thief – also the creators of the annual Psycho California...
Formed in 2003 by multi-instrumentalists Ágnes Tóth and Mihály Szabó, THE MOON AND THE NIGHTSPIRIT has released a string of magnetic albums, celebrated as imagination-opening tapestries of sound. The group's new LP, Metanoia, builds on its alluring, whimsical explorations, delivering enveloping songs that are as gentle as they are powerful. As with previous TMATNS albums, the lush, delicate artwork created by Tóth provides the perfect visual accompaniment to the duo’s sprite fairyworld....
Kodama the fifth album from Blackgaze pioneers, Alcest, marks the French duo's ferocious return to the stylistic maximalism of its early albums while continuing the band's relentless pursuit for new sounds and fresh ideas. "Kodama" is the Japanese word for 'tree spirit' and 'echo' and from the album's structure and dynamics to its cinematic sound, "Kodama" indeed 'echoes' Alcest's 2010 classic, "Écailles De Lune".
SWEET APPLE, the band of rockers featuring J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr., Heavy Blanket), Tim Parnin (Cobra Verde, Chuck Mosley), John Petkovic (Cobra Verde, Death Of Samantha, Guided By Voices) and Dave Sweetapple (Witch, Eerie) once again collaborated across several state lines to create their new album, Sing The Night In S
GlerAkur draws inspiration from post rock, drone and ambient music, as well as black and doom metal, blending and bending sound into hypnotic waves of dreamlike atmosphere that Rolling Stone hailed as “brutally irresistible”, calling for comparison to “Metallica covering the live half of Pink Floyd's 1969 album Ummagumma.”
Boasting a bouncy creepiness, weighty sonic palette and dark, lush layers of experimentation, the album's bulk forges a hypnotic, head-nodding nirvana...
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Lyon, France dark dreamweavers Les Discrets return with "Prédateurs", their first full-length album in five years. Ever-evolving, the sound of Les Discrets in 2017 takes a stylistic shift which sees the band's dreamy shoegaze and metallic tinged post-rock turn into dark indie rock with electronic chill while incorporating inspiration from trip-hop and 70's film soundtracks.
The premier release from Desolation House takes the form of Subterranean Source's Vivid Circles. Andrea Bellucci (of Red Sector A and Son-Dha fame) takes listeners to the darker side of the ambient spectrum - to a bottomless underworld gorged with digitally-invoked, dimly lit terrains.
Los Angeles psychedelic spaghetti-western rock band SPINDRIFT release its new album Ghost of the West on October 22, 2014 via Tee Pee. The penultimate documentation of SPINDRIFT's fascination with the surreal qualities and legendary mythos of the Wild West, the album is described as a "sonic western exploration into t
Toronto space rock cosmonauts COMET CONTROL re-enter the atmosphere with their stargazed sophomore album, Center Of The Maze. Flooded with swirling synths, ghostly vocals and fuzz-bomb guitars that burst into flames in electrifyingly airborne ways, the record effortlessly merges the ethereal and the terrestrial; the en
Paris-based Soror Dolorosa creates raw and hungry gothic rock inspired by post-punk, death rock and cold wave. French for 'Sister Pain', Soror Dolorosa was formed in 2001 by vocalist Andy Julia. Taking its name from the novel "Bruges-la-morte" by Flemish symbolist writer Georges Rodenbach, Soror Dolorosa channels its inspiration's strong undercurrents of passion, nostalgia and mourning, transferring those powerful emotional states into its music and live performances.
Frayle makes music for the night sky. With '1692', Frayle pushes the immense intensity and gorgeous ache of its unique sound and style through to uncompromising new plateaus. The group's quantum weight, hypnotic rhythms, dark beds of sound, and the arcane female power of Gwyn Strang have coalesced into a sonic thumbprint both distinct and beguiling.
Bay Area post-shoegaze sextet WHIRR release its debut full length Pipe Dreams on Tee Pee Records. Recorded in Palo Alto, CA at The Atomic Garden (Grayceon, Rocky Votolato) the ten song effort generates suspenseful songs of soothing, razor sharp guitar textures backed by soft, cooling vocals. WHIRR's celestial sou
California psychedelic heavy rock champions Sacri Monti return with a vengeance on their sophomore LP 'Waiting Room for the Magic Hour'. Recorded at San Diego's Audio Design (Earthless) with producer Jordan Andreen (Joy, Arctic), 'Waiting Room for the Magic Hour' sees Sacri Monti firing on all cylinders, somersaulting
Pittsburgh, PA's Zombi create boundless, leering soundscapes inspired by filmmakers such as Dario Argento and Lucio Fulci and the musical scores of John Carpenter and Goblin. Zombi's Relapse Records/Release Entertainment debut Cosmos is a powerful work of eerie, relentless rhythms and futuristic score that shares as much headspace with the late-night sci-fi explorer as the space rock adventurer.
The second chapter in renowned ethno-ambient/electronic artist vidnaObmana's Dante trilogy, and follow-up to his critically acclaimed Tremor release, Spore is the apotheosis of vidna's fascination for Dante's Inferno poem. References to vidna's industrial past of the early 80's remain strongly present, while the fusion of his ambient soundscapes with bolder and less spatial combinations of harmonics, dynamics and experimentation is even more accentuated.
GlerAkur is the moniker Icelandic composer and sound designer Elvar Geir Sævarsson has chosen to represent the unique cinematic music he creates apart from his engagement as a sound engineer at the National Theater of Iceland.
Warped riff-riders FOGG worship at the altar of the almighty riff, conjuring leaden tombs of amp-destroying sound. The towering Texas trio cranks howling psychedelic metal and '70s biker doom topped with gnarly shredding and strangely unique vocals that hover distantly over landslides of chest rattling bass and drum tu
Heavy music wizards Alchemist concoct a diverse, progressive sonic palette with the undeniably unique Austral Alien. Uniting the chief constituents of both heavy metal and rock with an avant-garde sense of progressiveness and a remarkably adventurous spirit, Alchemist have delivered a record that will appeal to metal fans across-the-board.
Through its unique mix of contemporary and classic influences, Worshipper proves that the fiery soul of melodic heavy music still burns brightly. The award-winning Boston band takes all the fragments we love about legendary metal groups and molds them into shining shards of standout R'N'R.