Music Interviews

Lauren Ignited Interviews Jerk’s Austin Smith

I caught up with Houston locals, JERK and their multi-instrumentalist Austin Smith to learn more about the inspiration for their latest EP and their Texas roots. Be sure to check out their set at Houston's premiere festival: Day for Night, happening December 17th and 18th, 2016. Lauren Ignited:What was your…
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How the Chosen Few DJs grew a Small House Party into a Two Day Music Festival

The Chosen Few DJs are comprised of Wayne Williams, Jesse Saunders, Tony Hatchett, Alan King, Andre Hatchett, Terry Hunter and Mike Dunn. They are a collective of friends and siblings whose love for House is undeniable. The Ignited Team and J Salaam of Sync Radio FM were at the festival…
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Music

Interview: Holy Wave

Holy Wave Originally formed in El Paso, Texas, Holy Wave carefully combines fluid forms of sacred surf sounds, droning riffs, and group vocals that haunt and harmonize in equal measure. Some time ago, the band moved to Austin and are releasing their 3rd studio LP, Freaks of Nature, today. They were…
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