Curtis Lee | Solo Artist, Vocalist, Songwriter
Curtis Lee aims to become an original soul artist in the music business and create a nice sound for all ears to hear. While his focus remains soulful, the myriad of musical flavors found throughout Austin give Curtis the opportunity to “catalogue” his versatility as well as feature his friends and colleagues in every project he creates. Curtis Lee is not only a vocalist but a songwriter of innovative R&B and hip-hop sounds. He is now working with local producers Johnny Vogelsang and eBurner for his upcoming second album in 2018.
eBurner | A Digital World Fusing Jazz, Rock, and Electronic
eBurner is an electronic artist who combines fieldcraft with multiple styles to create a sonic-spiritual experience. Influenced by the pioneers of music concrète and IDM contemporaries, eBurner aims to emulate a real life picture through field recordings while providing an enjoyable atmosphere through house, drum and bass, hip-hop beats, future RnB, breakbeat, jungle, ambient, jazz, world, and rock.
eBurner released his 2017 Single, "Blind Love", on August 18, 2017 via digital download.
Artwork for "Blind Love"
From Left: Evan Gemmel as eBurner, model Elyssia Sanchez, vocalist Curtis Lee | Written and produced by eBurner, vocals by Curtis Lee | Photo by RLP Photography
"Blind Love" is a song that describes love in the 21st century. It can be heard as the improvisatory melodies of Marvin Gaye meet the rich tones of Sade in a J Dilla production.
Thawind Mills | Musical Entertainer, Texas Troubadour, Loop Artist, Comedian, and Storyteller
As a Native Texan, musical entertainer Thawind Mills has been writing and performing in and around his home state all his life. More than a singer-songwriter, this Texas Troubadour Loop-Artist/Comedian/Storyteller has a unique style all on his own. His tastes encompasses an incredibly eclectic range of musical styles from rock to reggae, blues, classical, americana, rockabilly, swing and funk, to 50's doo wop.
Among Thawind Mills' other talents, he is a jewelry maker and vendor. Recently, he attended the Creative Side | Jewelry Academy of Austin to further develop his craft, which has already made an impact on his fans! View more of his designs at his Instagram and check out the OtherSide Art page to see his jewelry promotion video.
Partnerships and Venue Promotions
Sonic Transmissions Festival III
OtherSide Austin partnered with Sonic Transmissions III in 2017. Founded and curated by Ingebrigt Håker Flaten and presented by Self Sabotage Records, this recurring festival is a three-day showcase presenting a far-reaching spectrum of genres, such as free jazz, post-punk, world music, experimental hip-hop, improvised music, and more.
Sonic Transmissions III took place on September 14-16 at four venues across Austin.
OtherSide Austin managed the social media for Sonic Transmissions. Check out the Instagram images of the bands below.
ILOG | JAWWAAD AND STEFAN GONZALEZ | ANTELOPER | CARMELO TORRES + LOS TOSCOS | KIKO VILLAMIZAR | JOE MCPHEE | RODENTICIDE | LUNG LETTERS | SUSAN ALCORN | KEN VANDERMARK | BRANDON SEABROOK | EIVIND OPSVIK'S 'OVERSEAS' | MATT BUTLER'S 'THE END OF THE WORLD ORCHESTRA | COUNTER EXCHANGE | INGEBRIGT HÅKER FLATEN'S 'TIME MACHINE' | CHARALAMBIDES feat. JOE MCPHEE | THE YOUNG MOTHERS
OtherSide Austin co-presented Café Crème's Fall and Winter Music Series in 2017. The cozy and locally-owned East side neighborhood coffee house, Café Crème, is hosted their Fall/Winter 2017 Concert Series, and several, dynamic genres were featured. From jazz quartets to touch guitars, these performances offered a wealth of variety and artistry in a relaxing listening room atmosphere. OtherSide Austin teamed up with Café Crème to present these seven shows of the season. For a list of the events and recap, check out the blog on OtherSide News.