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The Vaquero

A tribute to “The Vaquero” (Photo by Mathew Alvarez) By Matthew Alvarez The round flowerbed, which once sat in front of Old Main, has officially been replaced. Closed off to the public by construction for the last year, the fences have been removed and have given way to a “The Vaquero,” a bronze sculpture. “The…

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The Other Side of Fun Fun Fun Fest

The Other Side of Fun Fun Fun Fest Music is always at the forefront of every festival, and that of course makes sense; but these music festivals work tirelessly in coordination with other organizations to highlight other forms of art and various charitable causes. Like the Other Side of Fun Fun Fun Fest. The grounds…

Other Side Drive November 12, 2012

November 12, 2012 Money Share Superfly Music Emporium opened it’s doors to San Marcos in it’s new location located right next to campus. Owner Zach Jennings and business partner Richard Skanse took a leap in expanding their business this year -the two own and operate a music merchandising store along with a magazine that is…

Other Side Drive November 9, 2012

November 9, 2012 On The Other Hand Henry Widener says it was incredible to look into the filled room at Spiderhouse Ballroom and see people look back at him singing along to his songs. It will be something he’ll never forget. “No matter what happens to me that will stay with me forever for sure.…

Other Side Drive November 8, 2012

November 8, 2012 Revolutions Music seems almost cursed with a slew of music festivals that offer every variety of music in even the most remote cities. The concept is popular because spectators feel like they can get the most “bang-for-their-buck.” While it may seem like I am down-playing the music festival; I really think they…

other Side Drive November 7, 2012

November 7, 2012 Tech Talk Nearly 25% of computers sold last year were tablets. The amount of tablet sales have rose nearly 50% last year. That’s more bad news for traditional computer makers. Desktops and Laptop sales have declined over the past several years. The tablet market we know began in 2010 and started with…

Other Side Drive November 6, 2012

November 6, 2012 Music Review Cobra Juicy is the fifth full-length album from the Pittsburgh based experimental electronic group Black Moth Super Rainbow. This outing showcases frontman Tobacco’s vocals more so than other releases which makes it inherently more accessible than their first release “Falling Through a Field.” The first single “Windshield Smasher,” sets the…

Other Side Drive November 5, 2012

November 5, 2012 Money Share In April, music fans watched as historical Sundance Records shut it’s doors and closed the local gateway to vinyls, CD’s and music related gifts. Music enthusiasts need not worry, as Lonestar Music emporium jumped on the location as soon as their lease on their New Braunfels location was up, moving…

Other Side Drive November 2, 2012

November 2, 2012 On The Other Hand Gustavo Arellano believes that journalism comforts the afflicted and afflicts the comfortable which is the journalism the publication he works for, OC Weekly, practices. “In other words, we celebrate the good and we go after the bad with a hammer, and a hammer, a baseball bat, and a…