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the AU interview at Austin City Limits: Bear Mountain (Vancouver)

Larry sits down at Austin City Limits Music Festival 2013 with Vancouver group Bear Mountain to talk about touring, the festival, defying boundaries of genre, their debut album XO, Australian plans and much more...

The Festival Diaries: Austin City Limits (ACL) 2013 Day Three ft. Atoms For Peace + Lionel Richie - Zilker Park, Austin (06.10.13)

And in the blink of an eye, Austin City Limits came to an end for yours truly for another year. But not before one more day of some incredible music, with Atoms for Peace (pictured) and Lionel Richie closing out the festival.

Five bands we discovered at the first weekend of Austin City Limits (ACL) 2013.

Austin City Limits Festival - much like the TV show from which it stems - is as much about the new acts as it is about the well established ones - and so it's only natural that you'll discover a few new favourites in your visit to the festival. Ahead of the event's second weekend, here are five bands I discovered this weekend, and a couple whose brilliance was reinforced...

Single Stream and Free Download: Bear Mountain "Congo" (2012)

I just listened to this song for the first time today and instantly fell in love with it. A bit of a cross between Sydney bands Jinja Safari and FISHING - with a bit of Alabama Shakes thrown in for good measure, Bear Mountain are a Vancouver, British Columbia duo who released their new album XO today - at least in Canada. The song in question is "Congo", their second single from the record and you can listen to it or download it for free below!