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Volar bands at SXSW

It’s that time of year again, the chaos that is a week of heavy beer consumption and rock ‘n’ roll (which lasts all year for some of us) that is SXSW.  Sad to say that, for the first time in five years, I’ll not be attending.  My plans for showcases fell through, and I’m in the midst of releasing eight records at the same time (pay attention to these pages later this week for more on all of that).  Anyhow, we wanted to keep you updated on the Volar acts that’ll be gracing Austin (and other cities as well in some cases) with their presence over the next week.  Dates and goodies, so if you happen to be out that way, please try and catch 'em!

SXSW 2013

Teenage Burritos

Listen to the original version of “Kamikaze” from last summer’s cassette on Burger Records, and stayed tuned for the newly recorded 7” on Volar featuring the talents of our buddy Andreas Lagerstrom of Holograms on vox and keys.  Also, you can listen to "Danya" over at SXSW's official schedule page. They'll have fifty limited tour presses of the 7" with them at SXSW, get 'em before they're gone!

3/13 – 9:30pm
American Icon Rock N Roll Mall presents The Texas Rock n Roll Massacre-ATX SHOWCASE @ The Spiderhouse

3/15 – 12:25pm
Temporary Insanity SXSW Party @ Cherrywood Coffee House

3/16 – 8:30pm
Burgermania II @ Hotel Vegas


“Frozen Touch” from their upcoming 7” on Volar Records:

03/02 - Noisepop at Brick and Mortar with DIIV, Wax Idols, SISU

03/09 - Thee Parkside with Shout Out Out Out Out and Kinship

03/10 - SAN DIEGO at Soda Bar with Guantamo Baywatch

03/11 - PHOENIX at The Trunk Space 1506 Nw Grand Avenue 85007 Phoenix, AZ with
Peach Kelli Pop, JJCNV, TK & The Irresistibles, Skinny Shamans, French Girls, The Delphies, Clubc@z

03/13 - LAS CRUCES, NM with Maston, Wooden Indian Burial Ground, Monarchies at an unknown practice space!

03/15 6:00PM - AUSTIN @ Trailer Space with Blind Shake (Minneapolis), Destruction Unit (Arizona), Spray Paint (Austin), Marriage (Austin), Ex-Cult (Memphis), Paint Fumes (Charlotte)

03/15 9:45PM - AUSTIN @ Cherrywood Coffeehouse, TEMPORARY INSANITY FEST with The Mallard, Acid Baby Jesus, Blasted Canyons and many others.

03/16 - AUSTIN Burgermania!

03/18 - EL PASO So! So! Sick! Fest with The Spits and a million other bands.

03/20 - LOS ANGELES @ Ham and Eggs Tavern, lineup TBA



Limited gold and red mailorder-only copies of their recently released split 7" with Big Eyes are still available at our online store.


7th - Los Angeles. CA @ The Echo

8th - Tempe, AZ - Rampage fest/Burger Revolution show

10th - Denton, TX @ 35 Denton Music Festival

11th - McAllen, TX @ Galax Z Fair II Festival

13th- burger records party @ trailer space records 3:30pm

13th- Enabler/Suicide Squeeze Records official showcase @ Holy Mountain 10Pm

14th- midget mans texas jumpstart party Side Bar 12:45 pm

14th- sexbeat party @ cheer up charlies 10:pm

15th-- Suicide Squeeze/Hardly Art showcase @ North Door 3:00pm

16th- Blundertown party Gypsy lounge 2:30pm

16th- Burgermania II Hotel Vegas 3:30pm

16th- scoot inn with shannon and the clams jacuzzi boys and off with their heads 9pm

18th- El Paso, TX @ So Sick Festival

20th - Tucson, AZ @ Topaz Tundra

21th - Las Vegas, NV @ Double Down Saloon

22th-Burgerrama @ the observatory

23rd - Oakland, CA @ Sugar Mountain

24th - Reno, NV @ The Holland Project

Shannon and the Clams

"Gremlins Crawl"/"White Rabbit" limited color 7" still available at our online store.

Upcoming shows, SXSW + Beyond !!!

03/09/13 (09:00pm)35 Denton with Pangea, Gap DreamRubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios - 411 East Sycamore Street @ Denton, TX

03/13/13 (02:30pm)Burger Records showcase at Trailer SpaceTrailer Space @ Austin, TX

03/14/13 (02:00pm)Slovenly Records ShowcaseLegendary White Swan @ Austin, TX

03/14/13 (06:00pm)Reverberation Appreciation Society presents LEVITATION, Austin Psych FestHotel Vegas @ Austin, TX

03/15/13 (01:00pm)Florida's Dying ShowcaseBarbarella @ Austin, TX

03/15/13 (04:00pm)Hardly Art/Suicide Squeeze ShowcaseThe North Door @ Austin, TX

03/16/13 (01:15pm)Lo Pie ShowcaseCopa @ Austin, TX

03/16/13 (04:15pm)Blundertown/LA Record/Sailor Jerry PartyGypsy Lounge @ Austin, TX

03/16/13 (11:30pm)Burgermania IIHotel Vegas Compout @ Austin, TX

03/23/13 (08:00pm)Burger-Rama II - Hunx & his Punx, Guantanamo Baywatch + TBAThe Observatory @ Santa Ana, CA

03/24/13 (08:00pm)Debauch-a-Reno Stickerguy 20th anniversaryReno, NV

03/26/13 (08:00pm)Las Ardillas, Paint Fumes, Los VigilantesThe Knockout @ SF, CA

04/18/13 (09:00pm)the MemoriesThee Parkside @ SF, CA

04/19/13 (03:00pm)The Mallard, Cool Ghoulse, Meat Market, Elvis Christ + moreThe Arlene Francis Center for Spirit, Art & Politics @ Santa Rosa, CA

05/05/13 (08:00pm)UV RaceThe Rickshaw Stop @ SF, CA

Destruction Unit

Stream the entire Sonoran LP released in 2011 on Volar, still available in limited color at our online store.

NME just named them one of ten acts not to miss this year!  Peep this flyer for their shows.


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Lo-Pie's take on "Danya":
by on Mar 27, 2013
Teenage Burritos // Danya 7″
Volar Records
3.7/5 Pies
Recommended Track: Danya
Teenage Burritos is a band whose name confuses the hell out of me. Is it referring to teenagers who eat burritos or the types of burritos that teenagers prefer to eat …

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