Most bands aim to please their listeners, capitalizing on familiar hooks and melodies to craft their signature experience. Mothman sets out to accomplish the exact opposite — they want to make their audience’s skin crawl.
Legendary Tejano accordionist Bruno Villarreal was sitting in a nursing home, blind, unable to walk and without his instrument. But when social work professor Clayton Shorkey gifted him a small accordion, he came to life.
Back home in San Antonio, radio-television-film junior Rigo Navaira and his sister, UT alumna Destiny Navaira perform Tejano music for a crowd of all ages. But here in Austin, they notice a different vibe.
In Stephanie Bergara’s stacks of worn out tapes and CDs, tubes of Sephora’s Always Red lip stain and a wireless mic decorated with carefully placed rhinestones, the memory of Selena Quintanilla lives on.