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    Live Review: Mars Volta, Vampire Weekend, and More from Austin City Limits

    Austin City Limits hit the Lone Star State with a vengeance this weekend, and SPIN.com tapped the Hush Sound's Greta Salpeter to act as our eyes and ears on the festival grounds. Here, read Salpeter's take on sets from day one artists like Vampire Weekend, Stars, Mars Volta, and more, and check back to SPIN.com for her blogs from the rest of the event! Vampire Weekend: As one of the first bands to kick off the festival, these Ivy League preppies delivered an enthusiastic and impressive live show with frontman Ezra Koenig's voice taking on a greater playfulness and wider emotional spectrum than on record.

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