Meet the Jerk: Austin Smith
I caught up with Houston locals, JERK and their multi-instrumentalist Austin Smith to learn more about the inspiration for their latest EP and their Texas roots. Be sure to check out their set at Houston’s premiere festival: Day for Night, happening December 17th and 18th, 2016.
Lauren Ignited:What was your biggest influence or inspiration for this EP?
Austin Smith: ABBA slowed down about 20-30%.
LI:What is your favorite Houston-based restaurant?
AS: James Coney Island is my absolute favorite.
LI: What Houston-based artists have paved the path for
AS: The Geto Boys, ZZ Top and Destiny’s Child.
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