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Raoul Hernandez


TWITTER: @ChroniclyRaoul

A San Francisco native who arrived fresh out of graduate school to his mother’s hometown of San Antonio in 1992, Raoul Hernandez began writing for the Chronicle that year, moved to Austin the following spring, and has been Music Editor since 1994.

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Jim Caligiuri Exit Interview

Ten minutes, 20 questions, and 20-plus years of Americana chronicles

Music Daily, Apr. 13, 2017 9:45 AM

Darden Smith


Music Review, Apr. 13, 2017

Bryan Ferry Enslaves the Moody

UK romantic slays local romantics

Music Daily, Mar. 23, 2017 10:25 AM

Rodeo Austin Day 5: Fitz & the Tantrums

Kiddiepalooza continues as SXSW rages

Music Daily, Mar. 16, 2017 3:10 PM

SXSW Music Interview: Peter & Arwen Lewis

Moby Grape dad and daughter make new music together

Music Feature, Mar. 15, 2017

SXSW Friday Record Reviews


Music Feature, Mar. 15, 2017

Chrissie Hynde, Talk of the Town

Pretenders’ ageless voice completes an ATX trifecta

Music Daily, Mar. 14, 2017 4:40 PM

Dwight Yoakam Opens Rodeo Austin

First concert of two-week man/beast/cowgirl stand

Music Daily, Mar. 12, 2017 3:00 PM

The 2016-17 Austin Music Awards’ Texan Tower of Song

Thirty-five years of AMAs? More like 181 years of Texas on one stage, on one night!

Music Feature, Mar. 9, 2017

Waiting for the Man: Sterling Morrison Tribute 2000

Features Feature, Mar. 2, 2017


I Got Your Medicine

Music Review, Feb. 23, 2017

Terry Allen’s Manifest Monographs

Lubbock don stages a vintage show for the ages

Music Daily, Jan. 16, 2017 2:30 PM

Superjoint Fires Up

Pantera frontman knocks the rust off in tour opener

Music Daily, Jan. 13, 2017 10:30 AM

Yee-Haw! Rodeo Austin 2017 Lineup

Charley Pride, Kenny Rogers, and Dwight Yoakam top the talent

Music Daily, Jan. 10, 2017 11:00 AM

Friday Free Week Stoner Jam: Duel

“Free Week is a magic window of time”

Music Daily, Jan. 6, 2017 11:00 AM

Willie Nelson’s 69 Minutes

First of three sold-out nights proves the still is still moving

Music Daily, Dec. 30, 2016 2:35 PM

Drank the Lemonade

As album sales give way to streaming services, how much longer will we be able to purchase music?

Music Feature, Dec. 29, 2016

Critics Poll

Music Feature, Dec. 29, 2016


Unified, Unificados

Music Review, Dec. 22, 2016

Too Late to Stop Now

Who Can I Be Now? [1974-1976]

Music Feature, Dec. 15, 2016

Billy Joel’s Greatest Hits Vols. I-III

San Antonio state of mind extends a 26-year ATX drought

Music Daily, Dec. 12, 2016 4:20 PM



Music Review, Dec. 8, 2016

Alejandro Escovedo Grinds Axes at ACL

Austin escapee kicks out the jams in his fifth taping for PBS

Music Daily, Dec. 1, 2016 11:47 AM

All ATX Vol. 4

Low Down Violet Crown

Music Review, Dec. 1, 2016

KGSR Broadcasts Vol. 24

Broadcasts Vol. 24

Music Review, Nov. 23, 2016

Warpaint’s New Song

Still caught in the undertow of four L.A. women

Music Daily, Nov. 18, 2016 12:15 PM

Doyle Bramhall II Record Review

Rich Man (Concord)

Music Feature, Nov. 17, 2016

10 Questions for Geezer Butler

Bassist’s questionnaire for Black Sabbath’s final U.S. concert

Music Daily, Nov. 11, 2016 1:30 PM

Sound on Sound Review: Cherubs

Reunited torrential Austin trio restarts a storm

Music Daily, Nov. 7, 2016 11:15 AM

Adele Rules

First of two Erwin Center shows sets fire to the rain

Music Daily, Nov. 5, 2016 1:47 PM

Sound on Sound Review: Boyfrndz

Icy prog-noir locals help inaugurate first year fest

Music Daily, Nov. 5, 2016 9:47 AM


Sold-out awards show shucks off TV tropes and triumphs

Music Daily, Oct. 13, 2016 1:10 PM

ACL Review: Walker Lukens & the Side Arms

Soulful and local electro-pop with a sex beat

Music Daily, Oct. 9, 2016 9:20 AM

ACL Review: Lincoln Durham

Post-blues tug of war between God and the Satan

Music Daily, Oct. 8, 2016 9:10 AM

Kris Kristofferson

The Complete Monument & Columbia Albums Collection

Music Review, Sep. 22, 2016

Johnny Nicholas

Fresh Air

Music Review, Sep. 22, 2016

Riverboat Gamblers

Massive Fraud

Music Review, Sep. 15, 2016

Starving Wolves

We Are One

Music Review, Sep. 15, 2016


I Hate I Skate

Music Review, Sep. 15, 2016

Grooving With Cass McCombs

“I don’t think people really understand that my music is experimental”

Music Daily, Sep. 14, 2016 10:00 AM

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