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Raoul Hernandez

Music Editor

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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Songs of Innocence

Music Review, Sep. 25, 2014

Play Misty for Me

Did you know Bill Cosby is an accomplished jazz drummer?

Music Feature, Sep. 18, 2014

Soul Track Mind: Unbreakable

Exclusive stream of local soul-stirrers’ breakout third LP

Music Daily, Sep. 15, 2014 4:20 PM

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

Hypnotic Eye

Music Review, Aug. 21, 2014

A Song in His Heart

'The Essential Jacques Demy' anthologizes the French New Wave's chief romantic

Screens Feature, Aug. 14, 2014

Crazy From the Heat

Mondo 'Texas Platters' for mondo temperatures

Music Feature, Aug. 7, 2014

ZZ Top

Live at Montreux 2013

Music Feature, Aug. 7, 2014

White Denim Television

Hammer of the gods ATX crew quaffs an ‘Austin City Limits’ 40

Music Daily, Aug. 5, 2014 11:59 AM

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

CSNY 1974

Music Review, Jul. 31, 2014

Sacred & Profane: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

Two full nights of damnation, retribution, and inner demons

Music Daily, Jul. 21, 2014 1:30 PM

Johnny Winter (1944-2014)

Guitar great, 70, dies two weeks after our story on him

Music Daily, Jul. 17, 2014 1:00 PM

Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin I, Led Zeppelin II, Led Zeppelin III

Music Review, Jul. 17, 2014

White Lung

Deep Fantasy

Music Review, Jul. 17, 2014

July Is Crime Month: Raymond Chandler’s 'The Long Goodbye'

Sleuthing for a childhood relic

Books Daily, Jul. 11, 2014 11:30 AM

Joe Satriani

The Complete Studio Recordings

Music Review, Jul. 3, 2014

Little Feat

Rad Gumbo: The Complete Warner Bros. Years 1971-1990

Music Review, Jul. 3, 2014

2014 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Broadcast

Almost exclusively white faces, as fine as they are

Music Daily, Jun. 6, 2014 6:35 PM

Vulcan (Video) Mind Meld

Staking out the store’s new North Loop location

Screens Daily, May. 30, 2014 2:00 PM

Summertime Peruse

A respite of rock & roll reading

Music Feature, May. 29, 2014

The Jesus Lizard Book

Jesus Lizard

Music Feature, May. 29, 2014

Meat Loaf Gets ‘Stage Fright’

Occasional local can’t save this midnight mess

Music Daily, May. 28, 2014 4:20 PM

Controlled Chaos

Chaos in Tejas contracts to 'A Weekend in Austin'

Music Feature, May. 22, 2014

Old 97's

Most Messed Up

Music Review, May. 22, 2014

Margaret Moser Plaza

Austin’s senior music critic honored by the City Council

Music Daily, May. 20, 2014 1:45 PM

Summer Fun: A Cheeseburger at the Blue Hole

An extra pair of tickets for Jimmy Buffett in Austin May 31

Music Daily, May. 16, 2014 5:25 PM

Central Casting's Girl Next Door

Screens Feature, May. 15, 2014

Springsteen’s High Hopes in Houston

Rarities set-list turns on a pair of Hispanic siblings

Music Daily, May. 8, 2014 4:20 PM

Limón y Sal

Pachanga Fest headliner Julieta Venegas – Mexico's Feist?

Music Feature, May. 8, 2014

Kikagaku Moyo/Bo Ningen

A second Japanese twofer pilots the APF mothership

Music Feature, May. 8, 2014

Austin Psych Fest Live (Sunday): Kikagaku Moyo/Bo Ningen

A second Japanese twofer pilots the APF mothership

Music Daily, May. 5, 2014 2:47 PM

Austin Psych Fest Live (Saturday): Mono/Acid Mothers Temple

A pair of Japanese guitar storms

Music Daily, May. 4, 2014 2:47 PM

Time of the Season

Welcome to Area 51 of APF

Music Feature, May. 1, 2014


Music Feature, May. 1, 2014

The Warlocks

Music Review, May. 1, 2014

The War on Drugs

Music Review, May. 1, 2014


Music Review, May. 1, 2014

Beck Previews ACL Fest at ACL Taping

Yelling out for ‘Country Down’ instead of ‘Where It’s At’?

Music Daily, Apr. 28, 2014 2:00 PM

Los Lobos Celebrates 40 on PBS

‘Austin City Limits’ opens 40th season tapings with a peer

Music Daily, Apr. 15, 2014 12:30 PM

Old Settler’s Music Festival: Friday

Ralph Stanley, Del McCoury, Donna the Buffalo & Paul Janeway

Music Daily, Apr. 12, 2014 2:30 PM

Big Head Todd & the Monsters

Black Beehive

Music Review, Apr. 10, 2014

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