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Thomas Fawcett

Thomas Fawcett has been freelancing for The Austin Chronicle since 2007. He likes good music and does not fake the funk.

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10 Freaks and Geeks to Redefine Austin Music

Local passion projects with singular visions

Music Feature, Sep. 1, 2016

Sun Ra Commander Marshall Allen

Intergalactic RAS Day headliners tap universal vibrations

Music Daily, Aug. 24, 2016 1:00 PM

Adult Audio Coloring Book Sampler

A look back at illustrated album covers old and new

Music Feature, Jul. 28, 2016

The Echocentrics

Echo Hotel

Music Review, Jun. 23, 2016

Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul

James McBride

Music Feature, Jun. 16, 2016

The Bo-Keys’ Memphis Soul

“The collision of gospel, blues, jazz, country”

Music Daily, Apr. 28, 2016 9:00 AM

Levitation Interviews

Sun., 5:25pm, Levitation Tent

Music Feature, Apr. 28, 2016

The Payback

Onetime James Brown impersonator Charles Bradley transcends

Music Feature, Apr. 21, 2016

SXSW Music: George Clinton

Three hours of barely controlled chaos and cosmic slop

SXSW Daily, Mar. 19, 2016 10:10 AM

SXSW Music: NPR Music Showcase

Old dance and rap part

SXSW Daily, Mar. 17, 2016 2:30 PM

SXSW Music: Golden Dawn Arkestra

Sun Ra’s second coming and a psych-soul surprise

Music Daily, Mar. 16, 2016 10:55 AM

Thursday SXSW Interview: Carl Weathersby

Music Feature, Mar. 16, 2016

Thursday SXSW Interview: Timmy Thomas & the Overtown Soul Revue

Music Feature, Mar. 16, 2016


Music Feature, Mar. 16, 2016


Music Feature, Mar. 16, 2016

SXAméricas: Latin, Ska, Reggae

Music Feature, Mar. 16, 2016



Music Feature, Mar. 16, 2016

Lil Dicky

Professional Rapper

Music Feature, Mar. 16, 2016


Todo Mundo

Music Feature, Mar. 16, 2016

Tef Poe

War Machine 3

Music Feature, Mar. 16, 2016

Seven the Hard Way

Picks 2 Click: Local septet of acts braces for SXSW

Music Feature, Mar. 3, 2016

Austin Top 10s

Ninety lines of listicles about Austin music in 2015

Music Feature, Dec. 31, 2015

National Top 10s

Best non-local albums of 2015 – by genre

Music Feature, Dec. 31, 2015

Critics Poll

Music Feature, Dec. 31, 2015

The Staple Singers

Faith & Grace: A Family Journey 1953-1976

Music Review, Dec. 17, 2015

A Drunken Poet's Dream

Thirty-six rap songs, one for each year of hip-hop's life

Music Feature, Dec. 10, 2015

Fun Fun Fun Fest: Lauryn Hill

High priestess of soul contrasts between ACL and FFF

Music Daily, Nov. 9, 2015 1:55 PM

Fun Fun Fun Fest: Joey Bada$$

Young, fresh, Brooklyn MC ain’t sleep, sleep, sleeping

Music Daily, Nov. 8, 2015 10:12 AM

Fun Fun Fun Fest: Schoolboy Q

Hip-hop’s here and now hippy MC

Music Daily, Nov. 7, 2015 12:47 PM

Fun Fun Fun Q&A: Afrika Bambaataa

Hip-hop pioneer predicts Martians breakdancing to “Planet Rock”

Music Daily, Nov. 5, 2015 2:30 PM

Friday Fun Fun Fun Fest Album Reviews

Bad News Boys

Music Feature, Nov. 5, 2015

Friday Fun Fun Fun Fest Blurbs

Friday's top FFF picks

Music Feature, Nov. 5, 2015

Saturday Fun Fun Fun Fest Album Reviews


Music Feature, Nov. 5, 2015

Afrika Bambaataa

Music Feature, Nov. 5, 2015

Grupo Fantasma’s Quinceañera

And you thought you had Problemas

Music Daily, Oct. 29, 2015 2:00 PM

ACL Review: Jidenna

Dude is so cold his hype man doesn’t use a mic

Music Daily, Oct. 12, 2015 11:05 AM

ACL Review: TV on the Radio

A black rock coalition for the ages

Music Daily, Oct. 11, 2015 11:05 AM

ACL Review: Future

Mumblecore trap-rap

Music Daily, Oct. 10, 2015 10:47 AM

ACL Preview: Jidenna

Full, uncut Q&A with a true G

Music Daily, Oct. 8, 2015 2:00 PM

ACL Fest 2015 Sunday Interview: Jidenna

2015 Jidenna meets 1973 Fela Kuti

Music Feature, Oct. 8, 2015

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