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Why Record Store Day Is Great …
And why it sucks (a shopping guide)
by Kevin Curtin
Kraken Quartet Unseals the Gates
Polyrhythmic Austinites preview debut LP
by Kevin Curtin
R.I.P. Barry “Frosty” Smith
Austin’s pre-eminent beatkeeper passes
by Kevin Curtin
Jim Caligiuri Exit Interview
Ten minutes, 20 questions, and 20-plus years of Americana chronicles
by Raoul Hernandez
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Carrie Elkin’s Life-and-Death Folk
Her father's death and daughter's birth upped the stakes of the singer's finest work
Jim Caligiuri • Apr. 14 issue
Carrie Elkin Record Review
The Penny Collector
Libby Webster • Apr. 14 issue
Cotton Mather
Wild Kingdom
Michael Toland • Apr. 14 issue
Lili Blessing
Lifeline
Isabella Castro-Cota • Apr. 14 issue
Chthonic
Libby Webster, Apr. 14 issue
New Austin Music Hall of Fame inductee substitutes kindness and ubiquity for a back catalog
Kahron Spearman, Apr. 7 issue
A review of the best book on Austin’s 1970s music scene since The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock
Kevin Curtin, Apr. 7 issue
The dean of Texas songwriters’ final days, the forthcoming documentary on him, and more
Doug Freeman, Mar. 31 issue
St. Mojo
Kevin Curtin, Mar. 31 issue
Joy Comes Back
Alejandra Ramirez, Mar. 31 issue
It's Not Attractive and It Changes Nothing
Doug Freeman, Mar. 31 issue
Ain't Got a Reason
Doug Freeman, Mar. 31 issue
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