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Dispatches From a New Decade of SXSW
Dispatches From a New Decade of SXSW
Our favorite musical moments from the fest

Music, March 24, 2022

Dolly Parton Brought Her Full Self to SXSW (and the Dollyverse) with Unforgettable Set of Storytelling and Songs
Dolly Parton Brought Her Full Self to SXSW (and the Dollyverse) with Unforgettable Set of Storytelling and Songs
Substantial concert followed awkward Q&A

SXSW, March 19, 2022

Beck Recalls His First SXSW Appearance: “A Total Disaster”
Beck Recalls His First SXSW Appearance: “A Total Disaster”
Lo-fi legend assesses long career in Friday keynote

SXSW, March 18, 2022

The Best Music We Saw at SXSW on Thursday
The Best Music We Saw at SXSW on Thursday
Young Thug in the park, icy French experimentalism, and more

SXSW, March 18, 2022

The Best Music We Saw at SXSW on Wednesday
The Best Music We Saw at SXSW on Wednesday
The buzzy, the brave, the thrash-able twee-pop

Music, March 17, 2022

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Theo Lawrence, the Dead Coats, Doug Kershaw, Immolation, Action Bronson, Earl Sweatshirt, and Conan Gray

Music, Feb. 24, 2022

Carson McHone: Still Life, Still Alive
Carson McHone: Still Life, Still Alive
Potent Austin Songwriter, now married and living in Canada, explores themes of attachment and longing, uncertainty and loss, on new album

Music, Feb. 24, 2022

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Nine Mile Records, Glasshealer, Vincent Neil Emerson, Hayes Carll, Luna Luna, Pink Sweat$, and more

Music, Dec. 9, 2021

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Swallow the Sun, Benny the Butcher, Every Time I Die, Buck Meek, and more recommended shows

Music, Nov. 18, 2021

Friday Headliner Face-Off: Miley Cyrus vs. George Strait
Friday Headliner Face-Off: Miley Cyrus vs. George Strait
"Amarillo by Morning" or "Midnight Sky"? Here's a guide to decide

Music, Sept. 30, 2021

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Chris Conde and Third Root, Bully, Robert Ellis, Lil Baby and Lil Durk, Molly Burch, and Pulkingham Layne

Music, Sept. 16, 2021

Kacey Musgraves interprets heartbreak as chaotic, glamorous fever dream with <I>star-crossed</I>
Kacey Musgraves interprets heartbreak as chaotic, glamorous fever dream with star-crossed
One-time Austinite takes control of her own story in film debut

Music, Sept. 10, 2021

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Paul Cauthen, Bun B, Diplo, Vrywvy, and more recommended shows

Music, Sept. 2, 2021

Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Crucial Concerts for the Coming Week
Capyac, Marquis Hill, and Willie headline our recommended shows for the week

Music, Aug. 19, 2021

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to

Music, June 17, 2021

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to

Music, June 3, 2021

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to

Music, May 20, 2021

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to

Music, May 6, 2021

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to

Music, April 15, 2021

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to

Music, April 8, 2021

Books, Box Sets & Reviews
The Beatles
Abbey Road (Super Deluxe Edition) (Record Review)

Music, Dec. 5, 2019

Fall Platters
Madi Meeks
Madi Meeks (Record Review)

Music, Nov. 27, 2019

Fall Platters
Fastball
The Help Machine (Record Review)

Music, Nov. 27, 2019

Levitation Live Shot: Angel Olsen, Devendra Banhart, Vagabon
Levitation Live Shot: Angel Olsen, Devendra Banhart, Vagabon
Opening night triple bill of song enchanters brings the weather

Music, Nov. 8, 2019

Texas Platters
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real
Turn Off the News (Build a Garden) (Record Review)

Music, Aug. 15, 2019

Texas Platters
Bill Callahan
Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest (Record Review)

Music, June 13, 2019

Our Music Critics Pick Their Top 10 Austin Albums of 2018
Our Music Critics Pick Their Top 10 Austin Albums of 2018
80 local picks from Molly Burch to Brownout

Music, Dec. 27, 2018

Best Live Music Performances of 2018
Best Live Music Performances of 2018
The bands and venues that kept our critics on their feet

Music, Dec. 27, 2018

You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover
How to Be Famous
A fictional relative to High Fidelity

Music, Dec. 20, 2018

Top 10 Box Sets of 2018
The Beatles
The White Album (Super Deluxe) (Record Review)

Music, Dec. 6, 2018

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