Joe Gross

21 entries
Unpacking Emperor Jones’ Esoteric, Career-Launching Label Catalog
Unpacking Emperor Jones’ Esoteric, Career-Launching Label Catalog
The late Craig Stewart released early works by the Mountain Goats and more

Music, Jan. 18, 2024

The Eyes of Evil MoPac Are Upon You
The Eyes of Evil MoPac Are Upon You
Austin’s favorite anonymous Twitter account is the city’s newest podcast phenom

Screens, Nov. 22, 2023

A New Chapter for Austin’s Small Bookstores
A New Chapter for Austin’s Small Bookstores
From serving neighborhoods to serving wine, how innovative local booksellers are filling the shelves

Arts, Nov. 9, 2023

Revew: In the Court of the Crimson King: King Crimson at 50
In the Court of the Crimson King: King Crimson at 50
Unconventional music doc truly captures the prog pioneers

Movie Review, Nov. 3, 2023

Review: Zach Theatre’s <i>Head Over Heels</i>
Review: Zach Theatre's Head Over Heels
The Go-Go’s get the jukebox musical treatment by way of Shakespearean bawdiness

Arts, Aug. 17, 2023

Daniel, Kurt, and Jeremiah: Why “Hi, How Are You” Matters
Daniel, Kurt, and Jeremiah: Why “Hi, How Are You” Matters
Austin’s most famous mural is a case study in art preservation and cultural impact

Arts, May 25, 2023

SXSW Film Review: <i>Caterpillar</i>
SXSW Film Review: Caterpillar
Impressionistic documentary evokes the trauma of beauty standards

Screens, March 18, 2023

SXSW TV Review: <i>Mrs. Davis</i>
TV Review: Mrs. Davis
Mad nuns, mad AIs, and mad energy from the new Peacock show

SXSW, March 16, 2023

SXSW Film Review: <i>Tetris</i>
Film Review: Tetris
The story of the classic video game as international thriller

Screens, March 16, 2023

Austin-Based Brane Audio Is Changing the Laws of Physics in Speaker Tech
Austin-Based Brane Audio Is Changing the Laws of Physics in Speaker Tech
All about that bass

Features, March 9, 2023

The Most Memorable Moments of Levitation’s Thursday and Friday
The Most Memorable Moments of Levitation’s Thursday and Friday
King Gizzard, Godspeed You!, and more lengthy band names

Music, Oct. 29, 2022

Back to the Scene of the Crime With <i>Heat 2</i>
Back to the Scene of the Crime With Heat 2
Austin author Meg Gardiner and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Michael Mann team up for a literary sequel to the classic heist flick

Arts, Aug. 4, 2022

Jesse Sublett's Latest True-Crime Book Takes on the <i>Last Gangster in Austin</i>
Jesse Sublett's Latest True-Crime Book Takes on the Last Gangster in Austin
The rise and fall of the Junkyard King

Arts, June 9, 2022

SXSW Film Review: <i>In the Court of the Crimson King</i>
Film Review: In the Court of the Crimson King
An accessible, and funny look at one of the most precise bands in history

SXSW, March 14, 2022

SXSW Film Review: <i>32 Sounds</i>
Film Review: 32 Sounds
Probing the line between sound and memory

Screens, March 14, 2022

SXSW Film Review: <i>Pirates</i>
Film Review: Pirates
Teens navigate the UK garage scene in this turn-of-the-century tale

SXSW, March 12, 2022

SXSW Film Review: <i>I Get Knocked Down</i>
Film Review: I Get Knocked Down
Doc explores life after Chumbawamba's 90s megahit

SXSW, March 12, 2022

SXSW Doc Recounts the 50 Year Reign of King Crimson
SXSW Doc Recounts the 50 Year Reign of King Crimson
Heavy hangs the crown In the Court of the Crimson King

Screens, March 10, 2022

Decay, Preserve, Observe: The Experimental Memories of Bill Morrison
Decay, Preserve, Observe: The Experimental Memories of Bill Morrison
The cinematic pioneer discusses his career and filmography before his Austin retrospective

Screens, Jan. 20, 2022

Austin's Conspiracy Culture Exposed in <i>The Pizzagate Massacre</i>
Austin's Conspiracy Culture Exposed in The Pizzagate Massacre
John Valley embraces the horror community with his trip into Austin's dirty little secret

Screens, Nov. 18, 2021

Todd Haynes Melds Sound and Vision in <i>The Velvet Underground</i>
Todd Haynes Melds Sound and Vision in The Velvet Underground
New music documentary reframes the New York quartet as experimenters and innovators

Screens, Oct. 14, 2021

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