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Trumpet Colossus Kenny Dorham Towers Alongside the Jazz Gods

The Austin musician stands alone in showing up Miles Davis in his autobiography

Music Feature, Sep. 13, 2018

Hosea Hargrove Passes

Austin bluesman influenced the Vaughan Brothers among others

Music Daily, Sep. 5, 2018 3:30 PM

The Touchdowns That Changed Texas

Civil rights and sports mix in Breaking Down Barriers: The C.R. Roberts Story

Screens Feature, Aug. 30, 2018

Riders Against the Storm Goes “OverUnder”

Ahead of their fest, RAS dish new single

Music Daily, Aug. 20, 2018 12:40 PM

Sam Smith Channels Luther Vandross

UK pop star leaves the Erwin Center rapt

Music Daily, Jul. 23, 2018 11:25 AM

Kendrick Lamar Humbles COTA

The most important rapper of our time demonstrates why

Music Daily, May. 19, 2018 12:55 PM


Fresh Lies, Vol. I

Music Review, May. 10, 2018

Panda Bear

A Day With the Homies

Music Review, Apr. 26, 2018

The Elephant in the Room

Fucking Fuck Fuck Fuck

Music Review, Apr. 12, 2018

SXSW Music Review: KUTX – The Breaks

The state of local hip-hop

SXSW Daily, Mar. 17, 2018 12:55 PM

SXSW Panel Recap: Alex Rodriguez

Baseball legend on getting Back in the Game

SXSW Daily, Mar. 13, 2018 12:43 PM

SXSW Panel Recap: Spike Lee Master Class

Audience with a master turns bizarre

SXSW Daily, Mar. 12, 2018 11:43 AM

SXSW Film Review: Alt-Right: Age of Rage

Doc is a serviceable primer on white supremacy for the uninformed

SXSW Daily, Mar. 11, 2018 11:20 AM

Kydd Jones

After backing all kinds of rap/R&B/soul luminaries, Kydd Jones is putting his own sound on the front burner

Music Feature, Mar. 8, 2018

Palo Duro

Singer-wongwriter Michael Winningham on the story behind his genre-fusion debut, Ryou Cannon

Music Feature, Mar. 8, 2018

Tracy Morgan on Almost Dying, The Last O.G., and Being Barbershop Famous

SNL star goes back to the gentrified hood at SXSW

Screens Feature, Mar. 8, 2018

Rap Trio Third Root's Trill Pedagogy

Ultra-enlightened hip-hop crew set to school the Austin Music Awards

Music Feature, Feb. 1, 2018


Music for Enchanted Rock

Music Review, Feb. 1, 2018

Lou Rebecca

Lou Rebecca

Music Review, Jan. 25, 2018

Out of the Eyes of Babes

AFS and AISD bring young filmmakers into focus

Screens Feature, Jan. 18, 2018

Mélat, 5D, Applied Pressure Orchestra

Empire Control Room & Garage, Jan. 6

Music Review, Jan. 11, 2018

Top 10 National Albums of 2017

National themed lists

Music Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

2017 Music Critics Poll

Best roadshow, best new local acts, R.I.P.s, etc.

Music Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

Ray Prim

To Whom It May Concern

Music Review, Dec. 21, 2017

Music Legacy Project

Riders Against the Storm MC mentors media hopefuls

Music Daily, Dec. 20, 2017 9:30 AM

Kalu James’ Psychedelic Awakening

Nigerian folkie fully realizes cosmic blues-rock

Music Feature, Dec. 14, 2017

Upper Reality

Upper Reality

Music Review, Nov. 30, 2017

Democracy in Rest and Motion

Indie Meme brings acclaimed export Newton to AFS Cinema

Screens Feature, Nov. 30, 2017

Chulita Vinyl Club Holds the Line Against Cultural Appropriation

All-women, all vinyl, the DJ collective spins for empowerment and togetherness

Music Feature, Nov. 16, 2017

Sound on Sound Live Shots

Sure and vital

Music Feature, Nov. 16, 2017

Sound on Sound Review: Grizzly Bear

Sure and vital

Music Daily, Nov. 11, 2017 10:45 AM

Tone Royal’s Up Late

Local rapper gets animated in new video

Music Daily, Nov. 10, 2017 10:00 AM

The Blood of the Common Man

The Workers Cup is a sobering look at global capitalism

Screens Feature, Nov. 9, 2017

Palo Duro

Ryou Cannon

Music Review, Oct. 26, 2017

Protextor & Brother Bear

American Neon

Music Review, Oct. 26, 2017

Bill Converse Record Review

The Shape of Things to Come (Dark Entries)

Music Feature, Oct. 19, 2017


Shadow World

Music Review, Oct. 19, 2017

Herbie Hancock’s Unreal ACL Taping

Jazz immortal debuts on PBS concert staple

Music Daily, Oct. 13, 2017 11:20 AM

ACL Review: Run the Jewels

Rap duo hoists the black flag

Music Daily, Oct. 9, 2017 11:30 AM

ACL Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Flea and company kill it

Music Daily, Oct. 8, 2017 12:37 PM

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