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Kevin Curtin

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Playback: Sunday Morning Coming Down

Last Sunday marked the death of two Austin music connectors; plus, in regards to local public policy, Mayor Steve Adler calls

Music Column, May. 25, 2017


The Tower

Music Review, May. 25, 2017

The Sour Notes Ride It Out

Life’s tedium and passion captured in black & white

Music Daily, May. 24, 2017 10:30 AM

Garner Sloan’s Carnival Folk Utopia

Come one, come all to “Vacationland”

Music Daily, May. 23, 2017 10:10 AM

R.I.P. Jimmy LaFave

Songwriter passes days after legendary performance

Music Daily, May. 22, 2017 12:00 PM

R.I.P. George Reiff

Cancer steals extraordinary bassist and producer

Music Daily, May. 22, 2017 9:25 AM

The International Waters of Austin’s Concert Scene

Party barges bring summer shows to cooler locales

Music Feature, May. 18, 2017

Playback: Music Policy Draft Fails Venues

A complete detachment from the original vision of the Omnibus

Music Column, May. 18, 2017

Girling’s Dance With Death

Sun and moon light “Fiction” clip

Music Daily, May. 15, 2017 11:15 AM

Playback – JMBLYA 2017: Trapper’s Delight

JMBLYA garners the third largest concert audience in Austin's 2017

Music Column, May. 11, 2017

Pure Luck’s Payoff

Butthole Surfers, Moistboyz, and Ween members debut “Silver or Lead”

Music Daily, May. 8, 2017 12:55 PM

Jay Z Added to ACL Fest

Late-breaking addition to the festival blueprint

Music Daily, May. 4, 2017 4:35 PM

ACL Fest 2017 Lineup: Chance, Chilis, Gorillaz

Lineup sticks to the formula

Music Daily, May. 4, 2017 9:31 AM

Playback – Austin Record Convention: The Greatest Record Store on Earth

ARC of the covenant, good Reputations, and Blind Sight

Music Column, May. 4, 2017

Phoebe Hunt’s Spontaneous Video

“Just for Tonight,” unconditional love at the carnival

Music Daily, May. 1, 2017 10:55 AM

Playback – Now Hiring: Austin Music Office

Austin’s top governmental job in music is up for grabs

Music Column, Apr. 27, 2017

In With the Old, in With the New

An epic Saturday at Old Settler’s

Music Daily, Apr. 24, 2017 2:30 PM

Why Record Store Day Is Great …

And why it sucks (a shopping guide)

Music Daily, Apr. 21, 2017 10:47 AM

Playback – Dead Man Walking: Jimmy LaFave

As terminal cancer ticks down Jimmy LaFave’s life, he says the show must go on

Music Column, Apr. 20, 2017

Kraken Quartet Unseals the Gates

Polyrhythmic Austinites preview debut LP

Music Daily, Apr. 17, 2017 2:45 PM

R.I.P. Barry “Frosty” Smith

Austin’s pre-eminent beatkeeper passes

Music Daily, Apr. 13, 2017 12:55 PM

Playback: Greetings From Euphoria

Austin’s best spring festival – correction, “experience” – faces competition after idyllic sixth year

Music Column, Apr. 13, 2017

Euphoria’s Urban Upsurge

Young Thug and Wiz Khalifa spike weekend EDM fest

Music Daily, Apr. 10, 2017 12:05 PM

Q&A: Henry Threadgill

Master improviser speaks on sustaining creativity

Music Daily, Apr. 6, 2017 9:00 AM

Playback: Armadillo Tales

A review of the best book on Austin’s 1970s music scene since The Improbable Rise of Redneck Rock

Music Column, Apr. 6, 2017

Float Fest Lineup Makes Landfall

Zedd, Weezer, Mac Miller tube into San Marcos

Music Daily, Apr. 4, 2017 9:00 AM

Slack Capital 2 Breaks Out Go Fever

Sample “This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things”

Music Daily, Apr. 3, 2017 11:59 AM

Sweet Spirit

St. Mojo

Music Review, Mar. 30, 2017

Playback – SXSW Recap: Love, Hate, Garth & Trump

Final love / hate SXSW listicles

Music Feature, Mar. 23, 2017

SXSW News: Garth Brooks Performing at Auditorium Shores on Saturday

Country icon stages his own version of Willie’s Picnic

Music Daily, Mar. 17, 2017 11:35 AM

SXSW Music: Must-See International Acts

10 trending bands scanning the globe from Brazil and Israel to Austria and Australia

Music Feature, Mar. 16, 2017

SXSW Music Live: Willie Nelson and Avett Brothers Fête Ray Benson

GSD&M b-day bash for Asleep at the Wheel leader runs three hours

Music Daily, Mar. 15, 2017 2:45 PM

SXSW Music Interview: Mastodon

Prog-metal giants go heavier yet

Music Feature, Mar. 15, 2017

Playback: Starf**king SXSW

SXSW’s bubble burst? Sure, okay – if you say so. Leave the starfucking to us, then.

Music Column, Mar. 15, 2017

Refugees Record for Free at SXSW

ATX studio donates recording time for displaced musicians

Music Daily, Mar. 14, 2017 5:30 PM

Guitarist Shot After a Show Friday

Löwin’s Michael Sanders won’t be playing festival week after all

Music Daily, Mar. 12, 2017 5:40 PM

Audio Interview: Mastodon

Gary Lindsey interviews Brann Dailor

Music Daily, Mar. 10, 2017 12:30 PM

SRV’s Pride & Joy on Display

Stevie Ray Vaughan exhibit opens at the Bullock

Music Daily, Mar. 9, 2017 4:45 PM

Playback: Austin Music Awards (On Everything)

Austin Music Industry Awards down, here come the 2016/17 AMAs and a slew of SXSW buzz acts

Music Column, Mar. 9, 2017

SXSW Releases Final Artist List

Ryan Adams, Lil Yachty, Neko Case, and 184 more

Music Daily, Mar. 4, 2017 10:00 AM

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