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Playback: Revamping the Austin Music Poll

Here's how Playback's voting

Music Column, Nov. 16, 2017

Still Unconquered: Israel Vibration

Roots uplifters grace Flamingo Cantina tonight

Music Daily, Nov. 14, 2017 11:20 AM

Sound on Sound Fest Q&A: Power Trip

Riley Gale talks medieval beheadings, awards, and his bucket list

Music Daily, Nov. 9, 2017 10:35 AM

Playback: White Riot, Black Identity

Crowdfunding a black punk narrative, shuttering the Houston Press, and soundtracking Enchanted Rock

Music Column, Nov. 9, 2017

Threadgill’s WHQ Signs New Lease

Beloved restaurant/venue secures a few more years

Music Daily, Nov. 8, 2017 11:30 PM

SXSW Adds to 2018 Music Lineup

Andrew W.K., Tank & the Bangas, and 164 more

Music Daily, Nov. 7, 2017 10:00 AM

Five Questions for Carson McHone

Old residency, old songs redone, and the old, Deep South

Music Daily, Nov. 6, 2017 12:35 PM

La Zona Rosa Building Rebranded as LZR

Bygone music destination reopening as event space

Music Daily, Nov. 1, 2017 5:00 AM

Say Whit?

Sailor Poon spin-off premieres new track, “My Bee”

Music Daily, Oct. 30, 2017 12:30 PM

Playback: Death by David Vincent

Hanging with Morbid Angel singer-turned-country outlaw David Vincent and other dark tales of the live music capital

Music Column, Oct. 26, 2017

My Education’s Coordinates

Home movies from ATX’s cinematic instrumentalists

Music Daily, Oct. 24, 2017 9:30 AM

The Blackest of the Man in Black

Pinkus, Buzzo, Bad Seeds highlight new Cash tribute

Music Daily, Oct. 23, 2017 1:30 PM

Days Numbered for Threadgill’s WHQ

Eddie Wilson’s iconic business will close after SXSW unless ...

Music Daily, Oct. 20, 2017 3:45 PM

Playback: The New Face of Austin Music Festivals

Taking stock of Austin’s festival landscape a week after the conclusion of ACL Fest

Music Column, Oct. 19, 2017

Sound on Sound Fest Make-Up Shows

Salvage includes Grizzly Bear, Cannibal Corpse, Noname

Music Daily, Oct. 16, 2017 9:55 AM

Best WTFs of ACL Fest Weekend One

The good, the bad, and the myriad Tom Petty covers

Music Column, Oct. 12, 2017

Friday ACL Fest Picks

Five must-see Austin acts!

Music Feature, Oct. 12, 2017

Saturday ACL Fest Picks

One Aussie and five Austinites we like on Saturday

Music Feature, Oct. 12, 2017

SXSW Releases First Wave of 2018 Performers

Marlon Williams, Jay Park, Shamir, and 204 more

Music Daily, Oct. 11, 2017 10:00 AM

Running with the Sun Machine

Local psych-pop quintet premieres kaleidoscopic clip

Music Daily, Oct. 9, 2017 2:35 PM

Sound on Sound Fest Canceled

Promoters cite loss of financial backing

Music Daily, Oct. 6, 2017 3:30 PM

Friday Locals

Music Feature, Oct. 5, 2017

Saturday ACL Fest Bass-Off: Vulfpeck's Joe Dart vs. Thundercat

Compare the headliners!

Music Feature, Oct. 5, 2017

Saturday Locals

Music Feature, Oct. 5, 2017

Playback: A Music Snob’s Guide to ACL Fest

There's more to any ACL Fest list than meets the eye

Music Column, Oct. 5, 2017

Police Chief: ACL Fest Will Be “Safest Part of the City”

Shooting at Las Vegas festival prompts press conference on security

Music Daily, Oct. 2, 2017 5:00 PM

Croy & the Boys’ Golden Rule of Honky-Tonks

Local outlaws convert country haters in new video

Music Daily, Oct. 2, 2017 1:47 PM

Playback: Lost in the Silent City

Crowdsourced sci-fi, getting steamy with Black Pistol Fire, and a mighty storm of music

Music Column, Sep. 28, 2017

A New Era for the Austin Music Awards

Voting process expands as show moves to February and off SXSW

Music Daily, Sep. 25, 2017 12:15 PM

Downtown Puzzle: Live on Red River

Mayor’s plan envisions a brighter future for Downtown clubs

News Feature, Sep. 21, 2017

Wild Bill Gets in the Ring

Rock opera births boxing video trilogy

Music Daily, Sep. 18, 2017 11:30 AM

Playback: Sizing Up Music's Bite of the Hotel Tax

Two new municipal funding schemes look to finally impact Austin music

Music Column, Sep. 14, 2017

Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, Bonnie Raitt Headline Hurricane Relief Benefit

Tickets on sale today for mega concert

Music Daily, Sep. 13, 2017 6:30 AM

Fishing With the Heron King

Name Sayers take us to river

Music Daily, Sep. 11, 2017 2:00 PM

Playback: David Ramirez’s Lost Art

David Ramirez’s America, HAAM Benefit Day, and the reverend of Austin music

Music Column, Sep. 7, 2017

Shred for Bread

Guitar “Shred-Off” winner takes home $1,666

Music Daily, Sep. 6, 2017 3:15 PM

War of the Folk Fests

Driftwood Music Fest and Old Settler’s face off

Music Daily, Sep. 5, 2017 3:10 PM

Drums & Tuba Reunite in Austin

Homegrown breakouts’ prep first local show in over a decade

Music Daily, Sep. 5, 2017 12:35 PM

My Gear: Mike & the Moonpies

Inside the van of Austin's honky-tonk road dogs

Music Feature, Aug. 31, 2017

Playback: Walter Tragert Rises Up Singin’

Musician with MS finds hope in a songbook, Margaret Moser passes, and last shots at Bull McCabe's

Music Column, Aug. 31, 2017

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