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Libby Webster

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Free Week 2019 Is in the Rearview Mirror, but These Homegrown Standouts Aren't

10 local showcases that got us excited for what’s to come this year

Music Feature, Jan. 10, 2019

10 Free Week Acts to Watch This Weekend

Keep an eye out for these musicians in 2019

Music Feature, Jan. 3, 2019

The Best Albums of 2018 by Genre

Hip-hop, metal, pop, and more picks from our critics

Music Feature, Dec. 27, 2018

Best Live Music Performances of 2018

The bands and venues that kept our critics on their feet

Music Feature, Dec. 27, 2018

Sun June's Regret Pop

The quintet rewrites the classic tapestry of an “Austin sound”

Music Feature, Jun. 7, 2018

Lola Tried

Lola Tried

Music Review, May. 31, 2018

Unplugged: Lowering the Volume of the Live Music Capital

Ley Line, Aaron Stephens, Team Goodtimes, Uncle Pie Hole, and more grounded sounds

Music Feature, May. 17, 2018

Levitation Review: Waxahatchee, Hurray for Riff Raff, Bedouine

Killing triple stack of woman power

Music Daily, Apr. 30, 2018 10:20 AM

Levitation Review: La Luz, Omni

Sinister, jarring – just another afternoon psych fest pairing

Music Daily, Apr. 29, 2018 10:55 AM

Recommended Shows for Levitation Weekend

The sounds may be scattered all over Austin, but here are a few must-see performances

Music Feature, Apr. 26, 2018

Ariel Pink

Dedicated to Bobby Jameson

Music Review, Apr. 26, 2018


Far From Earth

Music Review, Apr. 26, 2018


Out in the Storm

Music Review, Apr. 26, 2018

The Breeders Endure

Saturday’s sold-out reunion at Emo’s unites all

Music Daily, Apr. 22, 2018 12:55 PM


The Thread That Keeps Us

Music Review, Apr. 19, 2018



Music Review, Apr. 5, 2018

Why Bonnie

In Water

Music Review, Apr. 5, 2018


The Journey for the Giant Jelly Bean

Music Review, Apr. 5, 2018

Caroline Says Record Review

No Fool Like an Old Fool (Western Vinyl)

Music Feature, Mar. 29, 2018

SXSW Music Review: Hatchie

Harriette Pilbeam’s Aussie newcomers refresh shoegaze

Music Daily, Mar. 17, 2018 10:55 AM

SXSW Panel Recap: Linda Perry & Kerry Brown

Indie label ethos from two major hitmakers

SXSW Daily, Mar. 16, 2018 11:45 AM

SXSW Panel Recap: A Conversation with Kim Deal & Steve Albini

Indie rock revelations are all in the deets

SXSW Daily, Mar. 15, 2018 11:41 AM

SXSW Music Review: She Shreds Day Party

Diverse, inclusive representation of guitarists

SXSW Daily, Mar. 14, 2018 12:45 PM

Essential Indie Acts at SXSW Music

Sneaks, Speedy Ortiz, and six other indie sets you won't want to miss

Music Feature, Mar. 14, 2018

SXSW Music Interview: Haley Heynderickx

Portland songwriter waters her garden with anxiety and heartache

Music Feature, Mar. 14, 2018

SXSW Music Review: Bully, Wye Oak, Superchunk

Nineties grit sandwiches a quieter reprieve

Music Daily, Mar. 13, 2018 12:40 PM

Go Fever

Late Sixties pop with a surprising bite

Music Feature, Mar. 8, 2018

Julia Lucille

Singer-songwriter had a calling

Music Feature, Mar. 8, 2018

Hovvdy Record Review

Cranberry (Double Double Whammy)

Music Feature, Feb. 8, 2018

Très Oui

Poised to Flourish

Music Review, Feb. 8, 2018

Punk Weirdos Big Bill Finally Unleash Their Inner LP

Reining in the freak show while doubling down on the absurd

Music Feature, Jan. 11, 2018

Tinnarose, Abram Shook, Carry Illinois

Barracuda, Jan. 5

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

Queue Queue

Queue Queue

Music Review, Dec. 21, 2017

Julien Baker’s Vulnerability

Tennessean’s “Museum of Self” welcomes all

Music Daily, Dec. 14, 2017 9:00 AM


The Dirt of Luck, The Magic City, Ends With And

Music Review, Dec. 7, 2017

Sound on Sound Live Shots

Amidst a sea of versatility, everyone wanted the hits

Music Feature, Nov. 16, 2017

Sound on Sound Review: Shins

Amidst a sea of versatility, everyone wanted the hits

Music Daily, Nov. 13, 2017 10:15 AM

Kurt & Courtney’s Last Stand

Tour finale proves somewhat sleepy

Music Daily, Nov. 12, 2017 11:50 AM

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