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Margaret Moser

TWITTER: @texacelt

Margaret Moser started writing about music for the Austin Sun in 1976. After its demise, she joined The Austin Chronicle for its protoype issue in 1981 and has affiliated with the paper ever since. A high school dropout with no college education, she is author of three books, has been a commentator on NPR's All Things Considered, and directed the annual Austin Music Awards during South By Southwest for three decades.

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Did I Know Bruce Springsteen Was Going to Play 2012?

Features Feature, Mar. 2, 2017

Adult Audio Coloring Book Sampler

A look back at illustrated album covers old and new

Music Feature, Jul. 28, 2016

Muse for the Ages: Loreena McKennitt

Canadian chanteuse warms to vinyl and Texas

Music Daily, Mar. 2, 2016 12:15 PM


Music Feature, Aug. 27, 2015

Canine Picks

A playlist for the dog days of summer

Music Feature, Jul. 16, 2015

"Dogs," the Judy's

Music Feature, Jul. 16, 2015

The Ballad of Davy Jones

Hickoids guitarist keeps breathing

Music Feature, May. 21, 2015

Texas Me

New Doug Sahm documentary and SXSW all-star concert resurrects Austin's cosmic groover

Music Feature, Mar. 18, 2015

When the Clock Strikes 12

Bill Haley died for rock & roll – in Harlingen

Music Feature, May. 15, 2014

Chairman of the Board

Antone's Blue Monday boss Derek O'Brien keeps the music alive and blue

Music Feature, Apr. 24, 2014

Hair Today …

My life in chemo treatment

Music Daily, Apr. 3, 2014 11:00 AM

Chieftains Chief Paddy Moloney

On why Dublin’s trad masters didn’t become the Beatles

Music Daily, Feb. 26, 2014 2:47 PM

Poi Dog Pondering Laughs, Talks Story, and Plays Like There’s No Tomorrow

Bassist Bruce Hughes relishes a family reunion of sorts

Music Daily, Feb. 14, 2014 3:30 PM

Sonobeat Records

Late-Sixties local label Sonobeat – the missing link between the Vulcan Gas Company and Stubb's?

Music Feature, Feb. 6, 2014

Loss and Grief and the 'Widdahood'

Catherine Tidd speaks on life after her spouse’s death

Books Daily, Jan. 31, 2014 3:15 PM

Extreme Heat


Music Review, Jan. 23, 2014

Alejandro Escovedo: R-O-C-K with the U.S.A.

Iconic rocker’s love affair with the Austin, part two

Music Daily, Jan. 10, 2014 3:53 PM

Nancy Coplin Retires from ABIA

Airport booker celebrates tonight at Antone’s Blue Monday

Music Daily, Dec. 16, 2013 11:59 AM

(Dangerous) Toys for Christmas!

Jason McMaster checks his annual (set)list

Music Daily, Dec. 5, 2013 2:20 PM

Boys From Houston

Vicki Welch Ayo

Music Feature, Dec. 5, 2013

Ponty Bone

Dinner With Ponty

Music Review, Nov. 27, 2013

Marshall Chapman’s Back in Town – Tonight!

Lapsed debutante’s rug-burn music for sexagenarians

Music Daily, Nov. 13, 2013 5:15 PM

Tish Hinojosa

After the Fair

Music Review, Oct. 31, 2013

Michelle Malone: Connected to Dirt

Georgia sound comes to the Saxon Pub on Saturday

Music Daily, Oct. 18, 2013 10:47 AM

Another Round

A poetic third act for carnival riot Shoulders

Music Feature, Oct. 17, 2013

Suzy Bogguss: Staying True to the Impulse

‘American Folk Songbook’ channels its inner child

Music Daily, Oct. 15, 2013 3:00 PM

Girlie Action

Live at the Cactus Cafe, Consider It Done, Caldera, Late Bloomer, Technicolor

Music Review, Oct. 10, 2013

Patrice Pike

The Calling

Music Review, Oct. 10, 2013

Friends with Benefits

Sarah Elizabeth Campbell, Eve McArthur, Michael Point

Music Daily, Oct. 8, 2013 2:30 PM

Aloha, Milly Littlejohn

Hawaiian farewell to a classic newswoman

Music Daily, Oct. 1, 2013 11:35 AM

Girlie Action

Kitty Cat Jesus, Hangin' on a Nail, A Place I Know You'll Love, Twirl: An Educational Children's Album, Awaiting the Sound

Music Review, Sep. 26, 2013

Rough Trade Talk with Lucinda Williams

Onetime Austinite reflects on her milestone recording

Music Daily, Sep. 13, 2013 4:20 PM

Joe King Carrasco Says Adios

No more wasted days and nights until next summer

Music Daily, Sep. 13, 2013 10:30 AM

The Best of Chris Isaak

Stylish, Orbison-esque crooner hits the Moody

Music Daily, Sep. 4, 2013 1:15 PM

Slate’s Slate: Preserve the Past

‘Lost Austin’ and other ‘hysterical’ markers

Music Daily, Aug. 30, 2013 12:01 PM

The Hightower Legacy

Donna Hightower knew a singer when she saw one

Music Daily, Aug. 28, 2013 4:47 PM

The Devil, You Say!

Accidental Russian tourist stars in Churchwood video

Music Daily, Aug. 23, 2013 3:45 PM

Reservoir Dogs

Churchwood's Beefheart blues

Music Feature, Aug. 22, 2013

Bob Schneider: The Good Fight

Premiering the local Austin Music Award king’s new video

Music Daily, Aug. 13, 2013 11:00 AM

Honky-Tonk Heaven

13 things to love about the Broken Spoke

Music Daily, Aug. 2, 2013 11:07 AM

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