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Michael Toland

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Mark Deutrom

The Blue Bird

Music Review, Feb. 7, 2019

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

Our Music Critics Pick Their Top 10 Austin Albums of 2018

80 local picks from Molly Burch to Brownout

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

You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover

Time to rethink jazz

Music Feature, Dec. 20, 2018

This Will Destroy You

New Others Part One

Music Review, Dec. 13, 2018

The Art Ensemble of Chicago and Associated Ensembles

The Art Ensemble of Chicago and Associated Ensembles

Music Review, Dec. 6, 2018

Mr. Lewis & the Funeral 5

Before the World Beat You Down

Music Review, Nov. 29, 2018

Grivo / Single Lash / Future Museums

Elude, Providence, Rosewater Ceremony Part II: Guardian of Solitude

Music Review, Nov. 8, 2018

Immortal Guardian

Age of Revolution

Music Review, Oct. 25, 2018

ACL Live Review: Thunderpussy

When they write their “Thunderstruck,” ladies will be golden

Music Daily, Oct. 15, 2018 9:47 AM

ACL Review: Durand Jones & the Indications

Indiana soul throwbacks hit their marks despite no hits

Music Daily, Oct. 14, 2018 8:35 AM

ACL Live Review: Nicole Atkins

Add another singular singer to the Asbury Park roll call

Music Daily, Oct. 13, 2018 8:45 AM

Natalie Prass

The Future and the Past

Music Feature, Oct. 11, 2018

Gang of Youths

Go Farther in Lightness

Music Feature, Oct. 4, 2018

The Weather Station

The Weather Station

Music Feature, Oct. 4, 2018


Songs of Praise

Music Feature, Oct. 4, 2018

Jazz Great John Scofield Endures

Guitarist and Miles Davis alum puts on a clinic Friday at Mohawk

Music Daily, Oct. 3, 2018 1:00 PM

The Science Behind the Scientists

First U.S. tour includes two nights at Beerland, Oct. 5-6

Music Daily, Oct. 3, 2018 10:00 AM

Horne + Holt


Music Review, Sep. 27, 2018

The Young Mothers


Music Review, Sep. 6, 2018

Raquel Bell


Music Review, Aug. 23, 2018

Paper Moon Shiners

Illusions of Composure

Music Review, Aug. 23, 2018

Oliver Rajamani

Flamenco India

Music Review, Aug. 23, 2018

Bridge Farmers' Superior Acid Metal

Hawkwind and Sabbath didn't spawn the Austin trio, but they should have

Music Feature, Aug. 9, 2018

ST 37

ST 37

Music Review, Aug. 9, 2018

Evil Triplet

Have a Nice Trip

Music Review, Jul. 26, 2018

The Sword

Used Future

Music Review, Jun. 28, 2018

Ex-Melvins Confederate Mark Deutrom Achieves Artistic Equilibrium

Longtime local learns The Value of Decay

Music Feature, Jun. 21, 2018

Terror Fest Interview: Yob

Music Feature, Jun. 14, 2018

Terror Fest Record Reviews

Tomb Mold, Come to Grief/Fistula, Chrch, Wayfarer, and Gnaw

Music Feature, Jun. 14, 2018

The Young Mothers’ Jazz Oppression

Free all-stars break down onerous systems

Music Daily, Jun. 11, 2018 2:45 PM

Golden Dawn Arkestra

Children of the Sun

Music Review, May. 31, 2018

Hot Luck Review: Peter Hook & the Light

A cover band with substance

Music Daily, May. 24, 2018 9:50 AM


Modern Nostalgia

Music Review, May. 24, 2018

Big Wy’s Brass Band

Portal to Funkville

Music Review, May. 24, 2018

Chris Cogburn/Ingebrigt Håker Flaten/Bob Hoffnar/Henry Kaiser

En las Montañas de Excesos

Music Review, May. 10, 2018

Levitation Review: Wooden Shjips, Acid Mothers Temple, ST 37, Yoo Doo Right

The ABCs of psychedelia

Music Daily, Apr. 30, 2018 11:47 AM

Levitation Review: Slowdive, Survive, Mien

Shoegaze, synth wave, and a supergroup debut

Music Daily, Apr. 29, 2018 12:40 PM

Levitation Review: Electric Wizard, Russian Circles, the Well

Doom for the ages

Music Daily, Apr. 28, 2018 12:00 PM

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