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Faster Than Sound: Free Lunch Creatives Feed Austin’s Unhoused
Faster Than Sound: Free Lunch Creatives Feed Austin’s Unhoused
Musicians rally for emergency storm relief, and Spicewood's Katy Kirby debuts on Keeled Scales.

Music, Feb. 25, 2021

Faster Than Sound: Mobley vs. the Occident Supreme
Faster Than Sound: Mobley vs. the Occident Supreme
Virtual tour of new EP caps Mobley’s movie-sized year

Music, Feb. 18, 2021

Faster Than Sound: Sun June’s Emotional Landscapes
Faster Than Sound: Sun June’s Emotional Landscapes
Songwriter Laura Colwell discusses atmospheric sophomore effort Somewhere

Music, Feb. 11, 2021

Faster Than Sound: Live Music Preservation Fund Pays 73 Venues
Faster Than Sound: Live Music Preservation Fund Pays 73 Venues
Ongoing funding under Phase 2 to begin in March.

Music, Feb. 4, 2021

Faster Than Sound: Contextualizing Broken Spoke Owner James White
Faster Than Sound: Contextualizing Broken Spoke Owner James White
Honky-tonky lifer died of congestive heart failure at age 81

Music, Jan. 28, 2021

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to

Music, Jan. 28, 2021

Broken Spoke Patriarch James White Passes at 81
Broken Spoke Patriarch James White Passes at 81
Country lifer and family built a honky-tonk heaven here on Earth

Music, Jan. 24, 2021

Faster Than Sound: Girls Like Us Occupy Hotel Free TV
Faster Than Sound: Girls Like Us Occupy Hotel Free TV
P1nkstar celebrates trans Texan artists on Hotel Vegas' virtual platform and Music Lab closes final location to make way for Tesla

Music, Jan. 21, 2021

Music Lab St. Elmo to Close Within 30 Days
Music Lab St. Elmo to Close Within 30 Days
Owner confirms end of final location with incoming Tesla center

Music, Jan. 19, 2021

Faster Than Sound: Don’t DM Me, Vote in the Austin Music Poll!
Faster Than Sound: Don’t DM Me, Vote in the Austin Music Poll!
The Austin Music Poll is open all month. Go vote – online!

Music, Jan. 14, 2021

Faster Than Sound: Music Venues React to Stage 5
Faster Than Sound: Music Venues React to Stage 5
New city recommendations halt shows at many venues ahead of New Year's Eve

Music, Jan. 7, 2021

Faster Than Sound: Recapping the Year SXSW Got Canceled
Faster Than Sound: Recapping the Year SXSW Got Canceled
Venue closures, fundraising, and industry layoffs headlined Austin music's difficult 2020

Music, Dec. 30, 2020

Faster Than Sound: Growing Up Margin Walker
Faster Than Sound: Growing Up Margin Walker
I've only ever experienced Texas music under the independent reigns of Graham Williams. I didn't know how lucky I was.

Music, Dec. 23, 2020

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to

Music, Dec. 23, 2020

Faster Than Sound's Musical Top 10s of 2020
Faster Than Sound's Musical Top 10s of 2020
Eleven lists of Austin’s best releases, theme songs, livestreams, creative pivots and more.

Music, Dec. 17, 2020

Faster Than Sound: Venue Relief Pending as COVID-19 Spike Stalls Restarted Gigs
Faster Than Sound: Venue Relief Pending as COVID-19 Spike Stalls Restarted Gigs
Also, sampling Flobama's beats, and remembering landmark pianist Margaret Wright

Music, Dec. 10, 2020

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to

Music, Dec. 10, 2020

Faster Than Sound: Sanctifying Saliyah
Faster Than Sound: Sanctifying Saliyah
The electronic producer focuses inward on a striking sophomore EP

Music, Dec. 3, 2020

Faster Than Sound: City of Austin Delays Venue Funding – Again
Faster Than Sound: City of Austin Delays Venue Funding – Again
Live music venues have asked for dedicated COVID-19 relief since March, but the city says applications won’t open until next year.

Music, Nov. 25, 2020

Faster Than Sound: KUTX Beacon Jay Trachtenberg Retires
Faster Than Sound: KUTX Beacon Jay Trachtenberg Retires
Jay Trachtenberg retires from KUTX, Rick Carney steps down as Music Commission chair, and Johnny Bush ascends to honky-tonky heaven.

Music, Nov. 19, 2020

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to

Music, Nov. 19, 2020

Faster Than Sound: The Musicians at the Center of UT's
Faster Than Sound: The Musicians at the Center of UT's "Eyes of Texas" Debacle
Inside the Longhorn Band's first-ever Black student group, LHBlacks.

Music, Nov. 12, 2020

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to

Music, Nov. 5, 2020

Faster Than Sound: Damn, Kathy Valentine Can Write!
Faster Than Sound: Damn, Kathy Valentine Can Write!
Go-Go's local Kathy Valentine reflects on her memoir at three Austin fall events

Music, Nov. 5, 2020

Faster Than Sound: Fat Tony Tales
Faster Than Sound: Fat Tony Tales
Houston rapper plays sole release show in Austin

Music, Oct. 29, 2020

Faster Than Sound: Ukeme Maps the Music Genome
Faster Than Sound: Ukeme Maps the Music Genome
Multidisciplinarian Jason Ikpatt ponders community across arts and sciences

Music, Oct. 22, 2020

Faster Than Sound: Virtual ACL Music Fest Keeps Flags Flying
Virtual ACL Music Fest Keeps Flags Flying
Nostalgic livestream and rising Austin talent fundraise for the Austin Parks Foundation.

Music, Oct. 15, 2020

Faster Than Sound: Jana Horn Is Cautiously Optimistic
Faster Than Sound: Jana Horn Is Cautiously Optimistic
Cautious and cerebral ATX singer-songwriter finally releases her solo debut

Music, Oct. 8, 2020

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to

Music, Oct. 8, 2020

How Erika Thompson Keeps Her Cool While Scooping Up Bees
Erika Thompson Keeps Her Cool While Scooping Up Bees
TikTok hit and Texas Beeworks owner stays meditative in viral videos

Features, Oct. 1, 2020

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