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Raoul Hernandez


TWITTER: @ChroniclyRaoul

A San Francisco native who arrived fresh out of graduate school to his mother’s hometown of San Antonio in 1992, Raoul Hernandez began writing for the Chronicle that year, moved to Austin the following spring, and has been Music Editor since 1994.

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The Midnight Stroll

Western Static

Music Review, Feb. 1, 2018

Doom Side of the Moon


Music Review, Feb. 1, 2018


Haunted by Rock & Roll

Music Review, Feb. 1, 2018

Mammoth Grinder

Cosmic Crypt

Music Review, Feb. 1, 2018

Where Does Margo Price Get Off?

Willie, Billy, Loretta, and Nashville’s crossover queen

Music Daily, Jan. 25, 2018 9:00 AM

SXSW List No. 4

Dan Auerbach’s father and 118 other acts

Music Daily, Jan. 18, 2018 10:15 AM

Top 10 Austin Albums of 2017

Consensus on the best local platters

Music Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

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

Holiday Viewing: Gremlins

Classic black comedy has the blues

Screens Daily, Dec. 8, 2017 12:01 AM

The Beatles / The Rolling Stones

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Deluxe Edition), Their Satanic Majesties Request (50th Anniversary Special Edition)

Music Review, Dec. 7, 2017


Vol. 5: Back to the Armadillo

Music Review, Nov. 30, 2017



Music Review, Nov. 21, 2017

Sound on Sound Review: Cannibal Corpse

Into the pit

Music Daily, Nov. 11, 2017 11:57 AM

Another Epic Austin City Limits HOF

Roy Orbison, Rosanne Cash, Neville Brothers, and LBJ honored

Music Daily, Oct. 26, 2017 1:15 PM

John Fogerty Won’t Back Down

From Pete Seeger and Tom Petty to the romance of the Sixties

Music Daily, Oct. 25, 2017 4:00 PM

ACL Review: White Reaper

Clash meets Go-Go’s meets Pixies meets Thin Lizzy

Music Daily, Oct. 16, 2017 11:47 AM

ACL Review: Thundercat

Bass prodigy resurrects Seventies fusion

Music Daily, Oct. 8, 2017 10:45 AM

Friday ACL Fest Record Reviews

(Fantasy Records)

Music Feature, Oct. 5, 2017

Gimme Shelter: A Song for Margaret Moser

A stoned soul picnic of Rolling Stones for Wattser

Music Daily, Sep. 1, 2017 4:20 PM

Milligan Vaughan Project

Milligan Vaughan Project

Music Review, Aug. 31, 2017

Listening Station

What’s the Chronicle music staff listening to?

Music Feature, Aug. 24, 2017

Live and Local: Sunny Sweeney

Charismatic country singer leaves the Stubb’s crowd in stitches

Music Feature, Aug. 24, 2017

Burial Wraith

Kneel to the Witches

Music Review, Aug. 17, 2017

Doom Side of the Moon

Doom Side of the Moon

Music Review, Aug. 17, 2017


Death Comes With Silence

Music Review, Aug. 17, 2017

Think No Think

Silent City

Music Review, Aug. 10, 2017

Buck Dharma in the 21st Century!

Epic Q&A with Blue Öyster Cult’s “Reaper”

Music Daily, Aug. 9, 2017 4:20 PM

Margaret Moser Tribute: Leader of the Pack

The importance of being Margaret Moser as told to 23 of her peers, mentors & protégés

Music Feature, Jun. 29, 2017

Margaret Moser Tribute: Lou Ann Barton

The blues belter on what it's like to have your career chronicled by the best

Music Feature, Jun. 29, 2017

The Show That Never Ends: The Rise & Fall of Prog Rock

Music Feature, Jun. 15, 2017

Total Chaos: The Story of the Stooges as Told by Iggy Pop

Music Feature, Jun. 15, 2017

Exit U2

In revisiting The Joshua Tree, the Dubliners return home

Music Daily, May. 25, 2017 3:20 PM

Chris Jamison

Mindless Heart

Music Review, May. 25, 2017

I Love You, Jimmy

Nearly four-hour LaFave convergence petitions a greater good

Music Daily, May. 19, 2017 2:33 PM

Tom Petty Soaks in 40

Heartbreaker’s biggest surprise was a show-stealing Gary Clark Jr.

Music Daily, May. 3, 2017 11:17 AM

Willie Nelson

God's Problem Child

Music Review, Apr. 27, 2017

Jim Caligiuri Exit Interview

Ten minutes, 20 questions, and 20-plus years of Americana chronicles

Music Daily, Apr. 13, 2017 9:45 AM

Darden Smith


Music Review, Apr. 13, 2017

Bryan Ferry Enslaves the Moody

UK romantic slays local romantics

Music Daily, Mar. 23, 2017 10:25 AM

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