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Löwin Floats
From out of the blue arrives Löwin’s new single, a sharply written track buoyed by shimmering guitar interplay, breezy melodies, and a demanding refrain: “Do you know what you’ve got? Because I know what I’m not.”

11:55AM Mon. Jul. 24, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Löwin Floats
Moonlight Director Returns to SXSW
In 2008, a little-known filmmaker named Barry Jenkins premiered his first film, Medicine for Melancholy, at SXSW. A decade later, and with an Oscar for Moonlight on his shelf, he returns as the first announced keynote speaker for SXSW 2018.

10:00AM Mon. Jul. 24, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Density? Bonus! (Programs.)
As the September release of CodeNEXT version 2.0 draws near, city commissioners (and residents) continue sorting out how the land use code rewrite might address the city’s affordability issues. On Thursday, the Planning Commission held a special-called meeting to receive a briefing on a newly proposed density bonus program.

8:00AM Mon. Jul. 24, Sarah Marloff Read More | Comment »

Beware the Jungle Trap
James Bryan was behind the lens, on set, and in the editing room for low budget movies' most impactful transition. From sexploitation reels to drive-in horrors and video ninjas, he survived the sleaze cinema revolution from 16mm grindhouses to omnipresent VHS.

2:00PM Sat. Jul. 22, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Buoyed Up by A Life in Waves
Brett Whitcomb dabbles with keyboards, but Suzanne Ciani, subject of A Life in Waves, understands them. For most musicians, he said, "You plug stuff in and you make a sound, and you're like, that's cool. She approaches it as, I want to make this kind of sound, and then she physically programs the modular to make it. She truly engineers her sound."

11:02AM Sat. Jul. 22, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Live Music to See This Weekend
Interested in a concert escape? Let the music team hand hold you through the city’s standout moments Friday through Sunday.

9:00AM Fri. Jul. 21, The Music Staff Read More | Comment »

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Planned Parenthood Sues Texas Over Anti-Choice Bill SB 8
They promised a fight and now they’re delivering.

1:00PM Thu. Jul. 20, Mary Tuma Read More | Comment »

Drink to Me Only With Thine Lies
You want to go to a place where everybody knows your name? That’s your house, right? Where you live? Dollars to donuts, citizen: Everybody in your house – unless you’re being, what, burgled? – everybody there goddamn well knows your name.

8:00AM Thu. Jul. 20, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Bennu Coffee’s New Place on South Congress
You know that Bennu Coffee place on MLK, the one with the gorgeous custom-built bar? The one that’s open 24/7 and is usually filled with people slaking their need for caffeine and tasty noms and a place to hang or study their asses off?

3:45PM Tue. Jul. 18, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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