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Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joins SXSW Speaker Roster
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been shaking up U.S. politics since her upset win last November; now she’s one of the big names just announced as a speaker for SXSW 2019.

10:00AM Tue. Jan. 15, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Old Settler’s Daily Lineup Revealed
Following November’s strong initial lineup announcement, Old Settler’s Music Festival organizers have now revealed the daily schedule for their 2019 outing, transpiring April 11-14 in Tilmon, near Lockhart.

9:18AM Tue. Jan. 15, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Tito’s Vodka Debuts New Video Series to Shine a Light on Nonprofits
Tito’s – you know, the top-selling vodka in the country – debuted a new video series today as part of the brand’s philanthropic platform Love, Tito’s. Three nonprofit organizations are highlighted, including Austin’s own beloved music-community benefactor, the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM).

8:00AM Tue. Jan. 15, Jessi Cape Read More | Comment »

Otis the Destroyer Unleashes Red Witch
Since the release of full-length bow Keep on Bashing in 2017, Otis the Destroyer has become one of the most pervasive forces in Austin’s vigorous indie rock scene.

11:25AM Mon. Jan. 14, Doug Freeman Read More | Comment »

SXSW Unveils Third Artist List
South by Southwest continues to stack emerging talent for its 2019 Music conference with this morning’s cull of 300 artists that’s thick with Austin buzz acts – Molly Burch, Abhi the Nomad, the Teeta – and international intrigues including Dublin song crafter Hillary Woods and progressive alt-Africa group Kokoko!

10:00AM Wed. Jan. 9, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Glover Gill’s Last Tango
“Excruciating.” That’s the word Glover Gill used to describe the sensation in his elbow as he yanked open and shut the bellows of his gigantic tango accordion at a recent gig.

10:00AM Fri. Dec. 28, 2018, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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Torino Black Blisters
Torino Black is a tornado on stage. The Austin quartet, led by charismatic frontwoman Sisi Berry and powered by the massive riffs of guitarist Saúl Arteta, flaunts pure rock & roll fury with heavy hooks and a sultry energy.

10:25AM Tue. Dec. 11, 2018, Doug Freeman Read More | Comment »

Croom and Amakiya Are Human Too
Over an ambient aurora of reverb-drenched snare hits, drowsy synths, darkwave tones, and subconscious piano, Chantell Moody yearns: “I am human, too/ I’m here to be loved by you.”

12:55PM Mon. Dec. 10, 2018, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Wood & Wire Nominated for Grammy
Tony Kamel was still in bed Friday morning when he got the shocking news that his Austin act Wood & Wire had received a Grammy nomination for the group’s 2018 LP North of Despair. Because the honor was so unexpected, he reacted with outright incredulousness.

12:37PM Sat. Dec. 8, 2018, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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