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Premiere: Anastasia Hera’s Feeling Herself in “Big Tuna” video
“Big Tuna” stands out as a statement of supreme confidence for melodic trap artist Anastasia Hera, who floats metaphors about aquatic ecosystems to describe her big-fish-in-a-small-pond mentality, while showcasing her southern swagger with talk of “Swangin' out wide in the intersection.”

10:00AM Wed. Jun. 23, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Watch: Black Eyed Vermillion Stares into the Isolated Abyss with “These Walls”
In our haste and excitement to move on from the past year of loss, lock-down, and isolation, it’s important that we also make the time to properly assess and reflect on the impact of the trauma for ourselves and the entire community.

9:15AM Wed. Jun. 23, Doug Freeman Read More | Comment »

Opening of Waterloo Park Set for Aug. 14
After a full decade of being closed, Waterloo Park will at long last reopen to the public Saturday, Aug. 14. So says Waterloo Greenway, which broke the news today, along with word from C3 Presents that the park's first concert will be Aug. 20, with hometown hero Gary Clark Jr. breaking in the park's 5,000-seat Moody Amphitheater.

6:00AM Wed. Jun. 23, Robert Faires Read More | Comment »

Navigating the Unknown: Chris Brecht Talks ATX6 Documentary
When I think of PBS, I think of music and travel shows. Actually, Sesame Street as well, but that’s way beside the point. It’s fitting that PBS’s local channel, KLRU, will on Friday air Lift Me Up, an hourlong doc about Project ATX6, which hinges on the collective experiences of music and travel.

12:30PM Wed. Jun. 16, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Jade Bird Crowns Her New Austinite Status With Austin City Limits Taping
When Jade Bird hit Austin for South by Southwest in 2018, the young UK songwriter rode a significant wave of buzz ahead of her eponymous debut LP. Three years later, ATX’s most prominent stage welcomed her for what equated to prestigious local gig, given that she took up residence here last fall.

12:15PM Tue. Jun. 15, Doug Freeman Read More | Comment »

Ex-Margin Walker Principals Mint New Music Events Company: Resound
When Austin’s most prominent independent concert promoters, Margin Walker, closed last December during a pandemic that brought the live music business to its knees, the owners essentially assured a post COVID-19 return.

11:30AM Mon. Jun. 7, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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Two Player Will Only Release Their Album If You Donate to HAAM
It’s not altogether uncommon for a band to donate the proceeds from a recording to a worthy nonprofit, but one Austin group says they’ll only release their album if it first generates $3,250 for the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians.

10:00AM Tue. Jun. 1, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

At Mohawk’s Reopening, an Air of Gratefulness and Growth
442 days. That’s how long it’s been since an airborne virus shut down one of Austin’s favorite stages. On Thursday, a U.S. Congressman – of all people – welcomed us back.

12:15PM Fri. May 28, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Black Pumas Touch the Sky Live
Eric Burton’s not afraid of the coronavirus. At least not last night, as he lunged into the adoring, largely unmasked crowd at the Red River venue for selfies and group singalongs. His band, hometown heroes Black Pumas, kicked off a historic five-night run at Stubb’s Wednesday, a live stand originally scheduled for this month last year.

11:05AM Thu. May 27, Carys Anderson Read More | Comment »

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