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Crowd Screams Back at Elizabeth Colour Wheel
After a night watching Oblivion Access bands like Carcass (who play in a hair-fluttering super model wind tunnel – brilliant idea for Texas heat), black metal vampires Devil Master, and Canadian punk micronizers Metz, relative new kids on the block Elizabeth Colour Wheel look like art rock.

12:15PM Fri. May 13, Christina Garcia Read More | Comment »

Angélique Kidjo Punches Until Crosseyed & Painless
Cultural appropriation began around the time they invented eyeballs, but its re-appropriation received a near uproarious close-up in Angélique Kidjo Thursday night at Bass Concert Hall. Nigerian rhythms fuel 1980 Talking Heads shifter Remain in Light, so the West African singer (re)covered it in 2018.

11:45AM Fri. May 13, Raoul Hernandez Read More | Comment »

Lil Ugly Mane’s (Very Good) Bad Hair Day at Oblivion Access
At night's end, pinned in place by the dead eyed stare of a five foot tall, synthesizer-playing animatronic orange dog (trained in classical composition and named Thermos Grenadine), it became necessary to reflect that – despite the incongruity of what stood before us – a clear trajectory had led us here.

10:00AM Fri. May 13, Julian Towers Read More | Comment »

The Chicks, Kacey Musgraves, Lil Nas X, and P!nk Top ACL Fest Lineup
Announced this morning, the whopping ACL Fest 2022 lineup leads with Red Hot Chili Peppers, P!nk, the Chicks, Kacey Musgraves, SZA, Flume, Paramore, and Lil Nas X as headliners.

9:01AM Tue. May 10, Rachel Rascoe Read More | Comment »

Turnstile Is Happy to Provide at Stubb’s
“And if it makes you feel alive/ Well, then I’m happy I provide/And when you see me on the floor/It’s just a part of my show, show, show, show, show.” I couldn’t tell you exactly when Turnstile wrote these lyrics, from their 2021 single “Blackout,” but they’re pretty clearly out of date.

2:25PM Sat. May 7, Julian Towers Read More | Comment »

Austin’s Leading Independent Concert Promoters Resound and Heard Presents Join Forces
Two of Austin’s leading independent concert promoters, Resound Presents and Heard Presents, have joined forces in a new business partnership announced this morning.

10:00AM Thu. May 5, Rachel Rascoe Read More | Comment »

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Q&A: Legendary Jazz Drummer Andrew Cyrille Speaks On Pleasing a Crowd, His Dream Collaboration, and Playing with Billy Harper
Following a rapturously received gig in January 2020 with bassist Ben Street, pianist David Virelles, and guitarist Bill Frisell, legendary jazz drummer Andrew Cyrille (Cecil Taylor, Trio3, David Murray) intended to return that April as part of a duo with saxophonist Billy Harper.

8:30AM Wed. May 4, Michael Toland Read More | Comment »

Patti Smith: “I don’t claim to be a progenitor of any particular movement – I just did my work”
April 17, 1976: Saturday Night Live, NBC’s controversial new late night sketch comedy show which premiered six months earlier, was beaming into America’s living rooms and bedrooms, including those of a few children whose parents might have been upset at what was being exposed to tender minds.

12:25PM Mon. May 2, Tim Stegall Read More | Comment »

The Locust’s Gabe Serbian, Who Once Lived and Drummed Locally, Has Died at Age 44
The punk and metal world has lost a true luminary. Gabe Serbian, drummer for seminal avant-garde noisegrind band the Locust, passed away on Saturday, April 30th, the day before what would have been his 45th birthday. The Locust confirmed his death on social media today.

9:10PM Sun. May 1, Robert Penson Read More | Comment »

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