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Black Pumas Cap Banner Week with ACL Taping
No matter how good a week you’ve had, it hasn’t turned out quite as sweet as the Black Pumas’ last seven nights.

12:15PM Thu. Aug. 29, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Q&A Hole: Austin Musicians vs. the Grim Reaper
The Grim Reaper, personification of death, snatcher of souls, the cloaked skeleton who appears right before you take your last breath. Death is said to have no mercy, but loves to gamble. So ….

9:00AM Wed. Aug. 21, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Texas Lit Lives at Waterloo Records
Only in Austin are Texas troubadours celebrated freely and around the clock. Waterloo Records traversed 72 hours in doing just that this past weekend. Friday, they heralded Ray Wylie Hubbard, then Sunday, Rodney Crowell stopped in. Neither event preceded or promoted another local gig – as is generally the case. The in-stores were the local shows.

4:35PM Mon. Aug. 19, Reid Jowers Read More | Comment »

Cable Access Hero “DaveTV” Exits ATX
There’s an acropolis of cardboard boxes piled up in the living room of Dave Prewitt’s otherwise empty South Austin home. Some brim with video masters containing local live music footage from the Eighties and Nineties. Inside others are photo albums stuffed with concert tickets, flyers, and autographs.

12:55PM Mon. Aug. 19, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Q&A Hole: Music for First Contact
Despite the temptation to try to make friends with everyone on the planet, it’s wholly inadvisable to approach uncontacted populations. Just last fall, a young Christian missionary was bow-and-arrowed to death when he rowed up to a remote island in the Andaman sea.

9:00AM Wed. Aug. 14, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Sabrina Ellis Sings National Anthem for Hurting Nation
The Great Lawn of Zilker Park looked like a quilt Wednesday night, patched with every manner of blanket. Atop them sat families with happy, panting dogs; couples uncorked wine bottles and congregations of teens giggled at their phones.

12:00PM Thu. Aug. 8, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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Q&A Hole: Unwilling Alien Espionage
It’s an essential life question we’ve all contemplated: “If aliens abducted you and installed an implant that gave you the power to teleport, but it also allowed them to monitor all your thoughts and experiences — essentially making you a spy for them — what would you do upon your return to Earth?”

12:00PM Wed. Aug. 7, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Mary J. Blige & Nas Prove Their Royalty at COTA
Age quantifies the duration of time a person’s defied their inevitable fate. Legends, however, don’t die. New York icons Mary J. Blige and Nasir Jones, both pushing 50, demonstrated their ageless greatness and respect for one another Saturday night at Circuit of the Americas during a stop on the hitmakers’ co-headlining Royalty Tour.

1:47PM Mon. Aug. 5, Derek Udensi Read More | Comment »

Annabelle Chairlegs Sees Red in New Video
A knife in the back, a poison apple, a drill bit to the dome: In the video for new single “Candy Apple Red,” the members of Austin’s Annabelle Chairlegs are being offed by a mysterious assassin in black gloves, which just so happens to be what group frontwoman Lindsey Mackin is wearing.

11:47AM Mon. Aug. 5, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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Austin Songwriting Genius Daniel Johnston Dead at 58 Eccentric singer-songwriter reportedly died of heart attack
Austin Songwriting Genius Daniel Johnston Dead at 58 Eccentric singer-songwriter reportedly died of heart attack
Rooster Teeth Announces Layoffs, Restructuring Austin studio cuts 13% of staff
Daniel Johnston's Death Begins Its Reverberations Around the Globe “He’s legendary, but he was first a legend in his own mind, then he became a real legend.”

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