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New Riders Against the Storm Remix Ponders Babylon’s Fall
Even while sheltering in place, Riders Against the Storm – three-time winners of Band of the Year at the Austin Music Awards – don’t plan on slowing down. On Wednesday, the ATX husband (Chaka) and wife (Qi Dada) hip-hop team released an Ayuma-produced remix of “Is It?”

12:30PM Fri. May 8, Kahron Spearman Read More | Comment »

Checking In: BettySoo Invents the Corona-Gram™
“It's difficult and bizarre for someone whose most dreaded part of work before was having to see themselves on video to transition to spending all of their time learning how to produce herself on video.” So offers BettySoo on live music’s new paradigm, instantly demonstrating a folklorist’s ability to tap a likely universal sentiment.

11:11AM Fri. May 8, Raoul Hernandez Read More | Comment »

Los Coast Goes Country in Covering Gillian Welch’s Ode to Elvis Presley
Today, Los Coast premieres “Elvis Presley Blues,” a genre-shifting cover of Americana icon Gillian Welch's heartfelt 2001 composition. The stirring, experimental single featuring local folk quartet Ley Line is the Austin psych-soul crew’s first foray into country. Singer Trey Privott checked in about the band and himself during this time of crisis.

4:20PM Wed. May 6, Kahron Spearman Read More | Comment »

Checking In: James McMurtry Waits on Widespread Testing
“This pandemic would be a trial under any president,” writes South Austin seer James McMurtry on his website. “I fear it’s more of a trial under no president.” Stark as his song realism, the terse yet lyrical op-ed lights a fuse on McMurtry’s forthcoming prose period.

11:11AM Wed. May 6, Raoul Hernandez Read More | Comment »

Austin’s Beatstars Partners with Sony/ATV
Austin-based company Beatstars Inc., the largest digital platform for buying and selling beats, is partnering with Sony/ATV in a joint venture allowing its users access to the latter’s publishing services.

9:00AM Wed. May 6, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Checking In: Israel Nash Sets the Hill Country Reeling
Psychedelic country-soul, according to “Down in the Country,” bridges Seventies Laurel Canyon folk-rock potency to a diaphanous Dripping Springs swing circa now. Israel Nash’s giddy new EP Topaz thus imbues classic Americana songcraft with Texan R&B. Originally the A-side of his new LP, get it now on Bandcamp, but save a spot for what completes it.

11:11AM Tue. May 5, Raoul Hernandez Read More | Comment »

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Checking In: ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Jason Reece Navigating Uncharted Territory
Tenth LP in 25 years, “X: The Godless Void and Other Stories achieves full circle career transcendence behind core co-leaders Conrad Keely and Jason Reece,” opined Alejandra Ramirez back in only February. Revealed the latter ...Trail of Dead driver at the time: “At first, it was going to be called something like Into the American Void.” Has a ring to it now.

11:00AM Mon. May 4, Raoul Hernandez Read More | Comment »

Q&A Hole: My Time-Traveling Future Self Wants Me to Do What?
The third commandment mandates “Thou Shalt Not Kill,” but what if you were told you had to, in order to save the world… and the person giving you the orders was yourself from the future?

9:00AM Mon. May 4, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Checking In: Sitar Master Indrajit Banerjee Cooks Up New Dishes
“He unsheathes a precious sitar, lowers himself to the floor – feet bare, legs crossed, with the long neck of his instrument leaning on his knee – then plucks a droning raga. His fingers are long and elegant digits passed down from a family of prodigious musicians in the Bengal region of India.” So wrote Kevin Curtin in 2017 of ATX’s master shredder ... and chef?

1:11PM Fri. May 1, Raoul Hernandez Read More | Comment »

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