Daily Music
Checking In: White Denim’s James Petralli Will Survive
“I’m trying to quit smoking, [so] I’m a little extra rn,” emails White Denim captain James Petralli. He’s referencing query three of our C-19 survey and that “little extra” pops like the burst of his lockdown, maximum R&B. Raucous Performance, back-to-basics Side Effects, and live follow-up In Person reflect Petralli’s progressive, rockist passion.

9:09AM Tue. Mar. 31, Raoul Hernandez Read More | Comment »

Supporting Austin Music Venues During Shutdown
Alongside citywide efforts like Austin Community Foundation’s Stand With Austin Fund and the Red River Cultural District’s Banding Together ATX, many local music venues have launched their own fundraising options.

9:09AM Mon. Mar. 30, Rachel Rascoe Read More | Comment »

Checking In: Shinyribs’ Frontman Kevin Russell Keeps His Fingers Crossed & Washed
Now’s the time to check in with loved ones. “I have reached out to more people than usual for sure,” agreed Kevin Russell by email. In a town with the sound suddenly turned down, we attune to our music-makers, especially those ringmasters of medicine show wit and whimsy who won Best Miscellaneous Instrument (uke) at this month’s Austin Music Awards.

11:11AM Fri. Mar. 27, Raoul Hernandez Read More | Comment »

Listen: Manifest Destiny’s Child Veers Down a Dark Path on Rojo
In 2000’s thoroughly stressful film Requiem for a Dream, a game show grows out of the television. Ellen Burstyn is then accosted by a conga line, blinding lights, and a jeering audience. Her refrigerator roars to life. Austin/Denton trio Manifest Destiny's Child cites the chaotic sequence as inspiration for “Staircase,” out today on double single Rojo.

9:00AM Fri. Mar. 27, Rachel Rascoe Read More | Comment »

Faster Than Sound: Music Industry Workers Face Uncertainty Around Unemployment Benefits
Entering her seventh year working at South by Southwest, Austin’s Monica Skinner had planned to help oversee production at major venues like Barracuda, Elysium, and Swan Dive during Festival week.

4:18PM Tue. Mar. 24, Rachel Rascoe Read More | Comment »

Vinyl Saved My Life Tonight: Record Stores Deliver in a Crisis
When local schools shut down suddenly on Friday, March 13, my wife swiftly descended on H.E.B. – along with half of Austin. Personally, I’d already begun hoarding earlier in the week: Waterloo Records, Antone’s Records, Half Price Books. When I walked into Breakaway Records around 4pm that day, not a soul stood in the front room.

1:11PM Tue. Mar. 24, Raoul Hernandez Read More | Comment »

NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)
Five Days Worth of David Ramirez Love Begins Livestreaming Today
Against all likelihood, David Ramirez feels really good these days. The Austin songwriter, known for his brutally honest assessments of both himself and society, has fallen in love.

11:15AM Mon. Mar. 23, Doug Freeman Read More | Comment »

ACL Stands With Austin, Tonight!
“The other song is a lighthearted love song I wrote in Italy a year and a half ago. I included it because I hope it lightens the mood a bit.” So emails Bob Schneider about tonight’s ACL Stands With Austin event, a “telethon-style” concert top-billed by Shakey Graves, Spoon’s Britt Daniel, Schneider, Lisa Loeb, Brian Fallon of Gaslight Anthem, and more.

1:11PM Fri. Mar. 20, Raoul Hernandez Read More | Comment »

ACL Stands With Austin, Tonight!
 
Local Merch to Shop on Bandcamp Today
With live performance tabled for the foreseeable future, merch sales have emerged as a central method to support artists during the COVID-19 pandemic. To get more money in musicians’ pockets, popular storefront and streaming service Bandcamp waives its share of sales made on the site made today, Friday, March 20.

9:00AM Fri. Mar. 20, Rachel Rascoe Read More | Comment »

« 1    BACK    2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11     NEXT    547 »
THE MOST
Tips for Setting Up a Backyard Bathtub Oasis Tubing? Nah. This summer, try tubbing.
I Found Clint Black’s Demo Tape in the Goodwill Bins On unheard cassette, C&W star covers Jim Croce, Neil Young, Bob Seger
Now Streaming in Austin: Mr. Roosevelt Noël Wells proves you probably shouldn't go home
Austin Reopens Some Public Services and Private Businesses Here's what you need to know before you head out

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle