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Asian-American super rap group 88Rising elevate ACL Live, Britney Spears and Bruno Mars headline Formula One, and Denzel Curry brings sophisticated soundcloud-isms to Emo's.

7:00AM Fri. Oct. 19, The Music Staff Read More | Comment »

Mark Deutrom Questions Happiness
“The pursuit of happiness is being confused with the pursuit of materialism,” insists Mark Deutrom.

11:45AM Wed. Oct. 17, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

SXSW 2019 Reveals Initial Artist List
The South by Southwest Music conference, five months ahead of its March 11 kickoff, announced its first wave of acts – an extra long list highlighted by bold conceptualist Amanda Palmer, psychedelic garage energizers Oh Sees, UK shoegaze heroes Swervedriver, Against Me leader Laura Jane Grace & the Devouring Mothers, and Fugees founder Wyclef Jean.

11:00AM Wed. Oct. 17, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Austin Music Awards Announces First Honorees of 2019 Ceremony
The Austin Music Awards announces today the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of something truly special. Tickets for it go on-sale this Friday, 10am, for the Feb. 27 extravaganza.

9:15AM Wed. Oct. 17, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

ACL Live Review: Vince Staples
Vince Jamal Staples never stops clowning a crowd.

11:27AM Mon. Oct. 15, Clara Wang Read More | Comment »

ACL Live Review: Shawn Mendes
Shawn Mendes is any major label's dream. He’s charming enough to distract a large Sunday audience from the thick Austin air, charismatic enough get all the tweens screaming “Treat You Better,” and hip enough to prompt UT Longhorn quarterback Sam Ehlinger and company onstage during his set. Did we mention he also sports an amazing voice?

11:00AM Mon. Oct. 15, Alejandra Ramirez Read More | Comment »

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ACL Live Review: Moses Sumney
ACL fosters euphoria, but dance parties hardly jibe with a sexual predator on the highest court and global warming hell arriving in 2040. Moses Sumney’s Sunday afternoon set in the Tito’s Tent didn’t so much distract from the existential dread as it exaggerated his own, moving a transfixed festival crowd to tears through vulnerable introspection.

10:27AM Mon. Oct. 15, Jeremy Steinberger Read More | Comment »

ACL Live Review: Parquet Courts
When Parquet Courts asked the mosh pit if they liked smoking weed and whether it should be legal, it was such a leading question they might as well have been called the Narcs.

10:05AM Mon. Oct. 15, Dan Gentile Read More | Comment »

ACL Live Review: Thunderpussy
A combination of noon heat and oppressive humidity permeated by the smell of rain-soaked earth proved a ripe setting for an air-clearing blast of Les Pauls and Marshalls. Armed with exactly those guitars and amps, Thunderpussy strove mightily to provide relief from the elements.

9:47AM Mon. Oct. 15, Michael Toland Read More | Comment »

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