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SXSW Music Churns Out 8th Artist List
Hardcore hip-hop/electronic/punk assailants Ho99o9 return to South by Southwest, as does Roots drummer Questlove, heavy shoegazers Nothing, and Midwestern emo vets the Get Up Kids. The music festival and conference, now just 25 days out, jacks up its roster by 102 ticks with today’s weekly talent drop.

10:00AM Thu. Feb. 14, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Gary Clark Jr. Packs Antone’s for Spotify Exclusive Event
Data mining achieved full volume Monday night at Antone’s when a roomful of Gary Clark Jr. fans found themselves on the happy end of a Spotify Fans First Event. Fanatic ATX streamers of the native blues powerhouse received an Evite to the exclusive show, during which the guitarist previewed 11 of 16 songs from his third studio LP This Land, due Feb. 22.

11:30AM Tue. Feb. 12, Raoul Hernandez Read More | Comment »

Vince Staples Pays Tribute to Mac Miller at Emo’s
Known to convey entire worlds in just a few words, Vince Staples kept his sold-out show at Emo’s on Saturday short, sweet, and just a little bit sad.

12:25PM Mon. Feb. 11, Marilee Bodden Read More | Comment »

Fleetwood Mac Goes a New Way at Frank Erwin Center
When Fleetwood Mac rolled through Austin in 2015, Lindsey Buckingham provided the spark for the now half-century-old institution. With the longtime guitarist now unceremoniously fired, the double-axe add of Crowded House’s Neil Finn and Tom Petty mainstay Mike Campbell has received mixed reviews.

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

Ben Kweller Stares Death in the Face
In 2013, Ben Kweller and his family missed their doom by 15 minutes. That’s how much longer paramedics said they could have lasted in a vacation cabin-turned-lethal by a carbon monoxide leak.

1:00PM Fri. Feb. 8, Rachel Rascoe Read More | Comment »

Think No Think Endures Stomach Surgery From Butthole Surfer Guitarist
Think No Think singer/guitarist John Dowey opens up in a new video for their track “9-5er.” Or, rather, he’s opened up. That’s him receiving intestinal splaying surgery at the hands of two demented doctors, one of them being Paul Leary of the Butthole Surfers.

11:45AM Thu. Feb. 7, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

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SXSW Music Reveals Surpass Halfway Mark
Bringing the total to over 1,100 acts prepping for SXSW, lineup drop seven pushes past the halfway mark of the fest’s sprawling lineup. Beloved local rock troupe White Denim airs new tracks March 11-17, and joins cosmic jazz-funk cult Golden Dawn Arkestra and Dripping Springs psych-Americana maker Israel Nash.

10:00AM Thu. Feb. 7, Rachel Rascoe Read More | Comment »

PR Newman’s Small Town Meet-Up
PR Newman has concocted an amusing, homespun video for “Let’s Go Meet in a Small Town,” which Chronicle scribe Libby Webster recently described as “a winking, brutal takedown of hipster Austinites’ obsessions with rural living.”

10:15AM Mon. Feb. 4, Kevin Curtin Read More | Comment »

Live Shot: Neither Peter Murphy, Bauhaus, Nor Bela Lugosi Is Dead
In a theater so elegant it seems natural that mere mortals be restricted from entering for any profane purpose, Bauhaus’ Peter Murphy exploited the undead loophole in the Paramount Theatre’s contract on Thursday night to play a goth kid’s equivalent to a church revival.

12:47PM Fri. Feb. 1, Christina Garcia Read More | Comment »

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