Chicana riot grrrls Fea shout freedom, resistance, and empowerment. Signed to Joan Jett’s Blackheart Records and two LPs in, the San Antonio fourpiece delivers bilingual hits and raging riffs. Sophomore disc No Novelties drops the next day and continues the scorch.
When reggae spun off dancehall in the Eighties, Calvin Scott turned to his soulful vocal style instead of follow slack DJs and wracked up a seemingly endless stream of hit records that launched him into international success. He headlined the Austin Reggae Festival in spring and left a packed Auditorium Shores shouting for more. As the man proclaims, “Tune In.”