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Project ATX6
The city’s unofficial music ambassador program turns 4 thanks to the sweat equity of founder Chris Brecht
Music Story  November 21, 2017, by Doug Freeman
"...As Lindsey Verrill steps onstage with her banjo and arrests the room with her haunting, atmospheric folk, Chris Brecht calmly assures the organizer that they're on time. By the time the third set ends, with Sisi Berry of Torino Black fronting an unlikely band composed of Otis the Destroyer's Taylor Wilkins, Croy & the Boys' Corey Baum, and electronic soulman Mobley, the showcase is back on pace...."

One-Man Bandstands
Shakey Graves and Chief White Lightning get lensed
DAILY Music  May 20, 2013, by Chase Hoffberger
"...Sitting with local mainstay Chris Brecht at North Loop’s popular Workhorse Bar last Wednesday, I was informed quite unceremoniously that “the age of the male singer-songwriter is dead.”..."

Tell Me in Toronto Premiere
Documenting the ATX6 at NXNE and beyond
DAILY Music  August 12, 2014, by Chase Hoffberger
"...Three seconds of spontaneity may have taken months to perfect. That’s the insight of Tell Me in Toronto, the 30-minute pilot for a short film series by Chris Brecht...."

Meet the New ATX6
Austin music export project unveils 2016 performers
DAILY Music  June 20, 2016, by Kevin Curtin
"...“I was so interested to see who was going to be here, because [organizer] Chris Brecht didn’t tell anyone who else was on this,” beamed Mayeux, the young frontman of swampy tonkers Mayeux & Broussard. “The first person I saw was Elijah Ford and I was like, ‘Awesome!’ We’d run into each other a few months ago on tour in Nashville and became friends..."

Playback: Austin Week in Angers, France
Kevin Curtin runs into more than a handful of musical Austinites on the other side of the globe
Music Column  September 22, 2016, by Kevin Curtin
"...Their shows were standing room only, with French folks turning up to see Beth Chrisman's rough and tumble Americana, the heartfelt rock of Elijah Ford, the Deer's Grace Park and her earthy indie folk, Beatles-esque songsmith Andy Bianculli, and blues siren Jai Malano. Country shit-kicker Tate Mayeux had to cancel after being hospitalized with pneumonia, leaving organizer Chris Brecht filling in as sixth man...."

Chris Brecht & Dead Flowers
Music Review  February 11, 2011, by Doug Freeman
"...Chris Brecht & Dead FlowersDead Flower Motel..."

ATX6 Announces 2015 Artists
A second musical six-pack reps our scene at international fests
DAILY Music  April 21, 2015, by Doug Freeman
"...“It’s really about who’s worked hard this past year, and who’s going to keep people’s attention as we go, because they’ll be performing solo,” said ATX6 organizer Chris Brecht. “I like a good mix of diversity, both personally and musically..."

Operation: North by Northeast
Fundraisers to send six Austin musicians to NXNE
DAILY Music  May 21, 2014, by Chase Hoffberger
"...Local songwriter and Austin Independent Radio creator Chris Brecht got the idea to connect the local scene with the Canadian city that hosts SXSW’s sister conference in March, when he sat down with a woman from Music Canada to talk about our melodious ecosystem...."

Mayor’s Omnibus Resolution: Actualization Is Hard
Moving into Phase II
Music Story  February 23, 2017, by Doug Freeman
"..."We want to partner with the city," says Chris Brecht, who founded ATX6 three years ago. "We want the city to get behind what we're doing and help us, and maybe make it just a little bit easier with some money that's actually set aside for projects just like this."..."

Chris Brecht
Music Review  May 30, 2008, by Doug Freeman
"...Chris BrechtThe Great Ride (Dead Leaf)..."

A New ATX6 Ventures to Vietnam
Music scene ambassadors prepare for far-flung adventures
DAILY Music  July 9, 2018
"...“You’ll look back at this moment and say, ‘Wow, that was the beginning,’” noted Chris Brecht, Project ATX6’s founder and ringleader, who’s been combining local musicians in six-packs for five years now...."

Playback: Fun Fun Fun Fest: Hell Bent for Leather
Some heads are gonna roll at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014
Music Column  May 22, 2014, by Kevin Curtin
"...Glass, ambient folkie Aisha Burns, Americana badass Leo Rondeau, and country songwriter Carson McHone. Devised by Austin Independent Radio's Chris Brecht and financed by local venue and media sponsors, with insitutional help provided by the city of Austin's music office, the opportunity offers the group, four of whom have never performed in the Great White North, exposure at a NXNE showcase..."

The French Connection
Golden moments at Austin Week in Angers, France
DAILY Music  September 16, 2016, by Kevin Curtin
"...The night before, Austin Week launched with a club showcase for the ATX6, the group of Austin songwriters, assembled by Chris Brecht, that travels to various international music festivals throughout the fall. On this, their first adventure, they counted more accurately as the ATX5..."

Playback: If the Gloves Fit
Gloves INTL ices funk, Allegro Media Group ices local label, and the ATX6 plan to ice international festivals
Music Column  June 23, 2016, by Kevin Curtin
"...Each year, Austin Independent Radio founder Chris Brecht selects six up-and-coming artists to represent the Texas State capital at international music festivals. This year's magnificent six are Star Parks leader Andy Bianculli, blues vocalist Jai Malano, roots music ace Beth Chrisman, Grace Park of indie folk outfit the Deer, swampy-tonker Tate Mayeux, and rock songman Elijah Ford..."

Playback: Sound on Sound Fest Is Set, but What About Fun Fun Fun?
SOS Fest dropped its lineup this week, but what of predecessor FFF?
Music Column  June 22, 2017, by Kevin Curtin
"...Meet the ATX6: Traveling the globe this fall for performances at France's Austin Week, Japan's Yumeiro Music Festival, and Germany's Reeperbahn, are new local ambassadors Corey Baum of Croy & the Boys, Acey Monaro of Go Fever, future-pop artiste Mobley, atmospheric banjoist/cellist Lindsey Verrill, Otis and the Destroyer's Taylor Wilkins, and Torino Black singer/guitarist Sisi Berry. The songwriter cadre, organized by Chris Brecht, was unveiled Saturday at the Hard Luck Lounge where Mayor Steve Adler lauded the project for exporting Austin's cultural brand...."

Green Corn Project Grow Local/Eat Global
This once-a-year event provides nearly all of the funding the Green Corn Project needs to help install sustainable organic gardens
Food Story  October 23, 2009, by Kate Thornberry
"...The fundraiser will also feature cooking classes on Boggy Creek's historic back porch with accomplished local chefs Beth Pav of Cooking by Design, Rosa Vera of the Natural Epicurean at Casa de Luz, and Jam Sanichat of Thai Fresh. Meanwhile, live acoustic music by the Lonesome Heroes, Melancholy Ramblers, Chris Meyer, and Chris Brecht will be showcased on the front porch..."

The French Connection: ATX6
"Playback" follows Austin musical emissaries to Angers
DAILY Music  September 9, 2016, by Kevin Curtin
"...[image-1] Also stepping up to the mic, a six-pack of singer-songwriters handpicked by Chris Brecht of Austin Independent Radio. You remember, the 2016 ATX6: Jai Malano, Elijah Ford, Tate Mayeux of swampy-tonk duo Mayeux & Broussard, Beth Chrisman from the Carper Family and High Planes Jamboree, Andy Bianculli (Star Parks/ex- Preservation), and Grace Park, frontwoman for the Deer...."

Playback: Record Store Crawl
The day after Record Store Day breaks the bank
Music Column  April 23, 2015, by Kevin Curtin
"...Think of the group as international ambassadors of Austin music. With program founder Chris Brecht in the captain's chair, they'll represent ATX at multiple international festivals beginning with Toronto's North by Northeast in June...."

The Real Country
In and out of Austin with honky-tonk road crew Mike & the Moonpies
Music Story  August 9, 2013, by Chase Hoffberger
"..."Someone's got to capture this before they're gone," the documentary's producer, their friend, the songwriter Chris Brecht says a few nights before the show. "What they've done here, not a lot of bands have done in a while."..."

Cook Globally, Grow Locally
Green Corn Project's 10th annual fall festival returns
Food Story  October 24, 2008, by Virginia B. Wood
"...Some of Austin's most creative chefs and caterers serve up dishes based on the bounty of the fall harvest, while others share recipes and cooking demonstrations from a stage set up on the back porch of the farmhouse. Guests can nosh while perusing tables of enticing silent-auction items and enjoy live music provided by Chris Brecht, the Lonesome Heroes, the Melancholy Ramblers, and Tina Marsh..."

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