Sam's Town Point
"...Make sure you have tunes to keep the energy high on your journey. Here are a few recommendable records to help your slow roll go faster...."
"...It was a dream come true. I did a mini doo-wop album in the Seventies with [famed Atlantic Records producer] Joel Dorn, called Orchid in the Storm..."
"...Revenant Records Discography..."
"...These items of the two theatres' business dealings had been gathering dust in various corners, drawers, and niches of the adjacent buildings when it was decided to donate them to the UT libraries. The records encompass 35 years of the Paramount's history, dating to the beginning of the historic opera house's restoration in 1971..."
"...The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records, Volume One (1917-27)by Scott Blackwood Third Man Records/Revenant Records, $399..."
"...Tips for Austin locals: It’s not necessary to purchase a badge in order to partake in the film screenings. Film wristbands – good for the entire festival – are available at Waterloo Records and Austin-area Alamo Drafthouses..."
"...Meanwhile, Asleep at the Wheel is rightly recognized for Best Recording Package given the elaborate design of March’s Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys. Local imprint Revenant Records and its The Rise & Fall of Paramount Records, Volume Two (1928-32) enters competition for Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package, the first behemoth two years ago having won that same grand prize already...."
"...That collaboration resulted in two sides of hellraisin' outlaw country on this year's Drinkin' With the Devil 7-inch from Austin imprint Chicken Ranch Records...."
"...It’s not going to be an Orchestra record. It’s going to be a record about songs.” Those three records, especially the first two, are probably the most important records of my life, right? He taught me so much about how to arrange songs, about how to write songs, about how to sing them, about how to play them, about how to gather a team of people around you that’s strong and all committed to same thing, and how to have fun doing it, how to enjoy the process of making records...."
"...I mean, it’s great, I’m really glad I’ve made a living, but any decisions I made that were different weren’t about money. I was trying to achieve a wider audience, and I did make some decisions that were … well, Townes never would get involved in the process of making records..."
"...In spirit, at least, very much a Nineties, Velvets-influenced notion of Esquivel's peculiar musical landscape. So what better time for American Records to domestically release two of Stereolab's three albums for the English Too Pure label? Especially with the long lull since their '94 Elektra release, Mars Audiac Quintet (a lull that a new singles collection Refried Ecoplasm also hopes to fill)..."
"...I got into trouble the very first day psilocybin and mescaline became illegal. All these things were stories I’ve never told on any of my records..."
"...AB: Yeah, for sure. I make records between my own records that teach me a little bit how to further get along whatever I think is some sort of continuum..."
"...AC: There wouldn’t happen to be records of all the PHJB shows over the decades would there? I believe my first show was PHJB at the band shell in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park in 1970 or so. I was 5 that year...."
"...Capitol Records debut and second album under his name following Reprise Records bow Tones four years earlier – Johnson’s first true solo LP Seven Worlds from 1978 only came out long after the fact – Ah Via Musicom patented a bright blend of chartworthy melodies and awe-inspiring six-string technique. The release landed Johnson on radio playlists, gave future guitarists new aspiration, and provided the Austin native an international career that continues to this day...."
"...Together, they cut debut LP Honorary Bachelors of Arts in one day. The album, a collection of post-rock concoctions demonstrating the trio’s telepathic connection and off-the-charts talent, is available digitally on Friday via local label Super Secret Records’ new outsider music imprint, Self Sabotage Records...."
"...AR: Just more dimension. On some of the records we've had orchestras for the string parts, so we'll be able to do songs that represent the record in a way we haven't done before..."
"...Writing books, Rodney Crowell will agree, is different. This Friday, June 29, 5pm, he reads from his memoir Chinaberry Sidewalks at Waterloo Records in advance of his Paramount Theatre appearance Saturday...."
"...Rosenberg's documentary charts Ways' flight into the history books when he attempted to jump across the Great Wall of China in 2005. That's only one of dozens of astonishing records he's set and insane goals he has reached..."