"...“We’ll make Austin a Waterboys town,” Scott announced triumphantly above the applause. “See you in 2014.”..."
"...Last local show: Austin Music Hall, SXSW 2014, with Kanye West..."
"...Hip-hop didn’t go where I thought it was going to go. [Note that M1 of Dead Prez later appeared on Kuti & Egypt 80’s A Long Way to the Beginning in 2014.]..."
"...This February, charges of inciting a riot at the Scoot Inn during SXSW 2014 were dropped against Tyler, the Creator, who was instead fined $100 for disorderly conduct in a plea agreement with local authorities. Contingency to the case’s dismissal: Stay out of trouble for three months..."
"...Her first proper album under her own name was released just over a year ago in January 2014. Native State, seven songs of sparse, plaintive folk almost entirely sans percussion stars Williamson's ragged, operatic voice, which fuses with the seldom-plucked banjo and guitar..."
"..."Just in time for South By.") This year marks his ninth consecutive Fest go-round, but the first as a label-supported performer, with the quintet having signed to L.A.'s Dangerbird Records last year. The group is currently recording a full-length follow-up to 2014 EP Pretty Girls, which the label re-released last fall...."
"...Few bands outside metal seem willing to reach for the widest screen and pull the edges back into view. Boyfrndz achieves that epic feel effortlessly on 2014 LP Breeder..."
"...Another movie with a local link is New Zealand vampire comedy What We Do in the Shadows. Wait, what's the local connection if it's made in New Zealand? It was one of the best reviewed and received films at SXSW 2014, but for some baffling reason it does not have full U.S..."
"...Thanks to a grant from the Rea Charitable Trust, ARCOS will reprise The Warriors in Austin sometime during the 2014-15 season. Brown, too, has plans to perform her solo in her department's next alumni concert..."
"...Shorts and feature-length screenplay finalists will also compete for awards, and several special out-of-competition screenings jazz up the schedule, including Richard Linklater's Bernie and Nirali Somaia's 2012 animated short, "Whale Song." Other gems include Before I Disappear, the SXSW 2014 Audience Award winner and feature-length expansion of the Academy Award-winning short film, "Curfew." Magical realism dances and romances at a Newfoundland Mummering of the early 1900s in "When It Is Dark," a lovely short by Canadian writer and director Kate Yorga. Hypothetical Dan and hypothetical Maggie reveal so many feelings at Coney Island when the real duo plays the Break Up Game in "Days Like This." Two Texas short films focus on siblings: "Easy," director Daniel Laabs' character study of the pains of brotherly adolescence; and "Where the Red Fox Lies," Jeff Ray's fiery counterpoint to the Frozen wave of sisterly drama...."
"...Last year reunited the two on Old Yellow Moon, which culminated in January's Grammy for Best Americana Album. This week, he releases his first solo LP in six years, Tarpaper Sky (see "SXSW 2014 Records," March 14), which continues the 21st century resurgence of one of Texas' best songwriters..."
"...The James Beard Foundation announced the awards nominees for the 2014 season and three Austinites are among them: Both David Bull of Congress and Bryce Gilmore of Barley Swine are finalists in the Best Chef: Southwest category, while Philip Speer of Uchi is a finalist for Outstanding Pastry Chef. Well-deserved kudos to all three...."
"...The slate of 2014 Academy Award nominations has the world buzzing this morning...."
"...Here comes the devil. On July 14, 2014, Nick Cave materializes inside ACL Live at the Moody Theater, 13 dates into one of the most extensive North American tours the bad Australian seed has ever embarked upon...."
"...Perhaps you need a break? A place to chill? Something for the rest of your family, kids, or crew, some of whom might not be credentialed. Come dig the rest of Austin's bounty beyond SXSW. – Kate X Messer, "Best of Austin" editor MORNING Tyson's TacosMost Nommable Vegetarian To-go, 2014..."
"...Best Pancakes on the Move, 2014..."
"...Mantar 8:20pm, Dirty Dog Bar This amp-abusing Hamburg metal duo crafted an aggro-opus on 2014 debut Death by Burning, which triangulated slowcore, doom punk, and black metal. Chiseled Turkish drummer Erinc Sakarya pounds through midtempo beatdowns as German guitarist Hanno Klänhardt cranks the gain knobs fully right and levies boiling distortion that complements his roaring anarchistic lyrics. – Kevin Curtin..."
"...Hey, festies! Come enjoy local spots featured in our annual "Best of Austin" issue – voted best by our readers or recommended by our in-house critics. Perhaps you need a break? A place to chill? Something for the rest of your family, kids, or crew, some of whom might not be credentialed? Come dig the rest of Austin's bounty beyond SXSW. – Kate X Messer, "Best of Austin" editor MORNING The Boardwalk Trail at Lady Bird LakeBest New Way to Avoid I-35, 2014..."
"...7: It Follows: The Fantastic Fest 2014 runaway success exploded into mainstream cinema via Radius TWC, with its innovative idea of a ghost as STD. Not bad for a micro-budget indie out of Detroit, and it's still picking up awards buzz now (read our interview with director David Robert Mitchell, "It Follows Goes Everywhere," March 26, 2015)...."
"...Dear You, That Tragedy That Happened Has Absolutly NOTHING To Do With The Show At Thrasher At A Different Location A Day Later - T— Tyler, The Creator (@fucktyler) March 16, 2014..."
"...PEREZ HILTON'S ONE NIGHT IN AUSTIN 2014 Perez brings the party like he do each March. Confirmed: MisterWives, Lindsey Stirling, Betty WHO, American Authors, Kesington Kross, Juliette Ashby, A Great Big World, Ingrid Michaelson, Mary freakin' Lambert, and Blondie..."
"...How are you surviving our town and our time of classic overstimulation? Well rest assured, that if you find yourself in a state of panic attack, your people are around just about every corner of this town. How to find them? Read this column, and check out our 2014 SXSW special version of the gAyTX Fun Guide..."
"...The Mastersons 11pm, Holy Mountain One of Austin's many gifted couples, Eleanor Whitmore and Chris Masterson released their sophomore effort Good Luck Charm in 2014. It's a superb collection of finely honed songcraft put across with deft musicianship and sweet harmonies..."
"...Professor Dumpster is the nom de guerre of Jeffrey Wilson, a dean and associate professor of biological sciences at Huston-Tillotson University in East Austin. Wilson moved into a Dumpster on HT’s campus in February 2014 and lived there for a year as part of a sustainable design experiment that took the “less is more” premise of the tiny-house movement to an unprecedented and bizarre extreme..."
"...audiences as maniac-in-the-making Tina in Ben Wheatley's pitch-black romantic comedy Sightseers. Yet that was scarcely her first or last dalliance with the more unnerving end of horror/comedy (see her career-starting work on cult favorite Garth Marenghi's Darkplace, Lee Hardcastle's 2014 short "There's Something in the Attic," or her directorial debut, Fantastic Fest 2014 short selection "Solitudo")..."
"...Owens, 23, was charged with capital murder and four counts of felony murder, in addition to 24 counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, after he was arrested for drunk driving a Honda Civic through a crowd of people on Red River Street during South by Southwest 2014. Whether his actions were the cause of death for concertgoers Jamie West, Steven Craenmehr, Sandy Le, and DeAndre Tatum wasn’t much of a question..."
"...Caligiuri, 64, arrived appropriately attired in a Grateful Dead, San Francisco ’69 ball cap, and Twangfest 1997-2000 shirt, on his way to crash with some friends in Palm Springs and eventually settle near San Diego. He’d talked about leaving Austin since selling his house in 2014, but after Belize felt a bit primitive in January 2016, the moved stalled..."
"...delivers nonstop, space-out, boom bap instrumentals. Recording out of his home studio Spacebase, the prolific producer created 2014's Down 2 Earth Vol..."
"...As we go to press, the sole debate in the State Comptroller race is going on, and Dem Mike Collier is no doubt railing against that office's failure to oversee the Major Events Trust Fund (see $29M above) and the Texas Enterprise Fund (see Richard Whittaker's "Money for Nothing," Oct. 31, 2014), among other things..."
"...SXSW MUSIC: PEREZ HILTON'S ONE NIGHT IN AUSTIN 2014 4:30pm. Austin Music Hall, 208 Nueces...."
"...PEREZ HILTON'S ONE NIGHT IN AUSTIN 2014 Perez brings the party like he do each March. Confirmed: Betty WHO, American Authors, A Great Big World, Ingrid Michaelson, and Mary FREAKIN Lambert..."
"...Ito will be recognized at a March 12, 2014, ceremony at the Downtown Austin Hilton...."
"...3: “His Name Was Gary Poulter” (April 11, 2014) [image-13] Another deep cut from the archive, this time with Joe O’Connell’s posthumous biography of Gary Poulter, the homeless Austinite who tragically died before audiences could witness his amazing acting debut in the second of David Gordon Green’s Austin trilogy Joe (read the full story here)...."
"...Putting his veteran connections to use, the publisher procured Filter's longtime Cedar Street Courtyard locale for the start-up's inaugural four-day showcase. The bigwig lineup boasts Austin's indie rock titans Spoon, who headline Wednesday's nighttime showcase, the quintet still buzzing from 2014's eighth album They Want My Soul..."
"...The Festivals are inevitably a greater burden on our cultural editors than on News, where we seldom get involved directly unless something bad happens – as last year's Red River disaster, reported on-the-spot by Jordan Smith ("The Aftermath," March 21, 2014), and reconsidered last week by Chase Hoffberger ("What Now for SXSW?" March 13). Since it's a sister company, we have an empathetic stake in SXSW's success, but most of us are onlookers like everybody else..."
"...SXSW runs March 7-16, 2014. Follow along with all our coverage leading up to the Fest at austinchronicle.com/sxsw...."
"...Men, Women & Children (2014) [image-10]..."
"...Aside from Ravals' opening night presentation, he'll be screening another of his award-winning features, 2014's Before You Know It. However, he's not the only director getting a double bill, as aGLIFF celebrates another Texan filmmaker, Yen Tan, as the recipient of its first ever Tribute Award..."
"...• yuhhh: Odd Future founder Tyler, the Creator accepted a plea agreement with the Travis County District Attorney's office last week, thereby all-but closing the book on his March 2014 arrest for inciting a riot at SXSW. The original charge, brought on by the rapper's insistence that fans kept outside a day party at the Scoot Inn "push through" the gates and fencing to get inside the show, originally carried a penalty of a Class A misdemeanor (max..."
"...$10 general public; free for conference attendees. www.sah.org/2014-seminar...."