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The Wicked Sounds of Sarah Shook & the Disarmers Comes to Austin

Honky-tonk yes, but there ain’t no tears in her beer

Beth Sullivan, Daily, Jan. 17, 2019 11:15 AM

SXSW Unloads Fourth Artist List

Quin NFN, Cayucas, Gabriella Cohen, and 128 more

Kevin Curtin, Daily, Jan. 17, 2019 10:07 AM

Organ Great James Polk Works Wonders Outside the Limelight

We speak with Austin’s esteemed multi-instrumentalist and former arranger for Ray Charles

Kahron Spearman, Feature, Jan. 17, 2019

Faster Than Sound: Music Lab Explores Consolidation

Rehearsal space’s Oltorf location posted for sale; Hi, How Are You Day draws the Flaming Lips; and Esme Barrera tribute launches Girls Rock El Paso

Rachel Rascoe, Column, Jan. 17, 2019

Graham Reynolds Is Doing What, Exactly, to the Alamo Drafthouse?

The Sound of Science and the science of sounds

Wayne Alan Brenner, Daily, Jan. 16, 2019 7:00 AM

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joins SXSW Speaker Roster

A$AP Rocky, Olivia Wilde, and the Fonz all join conference

Richard Whittaker, Daily, Jan. 15, 2019 10:00 AM

Old Settler’s Daily Lineup Revealed

Jason Isbell caps Friday, Brandi Carlile stars Saturday

Kevin Curtin, Daily, Jan. 15, 2019 9:18 AM

Tito’s Vodka Debuts New Video Series to Shine a Light on Nonprofits

Local organization for musicians HAAM is one of the lucky stars

Jessi Cape, Daily, Jan. 15, 2019 8:00 AM

Otis the Destroyer Unleashes Red Witch

Song premiere teases new EP

Doug Freeman, Daily, Jan. 14, 2019 11:25 AM

Free Week 2019 Is in the Rearview Mirror, but These Homegrown Standouts Aren't

10 local showcases that got us excited for what’s to come this year

Rachel Rascoe, Feature, Jan. 10, 2019

Faster Than Sound: Pop Goes the Arts District

Fight over an empty lot near Riverside Drive intensifies, Xetas’ Kana Harris will open Bluebonnet Records in Lockhart, and Why Bonnie get a peachy opening gig

Rachel Rascoe, Column, Jan. 10, 2019

SXSW Unveils Third Artist List

Bedouine, Priests, Mystery Lights, Kokoko!, and 297 more

Kevin Curtin, Daily, Jan. 9, 2019 10:00 AM

10 Free Week Acts to Watch This Weekend

Keep an eye out for these musicians in 2019

Rachel Rascoe, Feature, Jan. 3, 2019

Faster Than Sound: A Tale of Two Red River Fests

Free Week and This Is Austin, Not That Great share Red River

Rachel Rascoe, Column, Jan. 3, 2019

Glover Gill’s Last Tango

Smithville swing savant explains why he’s throwing in the towel

Kevin Curtin, Daily, Dec. 28, 2018 10:00 AM

Our Music Critics Pick Their Top 10 Austin Albums of 2018

80 local picks from Molly Burch to Brownout

Greg Beets, Feature, Dec. 27, 2018

The Best Albums of 2018 by Genre

Hip-hop, metal, pop, and more picks from our critics

Doug Freeman, Feature, Dec. 27, 2018

Best Live Music Performances of 2018

The bands and venues that kept our critics on their feet

Greg Beets, Feature, Dec. 27, 2018

Wasn't That a Time: the Weavers, the Blacklist, and the Battle for the Soul of America

Once, folk singers faced jail time and worse for their political affiliations

Reviewed by Kevin Curtin, Feature, Dec. 20, 2018

Tori Amos's Boys for Pele

The cult of Tori Amos and how to navigate a life of writing

Reviewed by Rachel Rascoe, Feature, Dec. 20, 2018

How to Be Famous

A fictional relative to High Fidelity

Reviewed by Abby Johnston, Feature, Dec. 20, 2018

The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, the MC5 & My Life of Impossibilities

MC5 leader rolls five books into one

Reviewed by Tim Stegall, Feature, Dec. 20, 2018

My Years With Townes Van Zandt

Twenty years with Townes Van Zandt riding shotgun

Reviewed by Doug Freeman, Feature, Dec. 20, 2018

Debussy: A Painter in Sound

What does it mean to be a classical radical?

Reviewed by Graham Reynolds, Feature, Dec. 20, 2018

Playing Changes: Jazz for the New Century

Time to rethink jazz

Reviewed by Michael Toland, Feature, Dec. 20, 2018

Been So Long: My Life and Music

Have a sip of Kool-Aid and flash back to the Haight-Asbury

Reviewed by Jay Trachtenberg, Feature, Dec. 20, 2018

Let's Go (So We Can Get Back): A Memoir of Recording and Discording With Wilco, Etc.

Kids, cancer, and Vicodin: Jeff Tweedy’s life in Wilco – first half!

Reviewed by William Harries Graham, Feature, Dec. 20, 2018

Playback: My Top 100 Austin Records of 2018

Kevin Curtin picks his favorite local sounds of the year

Kevin Curtin, Column, Dec. 20, 2018

Honky-Tonk Soul Man Charley Crockett Makes His Move

The singer’s long road to Austin

Doug Freeman, Feature, Dec. 13, 2018

Playback: Bombs, Beto, and the Biggest Music Stories of 2018

“Playback” recaps the news, trends, and controversies of the year. Outrage level: high.

Kevin Curtin, Column, Dec. 13, 2018

Kevin Welch

Dust Devil

Reviewed by Doug Freeman, Review, Dec. 13, 2018


Chapter One

Reviewed by Doug Freeman, Review, Dec. 13, 2018

Kendall Beard

Here Comes Trouble

Reviewed by Doug Freeman, Review, Dec. 13, 2018

Stephanie Urbina Jones


Reviewed by Doug Freeman, Review, Dec. 13, 2018

Reddening West


Reviewed by Hannah Wisterman, Review, Dec. 13, 2018



Reviewed by Christina Garcia, Review, Dec. 13, 2018

Aaron Stephens


Reviewed by Clara Wang, Review, Dec. 13, 2018

This Will Destroy You

New Others Part One

Reviewed by Michael Toland, Review, Dec. 13, 2018

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