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Back in Austin, the Ameripolitan Awards Define a Musical Spirit
Back in Austin, the Ameripolitan Awards Define a Musical Spirit
Show's 10th anniversary return uplifts largely outsider roots sounds

Doug Freeman, Feb. 19, 2024

Paper Cuts: No Desire's Agile Debut and Five More Songs
Paper Cuts
New Austin music picks from francene rouelle, variety

Carys Anderson, Jan. 25, 2024

A Freight Train Ride Through Lucinda Williams’ Artistry at ACL Live
A Freight Train Ride Through Lucinda Williams’ Artistry at ACL Live
Former Austinite stands tall on the blues in soundtracked read-along

Rachel Rascoe, Jan. 20, 2024

Liz Phair’s <i>Exile in Guyville</i> Still Reigns, Reimagined, at the Moody Theater
Liz Phair’s Exile in Guyville Still Reigns, Reimagined, at the Moody Theater
Try “Fuck and Run” as “Make Love and Stick Around”

Genevieve Wood, Dec. 2, 2023

A Saucy, Seven-Course Musical at Boggy Creek Farm
A Saucy, Seven-Course Musical at Boggy Creek Farm
Jade Fusco’s activist interactive recruited members of Ley Line, BluMoon, and more

Carys Anderson, Nov. 22, 2023

A Look Inside Black Pumas’ Special Performance at C-Boy’s Heart & Soul
A Look Inside Black Pumas’ Special Performance at C-Boy’s Heart & Soul
Celebrating new album Chronicles of a Diamond back where it all began

David Brendan Hall, Nov. 3, 2023

Amyl & the Sniffers, Beach Fossils, the Veldt, and More Reviews From Levitation’s Saturday and Sunday
Amyl & the Sniffers and More Levitation Reviews
Standout sets to wrap the Halloweekend music festival

Genevieve Wood, Oct. 30, 2023

The Church, yeule, Codeine, and More Highlights From Levitation’s Thursday and Friday
The Church, yeule, Codeine, and More Highlights From Levitation’s Thursday and Friday
Standout sets from the multi-venue Austin festival’s opening dates

Genevieve Wood, Oct. 28, 2023

Welcome Home Festival Brings New Blood to Kerrville
Welcome Home Festival Brings New Blood to Kerrville
Adrianne Lenker, Daniel Fears revitalize at folk sibling fest

Genevieve Wood, Oct. 16, 2023

Review: Holy Wave, <i>Five of Cups</i>
Holy Wave, Five of Cups
Five of Cups (Record Review)

Raoul Hernandez, Aug. 31, 2023

Review: Never, <i>No Guarantee</i>
Never, No Guarantee
No Guarantee (Record Review)

Alejandra Ramirez, Aug. 31, 2023

Review: A Giant Dog, <i>Bite</i>
A Giant Dog, Bite
Bite (Record Review)

Laiken Neumann, Aug. 31, 2023

Beck and Phoenix Make Every Moment Count at Breathless Moody Center Co-Headline
Beck and Phoenix Make Every Moment Count at Breathless Moody Center Co-Headline
Dancing through three decades of songs from the two indie pop giants

Abby Johnston, Aug. 23, 2023

No Repeats, No Regrets: Metallica Catches Lightning in Arlington, Twice
No Repeats, No Regrets: Metallica Catches Lightning in Arlington, Twice
Symmetrical nights on the M72 World Tour dug deeper into the catalog

Austin Powell, Aug. 21, 2023

CupcakKe Keeps Austin Pride Going, and the Crowd Moaning, at Sold-Out Antone’s Set
CupcakKe Keeps Austin Pride Going, and the Crowd Moaning, at Sold-Out Antone’s Set
Texas openers Lynn, Shirt Off Fe, and Ladi Earth upped the energy

Adam Cherian, Aug. 17, 2023

Review: Evan Charles, <I>Between Two Worlds</i>
Evan Charles, Between Two Worlds
Altamesa bandleader searches inward on sharply written solo debut

Doug Freemam, Aug. 3, 2023

Review: Pearl Earl, <i>It's Dread</i>
Pearl Earl, It's Dread
It's Dread (Record Review)

Leo Vernor, Aug. 3, 2023

Review: The Bright Light Social Hour, <i>Emergency Leisure</i>
The Bright Light Social Hour, Emergency Leisure
Emergency Leisure (Record Review)

Raoul Hernandez, Aug. 3, 2023

Review: Ariadne Mila, <i>elemental</i>
Ariadne Mila, elemental
elemental (Record Review)

Adam Cherian, Aug. 3, 2023

Review: Free Hamze & Peace, <i>FREETAPE2: Peace by Piece</i>
Free Hamze & Peace, FREETAPE2: Peace by Piece
FREETAPE2: Peace by Piece (Record Review)

Derek Udensi, Aug. 3, 2023

We Asked Writers to Review Bands They'd Never Seen Before at Hot Summer Nights
We Asked Writers to Review Bands They'd Never Seen Before at Hot Summer Nights
Fresh looks at Grace Sorensen, Witches Exist, Vermin the Villain, Ariel & the Culture

Nayeli Portillo, July 27, 2023

The <i>Austin Chronicle</i> Party Sizzled at the 13th Floor During Hot Summer Nights
The Austin Chronicle Party Sizzled at the 13th Floor During Hot Summer Nights
Fiery set snapshots of JaRon Marshall, Felt Out, and Jane Leo

Rachel Rascoe, July 24, 2023

Review: Shinyribs, <i>Transit Damage</i>
Shinyribs, Transit Damage
Transit Damage (Record Review)

Raoul Hernandez, July 20, 2023

Review: Being Dead, <i>When Horses Would Run</i>
Being Dead
When Horses Would Run (Record Review)

Carys Anderson, July 20, 2023

Review: Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, <i>Sticks and Stones</i>
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real
Sticks and Stones (Record Review)

Doug Freeman, July 20, 2023

Review: Batty Jr., <i>Do A U E!</i>
Batty Jr., Do A U E!
Indie folk group pairs happy-go-lucky sound with bittersweet lyrics

Adam Cherian, July 19, 2023

Review: Wiardon, <i>ROAD MUSIC</i>
Wiardon, ROAD MUSIC
Subdued beats match a young man evidently battling grief

Derek Udensi, July 18, 2023

Review: Modern Sophia, <i>Muddy Demos 4 Boo</i>
Modern Sophia, Muddy Demos 4 Boo
Beloved kitty send-off achieves lo-fi spiritual bedroom pop sound

Adam Cherian, July 12, 2023

The Enduring Emo of Paramore Connects Past and Future at Moody Center
The Enduring Emo of Paramore Connects Past and Future at Moody Center
Hayley Williams' “dream we didn’t even know we were allowed to dream”

Wayne Lim, July 10, 2023

Snotty and Sincere, Blink-182 Creates a Nearly Pristine Pop-Punk Time Capsule
Snotty and Sincere, Blink-182 Creates a Nearly Pristine Pop-Punk Time Capsule
“I told you it wasn’t a fucking phase”

Abby Johnston, July 8, 2023

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