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El Wizard Adrian Quesada's Multiplicity
Ex-Grupo Fantasma guitarist Adrian Quesada diversifies
"...veteran musician, but a performer as naturally cooperative as Adrian Quesada doesn't turn away opportunity easily. That's how he..."

July 18, 2014 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

'Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada' Reviewed
"...Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian QuesadaThe Alchemist Manifesto (ESL Music)..."

June 13, 2008 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Strange Days Await Ian Moore
Singer/guitarist premieres new single
"...psychedelic soul on his forthcoming single produced by Brownout’s Adrian Quesada and Bay Area hip-hop producer Jim Greer...."

Feb. 20, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

All Aboard the Grupo Fantasma Mothership
Adrian Quesada’s departure coincides with another offshoot
"...Grupo Fantasma will look like now that founding guitarist Adrian Quesada has announced he’s left the brassy Latin big..."

May 14, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Everything
What do Grupo Fantasma, Brownout, and Ocote Soul Sounds have in common? Prince, Maceo Parker, and Larry Harlow!
"...we only knew, like, three of his songs," laughs Adrian Quesada, Grupo's guitarist, producer, and de facto leader. "Needless..."

June 13, 2008 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Croy & the Boys Cover Marty Robbins
ATX’s Midwestern honky-tonkers saddle-up for Adrian Quesada
"...heartland honky-tonk was handsomely realized by capital city dynamo Adrian Quesada (Brownout, Echocentrics, Spanish Gold, ex-Grupo Fantasma) at his..."

Oct. 24, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

"Drawing Lines: Explorations of Place"
The final exhibit of this public art project shows how every district in Austin has had artists working for it
"...Sonya Coté, hip-hop poet/theatre artist Zell Miller III, musician/composer Adrian Quesada of Grupo Fantasma/Brownout/Spanish Gold, video/film documentarian Deb Esquenazi,..."

April 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

37th Annual Austin Music Awards Press Conference at City Hall
"...Louis Black, Celeste Quesada and Charlie Sexton..."

Jan. 23, 2019 Photo Gallery

Rap Trio Third Root's Trill Pedagogy
Ultra-enlightened hip-hop crew set to school the Austin Music Awards
"...flows, unabashed consciousness, and jazz-funk revivalism from distinguished producer Adrian Quesada. The rappers, along with a host of like-minded..."

Feb. 2, 2018 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Playback: Pickathon, Texas
Austin talent looms large at Oregon fest
"...– led by Matthew Logan Vasquez and featuring Ramirez, Adrian Quesada, Wild Child's Kelsey Wilson, Noah Gundersen, Jason Robert..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Blue Noise Band
Austin neo-jazzsters the Blue Noise Band
"...being multi-purpose is all about? Saxophonist David Lobel, guitarist Adrian Quesada, bassist Tom Benton, and drummer Jeremy Bruch are..."

March 3, 2000 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Can't-Miss Austin Bands at SXSW
Thievery Corporation siren calls to the fireflies
"...That project developed in collaboration with local cottage industry Adrian Quesada. Known for work with Grupo Fantasma, Ocote Soul..."

March 8, 2019 Music Feature by Christina Garcia

Mozart Requiem Undead Receives an Encore
This Austin-generated reinvention comes to Bass Concert Hall
"...the choral ensemble Roomful of Teeth), Glenn Kotchke (Wilco), Adrian Quesada (Grupo Fantasma, Brownout, Spanish Gold), Todd Reynolds, and..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Pickathon Polishes Off No. 16
Oregon fest boasts IPAs, ATXs, camping, and sustainability
"...I was skeptical of Adrian Quesada’s latest project, Spanish Gold – on disc. The..."

Aug. 4, 2014 Music Post by Austin Powell

Femmes for SIMS Foundation
November 3, 2012. 25 Photos
"...Guitarist and bandleader for the evening, Adrian Quesada plays for chanteuse Jazz Mills..."

Dec. 6, 2012 Photo Gallery

Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada
"...Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian QuesadaCoconut Rock (ESL Music)..."

July 24, 2009 Music Review by Austin Powell

SXSW 09 Picks 2 Click
Latin funk beamed down from the Grupo Fantasma mother ship
"...side project," explains guitarist and leader of both acts Adrian Quesada. "Compared to the last few years, Grupo's going..."

March 13, 2009 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Fun Fun Fun Fest Preview
Ocote Soul Sounds and The Alchemist Manifesto
"...NYC- and Austin-based Antibalas founder Martín Perna and guitarist Adrian Quesada of locals Grupo Fantasma and Brownout, recall a..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Spanish Gold
"...Patrick Hallahan, and Brownout and former Grupo Fantasma guitarist Adrian Quesada was spearheaded by Schwebel and built around his..."

July 11, 2014 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

Off the Record
Inside Western Vinyl's ambience, talking Prince and side projects with Grupo Fantasma's Adrian Quesada, Table Manners Crew operate on all fours, and a 1967 Hoot Night Happening
" the O2 Arena. "It was ridiculous," recalls guitarist Adrian Quesada. "We played in front of 20,000 people on..."

Aug. 31, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

Picks to Click
The SXSW Class of 2002
"...Wolfe, and Dave Lobel, and guitarists Beto Martinez and Adrian Quesada -- come from all over, but half hail..."

March 1, 2002 Music Feature by David Lynch

The Austin Chronicle 2018/19 Austin Music Industry Awards at Emo's
"...Celeste and Adrian Quesada..."

Feb. 18, 2019 Photo Gallery

2016-17 Austin Music Industry Awards
"...Adrian Quesada (l), his spouse and AMIA producer Celeste Quesada,..."

March 7, 2017 Photo Gallery

2014-15 Austin Music Industry Awards
"...AMIA show producer Celeste Quesada..."

March 10, 2015 Photo Gallery

ACL Music Festival Interviews
"...of Laredo and a member of Austin's Grupo Fantasma, Adrian Quesada leads his primary outfit on occasional forays into..."

Sept. 23, 2005 Music Feature by Robert Gabriel

A Year in Local Music Crams Onto One Stage at the 2018/19 Austin Music Awards
Unique musical moments make for a night of fan-voted accolades
"...The psychedelic soul outfit, helmed by Eric Burton and Adrian Quesada, also signed with major industry players Paradigm Talent..."

Feb. 22, 2019 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Night Glitter Ascends
Thievery Corporation singer's Austin project picks up steam, Shakey Graves' new live look, and Terror Fest thrives
"...and secret weapon Jonas Wilson, turned ears with the Adrian Quesada-produced "Tunnels"/"Radio" cassette, a fetching psych-pop double A-side single...."

June 22, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

2017-18 Austin Music Industry Awards
"...Best Producer: Adrian Quesada..."

Feb. 26, 2018 Photo Gallery

Listening Outside the Lines
Kevin Curtin spends four days on the fringes
"...who led onlookers in a spirited chant. Nearby, guitarist Adrian Quesada and collaborators presented "Concrete Jungle," a composition inspired..."

Feb. 2, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Fusebox Festival 2017
This year's model of the annual hybrid arts showcase features revolutionaries, robots, and dam dancing, oh my!
" tenor Paul Sanchez. Directed by Shawn Sides, with Adrian Quesada on guitar;..."

April 7, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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