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Playback: Austin Music Census
The Austin Music Census hits the fan. As does Tyler, the Creator!
"...Grim assessments of the Austin music industry aren't hard to come by. Ask any..."

June 5, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Austin Music Poll Got COVID-19
In a once-in-a-lifetime music year, the 40th annual Austin Music Poll pivots.
"...For hundreds of locals, the 2019/2020 Austin Music Awards transpired as the last big show they..."

Jan. 8, 2021 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Cancellation “Devastating” for Grassroots Austin Music Businesses
Coronavirus shutdown impacts all levels of Austin music
"...worked out so that if COVID-19 shows up in Austin, we can be as prepared as possible," he said...."

March 13, 2020 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Playback: The Mayor's Plan to Save Austin Music
Mayor Steve Adler addresses the elephant in the club, Susan Antone honored, and Henry Gonzalez goes to the head of the Austin poster artist altar
"...biggest headliner ever on Wednesday ­– the Obamas – Austin music still has problems, and Steve Adler's here to..."

March 4, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Austin Music's Cooperative Future
Could music collectives make Austin the next Music Row?
"...There's no quick fix for the arduous grind of Austin's music industry, where the pay's low, the rent's high,..."

Aug. 21, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Biggest Austin Music Stories of 2016
Looking back on the biggest Music news headlines of the year
"...now owned by real estate billionaires ... Welcome to Austin 2016! Transmission Events, Austin's most trusted independent concert promoters,..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"...Chris Catalena remains a compellingly carefree party mystic at Austin honky-tonks and bars. Now one year sober, he's strictly..."

Jan. 8, 2021 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

From the Music Desk
On Willie, Billy, Stevie Ray, Blaze, and more highlights from four decades of covering Austin music
"...In Austin, music is politics. It's the action. It's gossip. It's..."

Sept. 3, 2021 Features Feature by Michael Hall

Bands Are Practicing Again, but Does Austin Have Enough Rehearsal Space for Them?
A love letter and state-of-affairs on the practice space scene
"...tell you a secret: I have dreams about the [Austin Rehearsal Complex], a couple a year," reveals Don Harvey,..."

June 18, 2021 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Unlocking the Joys of Austin’s Puzzle Rooms
Escape rooms bring the solitary diversions to life
"...– basically anything with "room" in the title), "escape rooms" bring these solitary diversions – and their players –..."

July 29, 2016 Arts Feature by Marc Majcher

Faster Than Sound: Should the Live Music Fund Go to Musicians or Venues?
While eligibility is worked out, Music Commission nails down “PIE” equity plan
"...At Monday's Austin Music Commission meeting, emotional discussion swirled around whether music..."

Nov. 5, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Austin Musicians Brace for Public Shutdown
Dispatches from the week the music died
"...Pullout from corporate sponsors and private parties cost local musicians thousands of dollars before the official activities ever ceased...."

March 20, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

SXSW Cancellation “Devastating” for Austin’s Grassroots Music Businesses
Coronavirus shutdown impacts all levels of Austin music
"...instituted protocol to protect employees and customers at his music gear rental facility from the coronavirus...."

March 6, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Red River Music Venue Barracuda Closes
Rent due and no revenue, thriving club shutters
"...as the most devastating loss to the live original music scene Downtown amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Barracuda has gone..."

June 10, 2020 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Lake|Flato's Impact on Austin
The firm behind the new library has changed our city's look
"...28 has generated much buzz for Lake|Flato, the San Antonio/Austin-based architectural firm that partnered on the project with Boston's..."

Oct. 31, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Music Lab Practice Space Notifies Tenants of Closure
Longtime rehearsal facility shutting down May 31
"...Tenants at Music Lab received notice to vacate yesterday. The letter, signed..."

March 26, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

The Concourse Project Brings the Raver Spirit Back to Austin
High-capacity event space looks to diversify their sound
"...festival, and – most notably – their production company: RealMusic Events...."

Nov. 5, 2021 Music Feature by Christina Garcia

ACC’s Music Trade School Gets a World-Class Facility
The Music Business Performance Technology department spreads its wings at ACC Highland
"...In a city flush with great music-making facilities, one of the most state-of-the-art recording studios is..."

Aug. 20, 2021 Features Feature by Kevin Curtin

Music News: The Pros & Cons of Hitchhiking
C3 Presents acquires Emo's
"...owner Frank Hendrix was headed to the East Riverside music venue for a drizzling, 6pm rendezvous with C3 Presents..."

Feb. 15, 2013 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Music Amidst Used Furniture
The History of the Red River Strip
"...and all this is gonna be lounge seating. The bathrooms will be added to the back wall over there...."

Oct. 11, 1996 Music Feature

This Changes Everything: Austin Witnesses to Sex Pistols' Chaotic Randy's Rodeo Show Go Home and Start Bands
UK instigators blow the roof off San Antonio dance hall in Chapter 4, Part 2, of the “Austin Punk Chronicles”
"...crazy, life-altering concert. Chapter 4, Part 2, of the “Austin Punk Chronicles” zeros in on the Sex Pistols performance..."

Jan. 7, 2022 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

The Best Austin Bars for "Adult Play"
These bars might make you feel like a kid again
"...with childhood nostalgia like coloring and activity pages, puzzle rooms, adult summer camps and of course, Pokemon. To round..."

July 29, 2016 Events Post by Lisa Gossett

The Staycationer: Hotel ZaZa Austin
Your Close-to-Home Guide to Getting Away
"...Before the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and lockdown restrictions, Austin tourism was at an all-time high. Hotel occupancy rates..."

April 14, 2021 Food Post by Veronica Meewes

Austin Closes Bars, Dining Rooms in Latest COVID-19 Measures
Gatherings of 10 or more prohibited; orders in effect through May 1
"...As expected, Austin Mayor Steve Adler and Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt..."

March 17, 2020 News Post by Mike Clark-Madison

Proposed Development Would Revive Austin Opera House but Faces Neighbor Opposition
200 Academy Drive: Big hit or last call?
"...Congress strip, looks wholly unremarkable today. But it's an Austin cultural landmark dating back 45 years, home to vitally..."

Jan. 21, 2022 News Feature by Kevin Curtin

KMFA's New Home Brings the Community Into Contact With Music
Austin's classical music radio station has a new building where people can see the sounds
"...But this is KMFA. For more than four decades, Austin's classical radio station – 89.5 on your FM dial..."

Jan. 29, 2021 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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
"...Music Lab's Oltorf location, a default rehearsal space for Austin..."

Jan. 18, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Is Austin's Growing Dance Music Scene in Need of Its Own HQ?
We talk to a dozen members of ATX’s electronic music community
"...even in 2017, walking into a dance club in Austin feels cheesy. Despite a recent electronic music boom, house..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Austin Exposure
"...So what are Austin musicians doing online? Not as much as you might..."

May 5, 2000 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Music Lab St. Elmo to Close Within 30 Days
Owner confirms end of final location with incoming Tesla center
"...Many assumed Elon Musk’s pricey bro-ification of Austin wouldn’t be good for local music, but few could..."

Jan. 19, 2021 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

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