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Snapshot: Austin Musician-Artists Market
On the first Sunday of the month, One-2-One Bar gives musicians an outlet to show another side of their artistry
"...Whereas most art markets charge a fee to sell, no-pay-to-play is crucial to..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

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

ATX6 Announces 2015 Artists
A second musical six-pack reps our scene at international fests
"...ATX6 today announced its new group of rising Austin musicians that will represent our fair city at North..."

April 21, 2015 Music Post by Doug Freeman

The Don Diego Trio Sends Greetings From Austin
Vittorio Bongiorno follows a rockabilly band from Italy to Texas
"...Italian band from Sicily to the Ameripolitan Festival in Austin – and why he's back here tonight with the..."

April 11, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Playback: CodeNEXT and the Austin Music Scene
How might the update of Austin’s land development code affect the musical landscape?
"...Following five years of lead-up, the rewrite of Austin's outdated land development code soon heads to City Council...."

June 8, 2018 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

Food and Music Strike a Chord With These Austin Chefs
We explore the link between the culinary and musical in anticipation of Hot Luck
"...snacks served by notable chefs. Simply put: It's perfectly Austin. (See below for more details.) [inset-1-right]..."

May 25, 2018 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Austin Arts Hall of Fame Class of 2005
The Austin Critics Table has named six inductees for the 2005 class of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame
"...The Austin Critics Table has named the fourth group of individuals..."

April 15, 2005 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

99 Austin Acts at SXSW Music
Support the home team!
"...Out of the City. The shift allowed the decadelong Austin scene veteran to fully embrace brooding indie rock, full..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

Playback: The State of the State of the 2012 Austin Music Scene
A look back at 2012
"...Horse. The Eastside honky-tonk resonated loudly with its uniquely Austin vibe and the high quality selection of country-spiked music...."

Dec. 28, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Austin Arts Hall of Fame: Class of '05
"...The Austin Critics Table has named the fourth group of individuals..."

May 27, 2005 Arts Feature

We Can't Make It Here Anymore
As the city's Economic Development Department readies its recommendations to City Council on Mayor Adler's Austin Music & Creative Ecosystem Omnibus Resolution, is it already too late for local artists in terms of local affordability?
"...limbo of the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction, unincorporated land near the Austin city limits. Short drive, but a world away...."

May 27, 2016 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Brain Boom
Austin's Techno Geeks and Slackers Cash In
" hire me, but I said I won't leave Austin. Then," Spector practically whispers, "he offered me an insane..."

March 20, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Can the Bands Play On?
The Live Music Task Force tunes up to protect Austin's claim to fame
"..."Live music in Austin is facing a life-or-death crisis."..."

July 18, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Art of the Business of Art
Gallery owners David Berman, Wally Workman, and Steve Clark talk about their lives promoting artists and selling art
"...the question of what they can do for the Austin arts scene. Even though the owners profiled in this..."

July 30, 2004 Arts Feature by Sam Martin

Rent Party Blues
Are post-boom rents killing the Austin music scene?
" capital? Already more accustomed to grim bottom lines, Austin's live music economy started 2003 with a pair of..."

Feb. 14, 2003 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Full-Gore Press
Mind the viscera: Austin's horror filmmaking scene is exploding
"...Will 2011 go down as the year the Austin horror filmmaking community definitively established itself as a vital..."

Dec. 23, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Rock and a Hard Place
Balancing the Austin Music Ledger
"...Tuesday night. Just as they did 15 years ago, Austin clubs are routinely sending bands home with $50 or..."

Dec. 1, 1995 Music Feature

Where Have All the Cowgirls Gone?
Austin's Female Country Singers
"...musician must, by law, be acknowledged -- some of Austin's best female country stars have faded from view. Go..."

Nov. 14, 1997 Music Feature by Louisa C. Brinsmade

No Purchase Necessary
Does Napster, the MP3-sharing software program that has spawned several lawsuits and been banned at universities across the nation, mean the end of music as we know it?
"...a Japanese company that had broken into the American market by offering cutting-edge home electronics. The technology being vilified..."

May 5, 2000 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Conventional Wisdom
Why There's No Oldies Country Radio
" things come full circle. When I moved to Austin in 1986, I knew I was moving to a..."

Oct. 18, 1996 Music Feature by Lee Nichols

The Hills Are Alive
The Hill Country is teaming with Austin songwriters.
"...turns out, once owned the no-frills honky-tonk west of Austin. A few years ago, Poodie Locke, better known as..."

May 9, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Suspended in Time
The community song of Wilson Street awaits its next refrain
"...up. Other rental properties in this slice of South Austin have been detoxed and gentrified over the last decade,..."

Aug. 13, 2010 News Feature by Amy Smith

Won't Get Schooled Again
Austin's Music Class of '98
" Todd V. Wolfson Few things are certain about Austin's Music Class of '98, those local artists releasing albums..."

Jan. 23, 1998 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Great Expectations
Assessing Austin's Class of '96
"...terms, but when it comes to album sales by Austin's "Class of '96," it's tough not to figure the..."

Dec. 27, 1996 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Playback: Priced Out?
Soon, Austin’s golden geese – musicians – will be priced out of the live music capital
"...Austin stands burdened with a cultural conundrum: A largely impoverished..."

Nov. 1, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

East Timor. Campaign Finance Reform. Napster. Living Wages. Little Richard.
"...took regarding my settlement negotiations with the city of Austin. Believe me, I know that on any given week..."

May 26, 2000 Column

Visions of This Town
Max Crace & the 1998 Austin Guitar Calendar
"...the end; as photographer and designer of the 1998 Austin Guitar Calendar, the SIMS (Services Invested in Musician Support)..."

Nov. 21, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

The Year It All Went Wrong
Looking back at club closings in Austin in 1999.
"...are being put to page, another vital piece of Austin is in danger of being taken away. Who knows..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Dancing About Architecture
Monte Montgomery hooks up with big-time booking; Texas Music Group has big plans.
"...days, as of this week Montgomery became the first Austin musician (to my knowledge, anyhow) to become the focus..."

Aug. 11, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

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