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Breakaway This Weekend
A new vinyl haven on the Eastside
"...celebrate the grand opening of their new vinyl haven, Breakaway Records (1704 E. 5th St. #105), on Sunday beginning..."

May 30, 2008 Music Post by Austin Powell

Vinyl Saved My Life Tonight: Record Stores Deliver in a Crisis
Local media emporiums maintain online shipping during C-19 lockdown
"...I’d already begun hoarding earlier in the week: Waterloo Records, Antone’s Records, Half Price Books. When I walked into..."

March 24, 2020 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Playback: Straight Outta Calcutta
Sitar maestro Indrajit Banerjee, stoned synching Doom Side of the Moon and The Wizard of Oz, and a bigger Breakaway Records
" from live-visual mad scientist Bob Mustachio. A Bigger Breakaway..."

Aug. 4, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Why Record Store Day Is Great …
And why it sucks (a shopping guide)
"...Talk to the owners of any of Austin’s participating records stores and you’ll hear a chorus: “Record Store Day..."

April 21, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Vinyl by Vinyl West
It's always Record Store Day here
"...11am Carpark Records 1pm We Were Promised Jetpacks 2pm DM Stith 3pm..."

March 9, 2009 SXSW Post by Audra Schroeder

Faster Than Sound: Austin Record Stores Hang On, Together
Online and curbside pivots support an altered Record Store Day for Austin vinyl emporiums this Saturday.
"...Gabe Vaughn, co-owner of North Loop's Breakaway Records, remains hurt by an impassioned email from a..."

Aug. 28, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Playback: Austin’s Rarest Vinyl
Want exclusive vinyl for Record Store Black Friday? Check out some of Austin's rarest wax.
"...thinking. What are the most valuable, rarified, and coveted records that have sprung from our city limits?..."

Nov. 24, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Endtroducing
Record Store Day: Don't forget the actual record store, America's 'musical town square'
" us," says John T. Kunz, owner of Waterloo Records. Experience one on April 21, and come back often...."

April 20, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Austin Record Stores Move the Needle on In-Person Shopping
You may now commence thumbing through the stacks again (provided you follow the new safety rules)
"...Still, my weekend trip to Waterloo Records felt normal – even considering I got scanned with..."

Nov. 13, 2020 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

The Price You Pay
At what cost does the vinyl revolution come?
"...For the first time in its 30-year history, Encore Records looks spotless: clean floors, bright lights, no casual smudges..."

Jan. 10, 2014 Music Feature by Luke Winkie

Playback: RSD in ATX
Record Store Day local exclusives, and out-of-the-way wax emporiums that may carry them
"...are two sides to Record Store Day," contemplates Exploded Records at JuiceLand operator Andrew Brown. "There's the shallow, short-lived..."

April 15, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Off the Record
There's a whole lot of shaking going on thanks to Johnny Walker, the Pachanga Latin Music Festival, Return to Forever reunion, and Breakaway Records
"...fact carved in wax with the grand opening of Breakaway Records on Sunday. The Eastside vinyl haven, located at..."

June 6, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Guide to Austin Record Stores
Exploring the grooves, from black metal to blues
"...them. The three most prominent, can’t-miss shops are Waterloo Records, End of an Ear, and Antone’s Records – each..."

Aug. 23, 2017 Music Post by The Music Staff

Austin’s Record Store Day Picks
Local releases and where to get 'em
"...At best, these hundreds of special-edition records stimulate sales for the retailers that slang music 365..."

April 15, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Record Store Crawl
The day after Record Store Day breaks the bank
"...11:11: Arrive at Waterloo Records to find the place packed with souvenir seekers and..."

April 24, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Back-to-School Guide: Stores to Shop Your Way Into Austin Music
Dress for the job you want: stylish scenester – plus recommendations on record shops and instrument stores
"...Antone's Record ShopCampus-area classic with a Texas treasure trove..."

Aug. 19, 2022 Music Feature by Rachel Rascoe

Playback: Record Store Day
Record Store Day – inclusive, not exclusive
"...Records aren't cool because they're rare, but rather because they're..."

April 19, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Crosstalk: Hi, How Are You Mural Lasts a Long Time Despite Building Demo, and More Music News
Record Store Day and an Ice Cream Factory Studio workshop
"...Record Store Day lands this Saturday, April 22. Waterloo Records opens at 8am, and confirmed on IG regarding hot..."

April 21, 2023 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Join the Austin Indie Record Store Crawl This Black Friday
Don't forget to bring your own bag!
" for more about Black Friday. 2828 Guadalupe 512-322-0660 2. Astro Record Store Great selection of vintage vinyl..."

Nov. 24, 2020 Events Post

Faster Than Sound: The Spiritual Side of Quentin Arispe
Plans for Pride Month, Resound concert promotions, and IRL record store day
"...of the official RSD exclusives include Antone's Record Shop, Breakaway Records, End of an Ear, Waterloo Records, Groover's Paradise,..."

June 11, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Nakia Gets Tied to the Whipping Post
New video previews covers collection
"...“I would go to Breakaway Records and start grabbing singles off the wall,” Reynoso..."

April 2, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Walter Tragert Rises Up Singin’
Musician with MS finds hope in a songbook, Margaret Moser passes, and last shots at Bull McCabe's
"...still play guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass, and horns. He records in Austin's smallest studio, a four-by-six-foot cube inside his..."

Sept. 1, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Record Store Day Unearths a Roky Erickson Rarity
Reanimating one of the great Austin tributes
"," over 20 artists offered contributions. As Warner Bros. Records PR, I got a green light on the project..."

April 21, 2017 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

2022/2023 Austin Music Awards Winners
You voted – here's Austin's favorite artists, albums, and more
"...Record Shop Big Henry’s Vinyl & Gifts BLK Vinyl Breakaway Records Feels So Good Love Wheel Records Waterloo Records..."

Feb. 26, 2023 Music Post by James Renovitch

Faster Than Sound: Infinite Hellscape Brings Austin Eclecticism Into Focus Under West Texas Stars
Camping at the first-year Austin/Marathon/Ft. Davis fest
"..."for a life-changing chance to be mentored by Spaceflight Records." The brand also promises bar proceeds from an Oct...."

Sept. 23, 2022 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

How I Won the War Against Stress With A Little Help From Vinyl & Tequila
Giving praise before the altar of the turntable
"...Nineties Austin. DIY pressings of Butch Hancock populated Antone's Records, while a future $400 Johnny Hodges box set sold..."

Oct. 2, 2020 Features Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Austin Music Industry Award Winners Announced
Best radio station, record store, club, music writer, and more honored
"...Best Record Store 1) Waterloo Records 2) End of an Ear 3) Antone’s Records 4)..."

Feb. 25, 2018 Music Post by James Renovitch

Playback – Dead Man Walking: Jimmy LaFave
As terminal cancer ticks down Jimmy LaFave’s life, he says the show must go on
"...regard she does Ramblin' Jack Elliott. Every week, he records with different combinations of musicians, amassing roughly 30 songs..."

April 21, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Austin Music Awards' Industry Accolades Announced
Best radio station, record store, club, and many more
"...Record Store 1) Waterloo Records 2) End of an Ear 3) Antone’s Records 4)..."

March 6, 2017 Music Post by James Renovitch

Off the Record
Where do you want it?
"...public accountant, Chris Yost, examine some of Cactus' financial records obtained through an open-records request. Consistent with previous Chronicle..."

April 16, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

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