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Sounds of the City
Church of the Friendly Ghost's new urban planning
"...After walking through the Domain last weekend, I couldn't help but be nonplussed..."

Feb. 10, 2009 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

Page Two: Sitting on the Dock of the Bay Watching the Tide Roll Away
The Chronicle at 35
"..."The present-day composer refuses to die!"..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Column by Louis Black

The Ladies of SXSW
Plus more femme-focused musical events for Spring
"...A friend alerted me to Roseana Auten's breakdown of women in bands at South by Southwest this year,..."

March 24, 2009 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

Ink & Paper & the Dark Ambience of Demdike Stare
Because one thing leads to another until we’re all, you know, dead
"...I’ve been listening to the intense, tenebral noisefests of Demdike Stare for about a..."

Sept. 18, 2017 Design Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Decade on the Vanguard
No. 10 looks like the best Salvage Vanguard birthday ever!
" grads from Brown showed up in town, proclaimed themselves a theatre company, and aimed to prove it by..."

March 26, 2004 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Wayne Alan Brenner's 10 Favorite Arts-Related Things of 2019
Kinetic performances and galleries mounting great show after great show kept the year exciting
"...1) RUB A DUCK (Frank Wo/Men Collective) The collective's most recent kinetic visitation into our mundane realm..."

Dec. 20, 2019 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Stumbling Into a New Architecture of Music
Convergence is where you find it, scheduled or not
" with a live music scene, it's always retreaded: The line about how it's impossible to turn around without..."

Aug. 8, 2012 Chronolog Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

What the Hell Is Going On, Austin Arts Scene?
Here: Some nuggets of news from the frontlines of local culture.
"...First of all, you know that distinctive billboard near the intersection..."

Nov. 21, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Only the Fourth Wall Is Forever
After 10 years, Salvage Vanguard Theater is moving on
"...There's a full-color painting hidden beneath several coats of white..."

June 24, 2016 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

What the Bleep
Circuits get bent, Furbys are forced to sing - take that, robotpocalypse
"...Hot on the (w)heels of this somewhat unsettling article, Church of the..."

July 28, 2009 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

Bad to the Drone
What's happening this weekend.
"...nothing like fairy tale duo Hansel and Gretel, though they certainly could melt your face, sans oven. ST 37..."

Jan. 16, 2008 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

Off the Record
Juan González answers to no one
"...Forsaking the Song, Part 10..."

May 14, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Salvage Vanguard Theater: The rebel sets down roots
After 13 years of staging shows in bars and other companies' theatres, Salvage Vanguard Theater is opening its own all-purpose arts space in a 9,600-square-foot warehouse on Manor Road
"...Time was, Salvage Vanguard Theater spent all its time in bars. That is, that's..."

June 8, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Off the Record
Marcia Ball turns 60 in style, Bill Baird finds himself in song, and more confirmations for the Austin Music Awards and SXSW 09
"...The Greatest Gift..."

Feb. 13, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Chamy's Championing of Adventurous Music Will Be Missed
"...adventurous independent music in Austin. During your tenure at the Chronicle as associate music editor, you consistently championed the..."

May 12, 2004 Postmarks

Off the Record
Pinetop Perkins leads local Grammy nominations; The Heartless Bastards' Erika Wennerstrom relocates to Austin; the Invincible Czars re-envision Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Suite
"...Born in the Honey..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

Page Two: The Business of America
Solutions to the made-up immigration 'problem' would be an expansive and burdensome assault on both companies and individuals
"...While not exactly a given, there seems to be a widespread assumption on the part..."

April 4, 2008 Column by Louis Black

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
" boom, house and techno sprang far afield from the Third Coast and don't have the same cultural roots..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Genius of Love
"...It's February 1999, in the quiet, smokeless confines of the Cactus Cafe on the..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature by Ken Lieck

Moon-Shaped Panties & the Saint of White Trash
The Late Lucinda Williams
"...The morning starts normally for Lucinda. Well, maybe not normal,..."

Oct. 23, 1998 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Darkness in the Heart of Town
Will Sheff, one step forward, two steps back
"...His grandfather, 90, was running out of time, so Will Sheff..."

Sept. 6, 2013 Music Feature by Michael Corcoran

Culture Club
Aaron Mace's Church of the Friendly Ghost rattles the fringes of creative and musical expressionism
"...Inside a dark room at the Salvage Vanguard Theater, a man stands behind a table..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

New Media Art & Sound Summit Weirds Out!
Experimental orgy amplifies the fringe
"...don’t necessarily want to listen to it.” This week, the Church of the Friendly Ghost demonstrates science is fun:..."

June 9, 2015 Music Post by Waylon Cunningham

Art for Days
Can you handle two weeks' worth of the East Austin Studio Tour?
"...In the immortal words of Chief Brody, you are going to..."

Nov. 13, 2009 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Live Music This Weekend, Aug. 25-27
Your auditory agenda for the next three days
"...Get out of the house, grab a drink, and stand by other..."

Aug. 25, 2017 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Tonal Proximity
NMASS matured into Austin's foremost showcase of performance sound art, audiovisual improvisation, nonconformative music, and sensory installations
"...The New Media Art & Sound Summit (NMASS) began in..."

June 24, 2016 Music Feature by Conor Walker

Between Ships and Static
The "grandfather of Austin's avant-garde," Rick Reed, only don't call him that!
"...Beneath the Pleasant Valley Bridge, twilight hung back against a chorus..."

May 20, 2016 Music Feature by Conor Walker

NMASS 2015 Resounds
“We’re not fucking around! This is serious!”
"...The New Media Art & Sound Summit this past weekend..."

June 15, 2015 Music Post by Waylon Cunningham

Drew Silverman’s Gorintō
A quintessential work which surpasseth all understanding with beauty
"...How many arts events have I attended over the years, events in which music composed and/or performed by..."

April 28, 2019 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Required Viewing for Troubled Times
Craig Baldwin's Blows Against the Empire
"...San Francisco-based professional agitpropster-cum-video agent provocateur Craig Baldwin is no stranger to..."

June 11, 2004 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

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