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The Cult of Nick Curran Remembers His Guitar Genius
From rhythm & blues to rockabilly and punk, the late Austin shredder lived to subvert genres
"...at disaffected white teens. Pity he never witnessed Nick Curran deconstruct his antihero anthem "No Fun." Growlin', prowlin', and..."

Sept. 29, 2017 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Unsane Banter
Chemistry, scars, and “Slayer! Fuckin’ Slayer!”
"...Honky and the Fuckemos. Austinite of two years, bassist Dave Curran runs sound at the Hall, perfect spot for..."

May 19, 2016 Music Post by Michael Toland

Playback: Gone Unsane
Unsane bassist just left Austin for Italy, while SXSW eschews Sonicbids to bring their submissions process in-house
"...to Austin straight from New York," details Unsane bassist Dave Curran. "I moved down there because, over the last..."

July 28, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Critics Poll
"...Esme Barrera, Nick Curran, Richard Dorsett, Brent Grulke (Beets)..."

Jan. 4, 2013 Music Feature

Nick Curran & the Nitelifes
Texas platters
"...Nick Curran & the NitelifesPlayer! (Blind Pig)..."

July 16, 2004 Music Review by John Morthland

UFC Fight Night Pounds the Erwin Center
Edgar dominates, but it's a mixed night for Texas fighters
"...Dave Sholler, UFC Senior Director of Public Relations, told me..."

Nov. 24, 2014 Sports Post by Mac McCann

Austin Film Festival Snags Chappaquiddick as Closing Night Film
Full lineup includes Call Me by Your Name, Three Billboards
"...festival as Closing Night Film will be director John Curran’s Chappaquiddick, a narrative retelling of the tragic – and..."

Sept. 26, 2017 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

SXSW 2013 Round Two: More Bands Announced
Big year for Bogota bands with a heavy playlist from Colombia
"...already had the first round, plus the news that Dave Grohl will be this year’s music keynote speaker. This..."

Dec. 5, 2012 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

The 2002 Austin Critics Table Awards
On Monday, June 3, the Austin Critics Table handed out its annual awards for outstanding achievements in the Austin arts in a ceremony at the Capitol City Comedy Club.
"...included Austin Chronicle writers Wayne Alan Brenner (theatre), Rob Curran (theatre), Robi Polgar (music), and yours truly, and Austin..."

June 7, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

More Places at the Table
The Austin Critics Table is about to hand out its annual awards for achievement in the arts for the 10th year, and the list of nominees is longer than ever.
"...and Moira Muldoon (theatre), and Austin Chronicle writers Rob Curran (theatre), Robi Polgar (music and theatre), and yours truly...."

May 24, 2002 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Austin Theatre Critics Table 2000-2001 Nominations
The Austin Theatre Critics Table have announced the nominations for their ninth annual awards for achievement in the arts.
"...Arts Editor Robert Faires (arts), and freelance writers Rob Curran (art), Jamie Smith Cantara (theatre), Mike Huebner (music), Dawn..."

May 18, 2001 Arts Feature

The Other Stars in the Galaxy
"...D: Rowan Woods; with David Wenham, Toni Collette, Lynette Curran, John Polson...."

May 21, 1999 Screens Feature

If I Wrote All the Recommendeds...
Girlie Action handicaps the week
"...New Orleans song as ever written by the great Dave Bartholomew...."

Nov. 3, 2008 Music Post by Margaret Moser

SXSW Film
Daily reviews and interviews
"...Edward Anderson; with Peyton List, Cameron Goodman, Cullen Douglas, Dave Power, James Snyder, Tony Curran..."

March 14, 2008 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Marti Brom
"...fuzz bass sound. Song selection leans toward traditional rockabilly; Dave Dudley's "Why Are You Saving Your Kisses," Austinite Chris..."

Sept. 12, 2003 Music Review by Jerry Renshaw

Mike Barfield
Texas Platters
"...fair contender in the blue-eyed soul category. Backed by Dave Biller, Nick Curran, and erstwhile Hollister Chris Miller on..."

Nov. 29, 2002 Music Review by Jerry Renshaw

Austin Critics Table Winners 2000-01
"...Participating critics for the 2000-01 season included writers Rob Curran (art), Mike Huebner (music), Dawn Davis Loring (dance), Sondra..."

June 15, 2001 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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