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A Revolution of Spirit
Ritual jazz theatre pioneer Sharon Bridgforth premieres a new work, her last in Austin
"...Deltas are those places where rivers pour into the ocean...."

Jan. 9, 2009 Arts Feature by Abe Louise Young

Hold My End Up
Delta Spirit frontman Matt Vasquez returns to his roots: Austin
"...Vasquez, lead singer and songwriter for indie rock favorite Delta Spirit, spent years feeling rootless. He grew up in..."

June 5, 2015 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Wednesday Interview
Delta Spirit Matt Vasquez moves back home – Austin!
"...Delta Spirit1am, Parish; Also Thu., 11pm, Yahoo's Brazos Hall..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Chaos in Rhythm
Sing-alongs and smelly shirts at SXSW
"...only bring one shirt on tour?” In the same spirit as the lazy strum the North Carolina youngster brings..."

March 26, 2009 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Delta Spirit
"...Delta Spirit(Rounder)..."

March 16, 2012 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Deep Blues
"...the term documentary. It plunges deep into the Mississippi Delta, down Highway 61, to explore the world of the..."

Nov. 6, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

SXSW Music: Lucky No. 7 List
Action Bronson, Deerhoof, Laura Marling, and 160 more
"...noise-pop makers Deerhoof, heavyweight MC Action Bronson, indie rockers Delta Spirit – whose frontman Matt Vasquez calls Austin home..."

Feb. 13, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Delta Spirit
Heaping helping of high-profile local LPs
"...and having made its last two discs in Brooklyn, Delta Spirit now calls Austin home. Bandleader Matt Vasquez grew..."

Oct. 31, 2014 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

ACL Music Fest Friday Listings
"...that's made them an international institution. – Kevin Curtin Delta Spirit..."

Oct. 12, 2012 Music Feature

ACL Music Fest Friday Listings
The blurbing of ACL 2011
"...Saturday, 1:30pm, Austin Kiddie Limits) – Melanie Haupt Delta Spirit..."

Sept. 16, 2011 Music Feature

Cadillac Records
The story of the birth of Chicago blues is well-told through this ensemble portrait of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Chuck Berry, Etta James, Little Walter, and their label, Chess Records.
"...her aim is dead-on in terms of nailing the spirit of the thing. Cadillac Records bobs and weaves, strides..."

Dec. 12, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Matthew Logan Vasquez
"...Sabbatical from both Delta Spirit and indie supergroup Middle Brother, Matthew Logan Vasquez..."

Feb. 12, 2016 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Off the Record
The Department of Homeland Security tries to take down YellowFever and KAOS Radio. Somewhere Harvey Pekar is laughing.
"...San Diego's Delta Spirit has released two critically acclaimed albums of jagged..."

July 16, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Wednesday Picks & Sleepers
Handicapping SXSW 09 Wednesday night showcasers
"...a slab of fuzz-happy trash rock. – Greg Beets Delta Spirit..."

March 20, 2009 Music Feature

National Top 10s
"...10) Delta Spirit, Ode to Sunshine (Rounder) THOMAS FAWCETT..."

Jan. 2, 2009 Music Feature

ACL Fest Friday Reviews
"...Delta SpiritOde to Sunshine (Rounder)..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

ACL Fest Friday Schedule
Friday's full lineup
"...Kiddie Limits) Eli Young Band Autograph Signing (Waterloo Tent) Delta Spirit (Austin Ventures) 4:30pm:Patty Griffin (AMD) Gogol Bordello (AT&T)..."

Sept. 26, 2008 Music Feature

100 Local SXSW Music Acts
A-Z list of 100 Austin acts showcasing at the Fest
"...be elemental, but they rekindle the glass-breaking Saturday night spirit of their forebears. – Greg Beets Beth Chrisman..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Extra Happy
Chatting with the Delta Spirit
"...2008 was a whirlwind for California’s Delta Spirit. The punky folk quintet from San Diego toured..."

Feb. 25, 2009 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Utopia Fest Announces Lineup
Dr. John, Lettuce, and Antibalas headline earthy campout
"...artists including cold-as-ice rhythm and blues crew the Greyhounds, Delta Spirit frontman Matthew Logan Vasquez, electronic body-movers Capyac, vibey..."

March 1, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Wednesday SXSW Picks
"...Bungalow For the past decade, Matthew Logan Vasquez fronted Delta Spirit, which mixed indie rock and Americana to critical..."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature

Saturday SXSW Showcases
"...classic boogie and shake, while rock-out garage groovers Sweet Spirit remain one of Austin's most exciting new outfits, enticing..."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Playback
Late SXSW Creative Director Brent Grulke memorialized, and other Thursday SXSW tips
"...music staff: the vintage pop/modern punk collision of Sweet Spirit (noon), breaking female MC Anya (1pm), White Denim frontman..."

March 20, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Day Trippin'
More day parties than you can shake an iPhone at
"...(noon), Nada Surf (1pm), Destroyer (2), Color Revolt (3), Delta Spirit (4), Peter Moren (5) RSVP Bourbon Rocks: Transmission..."

March 11, 2008 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

SXSW Music Review: Revival Experience at Camp Lucy
Not at all the Hill Country brush Fyre Fest trolls predicted
"...Curated by Delta Spirit’s Matthew Logan Vasquez, the lineup pulled heavily from..."

March 14, 2019 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Faster Than Sound: Cracking the SXSW Music Algorithm
If my phone broke and clickbait subsided, where would bring me joy at SXSW?
"...Wednesday, March 13, debuts Delta Spirit frontman and sometimes-Austinite Matthew Logan Vasquez's first-ever Revival..."

March 15, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Glorietta
"...Propelled by an inebriated lightbulb moment, Delta Spirit's Matthew Logan Vasquez gathered up a six-part supercrew..."

Sept. 28, 2018 Music Review by Rachel Rascoe

Live Music to See This Weekend
Unpacking Christmas in July
"...second LP, while the latter rides country breakout Mockingbird. Delta Spirit leader Matthew Logan Vasquez Does What He Wants,..."

July 14, 2017 Music Post by The Music Staff

Matthew Logan Vasquez
"...Matthew Logan Vasquez's hiatus from Delta Spirit came to satisfying fruition on last year's debut..."

April 28, 2017 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Music Covers
"...Matt Vasquez of Delta Spirit June 5, 2015..."

March 1, 2017 Photo Gallery

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