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Shinyribs Frontman Kevin Russell Will Perform Gourds Set for Electric Lounge Reunion
Reliving the wild and woolly Nineties music scene downtown
"...Open 1993-1998, the Electric Lounge enjoyed an outsized impact on Austin music, nurturing..."

April 11, 2019 Music Post by Michael Toland

Playback: Saving Souls at the Electric Church
New venue the Electric Church converts local psychics, and Samuel Grey Horse recounts his mule variations
"...industrial area on Austin's Eastside, the defunct chapel went electric when overtaken by musicians and projectionists in February. Instant..."

June 2, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Inside La Cumbia Lounge
"...Few "civilians" have seen the inside of La Cumbia Lounge, Michael Ramos' Lake Austin studio and the incubator for..."

Aug. 18, 2006 Music Feature by Belinda Acosta

Electric Sheep Co. of 'Second Life'
Herding pixels for fun and profit
"...the biggest companies native to Second Life is the Electric Sheep Co., which works to develop property and marketing..."

March 2, 2007 Screens Feature by Memory Harker

The Far Out Lounge Focuses on Food, Safety, and Austin Musicians
More than a venue
" music, bar-hopping, and dining destination, The Far Out Lounge & Stage is more than just a watering hole...."

Jan. 8, 2021 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Faster Than Sound: New Cocktail Lounge Takes Over Ex-Sidewinder Space
Run by former Scoot Inn and Longbranch owner James Stockbauer, Birdie Num Nums maintains the outdoor stage.
" references 1968 film The Party, which matches the lounge's midcentury decor...."

July 3, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Off the Record
Electric Lounge's second act on the Eastside, catching up with Scratch Acid and Austin's other Voice contestants
"...11, 10pm). As the principal creative force behind the Electric Lounge (1993-1999), booker Mike Henry knows this dilemma and..."

Sept. 9, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Music Recommended
SPIRITUALIZED/SUPERGRASS Electric Lounge, Friday 20/ Saturday 21
"...only one place to go for cover; the clubs. Electric Lounge is one of several shelters that has a..."

Oct. 20, 1995 Music Feature

Vic Chesnutt Electric Lounge, October 1& 2
"...Chesnutt makes this pledge for his shows two Electric Lounge shows: "I will be good. I will not..."

Sept. 29, 1995 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Mourning Becomes Electric
"...So once sang Joan Jett, no stranger to the Electric Lounge and 1,000 other clubs like it, each a..."

April 16, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

"...Thursday night, or the Grand Royal showcase at the Electric Lounge in the same time slot? And what about..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

Picks & Sleepers
"...Bob Mould bassist Andrew Duplantis is very, very promising. (Electric Lounge Pavilion, 11pm) -Andy Langer..."

March 20, 1998 Music Feature

Road Shows
"...Apples in Stereo, Olivia Tremor Control, The Music Tapes, Electric Lounge..."

Oct. 24, 1997 Music Feature

No Law & Order
"...on that hot second cousin at the family reunion. (Electric Lounge Pavilion, 10pm) -- Christopher Gray..."

March 12, 1999 Music Feature

Road Shows
"...FRI 31 Grifters, Electric Lounge..."

Oct. 31, 1997 Music Feature

Road Shows
"...FRI 6 Jughead's Revenge, Voodoo Lounge..."

June 6, 1997 Music Feature

The Year It All Went Wrong
Looking back at club closings in Austin in 1999.
"...economy leveled the landscape of live music venues. The Electric Lounge is gone. Liberty Lunch is gone. Steamboat is..."

Dec. 31, 1999 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

Saturday Night Live
Mayor Kirk Watson takes his downtown vision to the streets
"...Lunch's Ice-T show was canceled. We stopped by the Electric Lounge too early to catch the bands, and during..."

Oct. 2, 1998 News Feature by Kayte VanScoy

Road Shows
"...SAT 31 Silver Apples, Electric Lounge..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Music Feature

Jesus Gonna Be Here
Johnny Toxic
"...septet included a trumpet-trombone-sax front line along with an electric piano and DJ Apollo, a deft (and, indeed, def)..."

March 26, 1999 Music Feature

1999 SXSW Music Festival
"...a knack for compelling narratives and jazz-inflected arrangements. (Ritz Lounge, 9pm)-- Andy Langer..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

Only the Beginning
Wednesday Night SXSW "Sleepers"
"...the Nineline, still resonates with that KUT "LiveSet" magic. (Electric Lounge, 9pm) - Raoul Hernandez GFIRE: Psychedelic trance isn't..."

March 13, 1998 Music Feature

Road Shows
"...FRI 23 Derek Trucks Band, Mercury Lounge..."

Jan. 23, 1998 Music Feature

Road Shows
"...FRI 16 Bow Wow Wow, Electric Lounge..."

Jan. 16, 1998 Music Feature

Road Shows
"...FRI 19 Big Ass Truck, Straight Up Buzz, Mercury Lounge..."

Sept. 19, 1997 Music Feature

The State of Austin's Hip-Hop Scene
"...-- the "Blow Pop" series at Nasty's and the Electric Lounge -- while fewer still could have guessed the..."

July 4, 1997 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Road Shows
"...MON 20 Hillbilly Hellcats, Voodoo Lounge..."

Jan. 17, 1997 Music Feature

1999 SXSW Music Festival
"...their aggressive attack. Still, a few bunny shadows ... (Electric Lounge, 11pm) -- Raoul Hernandez..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

SXSW Record Reviews
"...starting with the "Hey you guuuuys" yell from the Electric Company and strolling merrily through some sunny-day country music..."

March 20, 1998 Music Review

"...FRI 17, SAT 18 Jimmy Smith, Mercury Lounge..."

Oct. 17, 1997 Music Feature

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