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Untold Verve Rules Empire Control Room
Londoner sifts decades of UK bass culture for Chaos in Tejas
"...Jack Dunning, aka Untold, took the stage at Empire Control Room Friday and nervously cleared away the beer..."

June 2, 2014 Music Post by Conor Walker

Faster Than Sound: Empire Control Room Owners Purchase Longtime Location
Seventh Street venue takes charge of its live music destiny
"...A year ago, the fate of Seventh Street stronghold Empire Control Room & Garage hung in the balance...."

Aug. 23, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Brently Heilbron's Stand Up Empire Signs With PBS
New show to bring ACL-like coverage of Austin's comedy scene
"...because of his new show on PBS: Stand Up Empire...."

Dec. 11, 2015 Screens Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Empire Owner Acquires Parish
Stephen Sternschein and partners win on only bid
"...and operates the popular Red River Cultural District destination Empire Control Room & Garage, has entered into partnership on..."

Jan. 4, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Spamarama’s Happening, Kombucha Is A-Tappening, Texas Wine Auction’s Got the Deals, the Roosevelt Room’s on Wheels, and Nolan Ryan Outpitches Those Damned Tornados …
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...the excellent Jennymarie Jemison design identity! They’re opening a taproom at their warehouse (2010 Hwy 290 #180) on Saturday,..."

March 30, 2022 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

We Control the Vertical
TV Eye
"...lambada contest. Have lots of popcorn and the remote control nearby...."

Oct. 17, 1997 Screens Column by Margaret Moser

Playback: Eviction Notice
World Class Capital locks out Kingdom and Ethics. Could Empire Control Room be next?
" landlord – the same one who just purchased Empire Control Room...."

Aug. 3, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Mélat, 5D, Applied Pressure Orchestra
Empire Control Room & Garage, Jan. 6
"...Talent-stacked stages running concurrently, Empire Control Room & Garage authenticated Austin's redeveloping sonic experience...."

Jan. 12, 2018 Music Review by Kahron Spearman

Terror Fest Review: Indian
Tones no humans should ever be able to make
"...its Austin Terror Fest excoriation on Saturday night inside Empire Control Room made up for lost time...."

June 9, 2019 Music Post by Michael Toland

A New Parish Set to Open in Former North Door Location
Owners behind Empire and Resound Presents team up at Eastside Venue
" here: a familiar name, in a different long-standing room, operated by two separate independent local concert promotion entities,..."

Feb. 10, 2022 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Levitation Live Shot: Lingua Ignota, Emma Ruth Rundle
The sound of violence stuns Levitation
"...entirety of Lingua Ignota’s stage setup Friday night inside Empire Control Room for $15 at Harbor Freight. With only..."

Nov. 9, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Levitation Live Shot: Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats
British Blood Lust beasts hammer a childlike sweet spot
"...Central Austinite sat/stood/waited). Puddles of human fluid flowing through Empire Control Room’s tented outside stage didn’t count...."

April 30, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Black Everythang Matters Accentuates Austin’s Wealth of Black Talent
A landmark display of Black unity within the city’s music scene
"...Empire Control Room's excellence in casting intimacy within simple confines..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Music Post by Derek Udensi

Free Week Live Shots
Empire Control Room, Jan. 6
"...Chill Russell proved an aptly named outfit to jump-start Empire's outside showcase, Friday's frigid temps keeping the crowd intimate..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Playback: White Hats at the White Horse
The White Horse expands its empire – into nonprofits and a record label
"...a beat. The move consolidates the repair shop and showroom of John French and Chad Allen's electronic music tool..."

May 30, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Buck Dharma in the 21st Century!
Epic Q&A with Blue Öyster Cult’s “Reaper”
"...for You,” and “Shooting Shark.” BÖC plays Friday at Empire Control Room...."

Aug. 9, 2017 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Unlocking the Michael Schenker Festival
Sound pilgrim reveals the combination to his “whole story”
"...Seventies Scorpions and UFO, his supersonic melodies pause at Empire Control Room on Saturday...."

May 16, 2019 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Weird City Hip-Hop Festival: Dilated Peoples
Rakaa Iriscience: “People demand better, they’re gonna get better”
"...City Hip-Hop Festival on Saturday at the weekend’s headquarters, Empire Control Room...."

Sept. 25, 2014 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

Terror Fest Review: Church of Misery, Primitive Man, Unearthly Trance, Terminator 2
Indoors at ATF proves horror as sound and sound as feeling
"...Around midnight Friday inside Empire Control Room, Hiroyuki Takano belted out “I, Motherfucker (Ted..."

June 8, 2019 Music Post by Rick Weaver

Austin Terror Fest Q&A: Panopticon
Folk & metal extremist books a pair of über rare performances
"...5:30pm, at Barracuda covering Blaze Foley, and Sunday at Empire Control Room, 7:45...."

June 6, 2019 Music Post by Michael Toland

Sound on Sound Review: Citizen
Plus the Hotelier, Sorority Noise, and Alex Napping
"...on Sound crammed a whole lot of emotion into Empire Control Room’s outdoor space Friday night, stacking a six-band..."

Nov. 11, 2017 Music Post by Libby Webster

Oblivion Access 2022
"...A Place to Bury Strangers at Empire Control Room during Oblivion Access on May 14, 2022..."

May 17, 2022 Photo Gallery

14 Austin Terror Fest Picks
The best metal for brave ears
"...Unearthly TranceEmpire Control Room, Fri. 7, 9:15pm As a harsh miasma..."

June 7, 2019 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Free Week 2018
"...5-D featuring Captain Kirk at Empire Control Room..."

Jan. 8, 2018 Photo Gallery

Weird City Hip-Hop Festival
"...Dam-Funk at Empire Control Room..."

Sept. 29, 2014 Photo Gallery

Live Music to See This Weekend
Your cheat sheet for three days of fun
"...Empire Control Room Fri., July 28, 8pm..."

July 28, 2017 Music Post by The Music Staff

Photos From All Four Days of Levitation 2019
"...Brutus at Empire Control Room on Friday, November 8, 2019..."

Nov. 11, 2019 Photo Gallery

Austin Terror Fest 2019
"...Austin Terror Fest 2019 at Empire Control Room & Garage..."

June 10, 2019 Photo Gallery

Austin Music Industry Award Winners Announced
Best radio station, record store, club, music writer, and more honored
"...Bar Runners-Up: ACL Live at the Moody Theater, Antone’s, Empire Control Room..."

Feb. 25, 2018 Music Post by James Renovitch

Faster Than Sound: 10 Fresh Finds at Hot Summer Nights
Ten sunspots on Hot Summer Nights’ triple-digit lineup
"...eight participating venues – Barracuda, Cheer Up Charlies, Elysium, Empire Control Room, Mohawk, Scratchouse, Stubb's, and Swan Dive –..."

July 26, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

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