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Encore Records Closing
Metal music retailer shutting in September
"...Encore Records is closing, and likely by the latter half..."

Aug. 27, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Encore Records Closing
Encore Records, Video & Apparel to close
"...Encore Records, Video & Apparel owner Chuck Lokey was visibly..."

Dec. 16, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Cheapo Records to Close
Black Friday comes early for one Austin record store
" release this morning announcing the close of Cheapo Records, owner Jason Shields sounded resigned – sad. “I really..."

Nov. 20, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records Screening at Fair Market Encores With Cold Cave and Ministry
Chicago industrial began as dance punk
"...that is timeless and important” before launching his second encore Friday night at Fair Market with “Every Day Is..."

April 20, 2019 Music Post by Christina Garcia

SXSW Live Shot: Stones Throw Records
“Stones Throw got that funk shit, Stones Throw got that soul”
"...Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: This Is Stones Throw Records at SXSW Film, the independent left coast label was..."

March 21, 2015 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

Playback: My Top 100 Austin Records of 2018
Kevin Curtin picks his favorite local sounds of the year
"...bumper crop for Austin music. We've seen hundreds of records, EPs, and singles released over the last 12 months,..."

Dec. 21, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Encore: Donovan
SXSW Saturday night headliner Donovan is ready for a revival
"...To take advantage of Donovan’s increased visibility, Legacy Records is updating and expanding The Essential Donovan collection by..."

March 21, 2012 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Sixteen Deluxe
"...a Christmas tree. Those were the days. (Wed., 1am, Encore.)..."

March 19, 2010 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Pierced Arrows
"...went out. (Thu., 11pm, Red 7 Patio; Fri., 12mid, Encore Patio.)..."

March 19, 2010 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

Preston School of Industry
"...of that elusive Slanted and Enchanted magic. As an encore, Monsoon is a crisper, cleaner, less distorted LP, yet..."

March 19, 2004 Music Review by Michael Chamy

Attic Ted
"...karaoke disco night. The 11-minute retro-electro noise fest "Hopper's Encore" is either the sound of Atari's product-testing lab or..."

March 5, 2004 Music Review by Greg Beets

Five O'Clock Land
Closing Encore Records is no walk in the park for Chuck Lokey
"...stands in for Chuck Lokey the man, owner of Encore Records, Video & Apparel for 27 years. The affection..."

Jan. 13, 2012 Music Feature by Adam Schragin

Graveyard: Ungrateful Are We the Dead
"...At Encore Records and Video during this year’s South by Southwest,..."

Sept. 9, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Why Record Store Day Is Great …
And why it sucks (a shopping guide)
"...Talk to the owners of any of Austin’s participating records stores and you’ll hear a chorus: “Record Store Day..."

April 21, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Adult Play: Storm Thorgerson by Steve Miller
The joker and the LP art genius, an honest-to-God love story
"...In 2010, I walked into Encore Records – then on Anderson Lane (now on E...."

July 29, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Graveyard’s Innocence & Decadence
Gothenburg quartet’s chain-reaction chemistry still blinds
"...mind-bending instrumentalists Earthless. The bands leveled a stage at Encore Records in 2008 during South by Southwest when the..."

Dec. 18, 2015 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Attack Ships on Fire off the Shoulder of Orion
Faust and Qluster krautrock
"...months of buying trips to Anderson Lane metal foundry Encore Records turned into a page of “Metallurgy” reviews –..."

Aug. 23, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

The Price You Pay
At what cost does the vinyl revolution come?
"...For the first time in its 30-year history, Encore Records looks spotless: clean floors, bright lights, no casual..."

Jan. 10, 2014 Music Feature by Luke Winkie

One, Two, Tres, Cuatro
Carson Brock's grandmother is looking out for him, and other tales from the 'bless their heart' file
"..."bless their heart" category is Chuck Lokey, owner of Encore Records, Video & Apparel on West Anderson Lane. A..."

Dec. 23, 2011 Music Column by Margaret Moser

Playback: This Is Not Traditional
Tim Kerr and Jerry Hagins remain unconventional in Up Around the Sun, plus an update on World Class Capital Group
"...Also following our report, Encore Records owner Chuck Lokey acknowledged that WCCG had purchased..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Record Store Day
Record Store Day – inclusive, not exclusive
"...Records aren't cool because they're rare, but rather because they're..."

April 19, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Bombs, Beto, and the Biggest Music Stories of 2018
“Playback” recaps the news, trends, and controversies of the year. Outrage level: high.
"...artists and labels a relatively fast, local source for records with small-batch options...."

Dec. 14, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

A Republic of Indie in a Netflix Nation
How Austin's homegrown video stores are faring against the big red giant
"...I Luv Video, Hyde Park's venerable Movie Store, and Encore – are doing considerably better than the national average...."

Jan. 16, 2009 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Guide to Austin Record Stores
Exploring the grooves, from black metal to blues
"...them. The three most prominent, can’t-miss shops are Waterloo Records, End of an Ear, and Antone’s Records – each..."

Aug. 23, 2017 Music Post by The Music Staff

Austin’s Record Store Day Picks
Local releases and where to get 'em
"...At best, these hundreds of special-edition records stimulate sales for the retailers that slang music 365..."

April 15, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Record Store Crawl
The day after Record Store Day breaks the bank
"...11:11: Arrive at Waterloo Records to find the place packed with souvenir seekers and..."

April 24, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Gray Band
How can a band singing almost exclusively about serial killers engender so much life?
"...Rock, Fantastico! at both metalheads' West Anderson Lane headquarters, Encore Records & Video. Travis, Jason, Gary, Tom – Encore..."

Jan. 14, 2011 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

One, Two, Tres, Cuatro: Nuff Said, Wear Red
What do rockabilly cult figure Johnny Legend, women's health care advocate Marcia Ball, and hit-and-run victim Slim Richey have in common? This weekend.
"...let this column close on a cheery note. As Encore Records, Video & Apparel has spent this year closing..."

March 30, 2012 Music Column by Margaret Moser

Playback: That’s the Breaks
In studio with Confucius and Fresh, hosts of KUTX’s first ever hip-hop specialty show
"...Encore Records' closing appeared a foregone conclusion once it came..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Off the Record
Putting a price tag on the new exclusivity of rock & roll records
"...for a band," offers John Kunz, owner of Waterloo Records, which carries Forgiven on double vinyl. "What it does..."

July 18, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

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