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Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
"...Starring: Susan Bernard, Lori Williams, Haji and Tura Satana. Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! is proof that with a great..."

June 9, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Faster
Dwayne Johnson is an ex-con out to avenge his brother's death and Billy Bob Thornton is the junkie cop on his tail.
"...Carla Gugino, Mike Epps, Michael Irby and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. Faster goes a long way toward dispelling the memory of..."

Nov. 26, 2010 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Bigger, Stronger, Faster*
While examining steroid use and abuse, this documentary discovers that enhancement drugs permeate our culture. Who’s to say which ones should be illegal?
"...harder heart than mine to be unsympathetic. Bigger, Stronger, Faster* is full of revelations, all brought to light by..."

June 6, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Faster Than Sound: Changes at Two Campus Cafes
The latest on Cactus Cafe and Spider House
"...Last year, KUT/KUTX opted not to renew a 10-year..."

Feb. 4, 2022 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Renovated Beerland Opens, Dozen Street on Its Way Out
Rounding up 2020 venue news plus all things Hi, How Are You Day
"...In October, Stubb's GM Ryan Garrett confirmed takeover of..."

Jan. 17, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Unearthing Daniel Johnston’s If
Producer Brian Beattie has an unreleased Daniel Johnston album ready, but can’t make amends with the late cult singer’s management
"...Early voting is now open for the Nov. 5..."

Oct. 25, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: A Festival Blooms in the Desert
Amid concern over a new C3 festival, homegrown Marfa Myths strives to grow with the Texas city
"...row for punk historian Vivien Goldman (revisit last week's "Faster Than Sound" column). During his performance, the singer dedicated..."

May 3, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Sing Faster: The Stagehands’ Ring Cycle
"...to mention giants, dragons, fog machines, and whatnot. Sing Faster provides a look into the backstage world of stagehands,..."

Oct. 5, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Faster Than Sound: The Austin Music Census Returns While the Live Music Fund Faces Delays
A spring music ecosystem news roundup with all those familiar players: the Austin Music Census, Live Music Fund, and HAAM
"...in the past, [which] could have maybe been done faster in a lot of people's eyes, but I think..."

May 27, 2022 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Gary Keller Now Owns West Austin's One World Theatre
Austin music benefactor adds One World to real estate portfolio, alongside Saxon Pub
"...Ritz location on 320 E. Sixth.) At the time, "Faster Than Sound" confirmed that no deal had been settled...."

April 1, 2022 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Levitation Returns for Halloween Weekend
A conversation with Botany and other cross-genre recs
"...noise-pop project from Wurve bandleader Alex Capistran. Find more "Faster Than Sound"-picked recommendations below...."

Oct. 22, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: The Drama Behind the Cactus Cafe Negotiations
Accusations of unprofessional behavior and an HR complaint leave the historic venue in limbo
"...Despite concern, KUT discussed conditions for a new agreement..."

July 16, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Austin Imprint Keeled Scales Partners With Polyvinyl Records
New joint office expands the local label landscape
"...The deal follows an unexpectedly big pandemic year for..."

June 4, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: KUT/KUTX Will No Longer Manage the Cactus Cafe
University station terminates "disheartening" negotiations and Spider House Ballroom changes ownership.
"...Last week, sources close to the issue confirmed that..."

May 28, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Venue Relief Pending as COVID-19 Spike Stalls Restarted Gigs
Also, sampling Flobama's beats, and remembering landmark pianist Margaret Wright
"...Emily Ng, joins with ethereal indie rock like latest "Faster." Asian artistry continues the second Thursday of each month..."

Dec. 11, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: KUTX Beacon Jay Trachtenberg Retires
Jay Trachtenberg retires from KUTX, Rick Carney steps down as Music Commission chair, and Johnny Bush ascends to honky-tonky heaven.
"...Trachtenberg still hosts Sunday Morning Jazz on the station,..."

Nov. 20, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: City Funding for Music Venues Still MIA
Live Music Capital flagships await aid as costs pile up.
"...similar federal aid package, we'll be able to move faster now to deploy it. I also support a fund..."

Aug. 7, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Pure X Reconciles With Austin
Local rock group returns after six years, Gold Rush Vinyl checks in, and Threadgill’s closes permanently.
"...pick lauded their ability to cut vinyl three times faster than the industry average. We checked in with founder..."

April 24, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Music Industry Workers Face Uncertainty Around Unemployment Benefits
Independent contractors advised: “When in doubt, go ahead and register”
"...Commission, focused on connecting local residents with jobs. Although Faster Than Sound wasn’t able to speak with the TWC..."

March 27, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Music Industry Workers Face Uncertainty Around Unemployment Benefits
Indie contractors advised: “When in doubt, go ahead and register”
"...Commission, focused on connecting local residents with jobs. Although Faster Than Sound wasn’t able to speak with the TWC..."

March 24, 2020 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Blood Goes Big, Free Week Contracts
In the ATX music news: punk poetics by local septet Blood, January’s Free Week dates, and the Live Music Fund’s first feedback
"...Since its 2016 formation, the Red River Cultural District..."

Dec. 27, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: ACL Fest’s Recipe for Success
Essential ingredients for a modern edition of our city’s largest music festival
"...there's no secret recipe for her team's fall classic, "Faster Than Sound" can make a few guesses...."

Oct. 4, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Historic Approval of City Tax Fund for Local Music
With $3 million in HOT monies, music advocates gear up for vote on Prop B, the Far Out finds its footing in South Austin, and more music news
"...In a huge victory for Austin advocates, City Council..."

Sept. 27, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Punk’s Not White at Black & Brown Fest
Austin punks of color shine at radical San Antonio collective’s second year, Mutual Feelings evolves on their own terms, and more music news
"...More Alley Delays: On Friday, Aug. 30, Austin Public..."

Sept. 6, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Eimaral Sol’s Journey to RAS Day
Local neo-soul singer Eimaral Sol puts her spiritual spin on the all-women-led RAS Day lineup, City Council approves Red River improvements, Blakchyl leads her East Austin tour, and cult song funny man Dick Price passes
"...Following three separate gun violence incidents in the Red..."

Aug. 16, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Music Advocates Say Convention Center Expansion Key to Unlocking City Funds
Can the commercial music industry finally get a cut of the HOT action? Also: City protects venue employees from receiving sound citations and Austin rapper Hella Sketchy dies of overdose.
"...who have not expressed support. A HAAM representative tells "Faster Than Sound" they plan to request that Unconventional Austin..."

July 5, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Cutting Up on Tuesday
Queer nightlife gets a new clubhouse, SIMS Foundation faces spiked membership, Spoon’s greatest hits, and more
"..."We wanted to build a space that centered gender..."

June 28, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: The Fable Trilogy, Briscoe Center's "Greatest Hits," and Beerland Sold
Rare local reissues from Jazzman Records, the Briscoe Center’s Music Collections presents its “Greatest Hits,” and – has Beerland been sold?
"...I've sold the bar I can do it even faster." Although the Red River venue's calendar extends into the..."

May 31, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: The College Kids Are Alright
First-ever KVRX Fest offers a buzzing platform for indie artists, Symphony Square, and industry-aspiring students. Also, Broken Spoke daughter Ginny White-Peacock needs "robot legs."
"...The nation's largest music festival solely organized by a..."

May 17, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Cheer Up Charlies Booker Trish Connelly’s Thoughtful Curation
Community outpours support for booker’s multiple sclerosis treatment, city opens first for-profit venue assistance program, and Las Cruxes’ storefront shutters
"...Music Lab's Oltorf location, posted for sale last year,..."

March 29, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

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