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Margaret Moser Tribute: Gary Floyd
Promoting punk, Austin, Texas-style
"...was one of those people who, in the 'real Gary' headspace, was always there. She was an intricate part..."

June 30, 2017 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Saturday Night at the Bookstore
The Dicks' Gary Floyd 20 years after Austin's first Punk Prom at the ArmadilloWorld Headquarters
" a long Cadillac convertible covered with rust spots, Gary Floyd felt his purple/pink mohawk bristle in the wind...."

May 12, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Dicks Hate Police, Love David Yow
Jesus Lizard/Scratch Acid screamer headlines benefit
" front local punk legends the Dicks, whose singer Gary Floyd remains in physical and financial duress as he..."

Sept. 30, 2013 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

I Said That, Volume 1: The Dicks and Mutant Rocker: The Art of Randy "Biscuit" Turner, Volume 1
by Gary Floyd; edited by David Ensminger
"...As Dicks frontman Gary Floyd told Texas historian David Ensminger, early Austin punk..."

Dec. 15, 2017 Music Review by Tim Stegall

Playback: Inside Antone's
Christening Antone's new location, SXSW reveals, and a new documentary on old Dicks
"...inviting myself and Kris Krishna, manager of Antone's partner Gary Clark Jr., inside the old brick building...."

March 6, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Gay Place
Time to dig in the crypt of queer music history
"...not so easy. This week, learn about some godfathermothers: Gary Floyd and Frankie Knuckles. Both on Fifth and both..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Column by Kate X Messer

Rubble, Green Milk From the Planet Orange, Gary Floyd's Buddha brothers
Live shot
"...Rubble, Green Milk From the Planet Orange, Gary Floyd's Buddha brothers..."

June 17, 2005 Music Review by Martin de Leon II

Playback: New No Wave, Old Dicks, and Woody Allen
US Weekly emerges, the Dicks reunite, and Woody Allen casts Kat Edmonson
", you gotta make the best of it," jokes Gary Floyd by phone from his home in San Francisco...."

Aug. 12, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

"...for both that same year. The latter locals – Gary Floyd, Glen Taylor, Buxf Parrot, and Pat Deason –..."

Aug. 24, 2012 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Wheelchair Epidemic
This Gallery Lombardi group show defiantly straddles divisions with singers behind the lens and guitarists behind paintbrushes
"...The show features works by the Dicks' lead singer Gary Floyd – known for bringing hardcore punk to Texas..."

March 21, 2008 Arts Review by Nikki Moore

The Dicks
"...Reagan-era battalion, the Dicks and their "commie fag" frontman Gary Floyd assaulted ears and sensibilities. Hungry Butt, two shows..."

Nov. 24, 2006 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

Playback: A Plethora of Pride
Gay Pride, Asleep at Wheel 'Then and Now,' and David Yow confirms he's a Dick
"...the same weekend. Yow subs in for Dicks frontman Gary Floyd, who's sidelined as he deals with multiple knee..."

Sept. 6, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Do Not (Po)Go Gently Into the Night
Punk Rock(ers): Not Burning Out, Not Fading Away
"...Gary Floyd, the 44-year-old wailing juggernaut who fronted Raul's-era terrors..."

May 23, 1997 Music Feature

Playback: Shakey Graves’ Active Dream Life
“I figured it was important to rebreak the mold sooner than later”
"...Gary Floyd, notorious punk howler for the Dicks and Sister..."

May 4, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Sound on Sound Gets Medieval
Sound on Sound’s über headliner: 23 acres of Sherwood Forest
"..."I don't dress up pretty very often," grinned Gary Floyd, decked out in a blond wig, fishnets, and..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Dancing About Architecture
Tosca are no Slackers, Pong bounces back, the Dicks still hate the police, and Ken Lieck finds a new journalist pal in this week's "Dancing."
" well, the news comes from former Dicks leader Gary Floyd that a "Texas Terri" Laird recording of the..."

July 6, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

The Dicks
"...Death, "Guilbeau," a moody, Morrisonesque harbinger of lead singer Gary Floyd's next band, Sister Double Happiness. In between, is..."

May 23, 1997 Music Feature

SXSW Profiles
Playing Tonight
"...rock bands. The Dicks, featuring Vietnam War conscientious objector Gary Floyd (born in Alabama; forced into the government's bidding..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Playback: Behold! The Austin Music Awards
Announcing the 2014/15 Austin Music Awards bill, the 13th Floor Elevators reunite for Levitation, and King Coffey recovers after being struck by a car
"...Graves and fellow Austin High School graduates Phranchyze and Gary Clark Jr., we devised the "Return to Austin High"..."

Feb. 20, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Rise Above
SST Records' Greg Ginn jams econo in Taylor, Texas
"...separate the band from the business," echoes the Dicks' Gary Floyd, who signed to the label after sharing a..."

Aug. 21, 2009 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Record Store Day Unearths a Roky Erickson Rarity
Reanimating one of the great Austin tributes
"...Palestine, Texas, reared singer Gary Floyd relocated first-wave Austin punks the Dicks to mid-Eighties..."

April 21, 2017 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

Austin Author Ed Ward Revisits Rock’s First Guitar Hero, Michael Bloomfield
“When you heard Mike Bloomfield play, you got the sense this was the real shit."
"..."When you heard Mike Bloomfield play," choruses Gary Floyd, mouthpiece for trailblazing Austin punks the Dicks and..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Playback: 35 Years of Chronicle Music Covers
We wade through the roughly 300 issues stamped with the mug of a musician
"...Alejandro Escovedo's record-setting eight covers; a SXSW staging of Gary Clark Jr., Black Joe Lewis, and Brannen Temple posing..."

Sept. 2, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Never Say Goodbye
Past and present mash up at the 2008-09 Austin Music Awards
"...confrontational theatrics of the Dicks, in particular iconoclastic frontman Gary Floyd, who covered "Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)"..."

March 13, 2009 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Marcia Ball turns 60 in style, Bill Baird finds himself in song, and more confirmations for the Austin Music Awards and SXSW 09
"...see the Dicks and being "starstruck" not only by Gary Floyd's confrontational theatrics but also after smoking a joint..."

Feb. 13, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Gretchen Phillips admits she wasn’t Just Comforting that girl
"..."It's Gary Floyd!" exclaims Gretchen Phillips when asked who's singing on..."

Oct. 31, 2008 Music Feature by Cindy Widner

After a Fashion
Stephen remembers Biscuit and tells you where to get a great hair cut for a great cause
"...the Big Boys play. Afterward, Margaret introduced me to Gary Floyd and Randy "Biscuit" Turner. I was dazzled by..."

Sept. 16, 2005 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Playback: C3 in Talks to Co-Produce Levitation Fest
ACL Fest promoters partner with psych fest?
"...The recordings, cut with the original Austin lineup of Gary Floyd, Glen Taylor, Buxf Parrot, and Pat Deason at..."

Oct. 28, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Dicks
"...Gary Floyd started a joke only possible in late-Seventies Austin:..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Music Review by Tim Stegall

Wednesday Rewind
Gary Clark, Jr.'s 'Redemption Road' plus Krum Bums and more
"...Local bluesman Gary Clark, Jr. is coming off of a VH1-worthy best..."

Aug. 17, 2011 Music Post by Austin Powell

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