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The Mammals
"...but the other would-be anti-war anthem, "Alone on the Homestead," overreaches in its attempt to nail the Middle American..."

March 17, 2006 Music Review by Greg Beets

Slanted & Enchanted
Matador Records magnate Gerard Cosloy turns the 'live music capital' into a Casual Victim Pile
" haul out the debris. Scraps of countless vinyl records – irreplaceable rock & roll relics – are littered..."

Jan. 22, 2010 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Point Austin: Color Me Exempt
Homestead exemption comes at a price
"...a close look at the effects of a 20% homestead exemption on property taxes, a hotly debated proposal in..."

Nov. 21, 2014 News Column by Michael King

Double Bind
"...her dying white mother. Set on an isolated Australian homestead and punctuated by the crooning of an Aborignal Christian..."

Feb. 28, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Genius of Love
"...Surfers on their compilation, A Texas Trip, and afterwards Homestead Records started putting out several of his cassettes on..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature by Ken Lieck

Casual Victim Pile: Austin 2010 (Matador)
"...past. Perhaps sensing a quake before it happens, Matador Records co-owner and local dweller Gerard Cosloy knows there's no..."

Jan. 22, 2010 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

Sound on Sound Review: Japandroids
Anthem after anthem after anthem
"...playlist. Echoes of Dinosaur Jr., Hüsker Dü, and the Homestead Records catalog flavored leader Dylan Baldi’s sturdy melodies on..."

Nov. 12, 2017 Music Post by Michael Toland

Our readers talk back.
"...Homestead Exemptions..."

June 14, 2002 Column

How to Build Neighborhoods
Erin McGann is the sole newcomer in a race dominated by incumbents
"...the most recent campaign finance reporting period. According to records filed in July with the City Clerk's office, he..."

Sept. 5, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

The Mayor's Story
Three contenders try to write a personal tale that will convince the voters
"...Martinez retain both the advantages and disadvantages of actual records on the dais. Martinez has campaigned strongly on his..."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

This Old House
Sam Houston and the historic jigsaw puzzle of Boggy Creek Farm
"...that the original 50 acres were purchased as a homestead in 1839 and that the land had belonged to..."

Dec. 23, 2011 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Travis Co. Delegation: Progress Report
Local legislators fill us in on their work this session
"...HB 1218, working toward easier electronic sharing of medical records and prescription records between medical professionals – "fairly small..."

May 15, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Walk the Line
Joaquin Phoenix is terrific as the musician Johnny Cash, whose rise, fall, and resurrection we watch as he does the Benzedrine 12-step in order to earn the love of country-and-gospel sasspot June Carter.
" of his teeth and the grace of Sun Records, cut a record and get it on the radio...."

Nov. 18, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Dancing About Architecture
The Jr. Files
"...government conspiracy." (Now, there's a surprise!) Brown's new Curb Records album, Long Walk Back, is due in stores September..."

Aug. 28, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

20 Questions With Darden Smith
The return -- again -- of Austin singer-songwriter Darden Smith
"...bad considering its present owners initially thought establishing a homestead meant kissing Austin adios...."

April 19, 2002 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Election Ticker: The Final Countdown
Vote-pocalypse now!
"...some highlights: Yes, we've blown up previous midterm turnout records both in Travis Co. and statewide; the largest Texas..."

Nov. 2, 2018 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

District 10: Taxes and Turnout
"...Both Mandy Dealey and Sheri Gallo have long-established records in what is now City Council District 10. Dealey..."

Dec. 5, 2014 News Feature by Amy Kamp

Then There's This: No Praise for Appraisal Process
Disparities in property values could prompt protest from county
"...on public documents and other information obtained through open records, which bore out his claims that: 1) the Texas..."

June 6, 2014 News Column by Amy Smith

The Common Law
High Property Taxes
"...protest before the Appraisal Review Board approves the appraisal records, you may still be able to get a protest..."

June 5, 2009 Column by Luke Ellis

Who Is Mandy?
The author hopes that history – so cruel to African-American women in the kitchen – can help breathe real life into a 19th-century portrait
"...books, society column clippings, birth and death announcements, probate records, military discharge papers, and an entire file of recipes,..."

Feb. 24, 2006 Food Feature by Toni Tipton-Martin

Trumpet Colossus Kenny Dorham Towers Alongside the Jazz Gods
The Austin musician stands alone in showing up Miles Davis in his autobiography
"...become liabilities. Davis' critical confirmation from the four-album Prestige Records run with the quintet and his indomitable Columbia Records..."

Sept. 14, 2018 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Crazy Heart
At the crazy heart of the 2009-10 Austin Music Awards sits Stephen Bruton
"...the Wimberley-grown Grammy nominee for her 2009 Sugar Hill Records debut, Song Up In Her Head, coaxes preternatural mountain..."

March 19, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Mothers of Reinvention
White Denim's Fits of maximum R&B
"...26 to 28, to retreat back to Block's Driftwood homestead. Only then did the Venn diagram of White Denim..."

Oct. 23, 2009 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Ten years after Gravity, Alejandro Escovedo finds his "Paradise."
"...Catholicism or Buddhism, both of which have turned this homestead into a home altar. Lady Madonna and Shiva weep..."

June 28, 2002 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Jesus Loves Hyde Park, Too
"...Editor: Reading through the autopsy of Watermelon Records ["Going for Broke," Vol. 18, No. 42], I was..."

June 25, 1999 Column

Dancing About Architecture
Bye, Bye Clubs
"...After years of hemming and hawing from Atlantic Records, Daniel Johnston has quietly been removed from the label's..."

Nov. 21, 1997 Music Column by Ken Lieck

The Brain Behind Ambient Trio Dallas Acid
Exploring the oscillators, envelope generators, and filters that create the band’s pastoral, spacey sound
"...Gerner, staring out into the field behind his local homestead while a horse grazes in the distance. "As a..."

Oct. 27, 2017 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Hold My End Up
Delta Spirit frontman Matt Vasquez returns to his roots: Austin
" year. Re-released in 2008 on roots beacon Rounder Records, the alternative folk of Ode garnered the melodic fivepiece..."

June 5, 2015 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

The Common Law: High Property Taxes? File a Written Protest
Protest High Property Taxes
"...• Did the appraisal district deny a relevant exemption (homestead exemption, disabled veteran exemption, etc.)?..."

May 4, 2012 Column by Luke Ellis

The Common Law
Protest High Property Taxes
"...• Did the appraisal district deny a relevant exemption (homestead exemption, disabled veteran exemption, etc.)?..."

May 6, 2011 Column by Luke Ellis

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