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Destruction as Beauty
Profile of local alternative band Trail of Dead; explication of their new album Madonna
"...to the point where you're not thinking," says guitarist/drummer Jason Reece. "You're not trying to be one thing or..."

Oct. 8, 1999 Music Feature by Greg Beets

The Mob House Rules
Trail of Dead introduces their new epic release to the world
"...from new album Worlds Apart. Powered by mirror-image drummers Jason Reece and Doni Schroader, it's a seething knot of..."

Jan. 28, 2005 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Off the Record
Courtney Love vs. Boudoir Queen, Jason Reece vs. Conrad Keely, Border Patrol vs. Texas Tornados, and other dream matchups
"...testament primarily to the band's co-founders and alternating guitarists/drummers, Jason Reece and Conrad Keely. Given the local wrecking crew's..."

Feb. 4, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

TCB
Finally, nobody died this week, heralding several new beginnings: Trail of Dead hopes its career is reborn on 'So Divided,' ex-Domino Bobby Whitlock relocates to Austin, Stretford comes back on the scene, and even the boy-band craze is revived
"...and substance to it," says drummer and occasional vocalist Jason Reece. That led them to conclude, he continues, that..."

Oct. 6, 2006 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Bright Lights, Little City
An icon makes a big comeback
"...Jason Stevens, manager at Little City, director of spirits at..."

Feb. 20, 2015 Food Feature by Dan Gentile

The Big Bang
The Fragmentation of Austin's Underground
"...illustration by Jason Stout The lineup at Emo's recent fifth anniversary show..."

July 11, 1997 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Cheer Up Charlie's Last Hurrah on the Eastside
Beloved bar pays final respects to its East Sixth locale
"...Autry Fulbright, who, along with TOD mainstay and drummer Jason Reece, plays in both bands...."

Jan. 13, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Why Ask Why?
Local art collective How+Why? stages its latest event, titled "Now More Than Ever," where art will co-opt advertising instead of vice versa.
"...for local electronic ensemble A Roman Scandal (featuring frontman Jason Reece of Trail of Dead). The evening is rounded..."

May 24, 2002 Screens Feature by Michael Connor

99 Austin Acts at SXSW Music
Support the home team!
"...Swan Dive Patio, 10:20pm Since forming in 1994 behind Jason Reece and Conrad Keely, TOD proved remarkably consistent in..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

... And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
"...balancing not only mood with movement but also multi-instrumentalist Jason Reece's brute force with singer/guitarist Conrad Keely's moody blues,..."

Feb. 27, 2009 Music Review by Austin Powell

Phases & Stages
Live shot
"...(minus the fuck-yous at the end, but plus drummer Jason Reece's crowd surfing). The last song, "Richter Scale Madness,"..."

May 6, 2005 Music Feature by Audra Schroeder

TCB
ACL 04: They're only feet, and "TCB" didn't need them anyway
"...have any trouble getting through. ...Trail of Dead drummer Jason Reece showed up to discuss the ins and outs..."

Sept. 24, 2004 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Phases and Stages
Live shot
"...like 15-year-olds at a Minor Threat show. A Mohawked Jason Reece's newbie "Caterwaul" follows shortly after, pumping fists and..."

July 23, 2004 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

... And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
Texas Platters
"..."Baudelaire" kicks up the rock factor, which explodes with Jason Reece's punk rock "Homage." Keely's there to pick up..."

April 12, 2002 Music Review by Michael Chamy

Dancing About Architecture
101X fires program director Alan Smith; Man's Ruin ain't coming back after all.
"...Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead drummer Jason Reece, who was injured in London at a pre-Leeds..."

Sept. 1, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
Dynamite Hack goes prime-time; Atomic Cafe hangs in there; the Old Settler's Music Festival is upon us.
"...other projects from the upstart young company. Among them: Jason Reece of ...And You Will Know Us by the..."

April 7, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

100 Local SXSW Music Acts
A-Z list of 100 Austin acts showcasing at the Fest
"...Wed. 15, Bungalow, 1am Launched by principals Jason Reece and Conrad Keely in mid-Nineties Austin, AYWKUBTTOD's incendiary..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Migas
Texas platters
"...trouble with the album isn't the rock; God knows Jason Morales, Don Stewart, and Erik Conn are well-versed in..."

June 11, 2004 Music Review by Darcie Stevens

Disco Hospital
Live shots
"...first gig, the fivepiece featuring former Chosen Darkness singer/guitarist Jason McNeely and A Tiger Named Lovesick's rhythm section kept..."

Jan. 23, 2004 Music Review by Christopher Gray

Dancing About Architecture
The Austin Music Network changes administrations once again.
"...party. There was also a little clip of drummer Jason Reece 'seeking wisdom from' Bono, wherein the Irishman told..."

Nov. 3, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Thursday Picks & Sleepers
SXSW Thursday handicapping by the blurb
"...Us by the Trail of Dead's Autry Fulbright and Jason Reece is more than a TOD side project. Conceived..."

March 20, 2015 Music Feature

Free Week Live Shots
"...aided by the relentless drumming of his TOD bandmate Jason Reece...."

Jan. 9, 2015 Music Feature by Michael Toland

Playback: Long in the Tooth
Songwriting 101 from Billy Joe Shaver
"...Masses, featuring ... Trail of Dead's Autry Fulbright and Jason Reece, has released its debut full-length, Departures. "The general..."

Aug. 1, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Off the Record
Johnny Depp hits the Continental Club; Eric Johnson crashes the Texas Music Hall of Fame
"...EP Shadow (Club AC30), which features Trail of Dead's Jason Reece on the title track. "It will be 10-inch..."

Oct. 28, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

30 Rock
Thirty recordings for 30 years of music Chronicling
"...a torrential combination of Conrad Keely's grandiose ambition and Jason Reece's post-hardcore intensity. Certified classics: "Another Morning Stoner" and..."

Sept. 2, 2011 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Wednesday Rewind
Trail of Dead hits Fallon, Filth covers Miles Davis
"...the Sun” As mentioned in last week's face-off between Jason Reece and Conrad Keely, Trail of Dead performed “Weight..."

Feb. 9, 2011 Music Post by Austin Powell

Off the Record
In search of the light at the end of the Waller Creek Tunnel Project
"...the maelstrom of its Drano-noise rock. Trail of Dead's Jason Reece and Conrad Keely closed the night with a..."

May 7, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Black Earth
Bonus Tracks
"...fuzzy guitar time bombs erupting in canyon-sized grooves, while Jason Reece marks the trail of dead from behind the..."

April 11, 2008 Music Review by Austin Powell

After a Fashion
Stephen dishes on celebrities local (Capitol Kia's wide-mouthed Bill Dickason) and visiting (Quentin and Fiona), and more.
"...not Texas). Filming was in Lockhart… Beauty Bar owners Jason Reece (of Trail of Dead) and Chi Paek got..."

Sept. 8, 2006 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

TCB
If we can now get arrested for even acting drunk, we may need Emo's, Daniel Johnston and Dale Watson more than ever

April 7, 2006 Music Column by Christopher Gray

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