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Playback: Austin’s Rarest Vinyl
Want exclusive vinyl for Record Store Black Friday? Check out some of Austin's rarest wax.
"...Of course he'd stumbled upon ground zero documentation of Austin's Eighties punk boom: a split capturing the Big Boys..."

Nov. 24, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

12 Breakthrough Austin Bands at SXSW Music
Local garage band recounts their origin story
"..."We don't consider ourselves a psych band," says Leather Girls guitarist/vocalist Mike Garrido, nursing a Topo..."

March 9, 2018 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Austin Confessions
Chris Gray gets laid.
"...wasn't MTV that wanted to set a series in Austin, but HBO. A lot of calls come into the..."

March 9, 2001 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Snapshot: Austin Musician-Artists Market
On the first Sunday of the month, One-2-One Bar gives musicians an outlet to show another side of their artistry
"...crucial to the ethos of the Southside venue's monthly Austin Musician-Artists Market, which for the past year has hosted..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

SXSW Live Shot: 2013/2014 Austin Music Awards
An epic last dance for AMA director Margaret Moser
"...The Austin Ballroom of the Convention Center bustled with this town’s..."

March 13, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

99 Austin Acts at SXSW Music
Support the home team!
"...Out of the City. The shift allowed the decadelong Austin scene veteran to fully embrace brooding indie rock, full..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

A New Life for 'A Band Called Death'
Detroit rock & rollers resurrected through Drafthouse Films
"...There's a shadow hanging over the Detroit-born proto-punk band Death – but it's also the light that shines..."

June 28, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Playback: David Ramirez’s Lost Art
David Ramirez’s America, HAAM Benefit Day, and the reverend of Austin music
"...34-year-old Houston native may be the finest lyricist in Austin when it comes to conveying the desperate heaviness of..."

Sept. 8, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Biggest Austin Music Stories of 2016
Looking back on the biggest Music news headlines of the year
"...now owned by real estate billionaires ... Welcome to Austin 2016! Transmission Events, Austin's most trusted independent concert promoters,..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Make the Austin Music Poll Great Again
Getting the vote out for the 2016/17 Austin Music Poll
"...you your vote matters. The government may be a lost cause, but you still have six days to cast..."

Jan. 27, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Music Announces First Band Cull
Some 10% of total acts showcasing March 11-16
"...removed from the rain and ruin of a two-week Austin City Limits Music Festival, South by Southwest has announced..."

Oct. 16, 2013 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Austin Music Network Schedule
"...4pm Austin Lounge Lizards, Cactus Cafe..."

Dec. 6, 1996 Music Feature

A Walk in Austin's Shoes
Curious tidbits and Austin arcana
"...Every city has its idiosyncrasies, and here in Austin, we're especially attached to ours (to the point of..."

March 19, 2010 News Feature by the News Staff

Playback – Austin’s Darlin’: Toni Price
Quintessential Austin song stylist takes up residency at Little Darlin’
"...22 years, stands as the most successful residency in Austin music history...."

May 18, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

2007-08 Austin Music Awards
Austin Music Hall, Wednesday, March 12
"...The true spirit of the 26th annual Austin Music Awards was best expressed by its first recipient..."

March 14, 2008 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Austin Psych Fest Live (Sunday): Dead Skeletons
Icelandic aggression and attrition
"...a forthcoming EP titled Buddha-Christ, and a set at Austin Psych Fest in front of a spotlight-enhanced Colorado River...."

April 29, 2013 Music Post by Michael Toland

Austin Rethinks Transgender Day of Remembrance
Remembering those we've lost and celebrating the community
"...Remembrance is observed each November 20 to mourn those lost to acts of anti-transgender violence, most of whom are..."

Nov. 19, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Ray Emerson

Playback: Austin Record Label Rendezvous
The Austin Record Label Flea Market bands together local imprints, while County Commissioner Sarah Eckhardt tries to scatter mass gatherings such as Levitation
"...stacked with micro record companies, enough to justify an Austin Record Label Flea Market, spinning Saturday, 5-9pm, at Mohawk...."

June 19, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

How Napster Changed the World and Lost Everything
Alex Winter brings 'Downloaded' to Alamo Slaughter Lane tonight
"...landmark disruptive technology. Winter, who brings the film to Austin tonight, said, "The pioneer often gets slaughtered, and the..."

July 1, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Page Two: Lost Diamond
Robin Shivers' life defined what makes Austin the kind of community it is
"...Last week, Robin Shivers died, and Austin lost an important talent, a driving force in the..."

Nov. 6, 2009 Column by Louis Black

Lost & Found: Terminal Mind
Thirty-seven years after breakup, debut LP hits
"...Instead, the short-lived Austin band (1978-81) has aged to a vintage in which..."

Jan. 8, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Best Austin Music Controversies of 2017
The year in quarrel
"...balls. Thus we look back on the year in Austin music through the stories that caused shock, outrage, and..."

Dec. 22, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: The FAQs of Austin Music 2015
Q: Is Austin still the "live music capital of the world"?
"...drill: condense the highlights, controversies, trends, and deaths of Austin's musical landscape into a summary of significance that inspires..."

Dec. 25, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Hozier Takes Austin Music Hall to Church
Irish balladeer calls to the wretched and joyful
"...of shrieks signaled Hozier’s arrival onstage at a sold-out Austin Music Hall on Tuesday night. The welcome provided a..."

April 22, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin Psych Fest Live (Sunday): Roky Erickson/The Black Angels/The Moving Sidewalks
Lone Star lysergia’s frontier days past and present
"...On the Reverberation mainstage, Austin Psych Fest’s final day drew to a close with..."

April 29, 2013 Music Post by Scott Schinder

Austin Psych Fest Live (Sunday): No Joy
Montreal gals get lost in the fray
"...for the number of guitars played at this year’s Austin Psych Fest. It could be broken down into subcategories:..."

April 29, 2013 Music Post by Luke Winkie

Austin Film Society Announces 2018 Grant Winners
Recipients show strength and diversity of Texas filmmakers
"...to fostering diversity in the moviemaking community. Now the Austin Film Society is knocking some of those barriers down..."

Sept. 5, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Street Mural Tour of Austin
Charter a bus and hit the streets
"...Austin is a city that wears its art on its..."

April 23, 2018 Chron Events Post

2017/18 Austin Music Awards Reveal
Black Angels and Lucinda Williams lead highlights
"...The lineup for the 36th annual Austin Music Awards has begun taking shape. Austin’s psych sovereigns..."

Jan. 18, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Do Me Baby! Austin Does Prince
Only Bowie may have prompted era peer the following year
"...also dusts off a sovereign CD, Do Me Baby! Austin Does Prince...."

April 27, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

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