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More Oar reviewed
"...More Oar: A Tribute to the Skip Spence Album (Birdman)..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Back Door Man
A profile of Bill Bentley, former Austin Sun writer, current music industry impresario, and producer of tribute albums of Roky Erickson and Skip Spence
"...Meets the Eye, and most recently the critically lauded More Oar: A Tribute to the Skip Spence Album. Bentley..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Memory of Music
Discovering Moby Grape's Skip Spence via his only solo album Oar, and it's new tribute album, More Oar
"...player, playing over and over again is Skip Spence's Oar. The blinds are closed. There is a sheet hung..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Music Feature by Louis Black

Dancing About Architecture
SX3 (South By Cubed)
"...South in the Pioneer Ten Ballroom between 2:30-7:00pm. For more info, call 467-7979. Caught in the Sprockets or: Double..."

Jan. 16, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
Moving Violations
" they'll be headlining July 31. Prior to that, more and more dates are being firmed up, with Lunch..."

July 2, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
The New Blues Revue
" concerned, he says he'll be starting a new, more personal weekly music column in XLent at the end..."

Oct. 16, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Our readers talk back.
"...the spirit of football requires. They will stack much more safely than logs. Then set them on fire. It..."

Dec. 24, 1999 Column

Dancing About Architecture
Is the new Sir Douglas Quintet collection is from the original masters? Doug Sahm makes the final call. Also, Michael Nesmith, Junior and Tanya Rae Brown, and Clifford Antone updates.
"...there with the latest scoop on the Texas Tornados. Furthermore, Bentley's partner in Tornado Records is David Katznelson, the..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Steady As He Goes
From cosmic cowboys and Americana to punk rock and legacy acts, Freddie Steady Krc keeps the beat
"...ever affable. "I was always a song-oriented musician, always more interested in the ensemble serving the song. I started..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Off the Record
Weighing in on the Live Music Task Force's recommendations to City Council and casting a ballot for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
"...address the current Austin sound ordinance, stating instead that more study is necessary to conclude the most appropriate way..."

Nov. 21, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Smog Alert
The EPA considers tightening standard for ground-level ozone
"...50ppb. In the United States, the limit is a more permissive 75ppb. But that could soon change...."

March 13, 2015 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Day Trips
White-water rafting on the Rio Grande in New Mexico is a huge rush and a little scary, too
"...Weinmeister has been taking visitors down the river for more than 15 years...."

June 29, 2007 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

The Hightower Report: Koch Brothers Are Out to Conquer the Countryside
Donald Trump is just the sideshow
"...corporation-enthroning proposals the result of small minds thinking alike. More than a firefight here or an ambush there, the..."

Jan. 6, 2017 News Column by Jim Hightower

Ghost Discography
" the Echo." "Sun Is Tangging" suggests Skip Spence's Oar...."

May 15, 2009 Music Feature

Heartworn Highways
"...the DVD big bang what Skip Spence's solo album Oar was to CDs: an artifact restored. James Szalapshi's barely..."

Aug. 29, 2003 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

About AIDS
"...the new head of NIH's Office of AIDS Research (OAR), aims to change that...."

Sept. 11, 1998 Column

Debra Broz and Mark Johnson conflate and explode texts and images in their duo show
"...and printing and painting, it provokes an immediate and more visceral reaction: Whoa, this is some awesome-looking shit...."

March 5, 2010 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Ben Dickey on Being Blaze
Inspiration, fear, and the guiding hand of Vincent D'Onofrio
"...He was convinced that if he was without an oar, and without a shelter, the songs would be pure..."

Sept. 7, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Top 10 Texas Sports Happenings of 2017
"...I can think of nothing that warmed my heart more in 2017 than the Astros winning the World Series...."

Dec. 29, 2017 Sports Feature by Mark Fagan

Mayor's Omnibus Resolution: A Year Later
Twelve months after Mayor Steve Adler rolled out his plan to save live music and the arts, what's happened?
"...months? Not as much as you'd hoped, though maybe more than you'd think. If you followed the news over..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Jenni Finlay Promotions Turns 8
From sleeping on pool tables at Cheatham Street Warehouse to radio
"...a long time in the family band. Tell me more...."

Aug. 20, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

We Come From the Land of the Ice and Snow
Sword drummer Trivett Wingo hammers out an appreciation of Led Zeppelin III
"...Heavy metal's manifest destiny never staked a more righteous and undeniably apropos claim than Led Zeppelin III..."

March 28, 2008 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Top 10 Local Stories
Toby to SOS
"...redirecting the global climate ship without everybody lifting an oar...."

Jan. 4, 2008 News Feature by Michael King

Saturday Picks
SXSW Music Fest preview guide
" a feather while we all sat stiff as boards. He managed to completely silence the crowd at the..."

March 16, 2007 Music Feature

Naked If I Want To
Magnum opus on one of rock & roll's Rosetta Stones: 1967's Moby Grape
"...mutated from basic rock & roll into something far more complex and ambitious. Much of this change came about..."

Jan. 8, 2010 Music Feature by Louis Black

North Central Blues
APD's new North Central Area Command force is bringing community policing to blighted north central neighborhoods
"...of graffiti that someone has tried to wash away more than once. Two rows of apartments surround a concrete..."

May 7, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Standing Next to a Mountain
Examining the 3-CD Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble box set.
"...Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble is crammed with more goodies than a guitar solo from the man himself...."

Dec. 15, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

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