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SXSW Music: Second List
243 + 171 = as many acts as the last two ATX fests combined
"...regular basis from here on in. This morning, the Music festival offered a second batch of showcasing acts –..."

Nov. 18, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

Playback: Bombs, Beto, and the Biggest Music Stories of 2018
“Playback” recaps the news, trends, and controversies of the year. Outrage level: high.
"...woke up that Monday morning one of us: a musician, an Austinite, a person with a life ahead of..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re playing
"...that exists in the ample spaces between singing and musical accompaniment...."

July 31, 2020 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Playback: ACL Mania
The ACL zeitgeist in review
" of the flagpoles by which Austin City Limits Music Festival attendees locate one another in the masses. "Bernice"..."

Oct. 19, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Music Review: Revival Experience at Camp Lucy
Not at all the Hill Country brush Fyre Fest trolls predicted
"...back vibe felt far removed from the downtown Austin mania...."

March 14, 2019 Music Post by Doug Freeman

ACL Music Fest Sunday Interviews
Kate Pierson's inner bongo mania
"...Claire), where kitsch met thrift-store style and fun met musical substance. Their universe consisted of dances about underwater creatures,..."

Oct. 2, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Saturday's Metal Mania
Saturday's metal SXSW picks.
"...As the entire music industry swarms Red River, pillaging everything in its path,..."

March 17, 2007 Music Post by Austin Powell

Everything Must Go
Tower's last hours
"...record stores," he says. "I think that the retail music industry is just gonna have to cater more to..."

June 25, 2004 Music Feature by Matt Dentler

Touched With Fire
Two manic-depressive poets meet in group therapy and fall in love
"...(Kirby), who meet in group therapy, fuel each other’s mania, fall in love, and further their relationship in the..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Playback: Endtroducing
Record Store Day: Don't forget the actual record store, America's 'musical town square'
"...and introduced me to the Chronicle. I live for music. I'm at shows, in the stores, on the streets..."

April 20, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Lust for Life
The 2015/16 Austin Music Awards' bedrock mania
"...have been the most important set at the Austin Music Awards since the Big Boys shared the bill with..."

March 11, 2016 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Alvin and the Chipmunks
What's it all about, Alvin? This by-the-numbers attempt at a chipmunk revival is not bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.
"...and abetted in life and love (and icky-sweet pop music) by My Three Chipmunks. Mr. Show's Cross is a..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Love Walks In
The first Rockrgrl Music Conference gets a blessing from Seattle's rain goddess.
"...a voice cry, "Hey, you're going to Rockrgrl!" was music to my ears. Yes, I was going to the..."

Nov. 24, 2000 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Return of ... the Cassette
The Walkman revolutionized portable music. Can their fodder – cassettes – jump the shark?
"...about his Minner Bucket Records putting out "handmade experimental music" on cassette. Like many who grew up in the..."

Aug. 30, 2013 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Steel Bluebonnet Determination
Robin Shivers, founder of HAAM, worked behind the scenes, and yet was one of the Austin music scene's most important faces
"...was instrumental in creating the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians, yet her other efforts in the music community were..."

Nov. 27, 2009 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Slouching Toward Happy Hour
East Sixth & Thereabouts
"...and the buzz of the tequila will heighten your musical pleasure. -- M.V. Knucklehead's Garage Bar and Grill..."

March 19, 1999 Food Feature

Dancing About Architecture
"...word went around that the soft-spoken owner of Primetime Music Shoppe and Repair had taken his own life last..."

Aug. 29, 1997 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Dancing About Architecture
Not Really From L.A.
"...submit an application to showcase at SXSW '96. The music conference and festival will be held March 13-17 next..."

Nov. 17, 1995 Music Column

Dancing About Architecture
Lollapalosers and Winners
"...for non-clubgoers to be introduced to some fine local music. Your best bet when deciding which nights to go,..."

July 28, 1995 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Playback: RSD in ATX
Record Store Day local exclusives, and out-of-the-way wax emporiums that may carry them
"...– has been a hot spot for psychedelic beat music, experimental EDM, and underground hip-hop. Over the winter, the..."

April 15, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Cover Up: The Fun Fun Fun Fest Files
Front page stars of the 'Chronicle,' from Black Angels to Ume
"...Now we know the full lineup, it seems pretty..."

July 14, 2012 Music Post

All the hip-hop that fits in ATX.
"...part to ensure there's more to our self-proclaimed "Live Music Capital of the World" than fiddles and guitars. A..."

Sept. 5, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Hepatitis C and the damage done.
"...always part of the woof and weave of the music business in Austin," says (Condo) Joe Bryson, who owned..."

June 20, 2003 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Faster Than Sound: ACL Fest’s Recipe for Success
Essential ingredients for a modern edition of our city’s largest music festival
"...Last year's Paul McCartney mania could have left ACL Fest 2019 looking like sloppy..."

Oct. 4, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Off the Record
Prime real estate: Patricia Vonne and the historic opening week for Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater
"...firebrand's the newest addition to Don Harvey's esteemed Austin Music Realty, a division of Stanberry & Associates. "They told..."

Feb. 18, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Saturday Sleepers
SXSW Music Fest preview guide
"...Uncle Earl's sophomore effort, Waterloo, Tennessee, is contemporary old-time music at its best. Produced by John Paul Jones, the..."

March 16, 2007 Music Feature

Whut It Dew
They don't call DJ Rapid Ric the Mixtape Mechanic for nuthin'
"...For more than two decades, rap music has bent over backward in adapting itself to the..."

May 20, 2005 Music Feature by Robert Gabriel

More Hot Butts!
"...As for the Butties' recent show at the Austin Music Hall, Haynes is adamant that "We gotta do something..."

June 28, 1996 Music Column


Closing out a turbulent year
"...year was an especially rough one for the local music scene. Here's one last spin through the headlines before..."

Jan. 7, 2005 Music Column by Christopher Gray

So Buy Some Wristbands
"...We Really Like You! As tradition dictates, the Austin Music Awards will begin Wednesday March 13 at Palmer Auditorium,..."

Feb. 16, 1996 Music Column by Ken Lieck

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