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Playback: Still Weary
Weary Boys reunite, Red River vies for cultural district designation, and MusicMania to close
"...unload their drum set in front of the club." MusicMania Closing..."

Sept. 27, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Epiphanies for the Blind
Who's Teaching Who at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired?
"...selection (dueted with her boyfriend, Miguel) tomorrow night at Musicmania. As she leaves, she tells me I'm pretty and..."

Feb. 23, 1996 Music Feature by Mindy LaBernz

Playback: Record Store Day
Record Store Day – inclusive, not exclusive
"...a Spotify playlist. The owners of both Waterloo and MusicMania reported that Record Store Day ranks as their biggest..."

April 19, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Endtroducing
Record Store Day: Don't forget the actual record store, America's 'musical town square'
"...Experience one on April 21, and come back often. MusicMania Relocates Slightly..."

April 20, 2012 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Off the Record
Asylum Street Spankers' last laugh
"...weekend. OTR took shelter Saturday morning at hip-hop megastore MusicMania, scoring the Black Angels' rarities EP, Phosgene Nightmare, the..."

April 22, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Trunk Full of Funk
First Degree Hip-Hop
"...front of a record store that sells their CDs, MusicMania...."

Aug. 7, 1998 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Hip-Hop on the Verge
Austin finally cemented a scene, but who will break out nationally?
"..."I remember when Chamillionaire was just selling CDs at MusicMania," says Blakes. "Now look at him! You can't not..."

Jan. 16, 2015 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Critics Poll
Our music team weighs in on the year's best shows, venues, and more
"...Scott Miller, Jason Molina, Cordell "Boogie" Mosson, Junior Murvin, MusicMania, Claude Nobs, Michael Point, Ray Price, Shirley Ratisseau, Lou..."

Jan. 3, 2014 Music Feature

The Return of ... the Cassette
The Walkman revolutionized portable music. Can their fodder – cassettes – jump the shark?
"...the Eighties cassette version of what are now playlists. MusicMania's Bernard Vasek hasn't seen hip-hop return mixtapes to tape...."

Aug. 30, 2013 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Gay Place: Ai, Mami
Bidi bidi bom your bum down to Bernadette's
"...Our choice? To work for sweetheart Bernard over at MusicMania in the Delwood Center, next to Fiesta. Dinners often..."

March 30, 2012 Column by Kate X Messer

Off the Record
Where do you want it?
"...opening in 2003, Piranha Records, much like Bernard Vasek's MusicMania closer to home, evolved out of necessity, with a..."

April 16, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Freddie's Place unplugs, crate digging for Record Store Day, the second coming of Arc Angels, and sitting stage left at Austin City Limits
"...Austin's finest, from Encore and Snake Eyes Vinyl to MusicMania and Breakaway Records, are commemorating the occasion with another..."

April 17, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
The battle for Townes Van Zandt's legacy wages on, Willie and the Doggfather get Half Baked in Amsterdam, and Pinetop Perkins gets his mojo working
"...of an Ear before Nic Armstrong (top right), and Musicmania's daylong DJ sets (left). Random Play..."

April 25, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
The British and Transmission Entertainment invade SXSW, Speeding Motorcycle rides into Zach Scott Theatre, and Spot opens Trailer Space
"...of an Ear, Encore Records Video & Apparel, and MusicMania, recently took part in a digital roundtable discussion on..."

Feb. 22, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Indieconomics 101
That darn Long Tail!
"...now I want the album.’ Bernard Vasek, owner of MusicMania: We have to strengthen our strengths. We sell a..."

Feb. 21, 2008 Music Post by Austin Powell

TCB
A TCB Thanksgiving with purple turkey, mash-up potatoes, and a juicy lawsuit for dessert
"...MUSICMANIA. Still holdin' it down. 3909 N. I-35 Ste. D-1...."

Nov. 24, 2006 Music Column by Christopher Gray

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"..."like" Waterloo would be the other record stores like MusicMania, Cheapo, Donkey, Tower, etc. How about Tekgnar, 503 Coffee..."

Nov. 29, 2002 Column

All Texas: Bavu and DJ Nick Nack's Soundscape, Tee Double's TX Resident, Big Moe's City of Syrup, Destiny's Child's The Writing's on the Wall
"...of Syrup (Wreckshop) is flying off the shelves at MusicMania, this Houston "Barre baby" can probably afford all the..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Music Review by Christopher Gray

Music Recommended
"...(3pm), Bruce Robison (4pm), and the Freight Hoppers (5pm)... MusicMania celebrates the release of Hole in the Wall's Free..."

March 14, 1997 Music Feature

Dancing about Architecture
By the Short and Curlys
"...Houston rapper Big Mello will be signing autographs at MusicMania Friday at 5:30pm... The Ugly Americans are shooting a..."

Oct. 18, 1996 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Oddballs In the Round
"...noon next Wednesday, and Bobby Bland signs autographs at MusicMania on Saturday at 5pm... I didn't think anyone was..."

Oct. 11, 1996 Music Column

Butthole Surfer Update!
"...mother, who lived here and whose presence prompted a MusicMania in-store a couple of years ago, recently passed away,..."

July 5, 1996 Music Column

JULIE & SHELLEY BENEFIT
"...at Jovita's, resumes the next afternoon at the band's MusicMania in-store, and tops off with a late-day return to..."

Feb. 16, 1996 Music Feature

SXSW -- A List at Last!
"...Kids) follow at 7pm. Das Efx will be at MusicMania today (Thursday) at 5pm to "sign autographs and meet..."

Jan. 26, 1996 Music Column

A Room of One's Own
Austin's Newest Record Stores Carve out Their Niche
"...particular strengths and customer biases, are Sound Exchange and Musicmania. The welcoming used-only emporium Duval Discs keeps a stock..."

Jan. 19, 1996 Music Feature

Imagine There's No Majors
"...Randall Ward... There's an in-store for Generation X-mas at MusicMania this Saturday at 3pm, with several bands from the..."

Dec. 15, 1995 Music Column

Where's Lucinda?
"...appearances: Dash Rip Rock will play a set at MusicMania this Sunday at 5pm and, hey, is that really..."

Dec. 1, 1995 Music Column

Dancing About Architecture
No Lucky Horseshoe for Al
"...I mean this particular new drummer)? MXPX slam into MusicMania at 5pm this coming Monday and the Guy Forsyth..."

Oct. 13, 1995 Music Column

Dancing About Architecture
"...this Friday at 5pm, and Don Walser performs at MusicMania on Saturday at 3pm... I didn't mean to make..."

July 21, 1995 Music Column by Ken Lieck

DANCING ABOUT ARCHITECTURE
"...Saturday. Other in-stores this week include Charlie Robison at MusicMania (also Friday 5pm), Jeff Buckley at Tower Records at..."

April 28, 1995 Music Column by Ken Lieck

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