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Poi Dog Pondering Laughs, Talks Story, and Plays Like There’s No Tomorrow
Bassist Bruce Hughes relishes a family reunion of sorts
"...and caution. This weekend, he’s the bottom line with Poi Dog Pondering at the Continental Club...."

Feb. 14, 2014 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Poi, Then and Now
"...20 years since the world got a taste of Poi Dog Pondering? The group first formed in Hawaii, 1986,..."

April 16, 2008 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

photograph by Todd V. Wolfson
Bruce Hughes
"...successes. Clearly, he's a survivor, becoming more than just Poi Dog Pondering's original bassist...."

June 5, 1998 Music Feature by Andy Langer

Record Reviews
Prince Paul
"...up and spill over, guitars engage in a thoughtful point-counterpoint. Casio keyboards, Hammond organ, and harmonica create textures in..."

May 14, 1999 Music Review

One, Two, Tres, Cuatro
The other music Halls of Fame have had their say – time to focus locally on the Austin Texas Music Hall of Fame
" stepping stone to Schneider's Scabs, the Ugly Americans. Poi Dog Pondering..."

Dec. 30, 2011 Music Column by Margaret Moser

Live Music to See This Weekend
Your game plan for the next three days
"...Poi Dog Pondering 3ten Austin City Limits Live Sun., June..."

June 23, 2017 Music Post by The Music Staff

Accidental Electrician
Matt the Electrician has switched day jobs
"...parents" who moved here in 1996 because he loved Poi Dog Pondering. Outside Kerbey Lane South, June 2011..."

June 24, 2011 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Texas Records
"...collaborate so tightly actually results in acoustically making the point that their takes on traditional country/blues material are truly..."

Nov. 24, 1995 Music Review

Poi Dog Pondering
"...Poi Dog Pondering..."

July 15, 2005 Music Review by David Lynch

Dancing About Architecture
Everyone's got new albums coming out
"...Austin stages in a helluva long while, Antone's has Poi Dog Pondering playing this Friday and Saturday -- their..."

June 7, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Off the Record
A personal introduction to 'The Austin Chronicle Music Anthology'
"...This blowout begins with the tipping point of Texas punk. "Our first gig was at the..."

March 4, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Record Store Day Unearths a Roky Erickson Rarity
Reanimating one of the great Austin tributes
"...these years later. 3) "I Had to Tell You," Poi Dog Pondering..."

April 21, 2017 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

Hard to Be Fragile
The Essence of Abra Moore
"...she tells of it do not move fluidly from point A to point B, but bounce about the alphabet..."

Nov. 10, 1995 Music Feature

Everything Changed
Abra Moore returns, younger and wiser, unafraid
"...Moore smiles nostalgically. "That was the very beginning of Poi Dog Pondering. I was 19."..."

July 30, 2004 Music Feature by Melanie Haupt

Abra Moore Works Her Magic
"...a decade back when Moore, an original member of Poi Dog Pondering, hit the road. "We decided to go..."

May 16, 1997 Music Feature by Michael Bertin

The Crazy World of Arthur Brown
The sometime Austinite tours the U.S. for the first time since 1969
"...Spirit, outlaw country bassist Dan del Santo, and, later, Poi Dog Pondering's Bruce Hughes and Susan Voelz. Brown also..."

Feb. 17, 2017 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Projecting an Image
In a city filled with artists and filmmakers, Luke Savisky is an original -- an innovative projectionist whose unique art has graced the surfaces of buildings, rock stars, video screens, and more for over 15 years.
"...appeared in Slacker; he has toured with the bands Poi Dog Pondering, Ed Hall, Stars of the Lid, Mercury..."

June 16, 2000 Screens Feature by Bryan Poyser

SXSW Record Reviews
"...Poi Dog Pondering alums Adam Sultan and Ted Cho have..."

March 6, 1998 Music Review

Music Recommended
"...scene. Former Big Boys guitarist Tim Kerr and his Poison 13 partner in crime, vocalist Mike Carroll, are the..."

Oct. 27, 1995 Music Feature

Enough Already!
Frustrated Austinite Wayne Alan Brenner is fed up, doesn't wanna, and won't take it any more.
"...York or L.A. or wherever. I mean, come on: Poi Dog, Spankers, Sincola, Laurie Freelove, 81é2 Souvenirs -- where're..."

March 3, 2000 Features Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Bonus Tracks

Aug. 2, 1996 Music Feature

Off the Record
South by Southwest turns 25, the Austin Music Awards score a Bubble Puppy coup, and Ted Nugent leaves his hat on
"...least one member of the film cognoscenti in attendance pointed out, a true patriot would've taken his hat off...."

March 18, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Dancing About Architecture
Shock Waves Goodbye
"...Greatest Hits album. The Butties cover the theme from Underdog on the disc, which also features Liz Phair, Helmet,..."

Sept. 1, 1995 Music Column

Dancing About Architecture
The Austin music scene benefits the Red Cross.
"...The Dog Days of War..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Jim Caligiuri Exit Interview
Ten minutes, 20 questions, and 20-plus years of Americana chronicles
"...JC: My first true favorite was Poi Dog Pondering. I even hung out with them the..."

April 13, 2017 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Wednesday SXSW Sleepers
"...melodic pop atop requisite rhythms for a sound more Poi Dog Pondering than Vampire Weekend on its three singles...."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2009 Lineup
Get it while it's hot.
"...Dr. Dog..."

April 27, 2009 Music Post by Austin Powell

Beaver Nelson Little Brother (Black Dog)
Texas Platters
"...Beaver NelsonLittle Brother (Black Dog) If there's any justice, and it goes without saying..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Dancing About Architecture
Fastball: The Band That Saved Hollywood?
"...Okay, so by this point you're expecting to see the lads of Fastball appear..."

May 1, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Armagideon Time
Hanuman Care Kit Lands in Austin -- Sort of
"...Best known in Austin as the producer behind Poi Dog Pondering, Stewart's bio reads more like a listing..."

Oct. 24, 1997 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

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