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SXSW Music Review: Khalid
Texan chart-topper champions youth in VR and IRL
" an exquisite backing trio that includes a keyboard prodigy, demonstrated that he can deliver his material with heartfelt..."

March 16, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Panel Recap: Alex Rodriguez
Baseball legend on getting Back in the Game
" have been forever. As a poor 18-year-old Miami prodigy, Rodriguez's assured greatness on the field developed immediately. After..."

March 13, 2018 SXSW Post by Kahron Spearman

SXSW Unleashes Massive Film List
High-concept horror A Quiet Place to open fest
"...Chef Flynn captures the coming of age of a prodigy chef, as he navigates a sea of sudden fame,..."

Jan. 31, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

SXSW’s Fifth Artist List
Todd Rundgren, Starcrawler and 110 more
"...H-town hip-hop iconoclast Fat Tony and Dutch-born, L.A.-based pop prodigy Nick van Hofwegen, aka Young & Sick...."

Jan. 25, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Music Legacy Project
Riders Against the Storm MC mentors media hopefuls
"...Accepted into Berklee School of Music, the jazz saxophone prodigy encountered a standard issue – he couldn’t afford tuition...."

Dec. 20, 2017 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

Formula 1 Music: Stevie Wonder
The master blaster signed, sealed, and delivered
"...Detroit’s greatest prodigy, 67, concluded with a charged proposition that set the..."

Oct. 23, 2017 Music Post by Alejandra Ramirez

Herbie Hancock’s Unreal ACL Taping
Jazz immortal debuts on PBS concert staple
"...through rapt joy as the 77-year-old former classical music prodigy rained down bolts of virtuosity while marking his debut..."

Oct. 13, 2017 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

ACL Review: Thundercat
Bass prodigy resurrects Seventies fusion
" Downtown Austin. Of course the moment Los Angeles prodigy Stephen Bruner, 32, lit into his bass-n-drum soul-funk, the..."

Oct. 8, 2017 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Hyde Park Theatre's The Wolves
This fun, honest, real production of Sarah DeLappe’s play zeroes in on the best part of playing a sport: being on a team
"...lives in a yurt and is a complete soccer prodigy, even though she says she's never played before. There's..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Arts Review by T. Lynn Mikeska

Council Preview: Done by Twilight?
Light agenda features a few potential headlines
"...and Dyslexia Awareness Month. The musical honoree is diminutive prodigy Mia "Boom, Boom, Boom!" Garcia, and even Gov. Greg..."

Oct. 6, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Live Music This Weekend, Aug. 25-27
Your auditory agenda for the next three days
"...Organic Hallucinosis in 2006, after which the latter drum prodigy died in a tour bus accident. Beginning on 2011..."

Aug. 25, 2017 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Out of Bounds Comedy Festival 2017
Who gets the last laugh on an Austin summer?
"...Saffron Herndon – 12-year-old comedy prodigy featured on KLRU's Stand-Up Empire...."

Aug. 25, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

With All Deliberate Speed
Short-handed Council on homelessness, management, and carbon
"...– even before the moving mariachi tribute to accordion prodigy, the late Anthony Ortiz Jr., by his family band..."

Aug. 14, 2017 News Post by Michael King

Live Music to See This Weekend
Breaking down the next three days
"...alongside Houston blues rocker Alan Haynes and Austin guitar prodigy Jake Andrews, who’s wowed locals since grade school. Headlining..."

July 21, 2017 Music Post by The Music Staff

The Show That Never Ends: The Rise & Fall of Prog Rock
"...drop a 16th beat." Given the math behind UK prodigy Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells, forever distinguished by the appropriation..."

June 16, 2017 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

R.I.P. Barry “Frosty” Smith
Austin’s pre-eminent beatkeeper passes
"...the Bay Area, where he proved a tap dancing prodigy. He received schooling in classical piano before taking to..."

April 13, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Trumpet Constant Ephraim Owens Won’t Be Rushed
New Austin Music Hall of Fame inductee substitutes kindness and ubiquity for a back catalog
"...Though only two years his senior, Waco-born trumpet prodigy Roy Hargrove became one of Owens' personal touchstones. Aside..."

April 7, 2017 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

35 Years of the Austin Music Awards
Living in a dream
"...Rehearsal Complex, where Doyle Bramhall II and another guitar prodigy, Charlie Sexton, were also working. The four began jamming..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature by Doug Freeman

Luv Doc: Be a Champion
You have to silence the doubters, the boo birds and the armchair quarterbacks
"...Yes, absolutely. Other guys in your position would feel..."

Dec. 9, 2016 Column by The Luv Doc

Weekend Two Sunday ACL Fest Picks
ACL sendoffs
"...the company of radical ringleader Tyler, the Creator, rap prodigy Earl Sweatshirt, and Frank Ocean, Domo Genesis set himself..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Music Feature

Sunday ACL Fest Picks
The first weekend of ACL Fest closes with highlights galore
"...the company of radical ringleader Tyler, the Creator, rap prodigy Earl Sweatshirt, and Frank Ocean, Domo Genesis set himself..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Music Feature

Six Hip-Hop Acts to See at ACL
Can’t-miss evening and afternoon acts keep the beats coming
"...the company of radical ringleader Tyler, the Creator, rap prodigy Earl Sweatshirt, and Frank Ocean, Domo Genesis set himself..."

Sept. 27, 2016 Music Post by The Music Staff

Austin Author Ed Ward Revisits Rock’s First Guitar Hero, Michael Bloomfield
“When you heard Mike Bloomfield play, you got the sense this was the real shit."
"...well. He was an expert player and a real prodigy, too ......."

Sept. 16, 2016 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Sarah Jarosz
"...still think of Jarosz as the talented young mandolin prodigy with a mouthful of braces, but here the current..."

June 24, 2016 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Dark Run
Mike Brooks' ragtag gang on a galactic smuggling mission may seem familiar (cough, Firefly), but you'll love 'em all the same
"...who's just there to pick up a check, the prodigy, and the charismatic bandleader who keeps everyone united with..."

June 17, 2016 Arts Feature by Rosalind Faires

DVDanger: Justice League vs. Teen Titans
Why is DC Animated better than DC's Cinematic Universe?
"...supportive parenting skills, decides to send his murderous little prodigy off to the closest thing he knows to normal..."

April 19, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Gulf Coast Jamboree
Wimberley mandolin prodigy interviews the Houston Kid
"...Boston's New England Conservatory of Music, the 24-year-old mandolin prodigy releases her fourth album, Undercurrent, in June. We asked..."

April 15, 2016 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Friday SXSW Showcases
"...of sound for simplicity and sway, before blues-immersed guitar prodigy Rei makes seasoned six-string wannabes realize it's too late..."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature by Richard Whittaker

Thursday SXSW Picks
"...roost as a repeat Grammy-nominated Americana artist. Still the prodigy, the early twentysomething reveals an older soul with each..."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature

ACL Review: Chance the Rapper
A Chicago MC prodigy to lead us all
"...passion and the magic in the air,” the young prodigy espoused on “Brain Cells.” Bar none, there’s no rapper..."

Oct. 5, 2015 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

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