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SXSW Music Review: DJ Paypal/DJ Taye/Madam X
Teklife footwork heroes meet a genre-bending UK ambassador
"...five pieces of Teklife clothing in the crowd at Scratchouse on Thursday night. Visiting fans of the Chicago-turned-worldwide footwork..."

March 15, 2019 SXSW Post by Dan Gentile

SXSW Music Review: Boy Better Know Collective
London grime collective seizes Seventh Street
"...pungent, boisterous culmination to Tuesday night’s 13-act installation at Scratchouse...."

March 13, 2019 SXSW Post by Derek Udensi

Faster Than Sound: 10 Fresh Finds at Hot Summer Nights
Ten sunspots on Hot Summer Nights’ triple-digit lineup
"...Barracuda, Cheer Up Charlies, Elysium, Empire Control Room, Mohawk, Scratchouse, Stubb's, and Swan Dive – present marquee homegrown talent..."

July 26, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Austin Music Venues Are Out of Money
Following last week’s Barracuda closure, a domino effect will continue without emergency city funding
"...closing announcements of East Seventh Street venues Barracuda and Scratchouse last Wednesday hit the local scene hard. Shuttering of..."

June 19, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Qmmunity: A Well-Deserved Celebration for Cheer Up Charlies
And so many hot events, we can't reco them all!
"...will you strut your stuff? Fri., April 19, 10pm-2am. Scratchouse, 617 E. Seventh. $10. www.austinblackpride.org...."

April 19, 2019 Column by Sarah Marloff

11 EDM Artists to Help You Find the Beat at SXSW
"...OuriWed. 13, Waller Creek Boathouse, 8pm; Thu. 14, Scratchouse, 8:45pm Inspired by African-American poet and civil rights activist..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Christina Garcia

Top 20 Hip-Hop Artists at SXSW Music
"...FlohioWed. 13, Scratchouse, 12:20am; Thu. 14, British Music Embassy @ Latitude 30,..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Alejandra Ramirez

Faster Than Sound: A Tale of Two Red River Fests
Free Week and This Is Austin, Not That Great share Red River
"...The closest she's found is Scratchouse, where Austin rhymer Shirt Off Fe arranged Taylor's first-ever..."

Jan. 4, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

SXSW Music: Must-See EDM
Dance your ass off to these 11 EDM acts
"...Chrissy & Hawley Wed. 15, ScratcHouse Backyard, 8pm Originally from Kansas, the Chicago synth-pop duo..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by Abby Johnston

Faster Than Sound: Recapping the Year SXSW Got Canceled
Venue closures, fundraising, and industry layoffs headlined Austin music's difficult 2020
"...Mill Shady Lane, Shady Grove, Plush, the Townsend, Barracuda, Scratchouse, Unit 108 (formerly 523 Thompson), Skull Mechanix, One-2-One Bar,..."

Jan. 1, 2021 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

New Austin Music Worth Your Bandwidth This Week
What we’re listening to
"...expresses grief regarding the closure of Barracuda, Plush, and Scratchouse. – Derek Udensi Speaker Bump Deluxe by Ben Buck Beatbox..."

Oct. 23, 2020 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Faster Than Sound: It’s Now or Never for a Music Venue Preservation Fund
When will the city of Austin give music venues aid to preserve their so-called ‘Live Music Capital’?
"...names included music venues Threadgill's, Shady Grove, Barracuda, Plush, Scratchouse, North Door, One-2-One Bar, B.D. Riley's, Dirty Dog Bar,..."

Sept. 25, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: Taylor Wallace Takes Over KUTX Morning Show
KUTX replaces morning show mainstay John Aielli with Taylor Wallace after the iconic ATX deejay suffers a stroke.
"...trend already sweeping Austin with the shutter of Barracuda, Scratchouse, Plush, Shady Grove, Threadgill's, and others. North Door and..."

Sept. 18, 2020 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Qmmunity: Austin’s Queer Community Feels Effects of SXSW Cancellation
Now's the time show local support however you can
"...special performances by Chay CEO and Cha'Keeta B. 9:30pm. Scratchouse, 617 E. Seventh. $5-10. Sat 3/14..."

March 13, 2020 Column by Beth Sullivan

29 Bands From Free Week 2020
"...Megafauna at Scratchouse on January 4, 2020..."

Jan. 7, 2020 Photo Gallery

10 Austin Acts to Catch at Free Week 2020
Free Week bands you’ll be hearing more about in the coming 12 months
"...Charlies, Easy Tiger, Elysium, Empire Control Room, Mohawk, Plush, Scratchouse, Stubb’s, Swan Dive, Valhalla, and Venue ATX...."

Dec. 27, 2019 Music Feature by The Music Staff

Faster Than Sound: Blood Goes Big, Free Week Contracts
In the ATX music news: punk poetics by local septet Blood, January’s Free Week dates, and the Live Music Fund’s first feedback
"...Out, Empire Control Room, Hotel Vegas, Mohawk, Sahara Lounge, Scratchouse, Stubb's, Valhalla, Venue ATX, and more all participate...."

Dec. 27, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Cheer Up Charlies Owners Take Over Rio Rita
Tamara Hoover and Maggie Lea plan to re-open the East Austin bar by 2020
"...– also owner of former venue Holy Mountain, now Scratchouse. Rio Rita is leased as a single property with..."

Nov. 21, 2019 Food Post by Rachel Rascoe

Faster Than Sound: 12 Years of Peligrosa Drives ¡Eso Es!
Local DJ collective sets a mood at Margin Walker’s new fiesta-val of all Latinx talent
"...Up Charlies, Barracuda, Empire Control Room & Garage, Mohawk, Scratchouse, and Swan Dive...."

Aug. 30, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

The Best of Asia at SXSW Music
"...YahyelWed. 13, Scratchouse, 11pm; Thu. 14, Maggie Mae’s Rooftop, 12mid; Fri. 15,..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

14 R&B Acts to Soothe Your SXSW Soul
"...Jerry PaperWed. 13, Scratchouse, 10pm; Fri. 15, 3ten ACL Live, 11pm The Stones..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

16 Experimentalists to Help You Get Weird at SXSW
"...Black TaffyThu. 14, Scratchouse, 8pm Donovan Jones overlaps repetitive beats of shiny hi-hats..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Rick Weaver

Faster Than Sound: 15 SXSW Buzz Bands to Cure Millennial Burnout
By legs, Lyft, or Lime scooter, get to the following 15 acts
"...compendium of Texas rap from all regions Wednesday at Scratchouse. Offerings include Chronicle cover star The Teeta, whose wavy..."

March 8, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

31 Bands From Free Week 2019
"...Mt. Grey at Scratchouse..."

Jan. 8, 2019 Photo Gallery

Drag Fest Showcases Best Bets
Curated by Qmmunity for you, our devoted readers
"...drag band the Qzars. The Hot Tea Showcase at Scratchouse is sure to wow with “Northern California’s drag king..."

Nov. 15, 2018 Qmmunity Post by Beth Sullivan

A Game for Every Weirdo at Fantastic Arcade
Fest celebrates the outer reaches of video games
"...Fantastic Arcade Opening Night Party Thu., Nov. 16, 8pm, Scratchouse (617 E. Seventh)Featuring Sleep∞Over, DJs KidKO and Fitnez, and..."

Nov. 17, 2017 Screens Feature by James Renovitch

SXSW Music: Must-See International Acts
10 trending bands scanning the globe from Brazil and Israel to Austria and Australia
"...Buggsy Thu. 16, ScratcHouse Backyard, 11:30pm Bristol's Rasta rapper boasts a flow like..."

March 17, 2017 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Mirror Travel
"...harmonies inching the band closer to ecstasy. (Wed., 9pm, ScratcHouse Backyard)..."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature by Neph Basedow

Wednesday SXSW Showcases
"...Modern Outsider8pm, ScratcHouse Backyard..."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Wednesday SXSW Sleepers
"...The Crookes 12mid, ScratcHouse BackyardLucky Ones, the Crookes' fourth LP on their own..."

March 18, 2016 Music Feature

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