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Shinyribs Frontman Kevin Russell Will Perform Gourds Set for Electric Lounge Reunion
Reliving the wild and woolly Nineties music scene downtown
"...the early careers of Spoon, Fastball, and Graham Reynolds. Shinyribs leader Kevin Russell held down a Tuesday night residency..."

April 11, 2019 Music Post by Michael Toland

ACL Live Shot: Shinyribs
Gourds’ off-shoot kills it
"...It’s probably not much of a stretch to imagine Shinyribs frontman Kevin Russell as the guy at the party..."

Oct. 7, 2013 Music Post by Melanie Haupt

ACL Interview: Shinyribs
6pm, BMI stage
"...gabbing about the Gourds, Russell's reflecting on solo project Shinyribs, which has been a going concern for enough years..."

Oct. 4, 2013 Music Feature

Worst Tour Stories Ever: Shinyribs

July 8, 2016 Music Feature by Kevin Russell

The Sacred & the Profane
The Gourds co-frontman flew the coop for Shinyribs and ain't looking back
"...Under the persona of Shinyribs, he's created a universe colliding the absurd and sincere,..."

Aug. 7, 2015 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

HAAM Sampler
Health Alliance for Austin Musicians benefit day donations
"...South by Southwest while introducing a noontime set by Shinyribs at Whole Foods downtown, akin to parting Willie Nelson..."

Sept. 2, 2015 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Playback: Pickathon, Texas
Austin talent looms large at Oregon fest
"...Pumas, Paul Cauthen, Charley Crockett, Glorietta, Wild Child, and Shinyribs. The total bumped to eight if you count contemporary..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Here Are Your 2018/19 Austin Music Award Winners
Best band, musician, song, radio station, and more Top 10s chosen by you
"...1) Shinyribs..."

March 1, 2019 Music Feature

Playback: And the Armadillos Went Wild
Threadgill’s World Headquarters goes the way of its predecessor, the Armadillo World Headquarters, plus Black Fret offers more than just money
"...Soulful swamp funk spectacle Shinyribs invigorated the 500-strong audience jam-packing T-Gill's comfy beer garden,..."

Dec. 7, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

99 Austin Acts at SXSW Music
Support the home team!
"...Rizzo on bubbling brag-trap single "Drip." – Kahron Spearman Shinyribs..."

March 16, 2018 Music Feature

In With the Old, in With the New
An epic Saturday at Old Settler’s
"...weren’t for Kevin Russell’s funky swamp soul roots project Shinyribs...."

April 24, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

2016-17 Austin Music Awards
"...Best Blues/Soul/Funk winner Shinyribs..."

March 13, 2017 Photo Gallery

"...– Sun Records, Mardi Gras, South Austin – sepias Shinyribs' three previous albums as raunchy Golden Triangle clambakes. Revisit..."

Feb. 24, 2017 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Playback: Gourds Co-Leader Jimmy Smith Heads to Montana
Jimmy Smith heads for higher ground, Pete Mitchell reaches a higher plane, and Izzy Cox would like to remain upright on terra firma
"...a major draw, locally and nationally, as swamp-funk maestro Shinyribs...."

July 29, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

An Austin Salute 2 Prince
"...Stephanie Bergara, Nakia, Shinyribs’ Kevin Russell, and Elizabeth McQueen..."

June 2, 2016 Photo Gallery

HAAM Benefit Day 2015
"...Shinyribs drew a large noontime crowd at Whole Foods downtown..."

Sept. 2, 2015 Photo Gallery

More Old Settler's Music Festival Preview
OSMF preview
" melodies while remaining emotionally direct. – Jim Caligiuri Shinyribs..."

April 11, 2014 Music Feature

The Gourds: Don’t Call It A Breakup
Beloved Austin pranksters hit pause on 19 years
"...with Langford on skins, now enjoys increasing traction for Shinyribs; Smith and Bernard have formed the Hard Pans; and..."

Oct. 28, 2013 Music Post by Melanie Haupt

SXSW Wednesday Picks and Sleepers
"...schedule, expect a tight live powerhouse. – Michael Toland SHINYRIBS..."

March 15, 2013 Music Feature

SXSW Music Rounds Up Last Wave of Talent
Bully, Khalid, Car Seat Headrest, Lizzo, and Billie Eilish join fest
"...The Black Angels, Black Pistol Fire, Shinyribs, Big Bill, Mélat, Bob Schneider, Riders Against the Storm,..."

March 7, 2019 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Paramount Theatre Announces Fall/Winter Performances
Shinyribs, Ira Glass, and Potted Potter all on the horizon
"...Other musicians set to tread the Paramount’s storied boards: Shinyribs, the Flatlanders, Boz Scaggs, Wynton Marsalis, Terry Allen, and..."

May 31, 2018 Chron Events Post by Kimberley Jones

2017-18 Austin Music Awards
"...Best Album/Best Band: Shinyribs..."

March 1, 2018 Photo Gallery

Tenth and Final SXSW Artist List
Action Bronson, Talib Kweli, a Blaze Foley tribute, and 196 more
"...South, Hoodtronics, Roxy Roca, Migrant Kids, Otis the Destroyer, Shinyribs, Shy Beast, Tommy 2 Stix, TYFS (Thank You For..."

March 1, 2018 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

War of the Folk Fests
Driftwood Music Fest and Old Settler’s face off
" which festival can book OSMF’s signature musical offering: Shinyribs...."

Sept. 5, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

I Love You, Jimmy
Nearly four-hour LaFave convergence petitions a greater good
"...stop the menfolk from stomping and hollering, whether Kevin “Shinyribs” Russell’s uproarious dance number, or Butch Hancock booming the..."

May 19, 2017 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Old Settler’s Music Festival 2017

April 24, 2017 Photo Gallery

SXSW Music Live: Conqueroo Day Party
ATX hootenanny sends beloved PR maven out with a bang
"...Kacey Musgraves, but the party kicked into gear with Shinyribs. Leading his local sevenpiece, Kevin Russell shimmied Gulf Coast..."

March 19, 2017 SXSW Post by Doug Freeman

Playback: Spring Festival Season Evolves
Storms can halt an already truncated spring festival season
"...steel, then downpoured in an unsuccessful attempt to extinguish Shinyribs, whose frontman Kevin Russell commanded the stage like a..."

April 22, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Final SXSW List: No. 10
Nas, Vince Staples, Lucius, and 198 more
"...Escape, Rotten Mangos, Roxy Roca, Justin Sherburn & Montopolis, Shinyribs, Sip Sip, Sphynx, Subkulture Patriots, the Sun Machine, Team..."

March 4, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Austin Top 10s
Ninety lines of listicles about Austin music 2015
"...4) Shinyribs, Okra Candy (Mustard Lid)..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Music Feature by Neph Basedow

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