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Sound on Sound 2016: Friday
"...Shannon and the Clams..."

Nov. 5, 2016 Photo Gallery

Sound on Sound 2016: Sunday
"...Leopold and His Fiction..."

Nov. 7, 2016 Photo Gallery

Sound on Sound 2016: Saturday
"...The Relationship..."

Nov. 6, 2016 Photo Gallery

Sound on Sound Fest’s Renaissance
Beach House, Explosions in the Sky, Death Grips get medieval
"...Sound on Sound Fest has staked out a one-of-a-kind location..."

June 28, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Sound on Sound Fest Canceled
Promoters cite loss of financial backing
"...Sound on Sound Fest has been aborted five weeks before..."

Oct. 6, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Sound on Sound Review: Dillinger Escape Plan
Farewell tour exhausts the metallurgists’ rabid fanbase
"...“You motherfuckers!” Dillinger Escape Plan frontman Greg Puciato teased a dwindling but hysterical audience from..."

Nov. 6, 2016 Music Post by Bryan Rolli

Sound on Sound Review: Car Seat Headrest
Slacker Pavement hooks meet James Murphy’s drollness
"...midway through Car Seat Headrest’s Saturday evening set, prompting frontman Will Toledo to dryly quip back, “It’s not Austin...."

Nov. 6, 2016 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Decoding the Sound on Sound Leak
Medieval music convergence reveals lineup tease in video
"...Sound on Sound Fest returns to Sherwood Forest Nov. 10-12..."

June 12, 2017 Music Post by Rachel Rascoe

Sound on Sound Review: Descendents
Milo Aukerman and the punks for president!
"...“Are you like me and you just want this election to be over?” Milo Aukerman polled the audience at..."

Nov. 5, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Sound on Sound Fest Pops!
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Electric Wizard, and king Stooge himself
"...Iggy Pop performing at a renaissance fairground …. You don’t have to promise much more than that to get..."

June 20, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Introducing: Sound on Sound Fest
Everything you loved about Fun Fun Fun Fest – with a different name
"...Fun Fun Fun Fest founder Graham Williams separated from Transmission Events last month, he made clear his intentions to..."

June 16, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Sound on Sound Fest Make-Up Shows
Salvage includes Grizzly Bear, Cannibal Corpse, Noname
"...ACL Fest, the Austin music community received crushing news: Sound on Sound Fest had been canceled. The medieval-themed genre..."

Oct. 16, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Sound on Sound Gets Medieval
Sound on Sound’s über headliner: 23 acres of Sherwood Forest
"...R.R. Martin novel, that's the bloody battlefield of Austin concert promotions. Last spring, Fun Fun Fun Fest organizers Transmission..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Sound on Sound Review: Carcass
Liverpudlian doom, thrash, and NWOBHM melodies
"...Closing the inaugural Sound on Sound as the only extreme metal band to..."

Nov. 7, 2016 Music Post by Michael Toland

Sound on Sound Review: Bob Mould
Hüsker Dü/Sugar frontman revives might + melody
"...Bob Mould relies on a simple formula: smashing pop hooks and sweet melodies..."

Nov. 7, 2016 Music Post by Michael Toland

Sound on Sound Review: Cherubs
Reunited torrential Austin trio restarts a storm
"...Like Richard Pryor may have cracked: Someone says “evacuate,” I get the f-u-c-k out. At 2:21pm,..."

Nov. 7, 2016 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Sound on Sound Review: Girls Against Boys
Bass-gorged NYC noirists erase their absence
"...Girls Against Boys at Sound on Sound arrived as the kind of booking its..."

Nov. 6, 2016 Music Post by Michael Toland

Sound on Sound Review: Yelle
The book of David Byrne with a chapter on French seduction
"...they learned in high school, but it hardly mattered. Frontwoman Julie Budet proved effortlessly transfixing outside at Mohawk on..."

Nov. 12, 2017 Music Post by Lauren Modery

Playback: Sound on Sound Fest Is Set, but What About Fun Fun Fun?
SOS Fest dropped its lineup this week, but what of predecessor FFF?
"...last dozen years, Austin's most obsessive music fans anticipate one annual announcement over all others: which acts booker Graham..."

June 23, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Sound on Sound Review: Explosions in the Sky
ATX’s instrumental innovators pass festival torche
"...Close your eyes, crack open your long-term memory, and it’s Waterloo Park, 2007, when Explosions in..."

Nov. 7, 2016 Music Post by Richard Whittaker

Sound on Sound Review: Courtney Barnett
Aussie firecracker avoids ATX cancellation 2.0
"...Minutes past her 9:15pm start time, Courtney Barnett meandered onto the main stage and launched “History Eraser,” a collective..."

Nov. 7, 2016 Music Post by Libby Webster

Sound on Sound Review: Guided by Voices
Rock scholars avalanche the Dragon’s Lair
"...are alike, and fans follow them religiously (at least online) to see what gems bandleader Robert Pollard might pull..."

Nov. 5, 2016 Music Post by Michael Toland

Sound on Sound Review: Jagwar Ma
A slice of Madchester from Down Under
"...On Gabriel Winterfield’s right stood a small set of effect..."

Nov. 6, 2016 Music Post by Alejandra Ramirez

Playback: No Fun Fun Fun Fest in 2016
Fun Fun Fun Fest won't happen this year and here's the exclusive on why
"...Cat's out of the bag on the worst kept secret in Austin music: There will..."

Sept. 16, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Laugh on Laugh
The Globe stage is comedy central for Sound on Sound
"...In lieu of Robin Hood's Merry Men, Sound on Sound has booked a mix of visiting headliners..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Playback: Biggest Austin Music Stories of 2016
Looking back on the biggest Music news headlines of the year
"...Fun Fun Fest is now owned by real estate billionaires ... Welcome to Austin 2016! Transmission Events, Austin's most..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Faster Than Sound: KVRX Launches the Largest College Radio Festival
KVRX station manager Gab Soong starts the largest ever student-run radio fest, national phone theft ring uncovered from ACL Fest, and Big Thief’s Buck Meek settles down outside the city
"...Gab Soong recalls attending her first meeting for KVRX 91.7FM. She..."

March 1, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

Top 10 Horror Films of 2016
Ghosts, ghouls, zombies, and ... turkey basters?
"...more universal. And as we stare into the unblinking, Sauron-esque eye of 2017, it's a good time to look..."

Dec. 31, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Texas Book Festival 2016: The Full List
TBF hosts Don DeLillo, Thomas Dolby, Emma Cline, 277 more
"...you might want to grab a napkin before feasting on the newly announced list of authors for the 2016..."

Sept. 15, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Pleasure of the Paynes 2016
Annual theatre awards think Terminus is the living end
"...Sometimes at a ceremony where awards are being handed out, there's one show..."

Oct. 27, 2016 Arts Post

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