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Motown vs. Stax
Local covers showdown Friday at the Cactus Cafe
" the Cactus Cafe, Charlie Faye hosts Motown vs. Stax, wherein Austin’s finest sing songs Bonnie Whitmore describes as..."

Dec. 3, 2013 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Johnnie Taylor, Soul Man
Johnnie Taylor's Live at the Summit Club gets released.
" it, shall we? Concord Music Group’s reactivation of Stax Records hits jamming speed Thursday night when Isaac Hayes,..."

March 9, 2007 Music Post by Greg Beets

SXSW Panel: Memphis Means Music
Did you know the Greeks founded Stax?
"...Imagine growing up in South Memphis and only knowing Stax Records as a vacant, bottle-strewn lot with a lonely..."

March 14, 2014 Music Post by Greg Beets

Take Me to the River
Memphis and Stax Records music artists from an earlier era mentor a younger generation in this ambient documentary.
"...bluesmen and soul singers who recorded at the famous Stax Records, like Booker T. Jones and William Bell, it’s..."

Sept. 26, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story
Stax Records Roundup
"...Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story(Stax) Stax/Volt Revue: Live in Norway 1967(Stax/Reelin' in..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Music Review by Greg Beets

The Ballad of Big Star
A work-in-progress premiere and supergroup performance pay tribute to the cult band
"...Writers Convention; the decline of Big Star's would-be distributor, Stax Records; the post-Big Star solo careers; and a busy..."

March 9, 2012 Screens Feature by Leah Churner

The Bo-Keys’ Memphis Soul
“The collision of gospel, blues, jazz, country”
"...Estelle Axton, who was one of the owners of Stax Records. There’s a cool compilation of Packy Axton material..."

April 28, 2016 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

Steve Cropper Recalls Rhythm & Blues History Through Six Strings
Chatting with the most egoless guitar hero in history
"...lead from his trademark Fender Telecaster as one-quarter of Stax/Volt’s house band Booker T. & the MGs – the..."

Feb. 21, 2019 Music Post by Tim Stegall

Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion
At the crossroads of Memphis and Civil Rights stood Stax Records
"...Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosionby Robert Gordon Bloomsbury, 480..."

Dec. 6, 2013 Music Feature by Scott Schinder

Stax 50th Anniversary Celebration
"...Stax 50th Anniversary Celebration..."

March 16, 2007 Music Review by Greg Beets

Keep on Growing
Derek's main Domino Bobby Whitlock settles in his legend in Austin
"...was born in Memphis in 1948 and recording for Stax Records by the time he was 15...."

Dec. 1, 2006 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Elvis Presley
"...Elvis PresleyElvis at Stax: Deluxe Edition (RCA Legacy)..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Music Review by Scott Schinder

Otis Redding
"...Otis ReddingThe Complete Stax/Volt Singles Collection (Shout! Factory) Otis ReddingLonely & Blue: The..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Music Review by Scott Schinder

Heart and Soul
Lengthy Q&A with Huey Lewis
" last year’s Soulsville, a tribute to Memphis and Stax-like R&B and soul. Do you have a favorite anecdote..."

Oct. 25, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Isaac Hayes
"...Isaac HayesBlack Moses (Stax) Isaac HayesJuicy Fruit (Disco Freak) (Stax)..."

April 24, 2009 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Wattstax: Music from the Wattstax Festival and Film
Gift Guide
"...Wattstax: Music from the Wattstax Festival and Film(Stax)..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Music Review by Greg Beets

Off the Record
Graham Williams of Transmission Entertainment breaks down this weekend's Fun Fun Fun Fest, while Ian McLagan and the Chronicle music staff sound off on the 2008 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ballot
"...The recent resurgence of Stax Records, the original proprietors of Southern soul, culminates locally..."

Nov. 2, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

Stax Revue
SXSW showcase reviews
"...Stax Revue..."

March 16, 2007 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Chili Cold Blood Loves You!
Black & blues cowboy metal
" days, where Elvis made his home, and where STAX Records became a national phenomenon. In the halls of..."

Dec. 23, 2005 Music Feature by Darcie Stevens

The Winter Classic
South by Southwest 1998
"...Hang 'Em High Saloon to catch a set by Stax legend Sam Moore was a little like walking into..."

March 27, 1998 Music Feature

14 R&B Acts to Soothe Your SXSW Soul
"...rights movement. Her voice can't soar like her 1969 Stax/Volt solo debut, but she's maintained a remarkable, late-career run..."

March 15, 2019 Music Feature by Thomas Fawcett

Country Sensation Margo Price Gets Real
Nashville queen reigns over ACL's second weekend
"...never done this," so we took the tour of Stax [Records]. When we finally got to Sun, we were..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

The Staple Singers
" the time the Staples hit their stride on Stax Records in the early Seventies, the hits are rolling..."

Dec. 18, 2015 Music Review by Thomas Fawcett

The Soul of Nathaniel Rateliff
Sold-out Austin City Limits warmup prompts a dance sprawl
"...from August’s eponymous debut for legendary Memphis soul imprint Stax Records...."

Nov. 20, 2015 Music Post by Alejandra Ramirez

Who Let the Dogs Out?
A playlist for the dog days of summer
"...the nuances of Snoop's flow. Backing vox from latter-day Stax/Volt soul survivors the Dramatics and a video cameo by..."

July 17, 2015 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Lovesong of Dawn & Hawkes
Fresh off ‘The Voice’ with a shot at ‘Forever Happily’
"...Dawn & Hawkes play the Cactus Cafe for a Stax vs. Motown show last December, which we both took..."

April 16, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Record Skipping
Forbert, Thorogood & King anticipate Thursday’s reissue package
"...Albert King’s 1967 debut for Stax Records, Born Under a Bad Sign, was both the..."

Aug. 14, 2013 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

20 Feet From Stardom
This film is an extended hosanna to an undersung artist, the backup singer, and what a joyful noise it makes.
"...biographies of Hank Williams, Muddy Waters, Johnny Cash, and Stax Records) – samples six decades of American pop-music history:..."

July 5, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Albert King With Stevie Ray Vaughan
"...Albert King With Stevie Ray VaughanIn Session ... (Stax)..."

Dec. 3, 2010 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Wilson Pickett
in box
"...Wicked Pickett the moment Atlantic head Jerry Wexler and Stax owner Jim Stewart arrive at Stax Studios in Memphis..."

May 14, 2010 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

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