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Playback: Austin Record Label Rendezvous
The Austin Record Label Flea Market bands together local imprints, while County Commissioner Sarah Eckhardt tries to scatter mass gatherings such as Levitation
"...The recorded music industry's been dying for so long that we..."

June 19, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Texas Music Group
TMG label rises from the ashes of Watermelon and Antone's.
"...Austin music scene. It announced the "launch" of the Texas Music Group, a new, local record label with distribution..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Drums & Tuba Water Damage Re-issues, Vol. 1: Box Fetish (My Pal God)
Drums & Tuba Water Damage Re-issues, Vol. 2: The Flying Ballerina (My Pal God)
Texas Platters
"...the Knitting Factory, and a new, eager, and productive record label in My Pal God. Shortly after releasing D&T's..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Music Review by Christopher Hess

Weird Bands From Texas
"...Coffey made his New Year's resolution to start a record label at the cusp of this decade, years of..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Maintaining the World's Most Expensive Record Collections
Austin's Small Label Scene
"...musical fire of an Afri- can-American, the small, independent record company has been the backbone of rock & roll...."

Sept. 15, 1995 Music Feature

Texas Platters
"...Pit After Dark. No, that's a joke, but the record was produced by David Silverman. Okay, that's a joke,..."

Jan. 24, 1997 Music Review

Record reviews Reissues
"..."Columbian Collie," was released in the U.S. on Island Records, but other than a 12-inch single of "Congoman" (included..."

Aug. 23, 1996 Music Review

Off the Record
White Denim powers up on the road, Chaos in Tejas keeps home fires burning, and more
"...outfit Patto) on the band's latest, D (see review, "Texas Platters"), while fending off a dreaded "jam band" tagging...."

June 3, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Record Reviews
"...It's against my religion to listen to Christmas records, but in light of a recent epiphany involving Sand..."

Dec. 26, 1997 Music Review

Texas Platters
"...singing a patina that barely shone on the first recordings. Not surprisingly, his newest, I Hate These Songs, reflects..."

July 11, 1997 Music Review

Cliff's Picks (Antone's)
Texas Platters
"...Cliff's Picks(Antone's) Antone's Records has been chronicling its style of Texas blues for..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Day Trips & Beyond: Texas Travel
A trip planner for the month of March
"...Curated by Brooklyn-based record label Mexican Summer and Ballroom Marfa, the program features..."

March 9, 2016 Travel Post by Gerald E. McLeod

Off the Record
SXSW music news and carryings on
"...Radiohead," confided ACL producer Terry Lickona. "They're coming through Texas, so we at least have to try." Sheiks of..."

March 14, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Putting on the gloves for round three of Fun Fun Fun Fest, Dangerous Toys go platinum, and Okkervil River stands for a fire demon
"...Austin's Sahara Smith is about halfway through the recording of her debut album with T Bone Burnett at..."

Nov. 7, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Aquatica: Electronic Sounds from the Silicon Hills
Texas Platters
" Brent Bruning fêted the release of this 13-track Texas comp a few months back, declaring it one of..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Music Review by Marc Savlov

Off the Record
Austin's musical landscape and its evolution continue rumbling down on Red River, documenting Roky Erickson, and the Weary Boys call it quits
"...had the needle dropped on the inaugural "Off the Record" than the Chronicle switchboard lit up. Transmission Entertainment, the..."

July 13, 2007 Music Column by Austin Powell

Record Reviews
"...that opens Stadium Blitzer plunges the listener into the Texas-to-Appalachia world of them Gourds before they have a chance..."

April 3, 1998 Music Review

Scott H. Biram
Record review
" here part of the album cover art: "This record sounds best when turned up LOUD!" A de rigueur..."

July 21, 2006 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

ST 37
Record Review
"...a brand-new hybrid of studio work and a live recording of the band's original score to Fritz Lang's silent..."

April 9, 2004 Music Review by Michael Chamy

Cross Canadian Ragweed
Record Review
"...River that they're one of the cornerstones of so-called Texas Music. It takes a lot for Texans to adopt..."

April 9, 2004 Music Review by Christopher Gray

Lucky Pierres My Temptation
Texas Platters
"...Pierres, finds them moving away from the "cocktail country" label they had previously used to describe themselves and closer..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Barbara Lynn Hot Night Tonight (Antone's)
Texas Platters
"...Tonight, the southpaw guitarist from the Gulf Coast has recorded a much-needed album of sultry soul and bluesy ballads...."

Sept. 8, 2000 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Hermanos Treviño Conjunto con Padres (Half Breed)
Texas Platters
"...them, Geronimo III pulled together a collection of historical recordings and newer tracks that bleeds with love for his..."

June 30, 2000 Music Review by Lee Nichols

Mother Falcon
" the classical imprint of planet Earth's largest remaining record label. The deal suggests an industry recognizing the sprawling..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Music Review by Doug Freeman

Peter and the Wolf
Record review
"...songsmith's first release not on his Whiskey & Apples label. It relies on a larger metaphor, sea and travel..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

Record review
"...he was instrumental in co-founding the now-Austin-based Business Deal Records. In the tradition of the label's lo-fi bedroom recording..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

Shawn Colvin
Record review
"...These Four Walls finds her on a new, good-match label, nothing much else has changed. Austin's premier pop diva..."

Sept. 15, 2006 Music Review by Jim Caligiuri

Los Lonely Boys
Record review
"..."Outlaws." If Sacred doesn't walk on water like their major-label debut, it still transcends the earthly arena with sure..."

July 21, 2006 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Sound Team
Record review
"...latest EP is a sure thing from the get-go. Recorded at their Austin analog studio Big Orange by Trail..."

Nov. 25, 2005 Music Review by Audra Schroeder

At All Cost
Record review
"...nü metal. They splatter all three convincingly on their major-label debut, and far be it from any band anywhere..."

Nov. 25, 2005 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

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