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Honor the 13th Floor Elevators
"...Dear Editor, I appreciate your coverage of the passing of 13th Floor Elevators bassist Benny Thurman [“Off..."

July 3, 2008 Postmarks

Levitation Live Shot: 13th Floor Elevators
No one can believe what they saw and heard Sunday night
"...At 10pm Sunday on the Reverberation Stage, musicians tuned up, getting their levels right...."

May 11, 2015 Music Post by Tim Stegall

13th Floor Elevators to Reunite at Levitation Festival
Consciousness-raising pioneers headline ATX psych gathering
"...The all-seeing eye atop the pyramid has finally awoken. Fifty..."

Feb. 12, 2015 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

13th Floor Elevators
Levitation interviews
"...13th Floor Elevators Sun., 10pm, Reverberation Stage..."

May 8, 2015 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

13th Floor Elevators Must-Haves
"...Donate to the Roky Trust Sumner Erickson and the Roky Trust accept..."

Aug. 13, 2004 Music Feature

13th Floor Elevator Fanatic!
"...Dear Editor, Here in Eugene, Ore., Texas bands of the Sixties are held in the highest esteem, and no..."

Dec. 19, 2005 Postmarks

The 14th Floor
Austin's (and Corpus Christi's) other psych-era survivors
"...being hatched, veteran Chronicle contributor Greg Beets suggested that the "empty nest syndrome" was largely responsible for the resurgence..."

Aug. 12, 2005 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Playback: Behold! The Austin Music Awards
Announcing the 2014/15 Austin Music Awards bill, the 13th Floor Elevators reunite for Levitation, and King Coffey recovers after being struck by a car
"...Whether you're native or migrative, stayed or strayed, here for..."

Feb. 20, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

The Half-Century Psych of Shiva's Headband
13th Floor Elevators weren't the only local psych act exploring Austin's outer limits – and still doing so
"...There have been bands skirting around the edges of city..."

Dec. 1, 2017 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

I Am the Resurrection
Ignore Jim Morrison - do not cancel your subscription to the resurrection, because Roky Erickson is Lazarus unbound.
"...stepped onstage in Zilker Park last September at Austin's other great festival, Austin City Limits, with a big, shiny,..."

March 10, 2006 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Black Angels Confront a Violent World
New LP Death Song soundtracks a society on the brink
"...a mildly cruel sun, but her chair topples to the ground with a loud thud against the wooden patio...."

April 28, 2017 Music Feature by Alejandra Ramirez

Austin Psych Fest Live (Sunday): Roky Erickson/The Black Angels/The Moving Sidewalks
Lone Star lysergia’s frontier days past and present
"...On the Reverberation mainstage, Austin Psych Fest’s final day drew to..."

April 29, 2013 Music Post by Scott Schinder

George Kinney & The Golden Dawn
Fanning the flames of legend
"...As George Kinney peered into the crowd that August night at Room 710, he couldn't..."

Aug. 12, 2005 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

Live Music Recommendations for the Weekend
A rock & roll revival?! Here's our weekend music picks.
"...revived at Electric Church, retro punk invades Stubb's, and the Lost Well celebrates five years. What more could you..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Music Post by The Music Staff

The 'N' Word
Does your chewing gum lose its flavor on the bedpost overnight?
"...Captain Phleabag, the Dread Pirate Stagedive, and a cutthroat guitarist by the..."

May 21, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Ballad of El Molino
Unearthing one of the great "lost" albums of Texas rock & roll history
"...a band so unscrewed that even hardcore fans shake their heads in wonder at the absurdity of it. After..."

Oct. 11, 2002 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

The New Rites of Spring
The Last Word in Instrumental Rock
"...It's an overly romanticized notion, the idea of every generation having some sort of defining..."

April 27, 2001 Music Feature by Michael Chamy

The Final Frontier
Space Is the Place
"...illustration by Jason Stout Proclaiming the dawning of a new musical era is as smart..."

Dec. 6, 1996 Music Feature by Greg Beets

The Trees
Online music trading that "leaves" the RIAA and music industry in the underbrush.
"...and a basic lesson of biology: Trees grow from the ground. Branches grow from the tree trunks. Leaves grow..."

Oct. 3, 2003 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

The Kingdom of Heaven
Psychedelic pioneer Powell St. John, on the Right Track Now
"...The band's been playing at least an hour, but it..."

Dec. 22, 2006 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

Where the Pyramid Meets the High
Long lost 13th Floor Elevators founder and visionary Tommy Hall – found!
"...is decorated with cobwebs and Sixties posters. Stacked to the ceiling are cassettes and videotapes – not a CD..."

Aug. 13, 2004 Music Feature by Joe Trybyszewski

The Report Card
"...Disc 1: Headstone: The Contact Sessions..."

Aug. 14, 2009 Music Feature

Off the Record
Peering through the walls of Austin history to pay tribute to an original member of the 13th Floor Elevators and preserve Raul's rats
"...The original bassist for the 13th Floor Elevators, Benny Thurman,..."

June 27, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

The Graceful Dead
Almost 50 years of Jerry Garcia worship comes full circle
"...When word of the Grateful Dead began oozing out of San Francisco in..."

June 30, 2015 Music Post by Bill Bentley

Playback: The FAQs of Austin Music 2015
Q: Is Austin still the "live music capital of the world"?
"...of December, when we munch tamales and exchange gifts (then make impossible resolutions and wait for our balls to..."

Dec. 25, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Off the Record
Asylum Street Spankers' last laugh
"...Spanks for the Memories..."

April 22, 2011 Music Column by Austin Powell

Letting the Freak Brothers Flag Fly
Gilbert Shelton on his iconic comic's long, strange trip to the screen
"...If it's fair to posit that the Austin Music Scene, referred to so reverentially it practically..."

March 12, 2010 Screens Feature by Margaret Moser

The Space Program
ST-37, Past & Future Pioneers of...
"...photograph by Marlene Hanlin As the days of 1997 drew to a chilly end, the..."

Jan. 16, 1998 Music Feature by Ken Lieck

The Miller's Tale
Swinging across the century with Ernie Mae Miller, 'a little blues, a little bawdy'
"...holds in one small hand a framed photograph from the Forties. It's a band photo of the Prairie View..."

July 6, 2007 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Saturday Night at the Bookstore
The Dicks' Gary Floyd 20 years after Austin's first Punk Prom at the ArmadilloWorld Headquarters
"...It was the height of spring, mid-May, and already hot. The old..."

May 12, 2000 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

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