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Playback: Gone Unsane
Unsane bassist just left Austin for Italy, while SXSW eschews Sonicbids to bring their submissions process in-house
"..."I came to Austin straight from New York," details Unsane bassist Dave Curran. "I moved down there because, over..."

July 28, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Unsane Banter
Chemistry, scars, and “Slayer! Fuckin’ Slayer!”
"...NYC noise trio Unsane plays former Emo’s GM and Buzz Mill owner Jason..."

May 19, 2016 Music Post by Michael Toland

Steven Soderbergh's big-budget iPhone thrill ride.
"...the melodramatics. It’s a shame. Up to that point, Unsane is a decent thrill ride that messes with your..."

March 23, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Soderbergh’s Netflix Basketball Film High Flying Bird Shoots, Mostly Scores
But just because you can shoot on a phone doesn’t mean you should
"...iPhone. Soderbergh is a convert; he shot last year’s Unsane on one, and has pledged his allegiance to a..."

Feb. 5, 2019 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

1999 SXSW Music Festival
" Stubb's with the Murder City Devils, Supersuckers, L7, Unsane, and Neurosis. (Stubb's, 9pm) -- Raoul Hernandez..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature

Recommended Live Music for the Weekend
Not going to Float Fest? Stay dry with these show picks.
"...Zappaesque beauty. – Jeremy Steinberger Terror Fest presents Weedeater, Unsane, Zeke, Sierra..."

July 19, 2018 Chron Events Post by The Music Staff

Playback: Total Sound Group Direct Action Committee: A New Campaign
Begin your write-in campaign for Poison 13 duo Tim Kerr and Mike Carroll to reunite Total Sound Group Direct Action Committee – possibly at Grizzly Hall, with Leo Rondeau opening!
"...and buffalo heads, courts a hunting-lodge aesthetic, but headliners Unsane stalked big-game grooves with a sledgehammer instead of buckshot...."

May 27, 2016 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Introducing Grizzly Hall
Former Emo’s co-owner Jason Sabala opens new Eastside venue
"...the Grizzly Hall calendar include the lawless triptych of Unsane, Honky, and Fuckemos on May 20, and the other..."

April 26, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Heavy Metal Nites
The Cutthroats 9, Biblical, Venomous Maximus, Whores, Vattnet Viskar, Power Trip
"...The Cutthroats 9(Thu., 12:15am, Beerland) Unsane leader Chris Spencer soaks in blues doom on this..."

Nov. 7, 2014 Music Feature by Michael Toland

Friday SXSW 2014 Showcases
Make like a shrub and plant yourself for Friday night SXSW showcases
"...adding tonnage to the kind of scree associated with Unsane. Brooklyn trio Mutoid Man carries a pedigree heavy in..."

March 14, 2014 Music Feature

Finnish metal returns to Emo's for a sequel
"...26) Watain, Goatwhore, Averse Sefira, HOD, Emo’s (Nov. 23) Unsane, Nile, Ex Deo, Keep of Kalessin, Emo’s (Nov. 20)..."

Feb. 3, 2011 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Cutthroats 9
Music Showcase
"...ever said it has to be fun? Not the Unsane. The NYC noise rawkers made a 10-year career out..."

March 15, 2002 Music Review by Michael Chamy

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...CUTTHROATS 9: After dissolving Unsane following a decade of punishing, overdriven noise rock, frontman..."

March 8, 2002 Music Feature

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...THE CUTTHROATS 9: Former Unsane guitarist Chris Spencer is still refusing to attend anger-management..."

March 16, 2001 Music Feature

Cherubs Flourish in the Afterlife at SOS Fest
"We didn’t want to be a Cherubs cover band playing Heroin Man over and over for people"
"...into the skull-splitting firmament then occupied by groups including Unsane and the Jesus Lizard. Instead, the band broke up..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Levitation Live Shot: ZZZ’s
Triad heaves chemistry as kinetic as a lightning storm
"...around them like an unholy blend of Savages and Unsane, the few had swollen into a slavering pack of..."

May 11, 2015 Music Post by Michael Toland

Housecore Horror Live Shot: Sunday Part 1
The pain and the scalpel to cut it out
"...metal band, either. Playing spot-the-influence revealed Neurosis, Godflesh and Unsane. Fielding doom-laden noisecore that played havoc with loud-and-soft dynamics,..."

Oct. 27, 2014 Music Post by Michael Toland

sxswf: Little Deaths
British sex-and-horror anthology reviewed
"...Hogan's House and Home is particularly, entertainingly vile, with unsane couple Richard (Luke de Lacey) and Victoria (Siubhan Harrison)..."

March 16, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Lure of the Swamp: The Screen Printed Rock Posters of Lindsey Kuhn
Austin's punk poster past, one chapter anyway, in 104 pages of Lindsey Kuhn
"...announcing the likes of Jawbreaker, Jawbox, Drive Like Jehu, Unsane, Killdozer, New Bomb Turks, Cows, Supersuckers, even the Austin..."

March 12, 2010 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Day Trippin'
More day parties than you can shake an iPhone at
"...Scoot Inn outside stage: Freshkills (2:30pm), Easy Action (3:30), Unsane (4:30); inside stage: Lonesome Losers (noon), Born Liars (1),..."

March 11, 2008 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
"...for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, TV on the Radio, Unsane, the Heartless Bastards, and Six Parts Seven, and features..."

March 17, 2006 Music Feature

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Picks & Sleepers
"...of Syrinx are inevitable. Far more insane is NY's Unsane, whose CD/DVD career exhumation Lambhouse brought slaughter to the..."

March 19, 2004 Music Feature

SXSW Picks & Sleepers
Blurbing SXSW 04 music – Wednesday only
"...own revolving bass chair is currently filled by the Unsane's Chris Spencer. – Greg BeetsA Tiger Named Lovesick10pm, Bigsby's..."

March 12, 2004 Music Feature

SIMS and Alejandro Escovedo on the mend, plus more hip-hop and SXSW for your shoulder-to-shoulder
"...the Thrills, Glenn Tilbrook, Trailer Bride, Trash Can Sinatras, Unsane...."

Jan. 23, 2004 Music Column by Christopher Gray

"...history: High on Fire (juggernaut), Neurosis (corrosive), Alchemist (funny), Unsane ("Sick"), Alabama Thunderpussy (Blair Witch Skynyrd), Dillinger Escape Plan..."

Jan. 9, 2004 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Letters at 3AM
Stanley Crawford's new book, The River in Winter: New and Selected Essays, reminds us that we must all do our part.
" in some situations this "sane" type would be unsane, yes? As you can see -- and as the..."

June 27, 2003 Column by Michael Ventura

MastodonBurnt by the Sun
SXSW Records
"...roar with the ruckus, in the style of the Unsane. "Ol'e Nessie" follows in stark contrast, its heavy, patient..."

March 14, 2003 Music Review by Michael Chamy

Areola 51
Texas Platters
"...being given their own anal probe. Beginning with the Unsane-ly jailbreak mayhem of "Sheets of Sand in Crisco," the..."

April 12, 2002 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Pachinko Splendor in the Ass II: Electric Boogaloo (Alternative Tentacles)
SXSW Records
"...and begins to bludgeon everything in its path with Unsane-like distortion tempered by the rhythms of drunken sex and..."

March 17, 2000 Music Review by Greg Beets

Live Shots
Tom Russell
"...the guitarist's t-shirt unabashedly announcing the band's musical mindset: Unsane. "Who are you?" yelled someone at the bar. "We're..."

May 21, 1999 Music Feature

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