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We Wanted the Whole World to Know
The Sons of Sahm
"...on us, because we'd hug and kiss on each other in public," says Shawn Sahm of the tight bond..."

Nov. 26, 1999 Music Feature by Andy Langer

What's the Frequency, Kenneth?
UT student frequency KVRX struggles to stave off the nationwide downturn in collegiate media
"...Ben Cox scrambles up the stairs and into the on-air booth with a load..."

May 11, 2012 Music Feature by Luke Winkie

Off the Record
The countdown to South by Southwest continues, while the Black Angels turn on and Ghostland Observatory marches onward and upward
"...The giant mosaic that is the annual South by Southwest..."

March 7, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

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

Off the Record
Spiros closes and now Room 710, too? Meanwhile, the Bizarros' long, strange trip returns them to the Hole in the Wall.
"...Barring some possible, pending business transactions, Room 710, the Red River institution known for its local noise rock..."

June 12, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
Weighing in on the Live Music Task Force's recommendations to City Council and casting a ballot for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
"...Come Together..."

Nov. 21, 2008 Music Column by Austin Powell

Record Store Day Unearths a Roky Erickson Rarity
Reanimating one of the great Austin tributes
"...Life sometimes offers the best surprises. Where the Pyramid Meets the Eye, the..."

April 21, 2017 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
A Valentine's Day mix for KOOP
"...Today marks 19 years for me at the Chronicle, my hire date Feb. 14, 1993. When Matthew..."

Feb. 14, 2012 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

If You Have Ghosts
Erickson acolytes sound off on ‘True Love Cast Out All Evil’
"...There are countless unsung heroes in the resurrection saga of..."

April 16, 2010 Music Post by Austin Powell

Scandinavian Friends: A Tribute to Roky Erickson
"...On the eve of his 60th birthday, Roky Erickson is getting..."

July 6, 2007 Music Review by Greg Beets

Roky Erickson
"...proved a labor of love with an emphasis on the former. While 1990's genre-topping tribute compilation Where the Pyramid..."

May 19, 2017 Music Review by Greg Beets

Hickoids
"...Recorded in 2014, this bittersweet EP represents the last musical testament of local punk rock and sartorial..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Music Review by Greg Beets

More Oar reviewed
"...More Oar: A Tribute to the Skip Spence Album (Birdman) Helping inaugurate the age of..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

High Baptismal Flow: Part 2
The 13th Floor Elevators' ground floors: Where are they now?
"...Recorded: The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators, "She Lives..."

Aug. 20, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Butthole Surfers
"...Butthole SurfersHumpty Dumpty LSD (Latino Buggerveil) There are certain descriptions that are rarely in reviews (positive..."

June 21, 2002 Music Review by Ken Lieck

Top 10 Decade/Local
"...2. Don Walser, The Archive Series (Watermelon)..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Music Feature

Dancing About Architecture
Is the new Sir Douglas Quintet collection is from the original masters? Doug Sahm makes the final call. Also, Michael Nesmith, Junior and Tanya Rae Brown, and Clifford Antone updates.
"...Ed Burleson is coming to the Broken Spoke this Friday to promote his new My..."

Oct. 22, 1999 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Back Door Man
A profile of Bill Bentley, former Austin Sun writer, current music industry impresario, and producer of tribute albums of Roky Erickson and Skip Spence
"...Bill Bentley having a quick bite to eat at the Hole in the Wall. The flesh-and-blood Bill Bentley was..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

High Baptismal Flow
In search of rock & roll's psychedelic pioneers, Austin's 13th Floor Elevators
"...The words floated into my dreamworld, twisting and sliding throughout..."

Aug. 13, 2004 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Bill Ham Had My Back
ZZ Top’s onetime manager made rock & roll history
"...As an 18-year-old from Houston, I’d been running on the edges of the music business but couldn’t fathom any..."

June 24, 2016 Music Post by Bill Bentley

Dancing About Architecture
The New Blues Revue
"...of Blues? In Austin? What about Antone's? Those were the first thoughts of most local live music scenesters when..."

Oct. 16, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Playback: Can Austin Be a Jazz City?
Two venues usher in a new era in Austin jazz. Plus music scholar Bill Bentley brings the Smithsonian Institution to bear at BookPeople.
"...Austin ain't a jazz town – not in the way the city holds identity in blues, psychedelic music,..."

Feb. 16, 2018 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Steady As He Goes
From cosmic cowboys and Americana to punk rock and legacy acts, Freddie Steady Krc keeps the beat
"...with "perch" – was a 9-year-old growing up in the Gulf Coast town of La Porte, listening to records..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Never Say Goodbye
Past and present mash up at the 2008-09 Austin Music Awards
"...Hissing and crackling on the tape immediately reveals its age, an artifact from a..."

March 13, 2009 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Why Record Store Day Is Great …
And why it sucks (a shopping guide)
"...Talk to the owners of any of Austin’s participating records stores and..."

April 21, 2017 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Dancing About Architecture
SX3 (South By Cubed)
"...There hasn't been much freezing in the local weather of..."

Jan. 16, 1998 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Timeline/Discography
A timeline / discography of Doug Sahm
"...Sahm's most notable 45s, LPs, and CDs released in the United States under his name or pseudonyms such as..."

Nov. 26, 1999 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Please, Judge
Roky Erickson's first studio album in over a decade proves Will Sheff and Okkervil River's genius once again
"...After jumping the fence at Austin State Hospital, Roky Erickson was transferred..."

April 16, 2010 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Crossroads 3
I went up to the Crossroads – and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame – fell down on my knees
"..."I went down to the crossroads, fell down on my knees."..."

July 2, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

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