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SXSW Band Announcement, Part III
1,500 of some 2,000 showcasing acts now vetted
"...SXSW comes further into focus with a third batch of artists released..."

Jan. 7, 2014 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

I Am the Jellyfish That Walks Upon the Land
The Mother of all pop bands
"...-- Bernard Holland, The New York Times, June 18, 2000..."

June 30, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Moon-Shaped Panties & the Saint of White Trash
The Late Lucinda Williams
"...The morning starts normally for Lucinda. Well, maybe not normal,..."

Oct. 23, 1998 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Recommended Live Music for the Weekend
When the summer slows down, the live music starts to heat up.
"...Rap and electronica from Ski Mask The Slump God and Sigala highlight Friday while Saturday electrifies..."

Aug. 10, 2018 Music Post by The Music Staff

High Lonesome
"...Monroe, Ralph Stanley, Mac Wiseman and Jimmy Martin. High Lonesome isn't just the story of bluegrass music vividly and..."

March 25, 1994 Movie Review by Rob Patterson

Back Home for the First Time
The Scots of 'Long Gone Lonesome' ring Texas true
"...train whistle. Some things are just born with a lonesome sound – that high, plaintive tone full of longing...."

Jan. 20, 2012 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Ray Manzarek: Trying to Set the World on Fire
The late Doors keyboardist at the Garden of Eden
"...first semester, I only knew one individual who fit the criteria: Doors’ keyboardist Ray Manzarek...."

May 23, 2013 Music Post by Danielle Zelisko

Recommended ACL Records to Get You Psyched for the Fest
The best CPR (concert psychin' rock) to get in the fest mindset
"...a bear. Make sure you have tunes to keep the energy high on your journey. Here are a few..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Music Post by The Music Staff

Catastrophe and the Cure
Behind the scenes of Explosions in the Sky's most challenging and personal album
"...Each member of Explosions in the Sky is branded with the same emblem: the black..."

July 1, 2011 Music Feature by Austin Powell

The Ballad of Townes & Blaze
The twisted but not-so-tall tale of Van Zandt and Foley, Lonesome Dove meets Barfly
"...The jigsaw of geography in filmmaking is such that one..."

Aug. 17, 2018 Features Feature by Sybil Rosen

The Good Times Ain't Over
Freddy Powers keeps on truckin'
"...Carl's Corner materializes like a haphazard oasis. The familiar truck billboard landmarks the exit off Interstate 35E,..."

Aug. 22, 2008 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

The Cult of Neutral Milk Hotel
Suddenly, there they were, first show of a sold-out Moody stand
"...At the bright age of 17, I took my first paycheck..."

Feb. 18, 2014 Music Post by Luke Winkie

Off the Record
Decking the halls with Kickstarter, a new holiday sampler, and Michael Nesmith's Videoranch
"...The New Way..."

Dec. 24, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Off the Record
It has begun: Breaking down the full South by Southwest band list and learning the secret handshake at the Austin Moose Lodge No. 1735
"...The Beginning of the End..."

Jan. 16, 2009 Music Column by Austin Powell

Cum On Feel the Noize
The New Dessau Music Hall
"...George Devore photograph by John Carrico The Dessau Music Hall used to stand in the middle..."

April 24, 1998 Music Feature by Jay Hardwig

The Merle, Marty & Willie Party
A different kind of bro-country
"...The hottest movement in country music has been dubbed bro-country,..."

Nov. 12, 2014 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Meet the New ATX6
Austin music export project unveils 2016 performers
"...Six local musicians head to Canada, France, and other foreign lands this year as part of Project ATX6,..."

June 20, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Welcome to the Terrordome
Pencil these events into your Pagan calendar.
"...Here are some other Halloween-related weekend soirees we couldn't fit in our round-up..."

Oct. 25, 2007 Music Post by Audra Schroeder

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth – Now at SXSW!
The de-fossilizing of SXSW.
"...The general view is that South by Southwest remains a..."

March 7, 2007 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Son of the Circus
Twistin' in the Wind
"...through a mental check-list of everything he's done since the April release of his 14th album, Twistin' in the..."

Oct. 2, 1998 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

Epiphanies for the Blind
Who's Teaching Who at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired?
"...for a carnival-like parade of odd couples and unexplainables, the bizarre sights that cause my occasionally visiting father to..."

Feb. 23, 1996 Music Feature by Mindy LaBernz

You Coulda Walked Around the World
The LBJ of Lone Star songwriters lays siege to the Cactus Cafe
"...Every time Townes Van Zandt played the Cactus Cafe in the late 1990s, my roommate went...."

Aug. 20, 2010 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

The Ugly Beats
Texas Platters go mondo
"...The Ugly BeatsBrand New Day (Get Hip Recordings)..."

Aug. 8, 2014 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Feels Like the First Time
The 36th annual Austin Music Awards mark a number of debuts
"...Agenda item No. 1 for the 2017/2018 Austin Music Awards Show hinged on a landmark..."

Feb. 23, 2018 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Review: The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart
National Theatre of Scotland serves up one helluva grand show
"...The warm glow spreading throughout your frame may be from..."

Feb. 15, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Angel in the Dark
The last release from pop noir princess Laura Nyro.
"...In Monterey Pop, renowned documentary filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker captured the 1967 pre-Woodstock rock festival oozing good vibrations and California..."

April 6, 2001 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

'Long Gone Lonesome'
A new play tells the true story of a Scottish fisherman who was also a great country singer
"...Considering how bowled over local audiences were by the National Theatre of Scotland's touring production of Black Watch..."

Jan. 20, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Playing the Violin
Mr. Sinus Theater's Jerm Pollet is also a musician!
"..."You were a punk. You were the first to get me drunk. There was no math..."

Aug. 10, 2001 Music Feature by Marc Savlov

Only the Beginning
Wednesday Night SXSW "Sleepers"
"...Last year, as the Austin Music Awards were kicking off South by Southwest..."

March 13, 1998 Music Feature

Where the Shadows Are Deepest
The search for, and subsequent conversation with, country singer James Hand
"...especially now, when it's not even necessary to leave the house for groceries. But for someone who must have..."

May 5, 2000 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

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