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Uncle Lucius - “Don’t Own the Right” (audio) (Premiere)

Honky-tonk piano and reflective lyrics highlight the stellar new track by Austin's own Uncle Lucius.

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The Vanity - “River” (video) (Premiere)

Up-and-coming Austin outfit the Vanity take to a 150 year old basement for their new black-and-white video for the rollicking tune "River".

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Cannabis Cowboys, Guitar-slinging Musicians, and Desert Landscapes

Homegrown captures the weirdness of Austin, as depicted in music poster art from the hippie days to the punk days.

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James McMurtry and His Complicated Games

Americana legend James McMurtry is fiery, opinionated, and smart as a whip. His latest (accidental) endeavor: Occupy spokesman.

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South By Southwest Music Festival 2015: Wednesday

BØRNS, Ryn Weaver, and Stromae all stand out as artists poised to break out big in 2015 after their stellar performances at SXSW.

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The Demigs - “Melamine” (audio) (Premiere)

Catchy guitar riffs and political acumen make up the new tune by the Denton, Texas outfit the Demigs, "Melamine".

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Knifight - “Young Lovers” (video) (Premiere)

To the seizure-prone, be wary of the latest track by the Austin, Texas band Knifight, "Young Lovers". If the relentless groove of the song's fretless bass riff doesn't get you, the flashy visuals of the lyric video will.

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Wade Bowen - “Wade Bowen” (album stream) (Premiere)

With his new self-titled album, Wade Bowen has made what he calls "the record to start the next phase of my career."

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5 May 2014 // 10:03 AM

Collin Herring - ‘Some Knives’ (album stream) (Premiere)

Texas singer-songwriter Collin Herring is back after a five-year absence with an exciting new album. Sometimes things really are worth the wait.

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21 Jul 2013 // 10:05 PM

Sara Hickman: Shine

Shine is a giddy collection of songs, but therein lies the biggest problem with the LP: it feels like a compilation.

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Terry Allen: Bottom of the World

Allen ponders the meaning of life, sex, and dreams to a sparse musical accompaniment.

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Parquet Courts: Light Up Gold

For Parquet Courts, "slacker" isn't just a lifestyle, it's a full-blown worldview and in Light Up Gold, they play like revolutionaries.

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Texas to Release New Album, ‘The Conversation’

This year is the 25th anniversary of Scottish pop band Texas' founding and the group is returning (finally!) with a new album.

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The True Call of Slacker: 20 Years Later

Richard Linklater's Slacker commemorates its anniversary and finds an audience outside of twenty-somethings.

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Umphrey’s McGee: 20 April 2011 - Austin, TX

With relentless touring over the past decade, Umphrey's McGee have staked out a spot near the top of the jam rock mountain.

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Eagles’ Don Henley works to preserve East Texas’ Caddo Lake

UNCERTAIN, Texas — Perched on a grimy bait-stand bench, beneath a sign that reads “fishing guides available,” a bearded man in an untucked denim shirt watches

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Lukas Nelson & the Promise of the Real: 11 February 2011 - Austin, TX

If rock 'n' roll's spiritual power can truly save the planet, it is messengers like Lukas Nelson will lead the way.

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Los Amigos Invisibles + Trombone Shorty: 18 February 2011 - Austin, TX

Two great party bands for one low bargain price at the hottest new venue in town has been a formula for double happiness.

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Hayes Carll: KMAG YOYO & other American Stories

Carll has a Texas sense of humor, by which I mean he often writes BIG songs to emphasize the outrageousness of human situations. When he sings of love, he means lust, between a man and a woman so mismatched that only sex and booze can make the relationship work.

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14 Nov 2010 // 8:56 PM

Bee Vs. Moth: Acronymous

Throughout Acronymous there are musical allusions to Don Caballero, Herb Alpert, Ornette Coleman, and, maybe distantly, a more raucous Calexico. In any case, their Austin roots are strong.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Unearthing the 'Charnel House'

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"This week we discuss Owl Creek Games's follow up to Sepulchre, the triptych of tales called The Charnel House Trilogy.

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