Thursday, March 19 2015
BØRNS, Ryn Weaver, and Stromae all stand out as artists poised to break out big in 2015 after their stellar performances at SXSW.
Monday, December 1 2014
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.
Monday, August 29 2011
Richard Linklater's Slacker commemorates its anniversary and finds an audience outside of twenty-somethings.
Wednesday, May 11 2011
With relentless touring over the past decade, Umphrey's McGee have staked out a spot near the top of the jam rock mountain.
Sunday, March 13 2011
If rock 'n' roll's spiritual power can truly save the planet, it is messengers like Lukas Nelson will lead the way.
Sunday, March 6 2011
Two great party bands for one low bargain price at the hottest new venue in town has been a formula for double happiness.
Sunday, November 14 2010
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.
Monday, October 4 2010
He's no angel, but has the voice of one.
Thursday, August 12 2010
Artois the Goat is a love story. It's a classic tale of boy-meets-goat, boy-loses-mind, boy-makes-cheese set against the epic backdrop of a west Texas sky.
Tuesday, July 21 2009
F. Scott Fitzgerald was wrong. Artists as various as Roky Erickson, Brian Wilson and Shuggie Otis prove there are second acts in American popular music.