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Monday, August 29 2011

The True Call of Slacker: 20 Years Later

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


Wednesday, May 11 2011

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.


Sunday, March 13 2011

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.


Sunday, March 6 2011

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.


Sunday, November 14 2010

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.


Monday, October 4 2010

Raul Malo: Sinners and Saints

He's no angel, but has the voice of one.


Thursday, August 12 2010

‘Artois the Goat’: When the Goat Talks, Listen

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

Musical Genius & Its Discontents (i): American Style

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.


Tuesday, October 30 2007

TRAVELOGUE: From boot-scootin’ to bats in Austin, Texas


Monday, July 9 2007

The Gourds: Noble Creatures

Noble Creatures is one of the more interesting and pleasing Americana records released this year.


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