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#MusicMonday: The Wonder of Alice in Chains

by Brian Maass on September 17, 2018

On a stormy night in Austin, TX, where thunder boomed overhead at the Moody Theater, Alice in Chains rocked the sold-out crowd at ACL Live. Touring in support of their latest album, “Rainier Fog,” the...


Music Monday | The Honest Truth by Langhorne Slim

by Daniel Ramirez on July 9, 2018

It's almost like he should live in Austin, with that lonesome, quietly defiant sound of his. It's almost like the tunes fit every facet of Austin, from the country soul that haunts places like Donn's...


Music Monday | Putting the Heart in Heartless

by Daniel Ramirez on May 28, 2018

Erika Wennerstrom's voice is like coming home to anyone who has lived in Austin for any length of time over the past decade. Darlings of indie radio, music venues of all sizes in town, and...

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Black Fret Looks Beyond $1,000,000 in Grants with 2018 Nominees

by Bebe Brown on April 4, 2018

With over $1,000,000 in grants and payments to Austin musicians in just four years, local nonprofit Black Fret announced its fifth class of nominees during SXSW. The 2018 Black Fret nominees include A Giant Dog,...


Austin Music Awards 2018 – Honoring Where The Music Comes From

by Daniel Ramirez on March 27, 2018

It has every type of music imaginable. From roots rock to soul to axe-grinding metal; and it even covers ground from traditional Country and Western to ultra-modern rap. There are speeches on the future of...

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SXSW 2018: Our Must See Musical Pick – The Accidentals

by Daniel Ramirez on March 9, 2018

After more than a decade of attending SXSW and looking for the next best thing, it gets more and more troubling to try and find the ‘next big thing.’ But, like with all good things,...