As a steady arm of the Texas muscial family dynasty, singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo has defined the native sound of the musically rich Southern state. Amid a body of work that is dense and rich, Escovedo mines a western style steeped in bar hall spirit. Now 63, he stands as a true musical Amer ... More >>
By Craig HlavatyBruce Springsteen's Thursday started with a keynote speech in one of the big ballrooms at the Austin Convention Center, and ended with a mythic three-hour set at ACL Live across town, in front of a few thousand people cooing "Bruce."The keynote and the show went hand in hand. If y ... More >>
If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>
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