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RIP Chris Cornell

May 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

From theatlantic.com: Chris Cornell, perhaps best known as the lead singer of Soundgarden, one of the bands that defined the grunge sound of the ’90s, has died at the age of 52. In a statement, [...]

ACL Lineup – 2017

May 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

So, the ACL Festival lineup is out, and it’s…fine. Yeah, I’m okay with it. To be honest, I was more psyched about the fake lineup that was “leaked” a few days ago [...]

Make Way for the SXSWers

March 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

South by Southwest 2017 starts in fewer than 48 hrs. YES, 48 hrs! I know this because I set an countdown timer as to when I need to leave the city. Like all Austinites, I have a love/hate [...]

Leonard Cohen has died

November 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

I couldn’t really sum up how much Leonard Cohen has influenced, inspired, and impacted me or music as a whole in any sort of concise way. So I’ll leave this here: I did my best, it [...]

Bob Dylan wins a Nobel Prize

October 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Lyrics are literature. Bob Dylan has been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature, becoming the first songwriter to win the prestigious award. Good choice, based on his strong poetic style (the [...]

Austin then & now

July 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

I’m in love with this post from do512 that compares Austin from back in the day to the modern city. Here are some of my favorites: The University of Texas at Austin Tower Congress Avenue I-35 [...]

What to do this weekend: 6/30-7/4

June 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Our weekly suggestions of Austin- and Texas-centric music, by no means exhaustive or complete. For full listings visit http://do512.com/. Thursday, 6/30/16 The 2nd Annual Lone Star Beer Heritage [...]