Faster Than Sound

Rachel Rascoe reports on Austin's music community
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Faster Than Sound: The Fable Trilogy, Briscoe Center's
The Fable Trilogy, Briscoe Center's "Greatest Hits," and Beerland Sold
Rare local reissues from Jazzman Records, the Briscoe Center’s Music Collections presents its “Greatest Hits,” and – has Beerland been sold?

Rachel Rascoe, May 30, 2019

Faster Than Sound – Welcome to Red River World: The Future of Austin’s Music District
Faster Than Sound – Welcome to Red River World: The Future of Austin’s Music District
Forecasting the storm of developments between the state Capitol and I-35. Also, NPR warned and ACL Fest confirms: Austin’s pop soloists are stepping up.

Rachel Rascoe, May 23, 2019

Faster Than Sound: The College Kids Are Alright
The College Kids Are Alright
First-ever KVRX Fest offers a buzzing platform for indie artists, Symphony Square, and industry-aspiring students. Also, Broken Spoke daughter Ginny White-Peacock needs “robot legs.”

Rachel Rascoe, May 16, 2019

Faster Than Sound: Unbounded Agency for the Underrepresented
Unbounded Agency for the Underrepresented
Anita Obasi’s parties make space for queer artistry, Jay Wile’s croon tricks fans of Frank Ocean, and more recommendations for KVRX Fest

Rachel Rascoe, May 9, 2019

Faster Than Sound: A Festival Blooms in the Desert
A Festival Blooms in the Desert
Amid concern over a new C3 festival, homegrown Marfa Myths strives to grow with the Texas city

Rachel Rascoe, May 2, 2019

Faster Than Sound: Vivien Goldman’s Lasting Echoes of Feminist Punk
Vivien Goldman’s Lasting Echoes of Feminist Punk
Vanguard journalist brings new book to Austin, the Larriva family remembers their friend Elliott Smith, and local musicians pop up all over the place

Rachel Rascoe, April 25, 2019

Faster Than Sound: Ryan Bingham Warms Up His Western Festival
Ryan Bingham Warms Up His Western Festival
Onetime local Americana star inaugurates his fest on a chilly day in Luckenbach

Rachel Rascoe, April 18, 2019

Faster Than Sound: Jackie Venson Solos
Jackie Venson Solos
Local blues hero goes solo to cut costs, city polls on use of $12 million earmarked for the arts, and the U.S. State Dept. blocks Palestinian artist Dirar Kalash from the Fusebox Festival

Rachel Rascoe, April 11, 2019

Faster Than Sound: Tameca Jones Is Wide Awake
Tameca Jones Is Wide Awake
Soul singer Tameca Jones finds clarity with help from the SIMS Foundation, synchronized punk duo Being Dead baptizes a debut EP, and more

Rachel Rascoe, April 4, 2019

Faster Than Sound: Cheer Up Charlies Booker Trish Connelly’s Thoughtful Curation
Cheer Up Charlies Booker Trish Connelly’s Thoughtful Curation
Community outpours support for booker’s multiple sclerosis treatment, city opens first for-profit venue assistance program, and Las Cruxes’ storefront shutters

Rachel Rascoe, March 28, 2019

Faster Than Sound: What Sparked Joy at SXSW Music
What Sparked Joy at SXSW Music
Marie Kondo-ing my Festival experience, with scooters and shooters in the giveaway pile

Rachel Rascoe, March 21, 2019

Faster Than Sound: Cracking the SXSW Music Algorithm
Cracking the SXSW Music Algorithm
If my phone broke and clickbait subsided, where would bring me joy at SXSW?

Rachel Rascoe, March 13, 2019

Faster Than Sound: 15 SXSW Buzz Bands to Cure Millennial Burnout
15 SXSW Buzz Bands to Cure Millennial Burnout
By legs, Lyft, or Lime scooter, get to the following 15 acts

Rachel Rascoe, March 7, 2019

Faster Than Sound: KVRX Launches the Largest College Radio Festival
KVRX Launches the Largest College Radio Festival
KVRX station manager Gab Soong starts the largest ever student-run radio fest, national phone theft ring uncovered from ACL Fest, and Big Thief’s Buck Meek settles down outside the city

Rachel Rascoe, Feb. 28, 2019

Faster Than Sound: Austin Music Industry Awards Grow Into Emo’s
Austin Music Industry Awards Grow Into Emo’s
Berkshire Hounds back a piano-smashing good time, non-Spring Break SXSW needs more volunteers, and Bayonne brings his piano home

Rachel Rascoe, Feb. 21, 2019

Faster Than Sound: Multidimensional Production Team Musically Reimagines <i>Fantastic Planet</i>
Multidimensional Production Team Musically Reimagines Fantastic Planet
Lifted Traces rescores classic films, Harlem re-emerges locally with Oh Boy, and more

Rachel Rascoe, Feb. 14, 2019

Faster Than Sound: Spider House Ballroom Will Cease Live Entertainment
Spider House Ballroom Will Cease Live Entertainment
Longtime local venue converts to arcade bar following co-owner misconduct allegations, code violations, and artist payment delays

Rachel Rascoe, Feb. 7, 2019

Faster Than Sound: I’m Just Not Into Labels
I’m Just Not Into Labels
CD Baby brings DIY Musician Conference to Austin, Sidewinder won’t be ready for SXSW, and PledgeMusic withholds Fastball campaign funds

Rachel Rascoe, Jan. 31, 2019

Faster Than Sound: City on the Fence Regarding Red River’s Homeless Problem
City on the Fence Regarding Red River’s Homeless Problem
Red River merchants push to finally enclose dangerous alley with 10-foot fence, electro-pop diva p1nkstar touches down at Fuego ATX, and more

Rachel Rascoe, Jan. 24, 2019

Faster Than Sound: Music Lab Explores Consolidation
Music Lab Explores Consolidation
Rehearsal space’s Oltorf location posted for sale; Hi, How Are You Day draws the Flaming Lips; and Esme Barrera tribute launches Girls Rock El Paso

Rachel Rascoe, Jan. 17, 2019

Faster Than Sound: Pop Goes the Arts District
Pop Goes the Arts District
Fight over an empty lot near Riverside Drive intensifies, Xetas’ Kana Harris will open Bluebonnet Records in Lockhart, and Why Bonnie get a peachy opening gig

Rachel Rascoe, Jan. 10, 2019

Faster Than Sound: A Tale of Two Red River Fests
A Tale of Two Red River Fests
Free Week and This Is Austin, Not That Great share Red River

Rachel Rascoe, Jan. 3, 2019

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