The Austin Chronicle is an alternative weekly, tabloid-style newspaper published every Thursday in Austin, Texas. It was launched in 1981.
List of articles in the library
The West Side Horns: West Side Horns: San Quilmas (Dialtone)
Review by Joe Nick Patoski, Austin Chronicle, 13 September 2002
WITHIN THE FIRST few bars of 'Rainbow Riot', the opening track of the West Side Horns' San Quilmas, three great revelations came to me while ...
Joe "King" Carrasco: The Ballad of Joe "King" Carrasco and El Molino
Retrospective by Bill Bentley, Austin Chronicle, 11 October 2002
IN TEXAS, it's damn near impossible to start a band so unscrewed that even hardcore fans shake their heads in wonder at the absurdity of ...
Jim Dickinson: James Luther Dickinson: Free Beer Tomorrow (Artemis)
Review by Joe Nick Patoski, Austin Chronicle, 18 October 2002
YOU MAY KNOW Jim Dickinson as the daddy of those North Mississippi All-Stars, producer of the Replacements' Pleased to Meet Me, or the guy who ...
Red Krayola: The Other Sixties Garage Gods: Red Krayola
Retrospective by Bill Bentley, Austin Chronicle, 27 December 2002
GARAGE ROCK is a hard elephant to describe, in the light or in the dark. In some ways, almost everything qualifies. In others, nothing quite ...
Joe "King" Carrasco, Ernie Durawa, Delbert McClinton, Doug Sahm: Designated Drummer: The Guru of Groove, Ernie Durawa
Retrospective and Interview by Bill Bentley, Austin Chronicle, 23 May 2003
DESIGNATED DRUMMER. IF YOU'RE GOING to hang a tag on the able shoulders of Ernesto "Ernie" Durawa, that would be the one. For almost 50 ...
Boz Scaggs, John Andrews, Mother Earth, Tracy Nelson: Mr. Toad's Wild Ride: Tales from Austin's Big Bang
Retrospective and Interview by Bill Bentley, Austin Chronicle, 28 October 2005
TIME IS A CONTINUUM that's sometimes hard to trace. Look too far back and things get hazy. Try gazing into the future and it's all ...
Jerry Lynn Williams: The Lone Ranger: Jerry Lynn Williams
Retrospective by Bill Bentley, Austin Chronicle, 27 January 2006
You say you want it and you want it bad And that you'd sacrifice all you ever had And that you'd be happy instead of ...
This Be an Empty World Without the Blues – So Clifford Antone filled it
Retrospective by Bill Bentley, Austin Chronicle, 26 May 2006
THE FIRST TIME I met Clifford Antone, he sold me a sandwich. He had opened a shop on Guadalupe, right around the corner from the ...
Powell St. John, 13th Floor Elevators: The Kingdom of Heaven: It's time you knew Powell St. John
Retrospective and Interview by Bill Bentley, Austin Chronicle, 22 December 2006
THE BAND'S been playing at least an hour, but it feels like five minutes. Besides 'You Really Got Me', 'Roll Over Beethoven' and Bob Dylan's ...
Dennis Wilson: The Mayor of Washington Boulevard: Dennis Wilson's California Dream
Retrospective by Bill Bentley, Austin Chronicle, 1 August 2008
The first Beach Boys solo album, Dennis Wilson's Pacific Ocean Blue, washes back ashore after more than three decades. ...
The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Jimmie Vaughan: Beacon Blues: Jimmie Vaughan's Lifelong Song
Retrospective and Interview by Bill Bentley, Austin Chronicle, 16 July 2010
THE ONE KNITE was an oasis of soul. The room was a little box, sitting at the corner of Red River and Eighth Street. Cut ...
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