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September 8, 2021


By: Laurie Gallardo

The AMM needs to make one clarification before bragging about Slomo Drags: Your host erroneously mentioned that the forthcoming release Twin Absorber on the Spaceflight Records label, out next spring, is an EP. It’s actually an album. WOO. More for our ears to savor.

The Austin-based band led by Jackson Albracht was recently featured on the KUTX Song of the Day with their latest pop-rock shred “Pepsi Cola Addict,” paired with a new video created by Frank Weysos (Well Rounded Films) that will have you seeing various shades of highly-caffeinated red.

Getting those palpitations yet? Catch Slomo Drags at a free show tonight, Thursday Sept. 9, on the patio at Hotel Vegas, 1502 E. 6th St. Does wonders for your deranged soul. And please remember to bring your mask. 


September 20, 2023

Faces of ACL

Overwhelming. ACL Fest 2023 is literally only a few weeks – really, days – away. How the hell does the time fly by so quickly? But today’s AMM has details about a special ACL Fest retrospective, from the eye of a wonderful Austin photographer. Perhaps your AMM host’s opinion is slightly skewered for various reasons, […]


September 19, 2023

HAAM Day 2023

Your AMM host hears a lot of stories from local musicians about HAAM. These are praises shouted from the rooftops. “If it wasn’t for HAAM, I wouldn’t have been able to see a doctor…” “Without HAAM, I wouldn’t have been able to get this dental work I needed…” “If HAAM wasn’t here to help me, […]


September 18, 2023

…You Who Enter Here

Whether accompanying the marvel and wonder of ‘The Red Balloon,’ complimenting the stunning imagery of Enchanted Rock, or adding an extra jolt of irreverence to a hilarious revised edition of ‘The Return of Draw Egan’, Montopolis delivers a unique storytelling experience with incredible scores by composer Justin Sherburn. This week, the ensemble presents a special […]