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October 30, 2021

Halloween Weekend Shows

By: Laurie Gallardo

What a delightfully terrifying dilemma. So many good shows this weekend that you couldn’t possibly pick just one. Seriously?! Here are a handful of recs, courtesy of your Halloween-giddy Austin Music Minute host. Because we all go a little mad…sometimes.

In the immortal words of your AMM host’s most favorite fiend, “Unpleasant dreams…!”

(And are you surprised that this gorgeous ghoul recorded a Halloween track for this label?)


September 23, 2023


The humor is just as beautiful as the damn album, and the album is gorgeous. It starts as soon as you drop the needle on “Girls Bugging Me” on BOOTCUT. You clearly hear Afie Jurvanen, better known as Nova Scotia-based artist Bahamas, attempting to record something, but his young daughters are not having it. “…Can […]


September 22, 2023

Crew Vs. Crew

In any exploration of the origins of bboy subculture and its crucial role in the development of hip-hop, one of the best rabbit holes to dive into is the work of Bronx street photographer Ricky Flores. The stark black and white imagery from these formative years carries a unique fluidity and exuberance, but Flores was […]


September 21, 2023

Gather Round

If you know, you know. Interestingly, it took a friend originally from Alabama/Tennessee to explain it to your Austin Music Minute host. In addition to any shows presented by Eastside Kings Festival at various locations, Skylark Lounge is the spot to witness incredible blues shows. And it’s the spot where the Austin Blues Society Gathering […]