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September 14, 2021

Happy HAAM Day!

By: Laurie Gallardo

You’ve heard your Austin Music Minute host say this before, and it certainly applies now more than ever: Step up and represent.

Today is the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians’ annual HAAM Day all-day fundraiser, in support of providing access to healthcare for our Austin musicians. This year’s event includes performances by more than 100 local music artists you can watch on TV and livestreams on HAAM’s Facebook’s page throughout the day. Set times can be viewed on HAAM’s website for Daniel Fears, Nakia, Britt Daniel and Sabrina Ellis, Jake Lloyd, The Peterson Brothers, Charley Crockett, Deezie Brown, Nané, Calliope Musicals, David Ramirez, Chief Cleopatra, Akina Adderley, Me Nd Adam, BLK ODYSSY, Black Pumas (featured on today’s AMM), Superfónicos, The Watters, Mama Duke, Tony Kamel, Nagavalli, Shad Blair, Zach Person, Daisy O’Conner, Jordan Matthew Young & Doug Strahan, Sir Woman, Ethan Azarian, Henry Invisible and many others.

Remember to check the HAAM Day business guide to find out where you can eat, drink and shop today in support of HAAM, as well as details about HAAM Day’s online auction.


September 26, 2023

Miles and Miles

Put the go-to retro label aside for a minute. The Heavy Heavy moves beyond that with a multi-layered ‘60s sound on their debut EP Life and Life Only. The way Georgie Fuller and Will Turner channel psych and mod influences with folk and soul in a timeless shimmer feels more instinctive than imitative. Then again, […]


September 25, 2023

Zachariah…And Pamela Anderson

Truth be told, your nerdy AMM host is drooling like a goblin over Hyperreal Film Club‘s upcoming scary October screenings at Hotel Vegas. This Austin-based film lovers’ club, formed in 2016, does badass pop-up screenings of independent films of every genre at various spots around town, and provides a platform for guest columnists to write […]


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 […]