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April 9, 2020

Stream Pick: Curtis McMurtry

By: Laurie Gallardo

Add this extraordinary listen to your quarantine soundtrack, if you please. Curtis McMurtry‘s exquisite The Hornet’s Nest is one for those souls facing their most heart-aching thoughts. And a beautiful (and most underrated) LP it is, glimmering in all the skyrocketing highs and devastating lows, the palpitations and unfulfilled desires, that make and break the heart.

This evening, Thursday April 9th, McMurtry is joined by Diana Burgess for a live stream performance on Instagram and Facebook at 8 p.m. Central. And donations can be made at PayPal,, and
Venmo, @Curtis-McMurtry.

-Photo courtesy of the artist.


October 30, 2023


Genesis Owusu returns to Austin to perform tomorrow night at Empire Garage.


October 28, 2023

LEVITATION: Saturday and Sunday

AMM picks for LEVITATION weekend, including Amyl & The Sniffers, Durand Jones, Altin Gün and more.


October 27, 2023

LEVITATION: Friday & Saturday

The AMM’s LEVITATION 2023 picks for Fri/Sat, including Alan Palomo, Allah-Las, Queen Serene and more.


October 26, 2023

So Very Curious, Indeed

A Curious Mix of People book launch reunion show, Saturday at The Parlor on Guadalupe.


October 25, 2023

Friday at Radio East

Black Live Music Fund & Radio East present a DAWA benefit with Latasha Lee and Blakchyl.


October 24, 2023

The Returner

Allison Russell brings The Returner Tour to 3Ten tomorrow night.


October 23, 2023

Haunt Me and Dark Shadows

Cover your neck. Or don’t. It’s the Goth Gala tonight at Sagebrush, with Haunt Me, and a screening of the original ‘House of Dark Shadows.’


October 21, 2023

Bienvenido al Laboratorio

Carrie Rodriguez’ LABORATORIO at Stateside on Sunday, with Angélica Garcia & Cat Cardenas.