Audra Schroeder

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  • 3 years ago

    Since Greg Ginn settled himself and his SST catalog into Taylor (outside Austin) a few years ago, we've been seeing him a lot more around Texas. The former Black Flag guitarist even played Coachella this year, on the same day of Tupac's hologram, ...

  • 11 years ago

    When Austin's ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead left us with the stupendous Source Tags and Codes a few years ago, the hungry masses ate it up and spat out words like "genius" and "masterpiece." Of course, the praise made it tough for W...

  • 11 years ago

    Within the fluid confines of the no-wave/art punk/ avant-whatever label, genre rebels have free rein. Noise is art. Clamor is pure. White noise turns everything black. Every corner is filled with an arsenal of sounds. Here, it's okay to be dislike...

  • 12 years ago

    When a band tries to follow up an album that has been smothered to death by wonky music critics and the wordy pillows they carry, it's never pretty. No wonder, after the mass hysteria of 2002's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, that members of Wilco had to dr...

  • 13 years ago

    No-wave. Art-rock. Post-punk. Post-wave. Garage-art. The quest to find a new, fresh label for New York City's ubiquitous underground sound has taken a toll on journalists. They're tired. They're sleep-deprived. They're taking hackneyed phrases and...


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