Well, damn. Adam Yauch, the gravel-voiced third of Noo Yawk '80s and '90s rap-rock superstars the Beastie Boys, has died at age 47, Rolling Stone reports. The exact circumstances of his death were unknown at press time, but Yauch had been battling cancer since being diagnosed with a tumor in his sa ... More >>
Rock art legend Uncle Charlie will not be denied.
Gilberto Gil trims down his sound for an all-acoustic show.
Ric Wallace Note: Part 1 of the interview is here. The Buttholes - Gibby Haynes, Paul Leary, King Coffey, Jeff Pinkus and Teresa Taylor - play Meridian tomorrow night. For the band's side of things, see Austin Powell's recent Austin Chronicle cover story. When we left off, the band was wondering wh ... More >>
Add hyper to active and mix in Japanese kitsch
Last night I got an impromptu preview of this evening's Uncle Charlie poster show at Sig's Lagoon. (They had just finished hanging all the posters when I walked in.) Come, look, buy, 6 p.m. to midnight. There's talk Charlie and former Austin rock-art deity Frank Kozik may collaborate on a book of po ... More >>
A new coffee table book spotlights a vital, neglected art genre and gives a few Houston poster artists their due
Man's Ruin makes Suplecs sing Sad Songs
Alabama Thunder Pussy comes into town