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Austin City Limits Music Festival 2012

The Austin City Limits Music Festival just wrapped up three days of music, presenting over one hundred artists and bands in Zilker Park.  Even after ten years of these festivals, I’m still amazed at the diversity in an ACL lineup.  It’s just so impressive, and the creativity is just awesome!  So I’ve just got to share […]


Waterloo Records celebrates 30 years in Austin

Waterloo Records just celebrated 30 years in Austin last Saturday, which is really amazing in this economy when music and record stores are struggling to stay in business. Owner John Kunz attributes the store’s success to the amazing music scene in Austin, which is a huge melting pot of genres. Founded in 1982, Waterloo Records has […]


Record Store Day 2011

Annual Record Store Day is finally here. The day record collectors look forward to all year, where artists, bands, collectors and record labels come together at over 700 independent record stores the world over to offer fans a variety of totally cool collectible stuff. There’s samplers from the really cool music labels like Rhino and […]


Vinyl Tracks Back Into The Groove

The LP is making a strong comeback, now that the CD format has dwindled due to the increase in digital sales. USA Today posted a very interesting fact about vinyl records… “According to recent Nielsen SoundScan numbers, vinyl was the fastest-growing musical format in 2010, with 2.8 million units sold, the format’s best year since […]


Record Store Day this Saturday

Record Store Day happens Saturday April 18th. It’s the perfect opportunity to revisit your local record store and connect with your favorite music. There’s tons of special promotions going on; contests, giveaways, CD samplers, special issue 7-inch and EP vinyl from record labels, and live in-store appearances with bands and performance artists. My friend Sylvie […]