Archive for: austin music


Chulita Vinyl Club Brings PhD Students into DJ Scene

A crowd gathers on the dance floor. They jostle their hips and throw up their hands as the upbeat rhythm of cumbia music blares through the speakers. Onstage, Ana...


Staying In Tune: SIMS Foundation Aids Musician Mental Health

The same year Austin country music singer Janet Lynn lost both of her parents, she also lost her 23-year-old son, Keith, to suicide. It was 2007 and she was living...


Tech by Day, Rock by Night

For some, music is a job. For most others, it’s an escape at the end of the workday. For Andy Bauer, BBA ’08, it’s both. By day, Bauer manages a software...


The Burnt-Orange Stranger

It took me a long time to get to know Willie Nelson. My first introduction to him was not as the suit-wearing Nashville upstart, nor as Shotgun Willie, the outlaw,...



Mother Falcon Blazes a New Path for ‘Orch Dorks’

With a rotating group of 15 to 20 members and a hodgepodge of classical instruments, it’s almost more accurate to call Mother Falcon an orchestra than a band....

Nov | Dec 2019
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