Tag: Austin

Doug Sahm, Groover’s Paradise, 1974 on Warner Bros

Doug Sahm’s quite an interesting figure I knew little about until Vinyl Me Please introduced me to this LP. He was a founding member of the Sir Douglas…

Merle Haggard, Live From Austin TX ’78, 2008 on New West Records.

Merle Haggard, Live From Austin TX ’78, 2008 on New West Records. Recorded in 1978, relased in 2008; my copy is. 2019 reissue. One of two Live at…

Pinetop Perkins, Live at Antone’s Vol. 1, 2000 on Antone’s Records.

Pinetop Perkins, Live at Antone’s Vol. 1, 2000 on Antone’s Records. My copy is the 2xLP reissue from 2015 through New West Records. Great live blues recorded in…

David Byrne, Live From Austin TX, 2007 on New West Records.

David Byrne, Live From Austin TX, 2007 on New West Records. Out on vinyl in 2017 but first released 2007 – recorded live (Austin City Limits) Nov. 28,…

Bob Schneider, In A Roomful Of Blood With A Sleeping Tiger, 2021 on Shockorama.

Bob Schneider, In A Roomful Of Blood With A Sleeping Tiger, 2021 on Shockorama. Another great Austin, TX musician / songwriter and singer. VNYL sent this to me…

The Deer, Do No Harm, 2019 on Keeled Scales

The Deer, Do No Harm, 2019 on Keeled Scales (distributed by Secretly Distribution) Austin TX indie folk with a great album title for our vegan household: Do No…

Steve Earle & the Dukes, Terraplane, 2015 on New West

Steve Earle & the Dukes, Terraplane, 2015 on New West Texas blues from adopted Austinite Earle. Direct from New West

Gen Z panel at WPEngine Summit 2019

Gen Z panel at WPEngine Summit 2019

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 – Austin TX

Good morning Austin

Good morning Austin

Austin, via Houston, via Memphis, via Boston . . .

I’m visiting the new Optaros office in Austin this week. Who knew it could be so challenging to get between two major US cities? There was really no…