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8 items by Jason Cohen

  • Alejandro Escovedo Assembles Austin's Finest for Eclectic Revue

    Alejandro Escovedo Assembles Austin's Finest for Eclectic Revue | ARTICLE

    Lucinda Williams unveiled a brand new song about Janis Joplin, then sang back-up vocals for Roky Erickson, and Alejandro Escovedo covered the Butthole Surfers’ "Pepper": these were just three of many singularly Austin moments from Saturday...

    January 12, 2014 10:22 AM ET
  • Ted Nugent Blasts Immigration Reform and Gun Control at Texas Biker Rally

    Ted Nugent Blasts Immigration Reform and Gun Control at Texas Biker Rally | ARTICLE

    Friday night in Fort Worth, Texas, the state's Republican party passed a platform that significantly liberalized its stance on immigration. Saturday night in Austin, Texas, Ted Nugent, one of the state's most infamous ...

    June 11, 2012 4:45 PM ET
  • The Clean Make Steamy U.S. Return at Austin's Chaos in Tejas Festival

    The Clean Make Steamy U.S. Return at Austin's Chaos in Tejas Festival | ARTICLE

    "It's not the heat, it's the humidity" was literally true for influential New Zealand band the Clean in Austin this past weekend: Going from the air conditioning of the band’s hotel room to steamy outdoor Texas venue...

    June 5, 2012 9:55 AM ET
  • Paul Kelly Writes 568-Page Liner Notes for Career-Spanning Box Set

    Paul Kelly Writes 568-Page Liner Notes for Career-Spanning Box Set | ARTICLE

    With his beetle brow, bald crown, big ears and gaunt cheekbones, Paul Kelly could play the heavy in a British gangster film, especially when he wears a shiny suit (on the first night of his current U.S....

    March 30, 2012 1:00 PM ET
  • Nick Cave and Australia's Bad Deeds

    Nick Cave and Australia's Bad Deeds | ARTICLE

    When director John Hillcoat asked Nick Cave to pen the screenplay for a western set in the Australian Outback, Hillcoat figured it was safe odds the country's infamously brooding singer-songwriter would spin a dark and violent yarn....

    May 8, 2006 5:46 PM ET
  • Copeland Captures the Police

    Copeland Captures the Police | ARTICLE

    Stewart Copeland is no stranger to the movies. He began his career as a film composer back in 1983 with Francis Ford Coppola's Rumble Fish and has since scored everything from Wall Street and She's All That...

    February 15, 2006 3:08 PM ET
  • Van Zandt's New "Love"

    Van Zandt's New "Love" | ARTICLE

    If you know your Texas music, it's a famous story: In 1970 a young Joe Ely picked up a hitchhiker on his way to Houston. The stranger left behind a copy of his album, which Ely and...

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Parsons Lives in Film

    Parsons Lives in Film | ARTICLE

    It's one of rock & roll's great mythologies: the day Phil Kaufman stole Gram Parsons' body, keeping a promise to give his friend a fiery desert funeral. Thirty-one years later, the story hits the silver screen. Jackass' Johnny...

    June 17, 2004 12:00 AM ET
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