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Beaches Be Trippin\': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

Beaches Be Trippin': Five Texas Coast Spots Worth the Drive

Arts & Culture: Let’s face it, most of us Lone Stars view the Texas coast as a poor man’s Waikiki. Hell, maybe just a poor man’s Panama Beach — only to be used... By Callie Enlow 7/10/2013
Will Google Fiber Bridge San Antonio\'s Digital Divide?

Will Google Fiber Bridge San Antonio's Digital Divide?

News: In February, Mayor Julián Castro, flanked by a handful of council members, the city manager and a former state representative, delivered an... By Mary Tuma 6/18/2014
Chris Pérez, Selena’s Husband, Faces His Past and Looks Forward, Musically

Chris Pérez, Selena’s Husband, Faces His Past and Looks Forward, Musically

Music: Chris Pérez never saw it coming. “All I ever wanted to do was play guitar,” he told the Current. “I never thought I’d be the subject of an interview... By Enrique Lopetegui 8/28/2013
A Primer on Freetail\'s Downtown Brewery

A Primer on Freetail's Downtown Brewery

The Beer Issue: Scott Metzger is almost too zen as we talk on the phone about the impending opening of Freetail’s Brewery and Tasting Room on... By Jessica Elizarraras 10/15/2014
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Symphony Performs Score to Synchronized ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

Music For one weekend only, the nerd-gasmic Star Wars versus Star Trek debate will reach a Trekkie verdict, as determined by the San Antonio Symphony. Returning... By Matt Stieb | 10/15/2014
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Chicano Batman Protests Vanilla Festival Circuit

Music Recognized in LA as the Chicano Bruce Wayne of the city’s psych scene, Chicano Batman frontman Bardo Martinez is all about attention to detail... By M. Solis | 10/15/2014
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Island of Misfit Noise: SKN KVR and Castle Numbskull

Music Castle Numbskull’s ceiling fans spin on overtime as Jacob of SKN KVR (pronounced skin carver) sets up the assorted junk, contact mics and distortion... By Matt Stieb | 10/15/2014
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Wild Party Throws Long-awaited Bash for ‘Phantom Pop’

Music Wild Party’s bag of melodic tricks is Santa-huge. Loaded with vocal licks and memory worm hooks, the parcel must bulge out of the... By Matt Stieb | 10/8/2014
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Symphony Performs Score to Synchronized ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

Symphony Performs Score to Synchronized ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

Music: For one weekend only, the nerd-gasmic Star Wars versus Star Trek debate will reach a Trekkie verdict, as determined by the San Antonio Symphony. Returning... By Matt Stieb 10/15/2014
Chicano Batman Protests Vanilla Festival Circuit

Chicano Batman Protests Vanilla Festival Circuit

Music: Recognized in LA as the Chicano Bruce Wayne of the city’s psych scene, Chicano Batman frontman Bardo Martinez is all about attention to detail... By M. Solis 10/15/2014
Island of Misfit Noise: SKN KVR and Castle Numbskull

Island of Misfit Noise: SKN KVR and Castle Numbskull

Music: Castle Numbskull’s ceiling fans spin on overtime as Jacob of SKN KVR (pronounced skin carver) sets up the assorted junk, contact mics and distortion... By Matt Stieb 10/15/2014
Wild Party Throws Long-awaited Bash for ‘Phantom Pop’

Wild Party Throws Long-awaited Bash for ‘Phantom Pop’

Music: Wild Party’s bag of melodic tricks is Santa-huge. Loaded with vocal licks and memory worm hooks, the parcel must bulge out of the... By Matt Stieb 10/8/2014
Take Five: The artists who define jazz singer Dianne Reeves

Take Five: The artists who define jazz singer Dianne Reeves

Music: With regards to Cassandra Wilson and Norah Jones, no one has made as strong a case as the preeminent jazz diva of the modern jazz era... By J.D. Swerzenski 10/8/2014
Better Daughter: The progression of Jenny Lewis

Better Daughter: The progression of Jenny Lewis

Music: Jenny Lewis was 23 years old when her influential indie rock group Rilo Kiley released their first EP in ’99, the quirky and uneven, but... By James Courtney 10/8/2014
Texas Is Funny label drops new EPs from Vetter Kids and Ex-Breathers

Texas Is Funny label drops new EPs from Vetter Kids and Ex-Breathers

Music: With nods from Daytrotter, Pitchfork, Consequence of Sound, Brooklyn Vegan and other music nerd sites, Texas Is Funny has had a bitchin’ summer on... By Matt Stieb 10/8/2014
San Antonio Music Awards 2014: J. Ryan

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: J. Ryan

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Though he’s from the crawling ’burbs of Stone Oak, J. Ryan hasn’t been spending too much time around San Antonio these... By Matt Stieb 10/1/2014
San Antonio Music Awards 2014 Current’s Choice: The Bolos

San Antonio Music Awards 2014 Current’s Choice: The Bolos

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: San Antonio garage act the Bolos plays a fuzz-enthused twang-infused brand of boozy blues that really crackles and cooks. With strong... By James Courtney 10/1/2014
San Antonio Music Awards 2014 Current’s Choice: Femina-X

San Antonio Music Awards 2014 Current’s Choice: Femina-X

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: What does a band that claims Aphex Twin, Erykah Badu, mariachi singer Vicente Fernández and Buffy the Vampire Slayer as... By J.D. Swerzenski 10/1/2014
San Antonio Music Awards 2014 Current’s Choice: Lonely Horse

San Antonio Music Awards 2014 Current’s Choice: Lonely Horse

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: When the Lonely duo of guitarist Nick Long and drummer Travis Hild employs the ‘desert’ descriptor on their first EP, My Desert Son, it’s referring... By Matt Stieb 10/1/2014
San Antonio Music Awards 2014 Current’s Choice: Milli Mars

San Antonio Music Awards 2014 Current’s Choice: Milli Mars

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: “Milli Mars: a metaphor for change,” explains the SA rapper. “Mars, space, wanting to get away totally. I love Greek mythology, and Mars is the... By Matt Stieb 10/1/2014
San Antonio Music Awards 2014: BLK Sheep Music Group

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: BLK Sheep Music Group

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: With Positive 4 Opiates Vol. 2, the Texas-toasted, syrup-for-breakfast rapper South Sil won the nod for Best Hip-hop Artist last year. By Matt Stieb 10/1/2014
San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Grupo Texas Heat

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Grupo Texas Heat

Music: Well, if Grupo Texas Heat was underrated, those days are in the rearview. By Matt Stieb 10/1/2014
San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Tides

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Tides

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: As far as best new artist winners go, Tides. feels like an unassuming choice. The band name, wisely shortened from Spirit Tides... By J.D. Swerzenski 10/1/2014
San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Video

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Video

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Album

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Song

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Indie Rock Band

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Indie Rock Band

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best New Artist

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best New Artist

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Most Underrated Artist

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Most Underrated Artist

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Latin Alternative Band

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Latin Alternative Band

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Hard Rock/Metal Band

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Hard Rock/Metal Band

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Hardcore Band

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Hardcore Band

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Instrumental Band

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Instrumental Band

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Hip-hop Group

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Hip-hop Group

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best R&B Artist

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best R&B Artist

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Singer-songwriter

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Singer-songwriter

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Country/Americana Act

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Country/Americana Act

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Tejano/Conjunto Act

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Tejano/Conjunto Act

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Blues Artist

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Blues Artist

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Jazz Band

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Jazz Band

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Latin Jazz Band

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Latin Jazz Band

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best EDM/Electronic producer

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best EDM/Electronic producer

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Club DJ

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Club DJ

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Recording Studio

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Recording Studio

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Recording Engineer

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Sound Person

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San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Local Music Radio Show

San Antonio Music Awards 2014: Best Local Music Radio Show

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