Fastballer Tony Scalzo delivers heat in Strange Brew residency Since he was 16, Tony Scalzo knew music would be his path in life. The story of his million-selling local trio Fastball is the stuff Austin legends are made of. “We play all over the country and it’s still a blast,” says the guitarist/bassist. Since 2013, […]
After many years of being out-of-print, Kevin McKinney’s first solo CD, McVein in Green, is finally available digitally. A home-tape masterpiece, McVein contains a few tracks that were Soulhat/SHAT Records staples during the early aughts and many that were not. Below you can peruse our original post from 2002, with links to reviews and interviews. […]
John Ochwat – a blogger whose “First Person Irregular” covers his passion for writing, the environment and drumming – wrote an interesting piece called “Saturday in Austin, Texas: Frosty and the Amazing One-Handed Drum Solo”. Its a great musing on what makes Frosty such a pro, particularly to drummers. Check it out, here.
LA songwriter Robbie Gennet penned an article for the Huffington Post called “Underrated Albums of the 90s”. In Part 2, Gennet identifies Soulhat’s “Good to be Gone” as one of those albums. “Your air guitar and air drumming skills will get a workout, though your real musical skills could have a ball with these grooves…Good […]
This month, the Austin Chronicle will release the Austin Chronicle Music Anthology, a 336 page compilation of the best of the Chronicle’s music journalism. Along with the expected features on Austin artists like Roky Erickson, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Daniel Johnston, you’ll also find plenty of tasty bits on Austin’s darker and stranger side – […]