Midlake: Friday, Dec. 13

Texas folk rockers find there is life after losing your lead singer.

Music Stories
Eric Pulido hardly hesitates when asked the obvious question. “No, we never thought about quitting,” says Midlake’s founding guitarist and new frontman. “We had a record to finish.” In 2   More
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 MARK STOCK

President of Beers: #47

Shiner Bock: Spoetzel Brewery, Shiner, Texas


Food & Drink
We're drinking the flagship craft beer from every state in the Union, counting down from 50-1, to find which is home to the President of Beers.#47: Shiner Bock: Spoetzel Brewery, Shiner, TexasState: Texas, a large and proud former nation which you are strongly discouraged from messing with.Brewery: Spoetzl Brewery, founded in 1909 it is the largest and oldest brewery in Texas. Its just a piece out ...   More
Monday, August 27, 2012 MARTIN CIZMAR

Mark Stock at Austin City Limits Day Two: Antlers, Drexler Jerseys and a Keytar Solo


Saturday in Texas stands for college football, long lines at the liquor store, and, on this particular Saturday, live music. The AntlersWhat I like most about this dreamy, melancholic Brooklyn band is that its live sets are of a different species than its recorded material. This amounted to a stellar, somewhat improvisational ACL set. Recent release Burst Apart leaves just as much vastness for live ...   More
Thursday, September 22, 2011 MARK STOCK

Live Review: Charlie Faye, Monday, March 29 @ Alberta Street Pub

Charlie Faye is a Texan on assignment. She's touring the country by way of month-long residencies in ten U..S cities. First came Phoenix, where she recorded a track with Calexico in sunny Tucson. Then there was Los Angeles, a metropolis she admits was not terribly hard to leave. Portland is Faye's temporary home now, and she's wasted little time attracting local country musicians to beef up her ...   More
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 MARK STOCK


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