Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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The Daily Texan’s signature singles of June 2022

The Daily Texan’s signature singles of June 2022

July 4, 2022

With popular releases making their way into summer playlists, old songs finding their way back on top of the charts and singles from big-name artists being played on repeat by fans, June quickly became...

Annual Rooster Teeth Convention returns to Austin with best in podcasting, gaming, animation

Annual Rooster Teeth Convention returns to Austin with best in podcasting, gaming, animation

June 30, 2022

Blaine Gibson stood at the 2019 RTX Austin event with his father, surrounded by the sea of people who just attended the premier of the UT alum’s recent creation, “Arizona Circle.” Taking in the grand...

Singer-songwriter Hollow Bastion discusses unexpected success, showcasing her vulnerability and beginnings

Singer-songwriter Hollow Bastion discusses unexpected success, showcasing her vulnerability and beginnings

June 20, 2022

Illinois-raised, singer-songwriter Teagan, who’s latest music projects can be identified under Hollow Bastion, reaches a rapidly growing audience  not only through her music, but also through creating...

Angel Olsen bares all in “Big Time”

Angel Olsen bares all in “Big Time”

June 9, 2022

Unapologetic in her approach to love and grief, singer-songwriter Angel Olsen dives into a country sound, utilizing heart-wrenching storytelling to open herself up on Big Time. The 10-track album released...

Austin hip hop artist BlackLight talks opening for Katy Perry, Queer Eye experience, future aspirations

Austin hip hop artist BlackLight talks opening for Katy Perry, Queer Eye experience, future aspirations

May 3, 2022
The Daily Texan sat down with Reggie DeVore to discuss his journey as a musician, his biggest performances and his appearance on Queer Eye. 
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‘Oscar Muñoz’s: Invisibilia’ offers thought-provoking invitation to look through eyes of legendary artist

April 22, 2022

Art routinely rewards those who are patient in their evaluation and appreciation, those who linger long enough to see what others overlook. Visitors of the  Blanton’s major exhibition of the spring...

Self indulgent, romanticizing of the past, Father John Misty’s Chloë and the Next 20th Century only succeeds at underwhelming

Self indulgent, romanticizing of the past, Father John Misty’s ‘Chloë and the Next 20th Century’ only succeeds at underwhelming

April 10, 2022

Romantic and nostalgic, Father John Misty’s Chloë and the Next 20th Century serves as an homage to the music of a foregone era. Misty, known offstage as singer-songwriter Josh Tillman, previously toured...

Austin Kite Festival makes long anticipated return

Austin Kite Festival makes long anticipated return

April 6, 2022

Bright, multicolored kites fill the clear sky above the historic fields of Zilker Park. Those who aren’t seeking solace from the blazing sun, look up toward the soaring kites, hoping for a gust of wind...

‘Sonic 2’ races into theaters, struggles to keep pace throughout bloated runtime 

‘Sonic 2’ races into theaters, struggles to keep pace throughout bloated runtime 

April 5, 2022

After the moderate success of the first “Sonic the Hedgehog” film, Sonic races back to the big screen with a sequel committed to Sonic's rapid-fire quips and expanding the original character ensemble. Sonic’s...

New beginning for historic Cactus Cafe

New beginning for historic Cactus Cafe

March 21, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the March 8, 2022 flipbook. Lights dim as the crowd’s murmurs subside into anticipatory silence. The first act of the night makes their way on the stage...

SASAMI’s ‘Squeeze’ offers explosive experimentation with dynamic, defiant sound

SASAMI’s ‘Squeeze’ offers explosive experimentation with dynamic, defiant sound

March 3, 2022

SASAMI, a 31-year-old singer-songwriter out of California, wants fans to proudly and unapologetically accept her mantra — to “just say it” — with her new album “Squeeze,” released on Feb....

UT student musicians discuss experiences pursuing their passion in Austin

UT student musicians discuss experiences pursuing their passion in Austin

February 14, 2022

Late on a Friday night, a crowd begins to form in anticipation of the main act. Right then and there, the future of the Austin music scene begins to cultivate on stage, and the next big artist might just...

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