January 18, 2022

Vanessa Ague

Vanessa Ague is a violinist and writer studying Arts & Culture Journalism at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY. She runs the experimental music blog, The Road to Sound, and her writing has appeared in Bandcamp Daily, The Wire, Pitchfork, Quietus and The Brooklyn Rail, among others.

The little Austin music festival that could? The ‘It’s Winter Somewhere Composer Festival’

Austin’s slogan, “The Live Music Capital of the World,” is mostly associated with large festivals like South by Southwest and Austin City Limits, which dominate the city’s circuit. Those...

For Austin’s Invoke quartet, the pandemic pause provided some creative positives

Like most of their musical peers, the Invoke ensemble found its performance calendar cleared in March 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. And while it was devastating, the Austin-based,...

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