The road eventually comes to an end, or at least heads in a different direction. Last week Brian Henneman of the Bottle Rockets shared an open and personal letter announcing his retirement from music. In a career that has spanned nearly 30 years and more than ten albums, Henneman has produced an enviable catalog of […]
You picked Mando Saenz – All My Shame as your favorite new release for the week of February 26, 2020. New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release is missing from our current poll, please let us know in the comments. Readers’ Tops Winter & Spring 2021 Steve Earle & The […]
Let me just start by saying that if you’re in the mood for something twangy, the new record from Nashville’s Lydia Luce is not going to scratch that itch. Luce is an in-demand studio musician around Nashville for her ability on a variety of stringed instruments, so she knows twang. But Dark River draws mostly […]
Austin-based singer-songwriter Beth Lee talks about touring with a broken gear shift cable, touring solo to fund the band tours, and working on a food truck.
Blue Water Highway’s Zack Kibodeaux talks about home-cooked tour meals and getting the band started with a bang.
Joe Pug will be releasing The Diving Sun, his latest album, on 19 March 2021. As we eagerly await its arrival, here’s a favorite from the Pug catalog: “If Still It Can’t Be Found” from 2015’s Windfall.
You picked John Paul Keith – Rhythm of the City as your favorite new release for the week of February 19, 2020. New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release is missing from our current poll, please let us know in the comments. Readers’ Tops Winter & Spring 2021 Steve Earle […]
Life is unpredictable. That’s maybe the lesson learned from Austin native, now Colorado resident Chris Roberts. Unlike many musicians that throw away other opportunities to make music, Roberts’ success as a hat maker drove him to concentrate more on the music, perhaps as a creative counterbalance to the rigors of being a successful entrepreneur. His […]
Far Away In Another Town, Steve Earle & the Dukes (from the New West Records Release J.T.) Chances are you might already be aware of the story behind J.T., Steve Earle’s tribute to his late son Justin Townes Earle. The younger Earle tragically passed away from a drug overdose in August of 2020, leaving behind […]
Now Austin based, Geoff Bradford grew up in New York City before living in locales as different as France and Venezuela. That diversity no doubt influenced his musical tastes, as evidenced in his new EP, Texas Psychedelic. If there’s a musical theme that runs through the record, I’d have to say it’s 70’s pop, with […]