Luckenbach 2011 Year In Review
Looks like we are still here, the calendar didn’t end in 2012.  Thank goodness!  The laugh lines are just now starting to get some character. :)   I was writing to a friend the other day,trying to explain Luckenbach.  Have you ever tried to do that?  Generally speaking, words will fail you.  You have to experience it fir...

Stand Back While I Whip This Thing Out
I hate trying to come up with catchy titles, hence the aforementioned.  Did it get your attention?  First things first, and people who know me have heard this before – I hate February, it is the worst month of the year. The first obvious reason of course is no more football.  No, I don’t spend every waking hour of the fall watching football.  I am a huge fan, but...

Pat Green Putting His 'Own Stank' on Next Album
Before skyrocketing into the Billboard Top 3 with his 2003 smash, 'Wave on Wave,' from his gold-certified album of the same name, Pat Green had already self-released three albums. Three major label albums followed, with 2009's 'What I'm For' being the last for BNA Records. Following his exit from that label, the Texas sensation has been searchi...

Micky & The Motorcars Blog
WOW, I just realized it's been a long time since the old blog had an update, where to start. Well, in December we did our first tour in Germany, consisting of six shows. We missed our first one due to bad weather but it worked out ok because we got stuck in Amsterdam for the night. Let's just say it’s a pretty fun place to be stranded for our first night in Europe. After Amsterdam, w...

Mike Ethan Messick's Top Songs of 2010
Ten songs from last year that you really ought to download (legally): “Down In The Bowery” – Alejandro Escovedo “Poor People’s Store” – Shinyribs “Goodbye Sweet Dream” – Roky Erickson “You Hold The Bottle (I’ll Hold the Wheel)” – Reckless K...

Texas Music Scene on 2011 LSM Awards
New faces up for Lone Star Music Awards … Lone Star Music, the little ol’ online record store that could, upped the ante for their kind of music a couple of years back when they introduced the Lone Star Music Awards. Nominated by their own loose academy of music pros and semi-pros (my wife actually was one this year) and voted on by any fan with an e-mail address, the award...

Bingham's Grammy Blog
First-Time Nominee: Ryan Bingham ...

Drew Kennedy Blog Update
Usually I post a blog wrapping up the year that was, but I’ve got so many things coming up in 2011 that I couldn’t help but write about the year that will be. Looking forward is a good thing, I’m told, so lets try this out. We’re a week away from recording Fresh Water In The Salton Sea. If you’ve...

Sons Of Bill Hitting The Studio
We’ve got some great shows on the horizon to tell you about, but first and foremost we’re excited to announce that Sons of Bill has broken ground on a third full length record. After spending much of the summer working on new material, we spent the first week of December at ...

Diversions :: Patterson Hood on Darkness On The Edge of Town
At the bottom of the page you will Patterson Hood’s live tribute to Darkness On The Edge Of Town recorded in 2007, by ...


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