Mike Seely

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  • 6 months ago | Texas Music

    Decades from now, when social anthropologists look back on which musicians most accurately and articulately captured the plight of the dwindling American middle class in the late 20th and early 21st centuries, they'll surely home in on the brillia...

  • 2 years ago | Longform

    Road-weary and cash-poor, Caitlin Cary and Thad Cockrell just needed a comfortable place to play — and stay — in St. Louis in July 2005. Or at least that's how Cary remembers it. "I'm pretty sure something either got canceled or we wer...

  • 3 years ago

    There are still 88 years and six months remaining in the 21st century, but thus far, Coldplay is its most influential band. This is not a statement of opinion, but one grounded in anecdotal data — no other band is mentioned after the words "...

  • 6 years ago

    On November 6, several famous guitarists — Buddy Guy, Mike McCready, Johnny Lang and Kenny Wayne Shepherd among them — took the stage at the opulent Paramount Theatre, trading porn licks in front of a sold-out crowd. The concert marked...

  • 6 years ago

    It's not unusual for siblings to enter similar lines of work. They share the same genes, after all. But when siblings enter a field in the public eye — be it sports, politics or entertainment — how one compares to the other(s) becomes,...

  • 6 years ago

    In late October, Eddie Rodriguez and his band Los Volcanes were in their label's home base of Corpus Christi, performing Tejano music on Spanish-language television. Save for a handful of suburban clubs, Tejano is an afterthought in the 42-year-ol...