12 days ago | Country Music
Houston Press: Describe the difference between country music that’s made in the Southwest and Texas compared to other parts of the country. Kacey Musgraves: Texas music seems to be a little more sassy at times. Is that your mom talking in the prea...
13 days ago | Country Music
Kacey Musgraves isn’t sure how high she can get today. Hanging out in Aspen, Colorado, a couple days before she’s to share a bill with Tim McGraw at Country Jam USA in nearby Grand Junction, Musgraves wants to go hiking, but worries that the altit...
7 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...