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2012 Stories by William Michael Smith

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  • Chris Knight

    published January 19, 2012

    Broken beer bottle in one hand, skinning knife in the other, with a couple of warrants in his shirt pocket, Kentuckian Chris Knight comes from the... More >>

  • All Shook Up

    published January 19, 2012

    Only a year ago, the Alabama Shakes were virtually unknown outside a couple of northern counties in their home state. Now they have a deal with... More >>

  • Chris Gray Back in the Day

    published Jan 12, 2012

    When Chris Gray rolled back into town after 10+ years in Austin to work at Houston Press, my colleague, frequent co-conspirator, and editor John Nova Lomax called and asked if I'd take Gray out and sh... More >>

  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo

    published January 12, 2012

    On the South African musical scene since the 1950s, today Ladysmith Black Mambazo is a worldwide traveling institution, an icon of South African... More >>

  • A God-Fearing Boogie Man

    published January 12, 2012

    Reverend K.M. Williams, who plays the Martin Luther King Jr. Day soul food cook-off at Under the Volcano Sunday, is an ordained minister. And a... More >>

  • Josefus

    published January 5, 2012

    Frequently cited by music historians as one of the first metal bands, short-lived Josefus was a ferocious thing to come upon in 1969. Led by... More >>

  • Sarah Jarosz

    published January 5, 2012

    Sarah Jarosz burst upon the Austin music scene at age 14 as a fully formed bluegrass prodigy. At ease on mandolin, guitar and banjo, she has... More >>

  • Real Men

    published January 5, 2012

    Lukas Nelson can't help it that he's Willie's son. Of course, that fact certainly hasn't hindered his career as leader of Lukas Nelson and Promise... More >>

  • Carolyn Farb, Jesse Dayton Go Undercover with Kinky Friedman

    published Jan 03, 2012

    Over the weekend we learned of at least one high profile 2012 recording project that involves Houston at least peripherally: local arts patron and charity fundraiser Carolyn Farb will be the executive... More >>

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