In the '80s, Austin's Hickoids were legendary. Like the Grateful Dead, they had so many stories about their zany exploits that unless you'd seen them play, you wouldn't believe them. For a then-19-year-old from San Antonio such as lead singer Jeff Smith, who today runs the Saustex record label, it was a time of walking among giants. The Hickoids have recently re-formed, reissuing their cowpunk classics "Hard Corn" and "We're Only In It For the Corn" on a... More >>>
Jeff Smith says the Hickoids survived by living off girls and black marketeering.