Lonesome, Onry and Mean had been hearing about the new KOKE-FM progressive country station in Austin for a few weeks. One friend in particular kept raving about the station, so today we finally sauntered over to KOKE-FM (99.3) on the world wide web. Back in the day when we were in Radio/Television/ ... More >>
Texas singer-songwriter and real by-god cowboy Michael Martin Murphey has already walked Rocks Off through a healthy bit of the past 100 years of American folk music this morning, as well as a good bit of his own. But dissatisfied with the folk scene he found out in late-'60s Southern California, he ... More >>
Free of the constricting trappings of his former label Curb Records, Hank Williams III is wasting no time getting new product to his fans. "They didn't care for my thinking," says the artist, performing these days as Hank3. This week he officially busted loose from the clutches of Curb, rele ... More >>
With its outrageous cowboy boots and fringed pant legs, the cover of Sugar Land native Ben Mallott's Look Good, Feel Good had just enough of the bells and whistles to make me think this could be another Texas music wannabe floating along on his Undecided/General Studies degree and daddy's money. But ... More >>
Todd Snider is still talking the blues after all these years
Friday, April 29, at the Firehouse Saloon, 5930 Southwest Freeway, 713-977-1962.
Hayes Carll continues H-town's hot streak with Little Rock
The King of Texas (F.Co Music Management)
French existentialism meets its Texas cousin in the work of Dallas songwriter Max Stalling
Pinpointing when Texas music jumped the shark
He packs dance halls across Texas. But how does he play in Peoria?
Todd Snider returns to folk from a rock experiment gone haywire
Folk-rock space boy Todd Snider awakes to find a career on the upswing