Ranking the 30 best Texas albums of the past 30 years seemed like an impossible task. We did it anyway.
This was the year electronic dance music got its head --
and its ass -- out of the past
This was the year electronic dance music got its head -- and its ass -- out of the past
Putumayo and Rough Guide samplers offer up armchair adventures for jittery Americans
Slinging a guitar and the New Testament, Bruce Cockburn preaches the gospel of progressive politics
Austin's Kelly Willis gets to see a lot of country as she plays it
Curt Kirkwood, now living in Austin, is still a Meat Puppet. His brother Cris is a missing-in-action junkie.
Bob Mould takes his act on the road one more time
Alejandro Escovedo teeters between rock and restraint
Todd Snider's novelty tunes will tickle your jaded fancy
James Brown is the hardest working man in show business, but Bootsy's the busiest