Mike Seely


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  • 2 years ago | Country Music

    Leave it to Kyle Coroneos to get accused of being a racist for coming to the defense of an African-American musician. Coroneos, who hails from the Dallas area and lives in Austin, operates a website called Saving Country Music, where he regularly ...

  • 4 years 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...

  • 4 years 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...

  • 5 years 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...

  • 6 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...

  • 7 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 "...

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