Category Archives: News

News Round Up: Welcome Back Garth

Terry Clark follows Gretchen Wilson and Tim McGraw with frustration with the management and distribution practices of the Nashville big label system. I keep hoping this new found independence will result in these undeniably talented…

News Round Up: Johnny Cash Graphic Novel & Do You Look Like Tanya Tucker?

PopMatters.cam has 20 questions for Austin’s neo-trad honky-tonker Wayne “The Train” Hancock. Johnny Cash: I See a Darkness, ia a new comic book/graphic novel by Abrams ComicArts based on the life of Johnny Cash. It…

Rounder Records Turns 40

The Green Bay Press Gazette has a great interview with Justin Townes Earle. Earle talks candidly about his past addictions and is troubled relationship with his father. as well as his excellent new release Midnight…

Texas Monthly Features Five Texas Music Legends

Texas Monthly’s Pitch Perfect features five legendary Texas musicians—Guy Clark, Patty Griffin, Sonny Throckmorton, Robert Earl Keen, and Jack Ingram— and asks them to sgare the mystic secrets to writing a great country song.  It’s…

Kris Kristofferson Talks About New Release

Kris Kristofferson and producer discusses Kristofferson’s upcoming Closer to the Bone (Sept. 29 on New West Records) and how they were trying to capture the intimacy that defined his last release This Old Road. Closer…