Category Archives: Texas

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…

Dale Watson: The Titanium Fox

See the entire Loretta Lynn – Honky Tonk Girl documentary on YouTube! Patterson Hood and the Screwtopians stopped by the Daytrotter Sessions to lay down some Southern fried goodness. The Texas Country Music Hall of…

The New York Times on Those Darlins

The New York Times posts a great review of the riot grrrl-trad country group Those Darlins show at the lower East-Side’s Mercury Lounge. Willie Nelson’s Facebook page is posting hints where this year’s Farm Aid…

No Depression Releases Online Archive

Just in time for their return to the stage the Minneapolis-based Jayhawks Music From the North Country: The Jayhawks Anthology, their first ever compilation reflecting 20 signature songs and album tracks that span from their…

Todd Snider in the New York Times

The New York Times features a great feature on Todd Snider. Snider discusses his long career of writing smart roots-folk songs, speaks to some of his fans (like Kris Kristofferson) years of struggling with addiction,…

Steve Earle Interview on Canada’s The Hour

The Canadian late night talk show the Hour has a great interview with Steve Earle.  Earle talks abut making his career and his newest release Townes, a tribute to his mentor Townes Van Zandt and…