Five Minutes With Rising Artist Rudi Gutierrez

by Leean Vargas on June 29, 2020

With her incredible pipes and fearless nature that captured the attention of fans all over the world, Rudi Gutierrez is on the path to being the next big thing. Born with a love for music...

#MusicMonday: Jon Wolfe’s Oklahoma Roots, Texas Style

by Lisa Davis on June 22, 2020

Jon Wolfe traded in his professional weekday attire for a pair of cowboy boots, a cowboy hat and a steel-string guitar. Growing up among the mountain ranges of Oklahoma, Wolfe was born with a passion...

#TXVoices: “Harp! Who Goes There?”

by Haven Lindsey on June 15, 2020

Spider Mackenzie’s harmonica emotes the feelings that emerge from the lyrics and music of Steve Crawford. Together, the Scottish pair has introduced a version of Americana music that raises the bar for everyone. Question: What...

Five Minutes With Monte Warden Bandleader, Songwriter, 7th Generation Texan

by Leean Vargas on June 8, 2020

An ace to the Austin music scene, Monte Warden has been performing at local honky-tonks since he was just 15 years old.  Over the last four decades, Monte Warden and his songs have inspired the...

#TXPlaylist Vol. 10, Shakey Graves’ Lockdown Listening

by Shakey Graves with Leean Vargas on June 1, 2020

From the panhandle to the Permian basin, from the swamps to the plains, Texans have and always will keep it weird in their own ways.  Sure, being born and raised in Austin comes with its...

#TXPlaylist Vol. 09, Brandon Alan’s Lockdown Listening

by Brandon Alan on April 27, 2020

The culture of music in Texas is truly unlike any place in the world. Artists of multiple genres have had a global impact with their music and “Local Texas Music” is not a term that...

Five Minutes With Identical Twins and New Pop Duo, KTJ & Carly

by Bob Valleau on April 20, 2020

“Making music is such a beautiful experience, but getting to share it with the rest of the world is extraordinary.” ~ Carly, KTJ & Carly Editor’s note: Our interview with KTJ & Carly took place...

#TXPlaylist Vol. 08, Lockdown Listening

by Cullen Parker on April 13, 2020

Let’s help keep the Texas music scene alive during the coronavirus crisis. Here’s a selection of the artists I’m listening to (and supporting) during the pandemic. How about you?  1. Red Mango Vinyl (Austin), “Lead...