#TXPlaylist Vol. 07, Monxi Garza’s Lockdown Listening

by Margaret Richards on April 8, 2020

Music is such an important part of our creative culture, says Monxi Garza. That’s why the CEO and founder of SUAVS, an Austin-based lifestyle footwear brand, has started building a Spotify playlist of local ATX...

Five Minutes With Texan Singer/Songwriter Chynna Taylor, The Voice Finalist

by Bob Valleau on April 6, 2020

Despite now living far from the Lone Star State, former X Factor competitor and The Voice finalist Chynna Taylor returns as often as she can. What does this talented singer/songwriter miss most about Texas? "Whataburger,"...

#TXPlaylist Vol. 06, Lockdown Listening

by Brian Maass on April 6, 2020

I’m proud to be a native Texan and have packed this playlist with great Texas music. That said, I’ve also included one non-Texan band because the message of their song gives us hope that we’ll...

#TXPlaylist Vol. 5, Lockdown Listening

by Greg Lemen on April 1, 2020

In unprecedented times, music is solace for many of us. I’m an avid-bordering-on-rabid music fan and love going to concerts—in normal times. As the social impact of the epidemic took its hold in Texas, I...

#TXPlaylist Vol. 4, Wes Hurt’s Lockdown Listening

by Margaret Richards on March 31, 2020

Hands up who knows any other company founder that includes “Recovering Drug Addict” in their job title? For Wes Hurt, the founder of Austin-based CLEAN Cause, his company is all about supporting others. Having survived...

#TXPlaylist Vol. 3, Lockdown Listening

by Leean Vargas on March 30, 2020

With a lot more free time on your hands, (which I hope you’ve been washing) what better way to practice social distancing than to put in those earbuds and crank up the music? Whether Texas-raised...

#TXPlaylist Vol. 2, Kendra Scott’s Lockdown Listening

by Julie Tereshchuk on March 23, 2020

What do you listen to when you’re the founder and creative force behind one of the world’s leading lifestyle brands and the entire globe has gone into panic mode? When you’re Kendra Scott, who launched...

Texas Streaming: New Releases, Virtual Events

by Margaret Richards on March 20, 2020

Hunkering down and staying safe doesn’t mean you can’t keep up with what’s going on in the Texas music scene. And now you can do it from the comfort of your living room! For your...

#TXPlaylist Vol. 1, Lockdown Listening

by Gracie Watt on March 17, 2020

Hey, Texas music fans! What are you listening to now your favorite shows are cancelling and venues closing? If you’re looking for some great tips, take a peek at our newest feature, shining the spotlight...