On One Tough Town, David Olney proves, once again, that he’s one of our finest songwriters, capable of offering a variety of styles and sounds within the context of his metaphor-filled songs about the human condition.
It’s not typical that a record would contain one song called “Jump Blues” and another called “TechnicalElectronicSupersonicRobot,” but then The Frontier Brothers are into blending styles and surprising ears: ‘80s Eu...
A native son returns home from the Live Music Capital of the World® to kick-start his music career.
For the past five years, Josh Davis has been a staple on the Austin music scene.
Last week, fellow Weekly columnist Last Call wrote a valentine to a relatively new sports bar, Rock Star, out on South I-35 in the shack formerly occupied by the Penalty Box. In the column (“High Speed on Ice,” May ...
With recent and upcoming gigs at Baines Books & Coffee, The Dew Drop Inn, and the Senior Center Blues Barbeque in and around his hometown of Charlottesville, Va., Eli Cook might seem, on paper, like your typical 20-year-ol...
In 1977, a young albino white man from Texas was among the most popular blues-rock guys around.
Anchored In Love: A Tribute to June Carter Cash (Dualtone Music Group)
Eventually almost overshadowed by her icon husband, June Carter Cash was still an American treasure.
Hottie Bryce Avery, a.k.a. The Rocket Summer, is ready for launch.
A lot of people, understandably, are making a big stink about Dan Hunter, a.k.a. PlayRadioPlay, the shiny, happy 17-year-old local singer-songwriter whose MySpace page probably gets more hits than U2’s.
Three veteran scenesters have joined forces to wage a Campaign against the dirty side of “pop.”
The blue-eyed piano-pop soul trio The Campaign isn’t even a year old, but drummer-vocalist Blaine Crews, lead singer-keyboardist Tyler Wood, and bassist-vocalist Perry Jenkins already have a performance motto.
Not sure what to make of the change at 92.5, from a purely arena-rock format to a mix of Outlaw country, alt-country, and Southern rock.