Introducing Our ‘What’s New in Texas’ Playlist

This diverse set of songs showcases the latest standouts from artists across the Lone Star State

A Letter from Texas Music’s Editor

Our new editor-in-chief extends a warm welcome to musicians and readers across the Lone Star State

Texas Tales: A Tombstone for Texas

Music historian Coy Prather helped establish a historical marker for unsung blues artist Texas Alexander. His new book records that story.

Rhythm & News: December 2023

Christmas in Texas, Grammy nominations, Kacey's duets, Joshua Ray's Lizzo moment, Maren Morris' honor, Buddy Holly's poster, Miranda Lambert's new venture, Eli Young's influence, Jake Worthington's awards

The Story Behind the Song: ‘Galveston’

Glen Campbell's revised take on Jimmy Webb's melancholy song altered the focus — and became a massive hit

Steve Elmer Perry’s Final Recording

Thanks to his friend, Jes Spires, Perry's last recording session, in 2017, would result in 'Guilty as Charged,' a reminder of the songwriter's gifts

Honey Made: ‘Charge It to the Bank Fund’

Produced by Steve Berlin of Los Lobos, the Austin nine-piece is more upbeat in its follow-up to its 2020 debut

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Artwalk Alpine

BROUGHT TO YOU BY Every fall, the streets of downtown Alpine transform during the annual Artwalk celebration, which celebrates its 30th anniversary from November 17...

Fans Rally As Megan Thee Stallion Hints Her Ex Cheated

Though the Houston rapper doesn't name the ex, fans suspect she's referencing her ex-boyfriend, musician Pardison Fontaine

Questions for Holly Gleason

The editor and curator of 'Prine on Prine: Interviews and Encounters with John Prine' sheds a light on her latest book — and on the man himself