Post Malone: ‘Twelve Carat Toothache’

The 26-year-old's latest offers a discomfiting portrait of a conflicted artist

Lyle Lovett: ‘12th of June’

Lovett's first album in a decade is a meditation on fatherhood that relies on a familiar formula

Rhythm & News: June 2022

Josh Abbott sinks his teeth into DQ's jingle, Lizzo's sudden alteration, State Fair of Texas lineup, Norah Jones' provocative reissue, Cody Canada's reboot, Black Music Month, Freddy Fender campaign and more

Bastards of Soul: ‘Corners’

The death of vocalist Chadwick Murray casts a shadow over the band's sophomore effort

The Soul of the Cowboy Capital is in the Music

A short drive from Austin, Bandera and its small-town bars boast a live music scene that’s authentically Texas

The Original “Howlin’ Wolf”

His story shrouded in mystery, Texas’ J.T. “Funny Papa” Smith was an accomplished and idiosyncratic blues artist whose nickname was usurped by another famous bluesman

Motorcade: ‘See You in the Nothing’

The Dallas ensemble hits the mark on its thoughtful sophomore effort

Delbert McClinton Ends Where He Began

On 'Outdated Emotion,' the 81-year-old blues icon covers songs — by Hank Williams and Jimmy Reed, among others — that moved him growing up

With ‘Raw’ Scheduled for a July Release, ZZ Top Honors Its Past

And with Elwood Francis replacing the late Dusty Hill, "that little old band from Texas" remains a touring powerhouse

An Old Five-and-Dimer’s Complicated Estate Battle

Handwritten will further embroils dispute over country music icon’s assets