Spotlight On… Star Parks

FOLK ROCK MEETS CELESTIAL DREAM POP IN THIS AUSTIN ENSEMBLE, LED BY AN ARTIST TRYING TO MAKE SENSE OF THE BAND'S SUDDEN APPEAL by DARRYL SMYERS

Book Review: Kent Finlay, Dreamer

THE MUSICAL LEGACY BEHIND CHEATHAM STREET WAREHOUSE by Brian T. Atkinson and Jenni Finlay

Spotlight On… Claire Morales

DENTON’S NEWEST DARLING IS A RARITY ON THE LOCAL CIRCUIT: A NATIVE by NATHAN SMITH

Story Behind The Song: “Psycho”

"You think I’m a psycho, don’t you, mama? You better let ’em lock me up.”

Spotlight On… B L A C K I E

THE EXPERIMENTAL RAPPER FROM HOUSTON IS AS SURPRISED AS ANYONE BY THE RESPONSE TO HIS INHUMAN AMOUNTS OF NOISE. by NATHAN SMITH

Review: Eve & the Exiles – You Know She Did

"A former child prodigy who grew up trading licks with fellow Austinite Gary Clark Jr., Eve Monsees is one of Austin’s elite pickers, so it’s no surprise that on her latest effort her guitar comes snarling out of the gate like a motorized chainsaw gone berserk."

Review: Spoon – They Want My Soul

Hooks, punch, intelligence and just enough sonic experimentation on each release to push the boundaries, but never so much as to leave their fans behind: Is there any band that delivers the goods as reliably as Spoon?

On Shakey Ground

WITH HIS EXPERIMENTAL NEW ALBUM, THE BEST ONE-MAN SHOW IN TOWN EMBRACES A LOUD, COLLABORATIVE STYLE BOTH HAUNTING AND MYSTERIOUS. WELCOME TO SHAKEY GRAVE'S WORLD. BY ALLE EISLER

Spotlight On… Whiskey Myers

A RIFF-HEAVY BLEND OF SOUTHERN ROCK AND GRITTY COUNTRY IS EARNING COMPARISONS TO THE ALLMAN BROTHERS AND LED ZEPPELIN. WHO CARES WHAT THEIR NAME MEANS? by ALLIE EISSLER
Billy Joe Shaver

Gospel According to Billy Joe Shaver

Approaching 75, one of country’s finest songwriters and resident philosopher is at the top of his game—and still on the move. BY DON MCLEESE