Andy Langer


Seminal Emo Band Mineral is Back at It

Seventeen years after breaking up, Mineral's Austin members have reunited for a series of shows, culminating in a performance at Fun Fun Fun Fest on Friday.

President of Immortal Fun

Alejandro Rose-Garcia—formerly best known as the character, the Swede, on NBC's "Friday Night Lights"—wants to yank fans around with his second album, “And the War Came," an unpredictable mix of solo ballads and louder, multi-instrumental music.

I Am Womack, Hear Me Roar

Lee Ann Womack became a star the old-fashioned Nashville way. Now she’s ready to be an artist on her own terms.

Crooner Kat Edmonson Finally Finds Her Place

Houstonian Kat Edmonson shaped her airy and elastic sound in Austin coffee shops before moving to New York. Her first major label record, “The Big Picture,” comes out September 30.

Cowboy Rides Again

Some overdue recognition for Manuel Donley, Tejano’s first rock star.

Sharp Tressed Man

Remembering Johnny Winter.

How the Border Crisis Became Inspiration for a Television Show

How producers of "The Bridge" make entertainment out of grim news.

The Way They Get By

Spoon gets ready to take its new album to the top of the charts.

Gary Clark Jr. Talks Stevie Ray Vaughan

The Grammy Award-winner reflects on the blues musician that still inspires him today.

How Long Blues

What will it take for Stevie Ray Vaughan to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

Golden Girl

East Texas native Kacey Musgraves’s best-selling debut has made some Nashville establishment types pretty nervous. But she’s not sure what all the fuss is about.

12 Texas Bands to Watch at SXSW

Of the 2,200 acts playing 110 stages over six days, nearly 450 are from Texas. Here's who to watch.

Johnny Winter Looks Back, Through the Songs That Made Him Famous

Johnny Winter, who turns 70 this month, recalls the stories behind some of the songs that built his career after he was discovered in Austin in 1968.

The Perfectionist

Robert Ellis is the next big thing. Trust me.

Listen Up: Seven New Albums to Ring in 2014

Don't miss these new releases by Texas recording artists.