Andy Langer


Steady as He Goes

How Shakey Graves made the leap from cult figure to major festival draw.

Rookie of the Year

How did Leon Bridges go from washing dishes to “winning” SXSW in just a few months?

Don’t Call Them “Baby”

Roll over, Jake Owen, and tell Brett Eldredge the news: Maddie & Tae are fed up with Nashville’s “bro country” formula.

Weary Blues

Ryan Bingham bares his crazy heart.

Where News and Music Meet

Willie Nelson and Dan Rather, two longtime friends, talk about music, politics, and longevity in their businesses. 

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.