Jeff Salamon

Jeff Salamon is a senior editor at Texas Monthly and previously served as an editor at the Village Voice and the Austin American-Statesman. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Spin, Details, and Artforum. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a native of New York City. He lives in Austin with his wife, two children, two dogs, and one cat.

Stories

No Strings Attached

After years as an in-demand fiddle payer, Amanda Shires is redefining herself as a boundary-breaking singer-songwriter. Emphasis on “writer.”

EXCLUSIVE: Slaid Cleaves' "Texas Love Song"

The premiere of Slaid Cleaves' "Texas Love Song," a track from his newest album, Still Fighting the War, on sale today.

5 Things You’ll Be Talking About in June

According to the Rick Perry camp, sometime this month our governor will announce whether he plans to run for Texas's top office yet again.

Goodbye Jazz, Hello Pop

Talking with the Houston-born and -raised musician Josh Mease about his new record—and his new alias.

A Colleague's Notes: Remembering Brent Grulke, Part II

SXSW managing director Roland Swenson talks about his late friend.

The Last Days of J.R. Ewing

The executive producer of Dallas talks about Larry Hagman's final working weeks.

Matthew McConaughey Has a Presidents' Day Gift For You

The Texas actor pays tribute to a fellow Hill Country native.

Exclusive Album Stream: “The Electric Word,” by The Relatives

The long-lost Dallas gospel-funk group release their first studio album more than thirty years after they broke up

Some Texas Surprises at the Grammys

There were lots of Lone Star nominees at the music world's biggest night—and lots of winners, including one that R&B fans probably didn't expect.

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