Articles by Andy Langer
Dec 30, 2014 — By Andy Langer
No shortage of Texans have been popping up on year-end lists — from veterans like Spoon and Miranda Lambert to relative newcomers like Austin’s Shakey Graves and Denton’s Sarah Jaffe. And while it is clearly too early to guess who might wind up making…
Oct 6, 2014 — By Andy Langer
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.
Aug 14, 2014 — By Andy Langer
How producers of "The Bridge" make entertainment out of grim news.
Jun 5, 2014 — By Andy Langer
Though advertised as a Honeysuckle Rose, the bus that recently sold in Whitehouse, Texas for $100,000, belonged to drummer Paul English.
Feb 11, 2014 — By Andy Langer
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.
May 28, 2013 — By Andy Langer
The two singer-songwriters talk about their friendship, their profession, and their tour.
Apr 19, 2013 — By Andy Langer
He repurposed his upcoming show at the Backyard, in Austin, to be a fundraiser for the town recently devastated by a fertilizer plant explosion.
Mar 9, 2013 — By Andy Langer
After last year’s South by Southwest, post-festival talk focused largely on a pair of superstars. It’s not every day that Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band and Jay-Z drop into Texas to play relatively intimate venues. Meanwhile, nearly 2,000 other acts were showcased, including fun., Ed Sheeran and the…
Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis share six tunes that will set the mood for Valentine's Day.
Jan 21, 2013 — By Andy Langer
ScoreMore is a boutique promotion agency in Austin—“For students, by students”—betting a fair amount of money on young talent and what it considers to be the next big thing.
Jan 20, 2013 — By Andy Langer
Edie Brickell never seemed to like her fifteen minutes of pop stardom very much, so perhaps it’s fitting that the return of the original New Bohemians should end up such a well-kept secret. The same lineup that helped revitalize Deep Ellum in 1985—and made “What I Am” one of secretary-rock’s…
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