Music

Storytelling and reviews about the artists and trends that define the sounds of the Lone Star State

Music |
October 19, 2016

The Redneck Tenor

The acclaimed opera singer Jay Hunter Morris has traveled the globe, performing Wagner, Puccini, and Bizet. And yet he still feels like a hick from Paris, Texas.

Art |
September 21, 2016

The Checklist

What to read, listen to, watch, and look at this month to achieve maximum Texas cultural literacy.

Music |
September 21, 2016

Less Is Norah

On Day Breaks, the Grammy Award–winning singer returns to her roots at the piano. Just don’t call it a back-to-basics album.

Music |
August 5, 2016

Long Time Gone

Thirteen years after they were banned from country radio, it seems that Texas is ready to make nice with the Dixie Chicks. But it wasn't easy.

Music |
June 15, 2016

His Mickey Mouse Ways

In a world full of evil dudes pretending to be good guys, Waylon Jennings was a good guy pretending to be an evil dude and never quite succeeding.