Pop music’s current king got a savage review of his festival. We're not sure he deserved it.
Entering its third year, the Fort Worth indie rock festival is full of Texas talent.
The pop star, forever from the city of the 915, releases his new EP.
On her second album, Molly Burch gets vulnerable.
And it's strangely bipartisan! Really!
Talking with the Dallas native who scored big with 1994’s “Stay (I Missed You)” and won a Grammy earlier this year for an album of children’s music.
He proudly waved the South American country's flag toward the end of his headlining set Friday night.
The namesake for two of Buddy Holly’s hits passed away at 78 in Lubbock on Monday.
And it wasn't just because of Willie Nelson. We spent time on the ground at Austin's Auditorium Shores on Saturday night, and here's what we found.
...and they've loved him long before Willie Nelson stepped up.
The trio of award-winning singer-songwriters, formed in 2017, just released a six-song EP.
On this week’s podcast, Andy Langer talks with the Asleep at the Wheel leader about the tricky intersection of music and politics.
This fall, Roy Orbison is back on tour. Sort of. Here's how the Vernon native returned to the stage nearly three decades after his death.
The Red-Headed Stranger announced he’d be playing a rally for Beto O’Rourke. What happened next was predictable.
The two-time Grammy nominee performs 'Seculare' for the latest in our Sound Check series.
Watch our latest Sound Check, in which the Austin-based duo performs a song from their new album.
The Houston-based group stopped by our studios to perform a song off their latest album, 'Everything Here.'
Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, and Miranda Lambert are the new faces of country music.
For Austin’s White Denim, everything old is new again.
Nearly thirty years after he died in relative obscurity, songwriter Blaze Foley is on the verge of newfound fame thanks to an Ethan Hawke–directed biopic. In a series of dispatches from her time on set, Sybil Rosen, widely known as Foley's muse, ponders the widening divide between the man and the legend.
The rapper’s generosity allowed a fan to bury his mom. That says more about the state of affairs in our country than it does about Travis Scott.
Watch a special 'Texas Monthly' Sound Check performance by Mike and the Moonpies, whose third album is layered with stories of love, family, and loss.
Musgraves joined Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, and others to honor Miller's legacy.
On a doubleheader podcast, Andy Langer speaks with a pair of guests who refuse to settle for the status quo.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, Andy Langer speaks with the frontwoman for Houston soul powerhouses The Suffers.
And it’d be really good.
The new queen channels the old queen.
As with Tupac and Michael Jackson before him, death won’t stop the Vernon native from performing live.
The Carters’ new album is a treasure. We wish we could have looked forward to it.
Stanford Ph.D student Jonathan Leal and producer/filmmaker Charlie Vela teamed for a project exploring this moment in Valley music.
At her Austin City Limits performance, Musgraves paid homage to female country icons.
Looks like Solange’s seat at the table may have a minimalist aesthetic.
On our latest podcast, Andy Langer talks to El Dusty, the mayor of Cumbia City. Plus, a “meat up” with our barbecue editor, Daniel Vaughn.
The Austin-based hip hop and EDM promoter announced a deal with LiveNation on Wednesday.
Eleven years ago, the man who topped the charts with ‘The Joker’ and ‘Rock’n Me’ took a thirteen-year-old guitarist and would-be songwriter under his wing. Eleven years later, he’s still teaching me lessons on how to be an adult.
Fifty years after it was first published, Bill C. Malone’s 'Country Music USA' remains the most comprehensive look at the genre.
We need a museum worthy of our music. And we need Mark Cuban's help to get us there.
The Grapevine artist broke a record set by The Beatles in 1964—but that’s largely due to the changes in how we measure music sales.
Los Angeles/Austin duo Robin Alice tell us how 'Pitch Perfect 3' birthed a band and debut new song "Greed."
The San Antonio native talks about the inspiration behind her stunning new album—her mother's death. Plus, a debut of upcoming track "Where Do I Begin."
"When you have credibility and a mic from which to speak, that comes with a responsibility. Having a woman onstage allows a girl in the audience to say, oh, I can do that. A platform is an opportunity, and so is an audience."
"Sometimes a festival rep will say they don’t want acts that are too similar. Could you imagine telling a man, 'Sorry, we can only have one indie rock band, you're all wearing Levi's and that's pretty overdone so we can't have that'?"
Willie Nelson, Leon Bridges, Post Malone, Shakey Graves, and Okkervil River all put out new records in an eight-day span.
On our latest podcast, Andy Langer talks collusion with conspiracy expert Ryan Holiday. Plus, a conversation with Alejandro Rose-Garcia on the arrival of Shakey Graves 2.0.
The festival has delivered on its commitment to genre diversity, but women and artists of color are still underrepresented.
The Austin singer-songwriter brings a funky, dreamy pop confection.
The Texas Gentlemen team up with R.C. & the Gritz and Medicine Man Revival for a funk-rock crossover.
If anybody deserves two cakes, it’s Willie.
On our latest podcast, Andy Langer talks to musician Nina Diaz of Girl in a Coma, then celebrates the late Chuck Ramirez with documentarians Angela and Mark Walley.
The Plainview-raised jazz musician leaves behind a legacy beyond his contributions to musical education.