Selena by the Numbers
How do we love the Queen of Tejano? Let us count the ways.
Storytelling and reviews about the artists and trends that define the sounds of the Lone Star State
How do we love the Queen of Tejano? Let us count the ways.
En los años desde su muerte, se ha convertido en un ícono gay, en especial en Texas.
In the years since her death, the Queen of Tejano has become a gay icon, especially in Texas.
In her latest documentary, the Dallas-raised singer bravely confronts her demons.
‘Revelación’ is a lush, dance-infused fantasy that features a singer brimming with confidence.
The thrilling night was marred by the continuation of an ugly tradition.
Four Latina musicians chat about code-switching, role models, Freddy Fender, and the importance of growling.
With no long lines, no traffic, and no parties, South by Southwest is going to look a lot this different this year. Here’s how organizers pulled it off.
The city’s police union sued AK-47 in 1981 for naming victims of brutality in the song ‘The Badge Means You Suck.’
When the power went out and the water stopped running, Trae tha Truth and DJ Mr. Rogers were there to pick up the slack.
On our latest 'One by Willie,' the celebrated producer and songwriter discusses one of Willie's darkest songs.
Plus: Emmanuel Acho will lead an uncomfortable conversation on ‘The Bachelor,’ Megan Thee Stallion takes over Peloton, and Post Malone sings Hootie to some Pokémon.
Plus: a coming-of-age novel set in El Paso and new music from Post Malone and Black Pumas.
On the latest ‘One by Willie,’ Amy Nelson tells of a twenty-year quest to get her dad to record a beloved song from her childhood.
Plus: Taylor Kitsch gets back in the TV game, Travis Scott manages to get people excited about magazines, and Megan Thee Stallion does her best ‘Mean Girls.’
The Texas native infuses ‘Cool Dry Place’ with sharp turns and deceptions, all accompanied by her effortlessly beautiful vocals.
Nicknamed the Michelangelo of the Staple Gun, Bobby Barnard turned his San Marcos record store into a work of art. Now you can own a piece of it.
On the latest ‘One by Willie,’ Was talks Ringo, Bob Dylan, Sinead O’Connor, and ‘Across the Borderline’—his favorite of all the tracks he’s worked on.
For our Season 2 premiere of ‘One by Willie,’ Earle takes us back to his days as a longhaired, seventeen-year-old San Antonio kid.
Plus, Pedro Pascal and Renée Zellweger land plum TV roles, Sandra Bullock pairs up with Brad Pitt, and GameStop movies continue to be a bullish investment.
Senior editor and podcast host John Spong will join Dallas Wayne for a special hour of music and conversation.
Alba’s Billie Hill is a star in the 700,000-member-strong Facebook group dedicated to COVID-safe karaoke. Hill shares how filming herself singing has helped her—and her fans—survive the pandemic.
Log off and go skip some stones over the Pedernales River.
Singer Laura Colwell explains how the band’s ethos—and day jobs—led to an album uniquely suited for our pandemic times.
As one of the genre’s most prolific players, the West Texas-based musician brings an experimental approach to his work.
Listen as our new season’s lineup of distinguished guests talks about their favorite Willie Nelson songs, from an outlaw classic to a Kermit the Frog cover.
Plus: the cult classic ‘Veronica Mars,’ Selena Gomez's new single, and a plant-based burger joint.
The San Antonio producer created a style that would endure for decades—and he helped Selena get her start.
Plus: Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘Love and Hip-Hop’ audition is eerily prophetic, Nick Jonas stars in ‘Jersey Boys,’ and Selena Gomez drops a new Spanish single.
The smash singles, country albums, and even a bardcore remix that moved staffers this past year.
An indie rock singer moves back to her hometown of Silsbee, Texas—to be at the center of the music industry.
Being hospitalized during the pandemic is lonely and dehumanizing. In live, virtual, one-on-one performances, Houston Symphony musicians give the sickest patients a few minutes of peace.
Feeling less than merry this December? Here are twelve great sad holiday songs to remind you that you’re not alone.
Plus, Kacey Musgraves heads to Sesame Street, Jessica Simpson’s life becomes (another) TV show, and the year in McConaughey drawls to a close.
Tootsie Tomanetz, for one, is capping off this pandemic year with lots and lots of Christmas lights.
For the music industry, the bad times are getting worse.
Even during the pandemic, visitors still travel to the Rio Grande Valley to hear the musical stylings of the famous devotional group.
The venerated musician, who spent much of his life in Texas, racked up more than fifty Top 10 hits over a six-decade career.
In the 25 years since her death, the singer’s memory has been flattened and commodified. Selena—and her fans—deserve more.
A longtime patron remembers the intimate Austin venue—where one could eat pecan pie and see world-class musicians—ahead of its demolition.
Plus, a trip to the garden store and a cozy Christmas album from Austin musician Molly Burch.
Plus, Selena Gomez fans break ‘Saved by the Bell,’ Jim Parsons breaks the silence on his failed audition for ‘The Office,’ and McConaughey breaks out the clippers.
The initial installment of the two-part television show details the first 20 years of Selena’s life—yet it feels like we’ve hardly gotten to know the person the series is about.
In a nondescript space outside Austin, the team behind these world-renowned guitars carry on the exacting legacy of their founder.
The Lumineers lead singer and cofounder on the power of lonesome songs during the holidays, and an apples-to-apples comparison between Willie and Bruce Springsteen.
The Grammy-nominated Houston rapper’s confrontational, irreverent debut album feels like an apt fit for the year we’ve had.
The Texas singer-songwriter and country music star on a song she’s been singing since childhood, the origins of inspired lyrics, and how Texas country songs are designed for dancing.
Plus, Selena Gomez plays a mountaineer, Jennifer Love Hewitt joins the pantheon of talking dogs, and William Jackson Harper takes the lead in a rom-com.
The lauded songwriter behind many of country’s greatest hits talks Willie's picking parties with Darrell Royal and why you should never beat Willie Nelson at poker.
The country music legend remembers hearing it on the radio in rural Kentucky and describes Willie's kindness to her grandmother backstage at the CMAs.