After breaking out in comedy and film, Wells is telling stories in new ways.
The legendary musician’s two-night Crossroads festival boasted a savvy mix of long-beloved and rising stars.
Recorded just before he had two heart surgeries, the singer-songwriter’s new album took him back to his South Texas roots.
The artist is advocating for a new investigation into the death of his cousin, which happened at the hands of Dallas Police.
The ’Country Music’ documentarian on the Outlaws, forgotten forces, and how Texas country music could bring us all together.
A near-two year stint at Dallas's Belmont Hotel almost broke the country musician and gave way to his new album.
The genre has long shut women out, but this supergroup challenges traditional male-dominated narratives.
The artist’s iconic ”Jeremiah” frog mural in Austin is seemingly indestructible, and so is his musical legacy.
Two years after its initial release, the song is reaching its popularity peak and potentially up for a belated award.
Plus, a Houston rapper’s freestyle, a San Antonio native’s bittersweet debut album, and an Austin photographer’s colorful Instagram.
An internet movement has democratized country ephemera through the eyes of black cowboys and cowgirls.
‘Look Mom I Can Fly’ traces the rapper’s ascent and his efforts to elevate Third Coast hip-hop.
The Lewisville music festival is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend.
The Dallas native’s jazz statement ‘Love and Liberation’ is a call to action.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, a conversation with the country legend Brandi Carlile calls “the original female outlaw.”…
Plus, Black Pumas’ debut album, an introspective single by Big Thief, and a shop inspired by the West Texas desert.
A brief history of one of our most beloved (and endangered) cultural institutions.
An analysis of the two Texan presidential candidates’ rally songs.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the legendary musician surveys the highs and lows and wears and tears of a sixty-year career.
Plus, a North Texas photographer’s Instagram and Brockhampton’s new music video.
Austin rockers Montopolis will premiere The Living Coast—an audiovisual homage to the Texas Gulf Coast—on August 2 in Austin.
Plus, more under-the-radar hits, a carefree indie-pop music video, and a surrealist rock opera.
The East Texas native got to the top of the country music charts by doing everything his way.
“The Lion King: The Gift” features fun collaborations with West and South African artists, but fails to include other African regions.
For those of us born decades after Apollo 11 returned from its mission, the imprint of astronaut boots on the lunar surface has always been historical fact. We can’t conjure personal memories of that voyage, of families huddled around the TV or radio, anxiously waiting for news of that one small…
Plus, a fashion blogger’s inspiring posts, a must-see fireworks scene, and a podcast on contemporary poetry.
We watched the recently restored 1986 film with Willie Nelson and fans in Luck, where it all happened.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the East Texas native discusses the joys of leaving Nashville’s machinery behind and coming home.
Plus, an immersive art experience, a song nostalgic for hometowns, and a Southern Gothic rom-com.
I spoke to the man who shot the photo that inspired the song covered on Willie Nelson’s new album. (He’s my dad.)…
Aaron Watson: “I Relate More to Johnny Cash Than to Billy Graham, But They Both Loved Them Some Jesus”
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the fiercely independent musician discusses his new album, spirituality, and his country music heroes.
The Red Headed Stranger honors his fellow Texas troubadour with two tracks on his new album.
Plus, more summer jams, an essay about coming of age in Houston, and an Instagram account where sneaker culture and preachers collide.
On a special National Podcast of Texas, a never-before-heard 2013 conversation with the Houston hip-hop pioneer about finding God, expelling demons, and his attempt to reshape his legacy.
'Beautiful Lie,' out later this month, is the newest collaboration from the state's reigning couple of Americana.
Okkervil River Frontman Will Sheff Speaks Candidly About the Music Business, Big Tech, and the Band’s New Subscription Service
The Austin indie band recently launched a live-album series that chronicles its 20-plus-year career.
The Dallas native has always suffered from anxiety. Becoming a famous, globe-trotting DJ made it worse—and gave him a way to channel it.
The Houston rapper assumes a ”hot girl” persona as she turns the tables on chauvinist hip-hop posturing.
Plus, Mary H.K. Choi’s novel about young adulthood in Austin, a classic Cyd Charisse film, and Liza Koshy’s YouTube series.
After Musgraves went there in ”Oh What a World,” we decided to dig into the not-insignificant trend.
Yes, we’re taking this week’s overblown Twitter fight way too seriously.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the Old 97’s frontman discusses his new book of poetry for children, the creative benefits of sobriety, and the song he’s dying to have Willie Nelson sing.
The Grammy-winning jazz-funk-rockers are back with American Music: Vol. VII, their first album in five years.
Could the pop star's next single feature Natalie Maines, Martie Maguire, and Emily Robison?…