Plus, a North Texas photographer’s Instagram and Brockhampton’s new music video.
McAllen’s new arts and music festival has potential to contribute to creative communities, if it’s thoughtful about how to best serve their needs.
Austin rockers Montopolis will premiere The Living Coast—an audiovisual homage to the Texas Gulf Coast—on August 2 in Austin.
Imagining a theoretical second disc for the Austin band’s best-of album, out this week.
Plus, more under-the-radar hits, a carefree indie-pop music video, and a surrealist rock opera.
Clark and his band bring the heat on the PBS series.
The Texan’s 1965 hit is pivotal to ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.’
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.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Apollo’s 11 launch, Ellis covers Nina Simone’s classic version of “Everyone’s Gone to the Moon.”
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the music legend details his lifelong love for westerns and his family’s golden rules.
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.
How the groundbreaking Nigerian-Houstonian rapper has gone viral—and why his art matters.
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?
Plus, Brené Brown’s Netflix special and the Vincent van Gogh exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Best known for her collaborations with David Lynch, the ‘Twin Peaks’ actress is ready to reclaim her Austin and San Antonio roots.
The Netflix documentary (and surprise album!) offers an unfiltered look at how the Texas singer made music history at Coachella.
The singer takes about fifty people to church on his Luck Ranch to listen to 'Ride Me Back Home' and share a few stories.
On the U.S.-Mexico border, the world-renowned cellist emphasized the arts’ ability to help us understand each other and “build bridges, not walls.”
Plus, the second coffee table book from El Arroyo, a dreamy music video, and something just a bit quirkier out of Texarkana.
Queen Bey’s unforgettable 2018 Coachella set gets a feature-length documentary.
Following a Friday concert in San Antonio, Ma will travel to the border to celebrate the region’s culture and spark conversations about all that unifies Mexicans and Americans.
Over two days at a ranch in Stephenville, artists share lyrics, melodies, and whiskey as they establish their place in Texas music.
The American Teen’s return is a major statement.
On the latest National Podcast of Texas, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter talks about his new tribute to Guy Clark, the state of the union, and how Bruce Springsteen and Michael Jackson changed his life.
On understanding how to be alright with a slow burn.
Plus, a hip-hop powerhouse from Houston, an immersive history exhibit in Austin, and a fictional boy genius in East Texas.
The Lubbock native talks about his trippy, blood-flecked radio plays, the border wall, and working with Jo Harvey Allen.
Plus, Tom Morello’s SXSW magic, a cancer researcher celebrated, and hand-painted jean jackets.
With just three weeks until his new album, ’Free Spirit,’ the singer from the city of the 915 played the songs that made him a star one last time.
“Who Let the Dogs Out?” Apparently Austin’s Reagan High School Is to Thank (or Blame) for the Baha Men Hit
A SXSW premiere documentary explores the song’s strangely complex origin story and comes to a surprising conclusion.
The album honors black culture in Houston, but also looks beyond it to the traditions of rural Texas.
In a city where rap has long been overshadowed, a young artist steps into the spotlight.