folk

City Girl

Apr 1, 2004 By Michael Hall

"I moved to Austin in 1974, and it was this kind of magical place. The whole alternative culture controlled the town."

Mack McCormick Still Has the Blues

Apr 1, 2002 By Michael Hall

His cache of unpublished interviews and unreleased recordings is unrivaled—but both collector and collection are showing signs of age. Who will save the legacy of the man who saved Texas music?

CD and Book Reviews

Jun 30, 1997 By Texas Monthly

Hot CDs The real pleasure in Toni Price’s Sol Power (Antone’s/Discovery/Sire) is trying to peg her as country, blues, or folk. Whether she’s singing something silly and simple, such as “Cats and Dogs,” or taking the sultry and sublime route, as when she covers Allen Toussaint’s “Funky,” the Austinite offers…

Abra Moore

Jan 1, 1996 By Jason Cohen

Abra Moore likes herself, a revelation that comes as she grooves to the music piping through an Austin cafe. It sounds good to her—the singer knowing and ethereal, the sound a jazzy, ruminative folk-pop with a fragile ache. But wait: It’s the sound of her own recent solo debut, Sing…