With fewer words and a lot more synth, Ramirez proves his songwriting chops stretch beyond roots music.
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An exclusive excerpt from the forthcoming book by Jenni Finlay and Brian T. Atkinson.
How did Guy Clark become the most revered songwriter in Nashville? One hard-won tune at a time.
He was, for a while, and look what happened: Today one of the great songwriters in the alternative-rock universe is a 44-year-old manic-depressive living with his parents in Waller. And the worst thing about it is, he’s about to be famous again.
More than a year after his death, he’s still being remembered as the best Texas songwriter of his time. This month’s star-studded Austin City Limits tribute shows why.
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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…
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