Mike and the Moonpies
Sound Check: Mike and the Moonpies

Aug 16, 2018 By Texas Monthly

Before heading out on their first European tour, the honkytonk-inspired barroom country band stopped by Texas Monthly to play "Steak Night at the Prairie Rose," a heartfelt ode to lead singer Mike Harmeier's father. The song is the title track for the band's critically acclaimed third album.

Sound Check: Israel Nash

Aug 3, 2018 By Texas Monthly

NPR called Israel Nash’s new album, Lifted (July 27), “a dreamy spiral to get lost in.” Before beginning a nationwide tour, Nash, whom Rolling Stone describes as “a master of sonic textures,” stopped by Texas Monthly to play “Rolling On.”…

Matt the Electrician
Sound Check: Matt the Electrician

Jul 19, 2018 By Texas Monthly

Matt Sever comes by his moniker honestly. He’s been making music in Austin for the past two decades, but as his stage name indicates, Sever came up as an electrician. Watch this exclusive live performance of the title track from his 2013 album, It’s a Beacon, It’s a Bell.

W.C. Clark
Sound Check: W.C. Clark

Jun 28, 2018 By Texas Monthly

W.C. Clark is known as the “Godfather of Austin Blues,” and he proved that he still has a strong hold on that title during his Sound Check session. Listen to a solo version of “No More” from his self-titled album, which dropped May 19.