Sound Check: Paul Cauthen

Jun 21, 2018 By Texas Monthly

In 2016, Paul Cauthen gave us his gospel. Now, he's asking for mercy. The East Texas troubadour stopped by Texas Monthly to play the title track off of his EP Have Mercy, which drops June 22.

Spaces: Brooklyn Decker’s Closet

Jun 3, 2018 By Texas Monthly

For the launch of the new Texas Monthly video series, “Spaces: A Look at How Texans Live,” a companion to our “Spaces” photo series, Decker takes us through her West Austin home. Find out more about what’s in that shoe collection as the affable and unassuming actress talks about…

We Will Not Be Tamed: Xochitl Rodriguez

May 25, 2018 By TM Promotions

Xochitl Rodriguez is an artist and El Paso native with deep roots in the mountains of West Texas. Our state’s landscape is part of everything for Rodriguez—from her art to the relationships with the women in her family. Rodriguez is committed to passing the tradition of a wild, untamed spirit…

Sound Check: Third Root

May 24, 2018 By Texas Monthly

Mex Step, Easy Lee, and DJ Chicken George, from San Antonio's Third Root, stopped by Texas Monthly to perform "Third Root Radio", a shout out to an underground radio station from Houston.

Sound Check: Nina Diaz

May 10, 2018 By Texas Monthly

Nina Diaz has a message for all of the people who, as she says, “try to push you down”: stop. The former Girl in a Coma frontwoman dropped by Texas Monthly for a rendition of “Down” from her 2016 solo album The Beat is Dead.

On the Bus With Willie and His Boys

Apr 27, 2018 By Texas Monthly

To celebrate the greatest Texas musician of all time—and to find out why he keeps playing and writing when his peers have all quit or died—reporter Michael Hall visited him on his bus before a show in Austin.

We Will Not Be Tamed: Jorge Avalos

Apr 20, 2018 By TM Promotions

Jorge Avalos is a retired U.S. Army veteran who served for 23 years. In 2011, he was skydiving when his canopy collapsed. The accident paralyzed him from the waist down. After a year of physical therapy, he eventually began to walk—and ride—again. Avalos currently lives with his family in San Antonio.