For almost as long as country music has lived as a genre, the argument about what makes a song, album, singer or group "country" has existed. Depending on who you ask, over time, and especially in the past couple of decades, country music has either splintered into dozens of wildly different and com ... More >>
Marco TorresHangin' with the bros at ACL!As the performances began at Zilker Park, they were accompanied by a much needed downpour as venders, outside and in the festival, struggled for their piece of the poncho market share.
On the plus side, and it's a very plus side, the rain brought relief to ... More >>
A scene from The Royal Tenenbaums.Hey, it's almost Oscar season! Well, kind of. This much is sure: The summer's about to crest and the shitty movies will finally wash ashore like a dead, bloated whale. Then, the good films will come! You know the Hollywood drill -- and, often, it involves Hollywo ... More >>
Marc RibotKessler TheaterSeptember 25, 2010Better than: Being challenged by musical banality.Marc RibotThe Kessler Theater presented its first "Storytellers at the Kessler" event on Saturday night, hosting Marc Ribot in his first-ever Texas performance. And the combination of music and space coul ... More >>
Robert RandolphFor the past decade, few artists have become as synonymous with their instrument as has Robert Randolph with his blazing steel guitar. And, given his place on Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Guitar Players of All Time list, Randolph had quite the luxury in choosing from an elite list ... More >>
While waiting for Tony Romo's sitdown interview with Channel 11's Babe Laufenberg last night I learned a couple things.
On The Grammy's, that Robert Plant and Allison Krauss are, like, together. And over on NBC5, that Roy (Safety) Williams is willing to move to linebacker.
What'd I learn once R ... More >>