For touring musicians, the ease and profitability of living-room concerts prove there is no place like someone else's home.
The Fallen Stars are an Americana outfit out of Orange County, California that features the talents of husband and wife team Bobbo and Tracy Byrnes. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, the pair decided to head to warmer climes in 2000. The Byrnes decided to expand from a duo and soon va ... More >>
A closer look at all 52 acts playing this weekend's Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase in Deep Ellum
Radio Waves & Telephone Wire Self-released
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At Rock Lottery 7, bands that had only existed for 12 hours sounded better than half the real acts in town
Jacksonville City Nights (Lost Highway)
Begonias (Yep Roc)
Por Vida: A Tribute to the Songs of Alejandro Escovedo (Or Music)
Everything happens at the right time for Alejandro Escovedo
Whiskeytown's last album is a rock-and-roll masterpiece. So how come you haven't heard it?
The best of Bloodshot Records