Metroplex country singerNate Kipp, who had a song on our top 10 local country songs of 2011 list, is in a giving mood this season. While he readies his follow up to last year's great The Holding Pattern, he decided to write his first original Christmas song. "I've wanted to do a Christmas song for ... More >>
In recent months, the North Texas country community has produced some solid albums, and future months will witness the release of anticipated records from Somebody's Darling, Grant Jones and Ronnie Fauss. While vets like Eleven Hundred Springs, Tejas Brothers, the King Bucks, Nate Kipp and Mo Robson ... More >>
Honky-tonk vets' albums make the past feel like the future.
Modest MouseModest Mouse is an elusive, upper-tier act that only releases material when it damn well pleases. At least that's what frontman Isaac Brock would have you believe. The music, though, is generally always well worth the wait. But far less common? The chance to see the band per ... More >>
Well, this week, we weren't able to occupy our usual spot at the judges table for last night's eighth and final week of the first round for the Shiner Rising Star contest. This was an unfortunate absence, too, as this week's event took place at the Southern Junction in Rockwall, one of the venera ... More >>