If the title of Charlie Robison's brand-new album, High Life, is to be taken literally, it would make a great deal of sense. The Bandera-raised Robison continues to do things on his own terms. With a dedicated fan-base and a stellar album yet again reminding people as to why he's one of Texas' belov ... More >>
A busy, busy Thursday evening tonight as the weekend cranks up a day early. SXSW crossover travel is certainly adding to our own scene's musical hustle and bustle...
We've got quite a backlog of CDs we've never gotten around to, so we're going to try to chip away at the pile with this regular feature. The plan: to take a few at a time and play each CD for as long as I can stand it.The Chieftains featuring Ry Cooder (Dublin, Ireland)San Patricio (Black Rock Re ... 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 >>
Art imitates life as U.S. directors command this year's fest, with only China rivaling for celluloid domination.
Friday, April 20, at Sundance Square, Fort Worth
Wednesday, November 8, at the Granada Theater
I Heart Huckabees Original Motion Picture Soundtrack1> (Milan)
At the end, Warren Zevon's past is finally unearthed
Four Day Weekend wants to second that emotion
The gospel truth about Christian blues pioneer Washington Phillips
A new book finds the squeeze-box heart of Texas-Mexican music
Standards (Thrill Jockey)
The Chieftains prove folk music can be popular -- as long as you record with Elvis Costello and The Rolling Stones
A trip to Wenders' Buena Vista Social Club is nothing short of heavenly
An unlikely suburban airwave pirate lands in the FCC's crosshairs
Lenny Waronker is a rock-biz legend, but is that enough to make DreamWorks Records a success?
But a new boxed set proves you can't keep Randy Newman down
Marc Ribot and his Prosthetic Cubans are Habana good time
What to make of Erykah Badu's latest album
Harry Dean Stanton sings--but then, he always has
Van Dyke Parks, the eternal odd man out, finally comes out to play
Surprise! It's Syd Straw.
Santiago Jimenez Jr. maintains his father's historic musical legacy
The once and future Jesus of Cool reveals the beast in him