Tag: Texas country

  • Premiere: “A Song For Smiley” by Saints Eleven

    Premiere: “A Song For Smiley” by Saints Eleven

    One of the greatest gifts you can give someone is kindness; You never truly know the extent of someone’s personal struggles, what someone might be dealing with at a given time, or what sort of day a person might be having. A word of encouragement or a simple gesture like a smile can do to […]

  • Premiere: “Thank My Mother’s God” by Micky & The Motorcars

    Micky Braun first climbed on stage to join his father’s family band when he was about five-years-old, and since then, Braun and his brothers never stopped. Big brothers Cody and Willy started Reckless Kelly, and Micky and brother Gary left their Idaho home for Austin and started Micky & The Motorcars, a road-dogging favorite whose […]

  • MCP Sessions: K Phillips – “Nobody Does It”

    MCP Sessions: K Phillips – “Nobody Does It”

    With his new album, Dirty Wonder, Tennessee-by-way-of West Texas troubadour K Phillips embodies the diverse sounds and styles of his Lone Star state upbringing. The album, released on March 10th via Rock Ridge Music, features “Nobody Does It,” a frank conversation between soon-to-be ex-lovers framed up inside an easy-going groover. We met up with K and […]

  • Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should  Be On Your Radar, 3/10/17

    Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should  Be On Your Radar, 3/10/17

    Sunny Sweeney–Trophy Sunny Sweeney is unafraid to tackle heaviness in her finely-crafted classic country-style songs—in the grand tradition of women like Loretta Lynn, who weren’t afraid to take someone to “fist city,” Sweeney sings of the choice to make a career instead of a family, drunken naughtiness, and substance abuse. In the title track (and […]

  • Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should Be On Your Radar, 2/24/17

    Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should Be On Your Radar, 2/24/17

    Aaron Watson – Vaquero For the uninitiated, there’s country, and then, there’s Texas country. Veteran music-maker Aaron Watson‘s latest release, Vaquero, is a beautiful example of just that; between the radio-friendly tracks on the ambitious 16-song stunner are the real gems–songs like “They Don’t Make’Em Like They Used To” and the album’s title track that brim with life […]