Pew Playlist: 3 Albums That Should Be On Your Radar, 1/27/17

Brigitte DeMeyer & Will Kimbrough – Mockingbird Soul These two were born to sing together, and this collaboration proves it. Though it’s not their first rodeo together, these best friends and longtime music-makers have knocked it out of the proverbial… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: Shane Smith & The Saints – “I Can Hear Him Now”

Upon experiencing Shane Smith & The Saints‘ live show earlier this year, I was completely blown away; their expansive brand of Texas country is made even richer through their assortment of stringed instruments,  stellar harmonies, and the power of Smith’s vocals;… Continue Reading

Album Review: My Mountain – Jeremy Nail

Alt-country artist Jeremy Nail‘s new album, My Mountain, produced by the iconic Alejandro Escovedo, is an excellent addition to his catalogue;  the heart of a classic Texas troubadour beats strongly in this masterpiece. The title track, with its hint of blues and loads of… Continue Reading

Preview: Honky-Tonk Legend Dale Watson at Station Inn on 3/27/16

Dale Watson doesn’t mince words.  “Mainstream country all sounds the same, it has no roots, it sounds like boy bands gone country.  It’s all about money, what appeals to teenagers and to people who are easily programmed,” says the Texas-based… Continue Reading