by Sean Jewell :: Check out this sweet one-shot video from Seattle honky tonk outlaws Country Lips. The track “Pretty Pictures” is from their 2014 album Nothing To My Name. Shot by photographer Connie Aramaki, the crew starts out at the legendary Cafe Racer and walks the backstreets to the notorious Twelve Oh Neuvo, Country Lips’ hideout in […]

by Sean Jewell :: Author Joe Nick Patoski has directed a Doug Sahm documentary which will premier at SXSW. The preview premiered this week over at resource of infinite cool Texas Monthly. From the Director : Doug was the organizer of what blew up into the Austin music scene. Most people know the Willie story. And that […]

by Sean Jewell :: Woah there, cowpokes. Tighten your reins. Just when you think you’ve heard it all, yonder comes The Lonesome Billies. This here’s outlaw country, little picker. As if chuggin’ like a baritone train what jumped track and headed down the lost highway warn’t enough, these dudes are self eulogizin’ with cheatin’ songs about hangin’ out with Rasputin, […]

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Texas is one of the most roots-rich states in the Union. It’s tradition and unparalleled pride winds down through the 20th century like the green-watered Guadalupe River twists its way through the center of the state. No where is mid-century Texas preserved better than in Austin, the throbbing cultural and geographic center of the Lone Star State. Known […]