Tag Archives: Music
Michael Arceneaux’s first book is a logical extension of the polemic, confessional style he’s perfected online.
The book begins, “Before that day, I hadn’t been to church in five Beyoncé albums.” Some people measure time in years; others, like Houston-born, Harlem-...Read More
Laird does a masterful job of showing how, for many performers, the whole question of authenticity has become ridiculous.
Country music historian Bill C. Malone has lived to see the 50th anniversary reissue of his landmark book, Country Music USA. Fellow scholar Tracey E. W. Laird ...Read More
Austin’s Ed Ward Celebrates the Black Musicians Who Made Rock ‘The History of Rock & Roll’ pays tribute to some lesser-known pioneers of...Read More
Clark’s acoustic, finger-picked Southwestern-flavored songs were too countrified for folk and too folky for country — and the Nashville hit factory never knew what the hell to do with him.
Honky-tonk musician Guy Clark defies categorization, argues a compelling new biography....Read More
Road trip! The Miracle heads to Corpus for the worldwide launch of Tejana superstar Selena's cosmetics line and discovers Whataburger along the way.
Road trip! The Miracle heads to Corpus for the worldwide launch of Selena's cosmetics line and discovers Whataburger along the way....Read More
The Incantations of Daniel Johnston, a graphic novel released in July, narrates the creative, chaotic life of an artist and musician with bipolar disorde...Read More