Category Archives: Featured Artist

Pt. 2: James White & the Broken Spoke

On May 1, 2019 —For the second year in a row, I interviewed James White at the Broken Spoke sitting at table B2 next to a replica of Willie Nelson’s guitar, Trigger. The same booth where Willie Nelson and his … Continue reading

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All Monsters Attack! – Wendy WWAD

All Monsters Attack boasts a killer lineup featuring some of Austin’s old school elite musicians: Jason Craig on guitar and vocals, Snoopy Melvin on drums and vocals, and Matt Silaski on bass and vocals. Spawned from the bowels of ATX … Continue reading

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Interview: Ian Moore talks psychedelic rock, the magic after midnight and decades of touring

Presently, Ian Moore is touring the Northeast of the U.S. and sharing his music to promote the release of his new album Toronto. A month prior, Moore cruised through Austin, Texas in Aug. 2018 to celebrate his 50th birthday at the … Continue reading

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Take me out to the Mohawk: A Conversation with Buzz Osborne of the Melvins

Don’t open with baseball. This was the note I wrote at the top of my interview prep sheet. The Melvins were touring in support of their 2018 release, “Pinkus Abortion Technician” and I had weaseled my way into an interview … Continue reading

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Interview: James White talks 54 years at the Broken Spoke

With only five cases of beer to sell, James White opened the Broken Spoke in 1964. After he was released from the U.S. Army at the age of 25 – Mr. White decided to pursue the quest, his dream, of opening a honky … Continue reading

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Dale Watson sets the record straight

Rumors flew around Austin like a wildfire in high winds the last few weeks about Dale Watson leaving ATX for Memphis. And Watson is adamant to set the record straight after a recent interview gone askew. When I read his … Continue reading

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Zeke…Wendy WWAD

WW: So you guys are releasing Hellbender, your first full-length album in 13 years, on March 30th. What were you guys up to those years  and why did you keep us waiting so long? Were you still active musically? If … Continue reading

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Hybrid Moments: SXSW Unofficial Spotlight of Kick Butt Coffee, Music, and Booze

Hybrid Moments The fever of SXSW is about to hit all residents near ground zero (6th Street) and beyond. While all the hype of wrist bands and corporate sponsored bands fill the air for most festival goers, there are some … Continue reading

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East Side Dandies loves hot jazz

East Side Dandies is a collective of musicians based in Austin, Texas that love to bring back the beautiful nostalgia of 1920’s cracker-jack jazz, or what others like to call, hot jazz. Consisting of rotating musicians and their instruments, this … Continue reading

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Matt Young of King Parrot

The first time I was exposed to the force that is King Parrot was at the Housecore Horror Film Festival in 2014. I stood, slack jawed and in a state somewhere between confusion and excitement, as the five Australians laid … Continue reading

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