This year, our sister papers the Dallas Observer and Houston Press teamed up to document the SXSW madness for your amusement and/or edification. Here are the 12 best shows and moments they saw.
This list of the year's best country albums is assembled with two important premises in mind: First: If the people who record and listen to these records consider them country, than they're damn well country. Purists who argue that country should still sound like '68, '76, '84 or whenever are in the ... More >>
A deft, deeply enigmatic folkie stays weird even when he gets accessible
Big-shot cameos temporarily help a Louvin Brother forget his better half
Authoritative country vets from the '60s and '70s return to leap over or under the sky