Music

New Texas Country/Americana/Red Dirt Music: Mark McKinney – ‘World In Between’

Mark McKinney – World In Between Something wonderful continues to happen in Texas; one of the many talents in the Lone Star state—Mark McKinney—has released his fifth studio album, titled World In Between. It is his best effort to date and, at this rate, I’m guessing that the next one will be even better. He has … Continue reading

Music

GUY CLARK, “THE KING OF THE TEXAS TROUBADOURS,” IS HONORED WITH A NEW COMPILATION – MARCH 3

Guy Clark: Best of the Dualtone Years spotlights 16 of Clark’s finest songs along with three previously unreleased tunes One of the most revered songwriters of the past 50 years, Guy Clark created an enviable catalog of songs. Country music giants from Johnny Cash to Kenny Chesney all recorded his tunes. The New York Times hailed … Continue reading

Arts

The ‘Hell Or High Water’ Soundtrack: Just As Good As The Film

The Hell or High Water soundtrack (on Milan Records) is every bit as good as the film; it’s an integral part of the whole film’s achievement. The David Mackenzie-directed film, starring Jeff Bridges and Chris Pine, features a score from Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, plus songs by such powerful artists as Waylon Jennings, Townes Van Zandt and … Continue reading