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{Brad's Corner} October 2015: The Filter of Nostalgia

{Bradís Corner}

The compass of a music fan is an ever expanding enterprise.¬† It generally begins with hearing nursery rhymes or songs on Sesame Street before turning to what an older sibling is into before settling into your own rhythm as a teen.… Read the rest

{Brad's Corner} September 2015: Heart, Soul, and the Truth

{Bradís Corner}

This month’s ramble was inspired¬†by this message board post I saw some months back:

“Texas country is just as bad, its the same thing as the labels put out to the teenies with boy bands and girly pop.¬† What is happening is that awesome parties, nights at the bar, or having a great time at¬† concerts are distorting your view of the music being played.¬†… Read the rest

Turnpike Turnaround


Turnpike Troubadours are on the verge of releasing their latest, long-awaited album (out September 18th). Evan Felker and the gang have risen to the top of the Red Dirt heap over the past few years. They’ve been on top of the proverbial artistic mountain for quite a while now.… Read the rest

{Brad's Corner} August 2015: A Real Superhero

{Bradís Corner}

A child has no greater hero than their father. ¬†He’s a superhero in real life. ¬†You see his feats up close. ¬†He teaches many things, but never reveals all of his super powers. ¬†In the eyes of a child, there is nothing your dad can’t do. ¬†… Read the rest

{Off The Cuff} Purposeful Beach Rendezvous


The late summer sun is setting on the southeast¬†Texas peninsula¬†beach getaway known as Crystal Beach. ¬†Famously detailed in Hayes Carll’s early work and vividly in Guy Clark’s “South Coast of Texas”, it is a rough patch of land with a rough patch of characters attempting to alter its image. ¬†… Read the rest