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Adios Texas Music Chart

We received this press release this afternoon. My thoughts are below the release.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Pam Shane
January 28, 2016 713-952-9221

The first Texas Music Chart appeared November 20, 2000. Shane Media created the Chart because research done for our radio consulting firm showed growing interest in Texas and Red Dirt music throughout the region.Read the rest

Texas Talkin’: Episode 2

This episode finds Brad doing an extensive visit with Jon Kutz regarding his musical journey and a thorough examination of music documentaries. We also touch on how Dalton Domino is winning at the social media game. What we are listening to is Kurt Vile.… Read the rest

RIP Glenn Frey

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He wasn’t the most talented member of The Eagles (Henley).  He wasn’t the most affable and fun (Walsh).  But, Glenn Frey was The Eagles.  He was the driving force of the band, as if manager Irving Azoff was an actual playing member.  … Read the rest

The Chart Problem

With news that ANOTHER Texas radio chart is launching it leads to, with admitted ignorance, several questions. 
 
-How relevant are these things? Artists such as Bingham, American Aquarium, Hayes Carll and countless others have carved out super successful careers without the aid of widespread radio.Read the rest

{Review} Randy Rogers Band – Nothing Shines Like Neon

randy-rogers-band-nothing-shines-like-neonThe 7th studio effort, Nothing Shines Like Neon, from Texas top-dogs Randy Rogers Band again deftly displays why they are still the most relevant band in the Texas/Red Dirt scene.  Unlike many bands, RRB has been able to develop and retain a signature sound while always sounding contemporary.  … Read the rest