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{Brad's Corner} March 2016: Beat Me Like a Drum

{Bradís Corner}

Well I thought the highway loved me. But she beat me like a drum. – Jason Isbell

The road is an alluring place. ¬†It’s the stuff of fantasy and Kerouac. ¬†Windblown freedom and white line slavery. It can take you places far beyond this plane without leaving the ground.… Read the rest

Life Moves Pretty Fast

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” ¬†– Ferris Bueller

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That’s one of my favorite cinematic quotes of all time, sprung from the brain of premium 1980’s film auteur John Hughes and delivered by the¬†eternal teenage hero Ferris Bueller, it distills a very basic¬†truth of life. ¬†… Read the rest

Twenty Years Part 1

As a high school sophomore who didn’t yet have a drivers license, my hours were often filled with amp-fueled 6×9 speakers blasting into my eardrums from the backseat of my friend’s Camaros, Chevettes and Cavaliers. ¬†As a young teenager, I’d begun to move past the country music foisted upon me by my parents and explore the dangerous avenues provided by MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball and Beavis & Butthead. ¬†… Read the rest

{Brad's Corner} February 2016 – Radio

{Bradís Corner}

“My radio makes me want to just lose my head.” – Ryan Bingham

My mom was a disc jockey in the 70’s. ¬†At a time when they were the pinnacle of cool. ¬†Pre-internet, they were the tastemakers. ¬†It was the wild, wild west. ¬†… Read the rest

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