Music Premiere: Saints Eleven – “This Town”

Heralding from Dallas, the boys from Saints Eleven have been gaining steam, roping in the 2019 Texas Country Music Association award for “Country Band of The Year.” There’s definitely a lot of country in the Saints Eleven sound, but there is also a hell of a lot of rock ‘n’ roll. A short listen and you’ll hear those classic rock roots punch through the steel and the twang of Jeff Grossman’s vocals. Shoot’em straight truth telling and country motifs are juxtaposed with loud and fiery guitar riffs, all melding together for radio friendly sound that translates well to their live

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20 Questions: Micky and the Motorcars

Last fall Micky and the Motorcars released their 7th studio album, Long Time Comin’. It’s been almost five years since the younger Brothers Braun, Micky and Gary, put out new material. After a busy fall, we were finally able to catch up with front man Micky Braun and have a good conversation. Here you go. 1. So your new record is aptly named Long Time Comin’. It’s been a while since “Hearts From Above.” Why the long drought? We named the record Long Time Comin’ because of the song I wrote with Bruce Robison, plus it had been four years

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Music Premiere: Austin Meade – “Happier Alone”

Austin Meade continues to impress the hell out of us. In a scene where artists fight for space in order to stand out, Meade is creating his own running lane. While embedded in the musical aura of the Hill Country, working alongside his compadres at the Canada’s School of Rock franchise in New Braunfels, Meade’s brand of rock ‘n’ roll is peerless in the scene. Gritty tones, catchy guitar riffs, and lyrics to melt a stoner’s mind, his songwriting emotes sensitivity but with an edge sharp enough to cut everything in its path. It’s retro, yet fresh at the same

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Music Premiere: Eleven Hundred Springs – “Miles Apart”

Over the last twenty years, few acts in this scene have championed honky tonk country as fervently as Eleven Hundred Springs. The band’s sound has always been pure and honest, managing to breath life into familiar country themes through straightforward, good songwriting and staunchly sticking to their roots. Given that every country song has been written at this point, you would think it would all sound rote, but Matt Hillyer and the gang continue to inject enough fun and originality into the genre to keep the neon shining, the beer flowing, and the dance floor packed. In 2017, Hillyer and

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