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The Bones of Payola

**Our good friend Dan Adams Band has a very thoughtful rant about Bobby Bones being a “co-writer” in Nashville.

Music industry rant – sorry it’s long but I think a worthy discussion, and I hope you’ll chime in Music Friends:

On my drive into Austin this morning, I was listening to nationally syndicated country radio show “The Bobby Bones Show”.… Read the rest

Staggering Sales


Esteemed country music journalist Grady Smith released some truly staggering sales numbers on Twitter last night.  There was no source provided, but Smith is as good as they come.  We have reproduced his list of total album sales below.  It’s impressive and intriguing.… Read the rest

Dan Adams’ Bloodline


Dan Adams has been one of our favorite discoveries of the past couple years.  DA has a cool project going on right now.  His old college buddy Brian Panowich recently wrote a novel called “Bull Mountain” – which was released nationally in July by New York publisher Penguin Books.  … Read the rest

Halfway to an Epic 2015

The past 6 months have inundated us with so many good records that it is easy to let some slip through the cracks.  By removing labels and just focusing on what is truly good in the music, you free yourself up to so many wonderful bands, songs and albums.  … Read the rest

Greenfest Artist Preview: Micky and the Motorcars


Back in 2004, there was a young band starting to make waves in the Texas Music scene.  They were striving to get out of the shadow of their brothers’ band and carve out their own path.  One of their first big, Texas gigs was headlining GF04 alongside The Lost Trailers and Django Walker.  … Read the rest