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Influencers

Over the years, we have documented at great length the contributions of the singers, songwriters, producers and musicians connected to the Texas/Red Dirt scene.  However, a recent conversation led me to try and discern the folks who have created the greatest impacts without playing an instrument.  Thus, this feature was born. They say it takes […]

Favorites from Kylie Rae

Favorites from Kylie Rae

In the wake of tragically losing an artist in the prime of their career, it is a normal thing to introspectively turn inward and analyze their work through the new lens of grief and loss.  It’s a bittersweet exercise, that I’ve found can also be comforting.  Hearing their voice reminds us that they’re never gone […]

Kylie Rae Harris Is Singing With Angels

Kylie Rae Harris has gone to sing with the angels. She was quintessentially Texan. Talented. Brash. Fun. Passionate. Beautiful. Our hearts are broken. Kylie Rae Harris tragically passed away September 4, 2019 as the result of a car accident in Taos, NM. Cody Canada famously sang, “bad news travels faster than any good news that […]

Touring Songwriting Success

The sun shines on a dreamer Shines a light on you when you listen to your heart  Livin’ on sponge cake, watching the sun bake I’m coming down fast, but I’m miles above you What I’m working for is something more than free I know it’s everybody’s sin , You got to lose to know […]

Jade’s Got Soul

When it comes to the modern Texas troubadour, few come with less bonafides and few can challenge the soulful, heartfelt delivery of Jade Marie Patek. Her original songs captivate audiences and have grabbed the ears of radio programmers across the region. Jade’s calling card continues to be her live shows where her broad vocal range […]