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Hanging Out as an Outsider


The breeze is strong with the type of subtle chill that can only be found when near the ocean’s roar.  The humidity of recently passed thunderstorms lingers in the air only to be pushed away by the gusts of this breeze.  … Read the rest

GW To Hangout at the Beach


For several years now, I’ve been hearing about this ultimate destination music festival that takes place in Gulf Shores, AL called Hangout Fest.  Coachella is corporate LA. Bonaroo is Woodstock redux.  ACL is Austin weird.  Hangout supposedly has taken all the best portions of every music festival, refined them and placed them in one of the most chill, beautiful locations on earth.… Read the rest

Essential Guy Clark Listening

Every Guy Clark song was a master class in songwriting and emotion. This list could easily be 40 songs long, but here are 12 everyone should listen to. Always.

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RIP Guy Clark

We have lost Guy Clark.  2016 has been extremely rough in this regard.  Guy’s songs will live forever.  He was one of the greatest songwriters of all-time.  A mentor to many.  Unrivaled by all.  This desperado finally caught his train.

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Shining a Light on the Covers of Shinyribs

Kevin Russell’s Shinyribs project has shone a light on his songwriting prowess with originals full of gulf coastal Austin wit and soul.  If anyone out there believes Russell is just a cover trick pony, dig into the catalog of Shinyribs and you’ll find heartbreak, mysticism, social commentary, love and more.  … Read the rest