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 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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Premiere: Chance Anderson – “Stillwater”

Chance Anderson releases his newest single “Stillwater” today, fittingly the Friday before OSU’s homecoming.  Chance’s musical roots run deep in the red dirt of Oklahoma, so there really isn’t a better way to pay tribute than to record a Red Dirt Rangers song in homage to what has inspired his steady and long standing career in Oklahoma.  With more than 10 years on the road, it was time to record a coming home song, and why write one when the perfect song was already out there and he had been playing it live for years.   The video was filmed

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Premiere: Austin Meade – “Growing Pains”

Austin Meade is a young cat that we’ve been excited about for a quite a while. A millennial with a 70’s soul, Meade’s songwriting skills are beyond his years. His guitar prowess adds some vintage rock ‘n’ roll edge that contrasts his smooth melodies that are easy on the ears. We’ve featured Meade on 20 Questions and he’s played River Jam several years running, including last year’s Saturday night full band performance at the River Road Ice House. Austin Meade’s latest album, “Waves” hits the streets on March 1st.  As the title suggests, Meade looks at life through a surfer’s

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