Exclusive Music Premiere – Shaker Hymns ”Weight of the World”

From their forthcoming new album The Highway and The Boulevard, produced by Josh Serrato (William Clark Green), check out the new single from Shaker Hymns titled ”Weight of the World”. Principal songwriter, guitarist and singer Nyles Robakiewicz presents a raw, intense blast of guitar riffs and melodies layered with an impressive range of vocals distilling lyrics that are fueled with post Covid angst. The sonics are somewhere between Aerosmith and Whiskey Myers, and supremely Texan.

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Relationships Measured by the Hogleg

Relationships are the bedrock foundation of anything. And that is most definitely the key with regard to Galleywinter. So, let me tell you a little story or two. Way back in the day, in the very early internet era, some friends and I were crowded around my bulky PC connected to the net via dial-up. We were seeking information on this new guy we were hearing about from our friends in Dallas named Bleu Edmondson. He was blowing their minds. Well, while we were online we decided to see what Pat Green was up to and plan our next roadtrip

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July 2022 – Discovery is the Best Drug

Throughout the years, this website has prided itself on supporting music we loved, in all its various forms  Primarily roots music made or based in Texas/Oklahoma, but we’ve never shied away from hip-hop, metal, pop or whatever rows our boat.  For 20 years we’ve been chasing the dragons that make us feel that tingly feeling you first felt when you fell in love with your first song.  I’ve detailed in this space over two decades multiple times I felt that feeling.   And there is still nothing better than discovering a cool new artist or a new song from an artist

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Needle Movers: 10 from 6 – Our Favorite Music of 2022 So Far

Needle Movers is a new feature here on Galleywinter to highlight the music that is moving our needles…both on the turntable and in our souls. In this edition we highlight the albums that have spoken to us throughout the first half of 2022. In no particular order. Drew Kennedy – MarathonWe made the ballsy claim that Drew Kennedy is the best songwriter currently based within the borders of Texas when this album dropped and the 11 tracks on this magnificent follow-up to 2017’s opus At Home in the Big Lonesome were on par with their predecessors. Marathon is a rumination

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River Jam is a Cut Above

River Jam, born of Greenfest, has been a tradition dating back 20 years.  It has evolved from a one-off let’s get together at George’s Bar in Waco and toast Pat Green and get to meet these people in real life that we only know behind a screen into a full fledged three day event.  Its evolution has mirrored that of the Galleywinter community and the Texas Music scene at large.  Underground, word of mouth has expanded into well known commodities. The format and location may have changed over the years, but the heart remains the same.  Whether we were at

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