Tales From Texas Music: The Electric Cowboy and The Hillbilly Hero Tales From Texas Music: The Electric Cowboy and The Hillbilly Hero
Josh Ritter’s Fever Breaks Josh Ritter’s Fever Breaks
Ted Russell Kamp’s Walkin’ Shoes Ted Russell Kamp’s Walkin’ Shoes
Dale Watson Call Me Lucky Dale Watson Call Me Lucky
Features Wayne “The Train” Hancock: Man of the Road

Wayne “The Train” Hancock: Man of the Road

Welcome to our latest e-Zine, Wayne “The Train” Hancock: Man of the Road. TJ Editor, Courtney S. Lennon takes you to hang out with Wayne “The Train,” listen to stories and see him play. She also […]

Reviews Josh Ritter’s Fever Breaks

Josh Ritter’s Fever Breaks

By Brian Rock Acclaimed Americana tunesmith Josh Ritter turns up the heat on his tenth studio release, Fever Breaks. With a little help from fellow Americana icon, Jason Isbell, who produced the album; Josh delivers […]

Gonzo Country Uncle Ben’s Remedy: The Things That Bring You Back

Uncle Ben’s Remedy: The Things That Bring You Back

TJ ARTIST PROFILE: Uncle Ben’s Remedy HOME BASE: Western New York PROFESSION: What you do when you can’t afford to keep playing music HOBBIES: Trying to keep our shitty equipment and bus in working order, […]

TJ WEST TJ WEST: Roots Roadhouse 19

TJ WEST: Roots Roadhouse 19

By Kim Grant Roots Roadhouse is the kick off event to the Grand Ole Echo –The Los Angeles-based live roots music series.  Roots Roadhouse is an all day festival taking place at Echo and Echoplex stages plus […]

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Holly Renee Allen’s Appalachian Piecemeal

Holly Renee Allen’s Appalachian Piecemeal

By Brian Rock With a voice as clear as a mountain steam and as strong as the mountain it flows over, Holly Renee Allen sings a love letter to her beloved Blue Ridge in her […]

Tylor & The Train Robbers’ Best of the Worst Kind

Tylor & The Train Robbers’ Best of the Worst Kind

By Brian Rock Tylor & The Train Robbers barrel full steam ahead on their sophomore release, Best of the Worst Kind. With the musical influences of Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, and Marty Stuart in the […]

M. Lockwood Porter’s Communion In The Ashes

M. Lockwood Porter’s Communion In The Ashes

By Brian Rock M. Lockwood Porter’s fourth album, Communion In The Ashes. offers hope amidst the social unrest and uncertainty of our times. With inevitable comparisons to Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen sure to follow, […]

TJ WEST: Roots Roadhouse 19

TJ WEST: Roots Roadhouse 19

By Kim Grant Roots Roadhouse is the kick off event to the Grand Ole Echo –The Los Angeles-based live roots music series.  Roots Roadhouse is an all day festival taking place at Echo and Echoplex stages plus […]

Craig Marshall – TJ Interview

Craig Marshall – TJ Interview

Turnstyled Junkpiled: Describe growing up in Syracuse, New York. Craig Marshall: I grew up in a suburb of Syracuse called Fayetteville. It was a great place to grow up with family, friends, school, sports. As far […]

TJ West: LA Roots Radar

TJ West: LA Roots Radar

By Kim Grant I am lucky enough to live in a city where there is an abundance of live music, and where (if you have the stamina) you can see a different artist or band […]

20 Greatest Texas Country Songs of All Time

20 Greatest Texas Country Songs of All Time

The 20 Greatest Texas Country Songs of All Time Texans have a real sense of independence that carriers over to songwriting. We were our own country for a while. All of these songwriters embody the incredible pride from the history […]

TJ West Premiere: Joe Bourdet’s “El Capitan”

TJ West Premiere: Joe Bourdet’s “El Capitan”

By Kim Grant California singer-songwriter, Joe Bourdet is debuting twin singles, “Seamist” and “El Capitan” January 5th, 2019, on a limited run vinyl 45rpm disc along and on digital. Turnstyled, Junkpiled and TJ West have the exclusive video premiere […]

TJ Music’s Best of 2018

TJ Music’s Best of 2018

Another year of music is in the books. TJ’s best of 2018 celebrates the diverse work of artists we love, ranging from country legends to impressive newcomers. Thank you to all of our TJ family for contributing […]

Confessin’ The Blues

Confessin’ The Blues

By Brian Rock Before they were known as the “world’s greatest Rock and Roll band,” The Rolling Stones considered themselves a Blues band. In fact, just prior to their first ever live performance at London’s […]

JD McPherson Releases Christmas Album Socks

JD McPherson Releases Christmas Album Socks

By Brian Rock JD McPherson is ready to sock it to your tired old Christmas playlist with his festive new release, Socks. McPherson wraps his righteous roots rock riffs in a big ol’ sparkly bow […]

Between the Grooves: Authenticity Reigns Supreme for Jesse Daniel on Debut

Between the Grooves: Authenticity Reigns Supreme for Jesse Daniel on Debut

By Jonathon Oost Jesse Daniel hails from a Ben Lomond, California, a small mountain town in Santa Cruz County. The landscape, divorce, hard work, and humble beginnings shaped his adolescent years. The anger and frustration […]