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Shaver and His Maker: The TJ Interview

Shaver and His Maker: The TJ Interview

By Terry Roland Sometime in 1946 when legendary singer-songwriter, Billy Joe Shaver, was a child, he crawled out of the window of his grandmother’s house and followed the railroad tracks to downtown Corsicana, Texas.  Homer & Jethro […]

Dom Flemons: At The Crossroads of Sound – The TJ Interview

Dom Flemons: At The Crossroads of Sound – The TJ Interview

  By Courtney S. Lennon, Editor Dom Flemons is a character. A refreshing burst of in-your-face, Old-Time tradition, his presence in today’s music is essential. Shaped by a diverse background and never-ending, intensive journey through […]

Q&A: Mark Roberts – Writer, “Where The Great Ones Run”

Q&A: Mark Roberts – Writer, “Where The Great Ones Run”

Q&A: Mark Roberts Writer – “Where The Great Ones Run” by Courtney Sudbrink, Editor Mark Roberts is the Creator and Executive Producer of the television sitcom Mike and Molly on CBS. He worked for seven […]

The Resurrection of Ray Wylie Hubbard: The TJ Interview

The Resurrection of Ray Wylie Hubbard: The TJ Interview

By Terry Paul Roland Ray Wylie Hubbard’s  new album, The Grifter’s Hymnal, is like a church service held at the funkiest roadhouse bar this side of the Mississippi. He is at once, a ragged prophet, […]

Sin City Spotlight: I See Hawks in LA

Sin City Spotlight: I See Hawks in LA

Sin City Spotlight: I See Hawks in LA A Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview By Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer I See Hawks in LA has blossomed over their 11-year collaboration into the best psych country outfit in […]

Sin City Social Club Creator, Shilah Morrow, Celebrates 10 Years at SXSW

Sin City Social Club Creator, Shilah Morrow, Celebrates 10 Years at SXSW

Sin City Social Club Creator, Shilah Morrow, Celebrates 10 Years at SXSW By Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer If it’s true as Gram Parsons sang in his seminal song “Sin City” that “This old town’s full […]

Shurman Finds Inspiration in Unusual Suspects

Shurman Finds Inspiration in Unusual Suspects

“Tomorrow is New Years Day” by Shurman   Shurman Finds Inspiration in Unusual Suspects A Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview By Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer When the Sin City’s Sweethearts of the Rodeo series used to house […]

The Making of: The Far West “Bitter, Drunk and Cold”

The Making of: The Far West “Bitter, Drunk and Cold”

The Far West go vintage for their new video, “Bitter, Drunk & Cold.” Find out how they drew inspiration from George Jones and brought back  Nudie suits to LA with this TJ exclusive, behind the […]

The O’s: Life is a Nonstop Walk in the Park

The O’s: Life is a Nonstop Walk in the Park

  The O’s: Life is a Nonstop Walk in the Park A Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview by Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer On a typical day back home in Dallas, friends and band-mates, John Pedigo and Taylor […]

Guy Clark & His Craft: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview

Guy Clark & His Craft: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview

By Courtney S. Lennon, Editor Guy Clark is a writer’s writer. He puts the work in. But somehow it always seems effortless. And that’s what’s so great about him. With that trademark Texas twang and slow, […]

Sin City Spotlight: The Far West

Sin City Spotlight: The Far West

“Bound to Lose” by The Far West Sin City Spotlight The Far West Texas Twang meets California Country Rock By Courtney Sudbrink, Editor This is an exciting time for Los Angeles music.  On the outside […]

Sin City Spotlight: Matt Cartsonis

Sin City Spotlight: Matt Cartsonis

04 When I Was A Cowboy, Ledbelly cover by Matt Cartsonis Sin City Spotlight: Matt Cartsonis Sin City’s Sideman by Courtney Sudbrink, Editor Whether he’s pickin’ Pete Seeger’s banjo, singing with Emmylou Harris or rescuing […]