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Legendary Outlaw Billy Joe Shaver Brings Texas to Buffalo

Legendary Outlaw Billy Joe Shaver Brings Texas to Buffalo

Legendary Outlaw Billy Joe Shaver Brings Texas to Buffalo By Mark Lennon Billy Joe Shaver will be playing The Sportsmen’s Tavern Tuesday July 8 at 8p. Any classic country junky has heard Honky Tonk Heroes, Waylon Jennings’ landmark album or heard Johnny Cash’s “I’m Just an Old Chunk of Coal.” Shaver’s career has been the […]

Metamodern Sounds in Country Music

Metamodern Sounds in Country Music

Metamodern Sounds in Country Music By Jake Tully On Sturgill Simpson’s latest release, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, the country singer-songwriter finds himself at odds sounding reminiscent of Alan Jackson in his Don’t Rock The Jukebox heyday while all the while blended with a slight tinge of psychedelia. It’s not to say that Metamodern is […]

Gary Austin’s The Traveler

Gary Austin’s The Traveler

Gary Austin’s The Traveler By Gerry Gomez Staff Writer There’s a purity and honesty in Gary Austin’s songs. A longtime writer, Gary Austin is the founder of Los Angeles’ famed Groundling theatre who just recently put years of living, writing, and storytelling to music with his long overdue, debut release, Gary Austin The Traveler. A […]

TJ Videos: Uni(ONE)-Verse(SONG) Brian Wright “Haunted”

TJ Videos: Uni(ONE)-Verse(SONG) Brian Wright “Haunted”

TJ Videos: Uni(ONE)-Verse(SONG) Brian Wright “Haunted” “Haunted” by Brian Wright, is the latest in the music docu-series by Uni(ONE)-Verse(SONG). This is an amazing peak behind the curtain of what it is like in the studio during the creative process. From Wright teaching the song to the band, telling stories, twisting nobs, exchanging guitar licks to […]

Bob Schneider – Burden of Proof Interview

Bob Schneider – Burden of Proof Interview

Bob Schneider Interview by Dixon Milner Bob Schneider usually doesn’t act his age. He often curses and raps in his songs and does not deny rumors of habitual promiscuity. This makes sense for someone who achieved success later in life than most musicians, whose beginning involved harnessing a fleeting music fad (funk rap), and who […]

Shaver and His Maker: The TJ Interview

Shaver and His Maker: The TJ Interview

Shaver and His Maker: From Hell-bound Honky Tonk Hero to Holy Roller The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview by Terry Roland, Staff Writer 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 were playing […]

The Resurrection of Ray Wylie Hubbard: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview

The Resurrection of Ray Wylie Hubbard: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview

“South of the River” by Ray Wylie Hubbard The Resurrection of Ray Wylie Hubbard: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview By Terry Paul Roland, Staff Writer 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, […]

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 themselves at Molly Malone’s once a week some years back, the band Shurman used to be a regular fixture, providing […]

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 Young of the upsurging Country “pop” band, The O’s,  meet at Tietze Park that lies in the middle of the […]

Guy Clark & His Craft: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview

Guy Clark & His Craft: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview

Guy Clark – “Sis Draper” (Sugar Hill Records) Guy Clark and His Craft: The TJ Interview By Courtney Sudbrink, 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, soulful drawl, Clark’s […]