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Jan
13

IT COMES AS NO SURPRISE

posted on Friday, January 13, 2017 in NEW MUSIC

The definition of unique is being the only one of its kind; unlike anyone or anything else. For years people have searched for a way to stand out, be different, break the mould so to speak. In music, the search for individualism can be found around every corner.   In the case of Saints Eleven, th  Continue Reading...

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Sep
30

A VERY KACEY CHRISTMAS

posted on Friday, September 30, 2016 in NEW MUSIC

October has arrived, which means... Christmas is here! Right? Well, according to Kacey Musgraves it is! Ms Musgraves is finally gracing us with "A Very Kacey Christmas" record, due to release October 28th. The whimsical record includes collaborations with soulful, Fort Worth native Leon Bridges, and outlaw Willie Ne  Continue Reading...

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Sep
7

#ONTHERISE: PAUL CAUTHEN

posted on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 in NEW MUSIC

It is my job as a writer and music advocate to bring fresh new music and faces to your attention. Being immersed in the music business and working directly with musicians, I come across so many talented artists that deserve a little high five...from me, from you. With my "OnTheRise feature, that’s exactl  Continue Reading...

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Feb
17

BURNING HIGHER THAN A FLAME

posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 in NEW MUSIC

     Often times I find myself gravitating to an artist with a particular sound, a certain groove, and a steady beat.  However, more often than not, it's the artists who continue to redefine their sound, the ever-present evolution of their writing, their attention to detail, and personal inv  Continue Reading...

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Oct
27

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT MONDAY

posted on Monday, October 27, 2014 in NEW MUSIC

    An argument can be made that no one single person did more to bring Texas Music into the limelight than Pat Green. You couldn't turn around without hearing one of his tunes on the radio, seeing that PG sticker on the back of a car or truck, or hearing some friend or coworker talk about him.&n  Continue Reading...

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Oct
14

ERICK WILLIS -PLEASE

posted on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 in NEW MUSIC

New music Tuesday has brought new tunes from one of our favorites here at TXRDR. Make sure you go check out the new album Please from Erick Willis. 

The one song on the album that stuck with me through every listen was "They Say." Check out this stripped down acoustic version h  Continue Reading...

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Aug
15

MIKE RYAN - BAD REPUTATION

posted on Friday, August 15, 2014 in NEW MUSIC

Nothing pleases me more than an album being even better than the high expectations I might have been holding. That is exactly what happened last week when I was handed the new album from Mike Ryan. Due out Aug 19th the album Bad Reputation is Ryan's second full offering. That almost se  Continue Reading...

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Jul
22

ROGER CREAGER NEW ALBUM - ROAD SHOW

posted on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in NEW MUSIC

For fans of the rowdy Texas crooner, today is your day. Roger Creager has released his newest album Road Show and it is track for track Creager at his best. Make sure pick it up today wherever it is that you like to buy great music. 

Jun
17

RICH O'TOOLE - JADED

posted on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 in NEW MUSIC

I go into this admitting that the music that I had heard from Rich O'Toole on previous albums was not really my style of music. However as a writer and critic, I always try to maintain an open mind and ear when it comes to new music. 

Well known for his somewhat pop tinted Texas party tunes and his soci  Continue Reading...

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