"...Simpson (who wrote "Close Up The Honky Tonks" and "Highway Patrol") and Junior Brown duet on Simpson's revved up "Nitro Express," while Reeves (best known for "Lookin' At The World Through A Windshield") and Jim Lauderdale pair up for "Diesel, Diesel, Diesel," a song Lauderdale wrote specifically for Reeves. Also, Adams teams up with Nashville's traditional country outfit, BR5-49 on "Mama Was A Rock (But Daddy Was A Rolling Stone)," a classic composed by her husband, Buck Moore...."
"...Everyone that gets signed, dies. Seriously. My new motto is `Austin: Where Bands Come to Die.' Somebody ought to change those bumper stickers around town to `Austin: Dead Music Capital of the World.' Look at Ian Moore..."
"...During the very same week I was being educated about Dim Sum and Cantonese culture, I discovered a restaurant that serves definitive renditions of the cuisine of my native culture, the American South (my ancestors having come to Texas from Ireland and England by way of Mississippi, Missouri, and Oklahoma). MEXIC-ARTE Museum Vice President Gloria Moore tipped me off to her favorite neighborhood dining spot, describing in vivid detail the delectable yams - thinly sliced and layered with butter, brown sugar, and spices..."
"...What quickly ensued was a 21-song set list ("we have yet to work up a cover"), a peppering of local gigs, and management from Jan Mirkin (Ian Moore). Today, the young band is already veteran to the Texas touring circuit, having established a route that includes Denton, Waco, San Antonio, Lubbock, Abilene, and Dallas..."
"...Black Pearl, who now have a permanent drummer in Cecilio Ruiz III, are at work on a new album, with hopes of a midsummer release. No title on that one yet... Breedlove, who opened for one of those secret Ian Moore shows last Sunday at the Billy White club, er, I mean Steamboat, contains White's brother Jason as well as Vaughan spawn (Jimmie's son) Tyrone Fullerton..."