Tag Archives: Music

Dispatches from SXSW in Austin

Techies, musicians, film geeks, starry-eyed start-ups and major corporations have descended on the state capital for ten days of networking, creative exchange and, admittedly, a lot of free drinks. It’s South by Southwest (SXSW) time again in Austin. Since it’s not exactly a hop and … Continue reading

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Making Cigar Box Guitars with Matt Isbell

Tall City Bluesfest marked its fourth year in Midland in late July.  One of the reasons for its longevity are the workshops it offers.  For KXWT News, Lana Straub visited with some young aficionados of the blues.

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U.S. Ivory Ban Spawns Dilemma For Music Industry

In June the United States will begin enforcing a ban on ivory from the tusks of African and Asian elephants. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service calls what’s happening right now to elephants “an unprecedented slaughter.” But the ban has forced many professional … Continue reading

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