Category Archives: Forgotten History

Revelators reunion! Celebrating 20 years of “We Told You Not To Cross Us”

  2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the release of We Told You Not to Cross Us, the Revelators first LP on Crypt Records. It was my first ever record by my first band, and is probably the only reason you are aware of … Continue reading

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Strange Country – when country music was hip, Part II

Last time, I was talking about country music, and how people don’t even know that it can be cool anymore. There was a hip underbelly in country music even as it was also marketed as the safe, God-fearing, family loving … Continue reading

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Strange Country – when country music was hip, Part I

So I’m a DJ now. Started a DJ gig at the Aristocrat Lounge: Strange Country. Yeah, yeah, DJing takes lots of talent, but it seems like there are a million soul DJ nights going on in town, and I wanted … Continue reading

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Dead Mall Dues: Schooley’s guide to “modern” acoustic roots records

When I recorded my new record Dead Mall Blues on 12XU with Walter Daniels, (one of the TWO NEW RECORDS I have out right now, the other being my solo LP The Man Who Rode the Mule around the World … Continue reading

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I interview Walter Daniels about working at Sound Exchange, and the Austin punk scene

I’ve been friends with Walter Daniels for years, and before we recorded our new album on 12XU I did an oral history interview with him about working at Sound Exchange, the legendary Austin, Texas record store, for the local historical … Continue reading

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SCHOOLEY’S GREATEST “HITS”

“What’s the point?” Other than starvation, disrespect, and endless reminders of one’s anonymity… – Eugene Chadbourne “You know they give you an award when you sell a million records. A million copies of one album, you understand? Now what about … Continue reading

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Scans from guitar magazines I bought when I was a kid, Vol. 2

In our last installment of this popular literary series, it was February 1990 and I was just learning to play La Grange by ZZ Top, thanks to a copy of the magazine Guitar for the Practicing Musician.  The next magazine … Continue reading

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