Love yourself, be yourself, get high.

There is something deeply powerful about self affirmation; it’s tangible and nourishing, fills you in ways that comments and compliments from the outside simply can’t. M3cca, undoubtedly one of the most thoughtful musical artists MUD has connected with, is well aware of this power and taps into it directly for her lead single “A’TWINKLIN”. “No […]

“I’ve come to learn that I’m writing for myself. I’m writing poems that a young me, or high school, or whatever past Ariana needed to hear. I write the things I need to hear.”

“Time doesn’t exist. Fear is just an illusion.”

Travis Scott brought the second edition of Astroworld (the Scoremore powered music festival named after the late amusement park) to his hometown of Houston, Texas on November 9. Over 60,000 people filled NRG Park throughout the course of one music and activity filled-day of stars and surprises. Peep our frames from the action here.

Mala Luna returned to San Antonio, Texas on Halloween weekend for its fourth edition, where fans donned spooky fits and Euphoria-inspired jewels to experience one of the fest’s best lineups to date. Our team captured some of the music magic that transpired over the weekend, peep the frames below.

We sat down with Jade Fusco to discuss Art Sex Magic, a hilarious and relatable musical production which showed at the Museum of Human Achievement in Austin earlier this fall. We talk about the personal story behind the production, work as a freelance artist, social media, intimacy, her moves from LA to NYC to Austin, and finding community. 

There’s room for a breeze to run through the early afternoon crowd on the second day of Mala Luna. The crowd is sizeable but spaced out, fans taking advantage of the breathing room. Xavier Omär joins the stage with his band in a fiesta-colored San Antonio Spurs jacket in full respect of the city that […]

THANK YOU NYC. Peep some loosies from our NYC function for the ages. Tattoos, drinks, Texas DJ’s and an all around reunion, this night was one for the books.

“Shout to anybody who listens to the music. It’s crazy to me because honestly, I had like little-to-no self-confidence before music and I feel like If I can do this through people supporting me then everyone can do what they want to do.”

“I grew up with songs that were very long and filled with multiple parts. It never felt disorganized, but there were very specific “acts” that transpired over the span of sometimes fifteen minutes. I learned how to sit in songs and not be ready for them to end in three to four minutes. I like to steep in songs like tea.”

  It’s 2019. By now, if you haven’t heard of Texas rap collective PNTHN, you kind of missed the breakout year, but here’s a quick recap: PNTHN (as in “palace of the gods”) is 8 man pack of rappers and producers from San Marcos, Texas. They dropped two projects last year: A backseat rattling EP, […]

Everything’s bigger in Texas, including the sky. On a drive home from work, a sunset as big and wide as Austin musician Malik’s imagination unfolded in front of him. Inspired and awed by the colors painted in the Texas sky, he creates songs dedicated to the different hues that come out at golden hour. Colors […]

Hailing from ATL, Yung Baby Tate caught our attention at SXSW with her fresh vocals and long rainbow tresses. We caught up with her before SESSION TWO and she let us in on her style inspiration, ROY G BIV 2, and the colors of the South. A real-life baby doll, Tate is taking Atlanta by […]

MID SUMMER SESSION was a showcase and gathering in partnership with Black Dot Studios, home of designers and community organizers PrayxPlot and TryAnotherAngle. Featuring performances by local artists Clee and Jeremy Kingg, sounds by our own MUDPIT and guest DJ J Allen, and local-sourced art in Black Dot Studios’ “Destroy White Supremacy Gallery”, MID SUMMER […]

The city of San Antonio hosted a hell of a weekend with the second annual Mala Luna music festival. The sophomore showing took the young festival to its new home at the Nelson Wolff Stadium in the city’s West side, where festival goers were treated to a second stage offering back-to-back performances without overlap for […]

Evident by his empowering debut album Electric Revival: Rise of an Outkast Nation, Dallas native Zach Witness is leading a revolution. This didn’t happen overnight, as music has been core to his being for as long as he can remember. From drumming at eight years old to DJing on Dallas’ notorious hip-hop radio station 97.9 […]

For over a decade, Dallas’ Will Rhoten aka DJ Sober has played a major role in shaping the city’s music scene. The DJ, producer and illustrator is disrupting Dallas culture in the best way, weaving hip-hop and deep Dallas rap to R&B and house into a sure fire dance party wherever he goes – ultimately […]

Atlanta native Andrew Litten is a 23-year old filmmaker whose collaborators and experiences are as impressive as the films he creates. From music videos and tour footage, to more extensive documentaries like his newly released Atlanta from the Ashes, Litten’s portfolio is vast and ever-evolving. We sat down with him in Atlanta’s colorful Fourth Ward […]

My great-grandmother on my father’s side was the daughter of a sharecropper in West Texas, and my own grandmother picked all kinds of crops across South Texas. This idea that both sets of my ancestors worked this land, toiled on this land, died on this land for me is terrifying, but I also know that I have a responsibility to them.

The Outfit, TX, is a rap group from Dallas consisting of members Mel, Jayhawk, and Dorian. The trio linked up while attending the University of Houston, and have released several critically acclaimed projects such as Starships & Rockets: Cooly Fooly Space Age Funk (2012) and Deep Ellum (2015). Bringing their vibed-out trap and a Dallas aesthetic to […]

First things first. How do you properly pronounce your name? M: Mélat. The month, and a lot.   That’s easy. What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever been called? M: I was called Maalox for six months. Like the laxative. That was pretty bad.   What kind of kid were you in middle school? What clique […]

Feature //  JENARO GOODE Jenaro Goode doesn’t talk much. When he does, you’re likely to hear him drop a few gems about taste, colors and insight on how to stream Dragonball Z in 2014. We found the young artist at his grandmother’s house moseying through the halls in Ksubi pants, Airmax 95’s and a customized […]