Matt Hubbard, "Nobody’s Fault But Mine."
Hubbard, a keyboardist whose trio plays most Wednesdays at South Congress nightclub C-Boy’s, recorded most of these songs
in his home studio for a lovely purpose. "My dad was sick in the hospital earlier this year and asked me to record some songs
that I play at my hometown church in Michigan," Hubbard explains. Bassist Brad Houser (with whom Hubbard plays occasionally
Edie Brickell & New Bohemians) and ace Austin drummer Chris Searles accompany him on seven public-domain tunes, with additional contributions from guitarists
Adam Ahrens and Josh Perdue. It’s as charming and unassuming a record as its motive might suggest; there’s no pretense here,
as Hubbard’s understated vocal delivery and relatively minimal arrangements let the songs shine. At the end is a ringer of
a bonus track: "Lift Me Up," a Hubbard original that fits well within the record’s theme, was recorded in 2003 at Willie Nelson’s
studio in Spicewood and features a chorus of backing vocalists that includes Willie himself.
Playing every Wednesday in October at C-Boy’s. Here’s the title track:


Cory Williams, "What’s the Going Rate" EP. The follow-up to Williams’ 2015 sophomore album "Lean Against The Moon" features four well-produced songs that display his
talent for emotionally charged folk-rock songcraft.
Release show Oct. 28 at Saxon Pub. Here’s a live version of the opening track, "Lover":



NOV. 1:
Brian Pounds, "Southern Writer," release show Nov. 16 at Cactus Cafe.
NOV. 3:
Drew Kennedy, "At Home in the Big Lonesome," playing Dec. 12 at Gruene Hall.
NOV. 9:
Poly Action, "Baby’s First Rock N’ Roll," release show Nov. 9 at Hotel Vegas.
NOV. 17:
Reveleros, self-titled, release show Nov. 17 at Good Shepherd on the Hill.
NOV. 18:
Texas K.G.B., "Welcome Home," release show Nov. 18 at Mohawk indoor.
NOV. 22:
Strahan & the Good Neighbors, "Twilight Drifter," release show Nov. 22 at ABGB.
NOV. 24:
Sour Notes, "Darkest Sour," release show Nov. 24 at Hotel Vegas.

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