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The Border Blasters are on Spotify

The Border Blasters have had a few shows in the last few months but we haven’t been gigging regularly. Our music is on Spotify, though, so we hope you’ll add us to your playlists and share our music with your … More

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Wish I was in Memphis

Memphis. I love it and I hate it,” said our driver as he took us into a part of town tourists never see. Three years ago at Folk Alliance we signed up for the outreach program to play a set … More

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RIP Esteban Jordan

Esteban Jordan passed away last week from liver cancer.  There was nobody like him.  I first heard Steve Jordan on Horizontes on KUT back in the early 1980s.  They played “El Kranke” – a long repetitious tune that likely had … More

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How do you like to be contacted?

How do YOU like to be updated and contacted?  They say to contact your fans and biz people in the same way you yourself like to be contacted, but everyone is different. Personally I don’t mind a semi-regular email in … More

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Be aware of the free beta service

Often start-up companies in the tech industry will roll out services labeled as “beta” for potential users (future customers) to try, give feedback, troubleshoot and generally refine prior to full deployment, whether that service in its non-beta form is still … More

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Aural Magic

t was one of those magical moments that leaves you awestruck over the magnitude and simplicity of life here on earth, in the wilds of West Texas. I was taking the dogs out for their nightly pee before turning in. … More

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Radio station promo spots

If you are a radio programmer, station manager, DJ, whatever, and would like the Border Blasters to do a radio promo spot for your station or show just drop us a line via email and let us know what you … More

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Home

Cities are easy.  Easy to get what you need – food, hardware, movies, whatever.  Not so easy to get around in though.  But it’s comfortable.  We stay in a nice house in a nice quiet neighborhood.  There are great people … More

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Animals

It’s one of those overly beautiful nights here in the Davis Mountains.  Cool breezes blowing around, in the screen door on the bedroom balcony (why did I wait so many years before putting one on?!), ringing the big wind chimes … More

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Keith Carper RIP

In Austin for SWRFA.  At Threadgill’s this evening for the kick-off gathering.  George Ensle told me that Keith Carper passed away last night. Multiple health problems I gathered.  Man, another one gone.  Keith was the bassist on our CD “Blast … More

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