Shinyribs: Gulf Coast Museum

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Shinyribs: Gulf Coast Museum

Posted by on Apr 26, 2013

Kevin Russell has lived within 200 miles of the Gulf Coast for most of his life. He grew up in Beaumont, got his start as a young musician in Louisiana biker bars, and has since become a mainstay on the Austin music scene as the frontman for The Gourds. Five years ago, feeling restless, he launched a side project called Shinyribs.

Producer Delaney Hall spoke with Shinyribs about his most recent album and how the Gulf Coast inspires his songwriting.