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Ruckus Raisers: Texas Music Top 10 Of 2012

Dec 31, 2012

David Okamoto takes his  annual year-end look at the best music stemming from Texas, and once again, it's a mixed bag.

With the annual South By Southwest Festival, Austin’s seen by many as the state’s musical focal point. Commentator David Okamoto remembers when that attention focused farther north. 

Austin’s club scene and the South by Southwest festival has helped make the city a focal point of music and social media. But commentator David Okamoto remembers an album from a Fort Worth singer that proved to be a sign of things to come. 

As usual, we close out the year with David Okamoto and his top ten choices for the best of music from Texas artists.  This wasn't the year for veteran performers.