Quite often, musicians from the Lone Star State have been known for favoring an earthy, rootsy, down-home, meat-and-potatoes sort of approach. That has been true in everything from honky tonk (Waylon Jennings) to instrumental jazz (the Crusaders, David "Fathead" Newman, James Clay) to blues (Lightnin' Hopkins, Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Albert Collins) to Mexican norteƱo (los Tigres del Norte). Even Texas' gangsta rap groups (such as the Geto Boys and UGK) could be described as part of that tough, gritty Texas tradition. But Mission Giant is one Lone Star group that defies Texas stereotypes and will never be called roots music; their specialty is a quirky, eccentric, bizarre, high-tech combination of synth-pop and electronic experimentalism. Some of their material adheres to a conventional song structure and has a standard verse/chorus ...
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Golden Triangle 2007 Golden Triangle
 
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I Scream Social 2001 I Scream Social
 
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