209 episodes

New Slang is an interview-based podcast hosted by music journalist Thomas Mooney. It's mostly hour-long conversations with singer-songwriters, musicians, and bands within the Americana, country, folk, and rock realms. We discuss influences, albums, songwriting, and all things within that artist's life. Thomas Mooney has been published in the likes of Texas Monthly, Rolling Stone Country, & more.

New Slang Thomas Mooney

    • Music
    • 4.9 • 100 Ratings

New Slang is an interview-based podcast hosted by music journalist Thomas Mooney. It's mostly hour-long conversations with singer-songwriters, musicians, and bands within the Americana, country, folk, and rock realms. We discuss influences, albums, songwriting, and all things within that artist's life. Thomas Mooney has been published in the likes of Texas Monthly, Rolling Stone Country, & more.

    210: Cleto Cordero of Flatland Cavalry

    210: Cleto Cordero of Flatland Cavalry

    New Slang returns with Episode 210, where I'm joined by singer-songwriter Cleto Cordero of Flatland Cavalry. During this conversation, we talk about Flatland's latest EP, Songs To Keep You Warm, working with the great Bruce Robison on projects, finding your true self in songwriting, Far West Texas inspirations, the new Panhandlers EP, West Texas Is The Best Texas, and Flatland's sonic journey over the past few short years.

    New Slang Twitter
    New Slang Instagram
    New Slang Facebook
    New Slang Merch Store (Use the Promo Code "DAMAGED GOODS" for 25% off)
    Support the show

    • 1 hr 18 min
    209: Thomas Csorba

    209: Thomas Csorba

    On Episode 209, I'm joined by singer-songwriter Thomas Csorba. During this conversation, we talk about growing up in Houston, discovering Texas songwriters, recording with Beau Bedford & The Texas Gentlemen, writing during the Pandemic, how songwriting has evolved and changed over the past few years, Randy Newman songs, and what he has planned going forward in 2022. 

    This episode's presenting partner is Desert Door Texas Sotol, The Blue Light Live, and Charlie Stout Photography.

    New Slang Patreon
    New Slang Twitter
    New Slang Instagram
    New Slang Facebook
    New Slang Merch Store
    The Neon Eon Podcast
    The Neon Eon Merch Store
    Support the show

    • 59 min
    208: Grady Spencer

    208: Grady Spencer

    On Episode 208, I'm joined by singer-songwriter Grady Spencer, who in January released Wait, his fourth full-length with his band Grady Spencer & The Work and sixth overall. During this interview, we talk about writing Wait, the sonic palette that was influenced by the mood and feel of the past few years, the significance of songs like "Therapy's Good," touring the country, growing up in West Texas, why Matchbox Twenty still holds up, and putting his own spin on '90s Country.

    This episode's presenting partner is Desert Door Texas Sotol, The Blue Light Live, and Charlie Stout Photography.

    New Slang Patreon
    New Slang Twitter
    New Slang Instagram
    New Slang Facebook
    New Slang Merch Store
    The Neon Eon Podcast
    The Neon Eon Merch Store
    Support the show

    • 1 hr 1 min
    207: William Beckmann

    207: William Beckmann

    On Episode 207, I'm joined by singer-songwriter William Beckmann. During this conversation, we talk about his Del Rio roots, border radio influences, splitting time between Texas and Tennessee, finding his voice as a writer, navigating co-writes with songwriting heroes, sage advice from Radney Foster, and what new music he has on the horizon.

    This episode's presenting partner is Desert Door Texas Sotol, The Blue Light Live, and Charlie Stout Photography.

    New Slang Patreon
    New Slang Twitter
    New Slang Instagram
    New Slang Facebook
    New Slang Merch Store
    The Neon Eon Podcast
    The Neon Eon Merch Store
    Support the show

    • 1 hr 3 min
    206: Kolton Moore

    206: Kolton Moore

    On Episode 206, I'm joined by singer-songwriter Kolton Moore. During this one, we talk about his hiatus, coming back to songwriting, being a reenergized artist with a cult-like following, working with the likes of Ace Crayton of Thieving Birds, and what he has on the horizon in 2022.

    This episode's presenting partner is Desert Door Texas Sotol and The Blue Light Live.

    New Slang Twitter
    New Slang Instagram
    New Slang Facebook
    New Slang Merch Store
    The Neon Eon Podcast
    The Neon Eon Merch Store


    Support the show

    • 37 min
    205: Caleb Lee Hutchinson

    205: Caleb Lee Hutchinson

    On Episode 205, I'm joined by rising country singer-songwriter Caleb Lee Hutchinson. Back in September, Hutchinson released the wonderful EP Slot Machine Syndrome. During this episode, we talk about writing and recording the songs of Slot Machine, working with the likes of Brent Cobb (who produced the effort), navigating Nashville songwriting rooms, falling in love with narrative country music, and how he's found himself carving a spot in Texas playing shows with folks like Vincent Neil Emerson.

     This episode's presenting partner is Desert Door Texas Sotol and The Blue Light Live.

    New Slang Twitter
    New Slang Instagram
    New Slang Facebook
    New Slang Merch Store
    The Neon Eon Podcast
    The Neon Eon Merch Store

    Order The Lubbock Way, the debut book by Thomas Mooney, here.
    Support the show

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
100 Ratings

100 Ratings

Chris Alderete ,

Way to go.

I looked up to Thomas a lot in college. Glad to see he is doing well. I hope you enjoy creating this content as much as I enjoy listening.

ToddxOlsen ,

Good work man

This is great stuff. Enjoy it. Keep em coming.

Jhenson88dhag ,

Love it

As a Lubbock guy, I love how we have Thomas representing the town as well as the Blue Light. He gets great interviews and always asks the right questions. I would also like to request my man Vincent Neal Emerson. -jackhenson12

Top Podcasts In Music

The Joe Budden Network
Barstool Sports
The Black Effect and iHeartPodcasts
Angie Martinez
No Jumper
The Ringer

You Might Also Like

Theo Von
YMH Studios
Bradley Martyn
Bert Kreischer
Steve-O
Barstool Sports