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World-class Fort Worth/Dallas indie-rock quintet Calhoun opens for beloved Denton folkies Seryn on Sat, May 19 at Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge.

Ogle South Side

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Part of my generous, loving, cool alter-ego Anthony Mariani’s recent cover story (“Fort Rock,” May 9) was occupied by chatter –– verging on Pollyannish  –– about the Near South Side, specifically of the forthcomi...


Ah, the good ol' crazy days.

Save the Cool Clubs

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If you haven’t done so already, check out this week’s cover story by my evil alter-ego, associate editor Anthony Mariani, about the Fort Worth music scene. That handsome devil writes about the discrepancy between the vast n...



Quaker City Night Hawks are putting out an album soon and a live record even sooner.

Quaker City Live

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I’ve been chatting with a lot of local musicians recently, because I am boundlessly fascinated by people who (unlike me) have talent and fun-ass jobs. When the discussion inevitably turns to “Which local bands make your pan...


The Fungi Girls jam out at Doc's. Courtesy Doc's Facebook.

Doc’s Orders: Fungi Girls

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So National Record Store Day is another one of those non-holiday holidays created by The Illuminati to inspire rampant commercialism. BFD. There are a lot worse things to dedicate a day to. (Jelly beans?!) And as pretty much th...



RR

Rotten Roots: The Fort Work Sound

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A potentially noteworthy debut will happen on Friday, Apr. 27, at The Grotto (517 University Dr., 817-882-9331), when Rotten Roots will open for Dallas’ Southern-fried Roomsounds and Fort Worthian alt-country rockers Badcreek...


Doom Ghost/War Party's split album is available digitally and via cassette tape.

For Phuss Sake

Fort Worth Weekly
When The Phuss frontman Joshua Fleming says his trio is a “North Texas” band as opposed to a merely Fort Worth one, he means no disrespect. He’s merely telling the truth. A Keller native, the 23-year-old guitarist/singer/...



Jordan Richardson is Son of Stan.

SOS, Mace, Pinkish Black

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 One of the coolest batch of tunes to come out of Fort Worth in the past couple of weeks is from … Los Angeles? Fort Worth native Jordan Richardson decamped for L.A. years ago to pursue rock stardom –– and everything, we...


Complete

SXFW

Headed to Austin this week? See some Fort Worth music. Or else.
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Since the late 1990s, when I first started attending South by Southwest, I’ve complained so much about the annual music festival and conference that you’d think I was talking about some family reunion I’d been forced to g...



SXSWith D-Snacks, Big Cliff

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As recently as a couple of weeks ago, the annual SXSW music festival and conference was looking pretty bad for Fort Worth artists. South-by booking agents asked for my input on only three names: Complete, Mind Spiders, and Huds...


Completely SXSW

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I take back mostly everything I’ve ever said about Complete, the heavy metal Fort Worth band that will be playing the upcoming annual SXSW music festival and conference for the fourth consecutive year, joining the synth-rocki...