Music Feature

Tower-ing

CAROLINE COLLIER
Meander named its new debut album, The Tower, after the tarot card indicating radical change, chaos, and an upheaval in the status quo. Progressive to the core, The Tower twists and astonishes throughout, capturing both existen...


New Avenue

CAROLINE COLLIER
When Luke Wade sits down to write a song, he often starts with nothing more than a melody. A cappella, he can concentrate on a simple vision, a concise emotion. The music comes later.



Right Directions

CAROLINE COLLIER
Kurt South is a regular guy who happens to know how to play the guitar and sing. Rather than craft mysterious epics, South plays the way he lives: simply and clearly. His country-blended, acoustically focused compositions follo...


Nü-Disco

JIMMY FOWLER
Just how inventive is dance music supposed to get? This is the question that challenges and inspires the Fort Worth trio known as Shuttle. The interlinked genres of house, techno, electronica, funk, and fusion are the playgroun...



Ride Like the Wind

COLE WILLIAMS
Keyboardist Ronn Cobb is a Fort Worth native, a tall, thin man with the strong, wiry musculature that comes from years of hard living. He has a genial attitude, a dose of weariness, and a persistent desire to play.


Humble Heart

CAROLINE COLLIER
Israel Gonzales doesn’t mind traveling under the radar. He isn’t the type of singer-songwriter who needs attention. In fact, he isn’t even the type who asks for money. He may be a Christian and he may have a m...



Gypsy Soul

JIMMY FOWLER
The four songs on FleshPop, the debut EP from the troubadour-roots trio My Wooden Leg, are uncommonly assured, guitar-charged mini-canvases full of enigmatic characters, shifty motives, and desperate situations. “Times...


Feeling Funky

CAROLINE COLLIER
Get Well spent most of last year breaking up and getting back together again. After scraping by for several years to record Soon …, the quintet’s futuristically funky debut EP that came out in 2007, Get Well ran int...



And the Winners Are …

ANTHONY MARIANI
On Sunday at the Longhorn Saloon in the Stockyards, we announced the winners of our 12th Annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards in a ceremony modeled after the Grammys: We announced a couple of winners, who got up on stage, acce...


Heaven Sent

CAROLINE COLLIER
Being assertive and open-hearted is a challenge to any singer-songwriter who wants to write about his — or especially her — life. (Rock is and probably will always be mostly a boy’s game.) Deaf Angel frontwoma...