Music Feature

Long, Race

KEN SHIMAMOTO
On a Saturday night in late September, a small, genteel (and gentile), NPR-ish crowd drifted into the Jefferson Freedom Café, a meeting room in the Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church, tucked into an unassuming neighborhoo...


Long, Race

Ken Shimamoto
Dallas muso Josh Alan Friedman shops a book he started writing 34 years ago – to no avail. So far. By KEN SHIMAMOTO On a Saturday night in late September, a small, genteel (and gentile), NPR-ish crowd drifted into the Jef...



The Rockyards?

ERIC GRIFFEY
To most folks, the Stockyards means just both kinds of music: Country. And Western. Inside the few storefronts that don’t offer cowboy-themed knick-knacks, cowboy-friendly food (steaks, barbecue, steaks, Tex-Mex), or cowb...


The Rockyards?

ERIC GRIFFEY
  To most folks, the Stockyards means just both kinds of music: Country. And Western.Inside the few storefronts that don’t offer cowboy-themed knick-knacks, cowboy-friendly food (steaks, barbecue, steaks, Tex-Mex), or co...



Everything Else Later

ANTHONY MARIANI
Maybe it’s not a ringing endorsement in the steely eyes of blues enthusiasts, but bluesman James “Gut-tar” Hinkle’s new album, Some Day, has crossover appeal. For non-blues lovers, people whose idea of b...


Everything Else Later

ANTHONY MARIANI
Blues ax-man James Hinkle stretches out Some Day. By ANTHONY MARIANI Maybe it’s not a ringing endorsement in the steely eyes of blues enthusiasts, but bluesman James “Gut-tar” Hinkle’s new album, Some Da...



High on Pyre

JIMMY FOWLER
Easy categorizations are hard to find when talking about Fort Worth’s down-tempo punk quintet Four Days to Burn. They excel at fast, skull-rattling sonic assaults, but their trademark sound is a deliberately drawn-out, rh...


High on Pyre

JIMMY FOWLER
Any preconceived notion of doom-metal takes Four Days to Burn. By JIMMY FOWLER Easy categorizations are hard to find when talking about Fort Worth’s down-tempo punk quintet Four Days to Burn. They excel at fast, skull-rat...



Fledgling No More

JIMMY FOWLER
Self-taught Bjork-esque singer-songwriter Kristina Morland reluctantly embraces change. By JIMMY FOWLER Singer-songwriter Kristina Morland remembers the first guitar her mother bought her. She was 15 years old and living in Den...


From Darkness to Morning

CAROLINE COLLIER
Carey Wolff lives the only way he knows how: as a depressive Americana singer-songwriter. By CAROLINE COLLIER Carey Wolff was a mite surprised to learn he had won the readers’ choice for Local Rock Star in the Weekly̵...