Music Feature

The Right Way

Caroline Collier
Newbie Texas Music act Braker Lane is a culmination of musical stops and starts. By CAROLINE COLLIER Country singer-songwriter Matthew Lane grew up in rural Kentucky, where it was all Johnny, Waylon, and Willie all the time. Wh...


Old Young Man

CAROLINE COLLIER
Though only 23, bluesy singer-songwriter Sam Anderson knows whence he came. By CAROLINE COLLIER Bluesy singer-songwriter Sam Anderson was studying visual art at Texas Tech University four years ago when he decided to learn guit...



Post Punk

ANTHONY MARIANI
Local one-man-band and insane performer Alex Atchley goes “pro.” Kind of. By ANTHONY MARIANI On his web site, aae.hotdogstorm.com, the Alex Atchley Experience’s eponymous frontman and lone member writes that h...


Wild and Untamed Thing

JIMMY FOWLER
Young singer-songwriter Jessie Frye draws from odd influences to take The Delve. By JIMMY FOWLER Arlington singer-songwriter Jessie Frye sounds older than her 19 years on The Delve, her recently released debut EP. But the preco...



Big Game

JIMMY FOWLER
After almost a year of buzz, the indie-rock quintet Dove Hunter released its debut album earlier this summer.


Big Game

JIMMY FOWLER
Southern Gothic indie-rockers Dove Hunter have their sights set on the sky. By JIMMY FOWLER After almost a year of buzz, the indie-rock quintet Dove Hunter released its debut album earlier this summer. With its ominous, seducti...



Fortunate Son

JIMMY FOWLER
When he was a child, Lucky Tubb attended live concerts by his great-uncle. Lucky remembers sitting with his grandfather in the audience and, amid the commotion backstage and on the tour bus, watching the players and tech people...


Fortunate Son

JIMMY FOWLER
Honkytonker Lucky Tubb has followed his great-uncle’s legacy from behind bars to in front of them. By JIMMY FOWLER When he was a child, Lucky Tubb attended live concerts by his great-uncle. Lucky remembers sitting with hi...



Nerds and G’s

Hearsay
Just as nerdcore seems to be powering down – seemingly taken over by 8bit music, among other things – now comes the documentary Nerdcore For Life, co-starring former Fort Worth Weekly covergirl MC Router (also known...


New Directions

JIMMY FOWLER
With their new album, the guys in Exit 380 have reached a creative milestone that few groups imagine, especially if those groups started out as cover bands.