Music Feature

Gray Areas

JIMMY FOWLER
Somewhere between shoegazy pop and pop-prog lies the family affair, Matthew and the Arrogant Sea. By JIMMY FOwlER If Family, Family, Family Meets the Magic Christian sounds like the title of a concept album, that’s becaus...


Fort Worth’s Sound

CAROLINE COLLIER
Bart Rose isn’t your typical young music producer. He isn’t rail thin, the only time you’ll find him out on the scene is when he’s scoping a potential new project, and his name isn’t the first one ...



Fort Worth’s Sound

CAROLINE COLLIER
Local producer Bart Rose’s getting comfortable in his new – posh – environs. By CAROLINE COLLIER Bart Rose isn’t your typical young music producer. He isn’t rail thin, the only time you’ll fi...


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...