Local upstarts Fusion Records bring know-how and a murderer’s row of talent to the forefront of Fort Worth music.
To get where they are now, as the heads of a recently founded full-service indie label, twentysomethings Zaq Bell and Jarrett Vamvakidis have been through a lot of twists and turns, from local music to semi-pro baseball and a f...
Tim Hensley’s debut CD, Long Monday, has been a long time coming and is sure to stand as one of the best country-bluegrass releases of 2008.
Now that dancing days are here again, the good ol’ Eastside speakeasy is opening its doors back up to some BYOB-partying. A little background: The speakeasy is a club of sorts, not far from downtown, where bands of the pa...
For more than one generation of fans, the blues “belonged” to old black men with slurred voices.
When this CD arrived on my desk, I have to admit I wanted to like the music.
A new album and another tour of Europe are on tap for Fort Worth fuzz-rockers Blood Of The Sun.
Imagine, if you will, that all rock music stopped being made after 1975. No new wave, no thrash, no indie, no lo-fi, no ’80s glam, no alternative nation.
A million bands, a million clubs, a million people, one big headache: SXSW, the annual music festival and conference in Austin, took place last weekend, and for the first time in a long time, Fort Worth was scandalously underre...
Influenced almost equally by mystic poets and American rock and psychedelic music, Haale’s full-length debut, No Ceiling, isn’t quite inner-directed “trance” music, but it is akin to that soporific (or, ...
In today’s saturated music market, formula means everything. A flim-flam here or a stop-time there might be the difference between fame and obscurity. Most listeners, whether they’re aware of it or not, judge pop mu...
Fort Worth singer-songwriter Collin Herring’s Past Life Crashing has been a long train running and a long time coming.
For a few months a couple of years ago, Collin Herring’s home court was the Aardvark, a popular rock bar by the campus of Texas Christian University.