Music

Music Awards: ’08, Here We Come

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By 5:30 p.m., the line in front of McDavid Studio looked like a really big mosh pit that had been stretched into a noodle.


Raleigh

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Dallas-based Raleigh’s unique brand of hyper-melodic, shoe-gazer rock has been getting a lot of buzz lately.



2007 Music Awards Winners

Here they are ...
ANTHONY MARIANI
Quarter score and a couple-a years ago, Fort Worth Weekly brought forth on this great town of cow a new major award, conceived in music and dedicated to the proposition that all bands are not created equal.


Black Francis

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Black Francis is an old stage name for Frank Black, an old stage name for Charles Thompson, lead singer of The Pixies. Bluefinger, Black Francis’ debut, could be a kissin’ cousin to the defunct punk legends’ classic Dooli...



Raps from the Yacht Club

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Every once in a while, a great, truly progressive, truly talented local novelty (or semi-novelty) band comes along – and then disappears about as furiously.


Horse The Band

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Without a stitch of melody or commitment to anything resembling rhythm, Horse The Band creates the ultimate pop quiz for your ears.



Jonathan Byrd and Diana Jones

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When the son of a Southern preacher and the orphan daughter of a Southern family get together to record an album, it’s not surprising that it would sound like deep-rooted gospel-country-folk filtered through modern sensibilit...


Robert Gomez

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Current popular music usually veers into either the lighthearted lane or the intense, leaving little room for artists who both rock and groove. Enter: Robert Gomez, Denton’s convincingly, lightheartedly intense maestro.



Small Star

Hillsboro is tiny, but as a location for a museum of Texas music, the town south of Fort Worth may be ideal.
Jeff Prince
Opening an official Texas music museum isn’t easy, particularly the part about getting legislators behind you and trying to stir up incentives and funding from governmental bodies.


The Aardvark: The Fresh-Maker

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A new look for the Aardvark is on the way. The longtime rock-scene staple is undergoing a facelift that owner Danny Weaver expects to be complete by the end of summer.