Music

Get Well

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Get Well evolved from local wallflowers to thirsty piranhas almost overnight.


Blues, on Main or in the House

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This much about the Main Street Blues Room is true. It is located on Main Street, in historic Grapevine.



Hogpig

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It wasn’t all that long ago when the guys in Hogpig were splitting time between two stellar North Texas bands: Little Grizzly, cut from nearly the same cloth as better-known neighbors Centro-matic, and the brilliantly silly B...


Relatively Heavy

With a stunning debut album under their belt, the two brothers and a friend who make up Jefferson Colby are Inadaze.
CAROLINE COLLIER
Danny Mabe grew up the youngest of three brothers in a highly musically talented family.



Charles Mingus

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Legacy churns out many reissues from Columbia, RCA, and smaller, “swallowed-up” labels.


Ghostcar

Too Strong/The Art of Transition (Self-released)
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With no identifiable tracks — or limitations — North Texas improvisationalists Ghostcar’s Too Strong/The Art of Transition is a paradox in polycarbonate.



Larry Joe Taylor

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The guy who coined “coastal-and-western” has learned a thing through the years.


Headbangers

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A news story published last week in the Star-Telegram strongly suggested that the Ridglea Theater would be closing or auctioned off due to the owners of the building’s inability to pay their taxes.



The Von Ehrics

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If you listen to any Dropkick Murphys album, you get a sense that Boston, their hometown, is largely made up of blue-collar punks who are as enamored with their union cards as they are of Guinness pints. There are plenty of Yan...


Everyday People

The sometimes soulful, sometimes funky, sometimes folky rhythms of life Rise and Fall throughout Keite Young’s stellar new album.
Jimmy Fowler
Singer-songwriter-multi-instrumentalist Keite Young doesn’t waste a lot of time thinking about labels.