Music

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...


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.



Charles Mingus

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


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.



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.



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...


It’s Time to Party

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Several years ago, a solo singer-songwriter with long, greasy hair, a five o’clock shadow – and a body frame that otherwise would have qualified as skinny if not for the presence of a baby beer gut – made a hu...



Various Artists

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Taking its name from revolutionary rebels in Nicaragua, Sandinista!, The Clash’s groundbreaking album from 1980, is “an exciting, sprawling mess,” according to writer Jimmy Guterman, who put together The Sandinista! Proje...


It’s Time to Party

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Several years ago, a solo singer-songwriter with long, greasy hair, a five o’clock shadow — and a body frame that otherwise would have qualified as skinny if not for the presence of a baby beer gut — made a huge national ...