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Spurring Hipsterdom

Lola’s may be the mid-sized indie venue Fort Worth has been praying for.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Before Brian Forella bought it last year, 6th Street Live (formerly 6th Street Bar & Grill) was a warm but glorified hole-in-the-wall with a patio, hosting shows by local and touring bluesmen and classic-rock cover bands.


New CDs For My Men!

Hearsay
Two new albums from two sweet local bands are on the way, and both have been a long time coming. One of the groups, Goodwin, has been relatively quiet, while the other, Darth Vato, has been playing a lot of gigs – as usual.



Silverchair

The Show
The summer of 1993 was a pivotal time in pop music.


Jeremy McComb

Listen Up
Jeremy McComb’s My Side of Town is a mix of what passes for traditional country today.



Triversityle

Listen Up
Triversityle promotes its good intentions by giving its 17-minutes-long debut, The Nu Facez of Hip-Hop, a G-rating.


Middle Ages

With a band name inspired by medieval art, the thirty-pushing-fortysomethings of Fate Lions swear by their pop leanings.
JIMMY FOWLER
Jason Manriquez, the singer-songwriter and guitarist for the eminently hummable pop-rock outfit Fate Lions, spent a fair amount of time deciding on a name for the group he co-founded late last year with lead guitarist and backg...



Sebastian Bach

Listen Up
Surviving hair-metal musicians seem to fall into three different categories.


Progressions

Jazz and smart rock are more closely aligned than normally thought, according to Denton quintet oso closo’s tuneage.
Jimmy Fowler
When Adrian Hulet, the singer, pianist, and songwriter for the arty soul outfit oso closo, moved from Grapevine to Denton in 2001 to attend the University of North Texas, he thought he had exorcised his live-band demons forever...



Rusty Wier

The Show
Texas Music singer-songwriter Rusty Wier was supposed to play a show this Saturday at Cowtown Sports Bar & Grill — his second there and about his millionth in Fort Worth — but had to beg off.


Black Tie Rising

Hearsay
Black Tie Dynasty’s Cory Watson is happy with his band’s debut, 2006′s Movements. As he should: It’s been short-listed for five Grammy nods, including pop song (“I Like U”) and album of the y...