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.
Paul McCartney Memory Almost Full (Mercury) On a first, casual listen, Paul McCartney’s new Memory Almost Full seems rather ordinary.
If you were a member of a gay gym circa 1998, it’s unclear which one of two hits — seemingly played on a continuous loop — made you want to beat yourself over the head with the dumbbells more: Cher’s “Believe” or ne...
Maynard Ferguson’s career spanned nearly six decades, from the late 1940s until his death last year, during which he had star turns as a virtuoso trumpet player, bandleader, arranger, producer, instrument designer, and music ...
Taking it seriously but easy, gypsy chanteuse Sierra wrestles with herself and her guitar.
The 22-year-old singer-songwriter who prefers to be known only as Sierra (or, better yet, Sierra Lives on the Moon) feels very old.
The bloozy garage-rock duo known as The Black Keys — singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney — are town-proud: specifically, of their hometown of Akron, Ohio, where they’ve known each other since grade sc...
During the first notes of “Dance of the Manatee,” the opening track on Fair to Midland’s new disc, Fables from a Mayfly: What I Tell You Three Times is True, the Texas band states its clear intent: to be extremely, umm, i...
I’m worried. There’s this book out now by famed socio-economist Francis Fukuyama that confirms everything I’ve feared about hipster retro-culture.
Thanks to a solid work ethic and catchy tunes, Green River Ordinance creeps, one mile at a time, ever closer toward rock stardom.
The five members of the Fort’s hyper-melodic and grooving Green River Ordinance are all in their early 20s, and three of them dropped out of college (at TCU, UTA, and TCC) last year.
Ex-Limp Bizkiteer Wes Borland still is trying to outrun his rock-rap past, and with his new outfit, Black Light Burns, he manages to distance himself a little.