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Future Clouds and Radar

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Have you ever gone out on a first date with someone, hit it off immediately, enjoyed unexpected hours of heartfelt conversation and some sizzling slap-and-tickle — and then discovered the next time you hooked up that the poss...


Sound Waves

Dan Hunter, a.k.a. PlayRadioPlay, has done what it takes to put his brand of electro-straightedge in front of a national audience.
CAROLINE COLLIER
Some guys have all the luck.



Get Well

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


Headbangers

Hearsay
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.


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.


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.



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...


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...