Miles Davis was in his mid-forties when he completed his transition from traditionalist to improvisational jazz-funk maestro, and most of his in-between work is captured on Complete On the Corner Sessions, a six-and-a-half-hour...
Listening to the Red Stick Ramblers’ new album, Made In the Shade, you may get the feeling you’re at a shade-tree party in their native Southern Louisiana, which is no accident.
Anyone who’s seen The Juke Jumpers knows the wild, sweaty nights this band can invoke.
He’s been through a lot, but local rapper Smoothvega has a ways to go.
Smoothvega, back-to-back winner of best rap/R&B artist in our annual Music Awards (2006, 2007), wants to make one thing abundantly clear: He is by no means a “gangster rapper.”
In January, legendary contemporary bluesman, singer-songwriter, and hometown hero Stephen Bruton had no idea he had cancer until his wife shined a flashlight down his throat — she had been checking her own pipes in an attempt...
Fort Worth’s Black Ace is still The Boss Card in Your Hand — and yours and yours and yours ...
A bout this time of year in 1960, a young, blond California high-school teacher named Chris Strachwitz got off a bus in Fort Worth’s historic Stop Six neighborhood and approached a group of dice players on a busy street corner.
Everyone our age (under 40) has to have a soft spot for Spaghetti Westerns.
porterdavis started as a duo featuring songwriter Daniel Barrett on guitar and lead vocals and Mike Meadows on African-influenced percussion, offering an eclectic mixture of styles.
One-Eyed Doll is not just another Texas-based power-rock duo that sounds much bigger than its headcount.
Songs from the Sod, the second album from Fort Worth’s PrinceRodriguez, is a mostly enjoyable country-blues-rock romp with a bit of gypsy outlaw in its blood.