Ryan Scroggins and The Trenchtown Texans

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Listen, elitist music bloggers, we get it.

Wave the Flag

I do not harbor a reckless desire to build a wall around Tarrant County to keep out interloping performance artists, and I will not pretend to know the machinations behind an Austin band’s appearance last week at a party ...

Di Meliora Ferant

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Note to all young musicians who aspire to be contemporary prog-metal giants: It took Tool 10 years to become Tool.

The High Life

The Lifters rise up.
Singer-songwriter Peter Black had almost had it with music, especially with flaky backing musicians.

Red Monroe

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Red Monroe’s sound has evolved quickly over the last few years.


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Arlington rapper T-Wrex brings social consciousness to his gritty, modern hip-hop on his debut album, My Life on Paper.

Son Seals

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A Journey Through the Blues: The Son Seals Story celebrates the semi-acclaimed, wholly distinctive singer-songwriter and ax-man the way he lived: straight-ahead and raw.

Ramblin’ Men

A local trad-country band is a history lesson told in plinks, plunks, and a whole lotta heart.
Jimmy Fowler
A couple of years ago, Tyler Rougeux had a transformative experience.

Ian Moore

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With his solid leads, overall bluesy feel, and the ability to wring sincerity from every note, guitarist and singer-songwriter Ian Moore ain’t your dad’s Ian Moore.

Blues Now, Blues Later

OK, I admit. I’m not the biggest blues fan. Not because the sound is offensive – it isn’t, in general, though there are only so many times a body can be force-fed another one of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s hits...