Music

Keite Young

The Show
Got to thinking about Michael (Jackson, not Jordan) the other day after learning that he’s back in the States for the first time since his child molestation trial a year ago.


Mr. Jones

ANTHONY MARIANI
Two years ago, an obscure rapper from Houston made his national debut with a decent album of boasting, toasting, and balling that probably would have gone unremarked if not for one thing: On pretty much every track, he raps his...



Stella! (Rose)

Hearsay
Now that the annual Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo is winding down (thank God), we can get back to the business of rocking out. I mean, seriously: I understand that the type of people who typically cruise the midway at the Wil...


Daymond Callahan

Listen Up
Apparently more determined to explore than to hew to genre, Daymond Callahan’s Music Society is focused on inspired, professional orchestration.



Song of the City

James Hinkle colors Cowtown red, hot, and blue on his new album.
ANTHONY MARIANI
The Fort Worth of bluesman James Hinkle’s music is not pretty, but is it supposed to be?


Combichrist

Listen Up
Hell-ektro group Combichrist has long been a favorite of the fetish community.



Around the Local Horn

Hearsay
A couple of weeks ago, the Wreck Room’s Brian Forella bought 6th Street Live, a West Seventh Street-area juke joint that’s been open under various owners almost as long as the Wreck, about 10 years.


Incubus

Listen Up
A couple of years ago, after more than a decade of mainstream success, radio-prog giants Incubus found themselves on the verge of industry-caused destruction.



Willard Grant Conspiracy

Listen Up
An ambitious, musically sophisticated album that should be played loud to catch all of the nuances, Willard Grant Conspiracy’s Let It Roll could be labeled orchestral rock. Together, the 10 songs on this moody, mostly molasse...


J Versus K

The Show
Arlington indie rockers J Versus K played their first show last May.