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.
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.
Everyone our age (under 40) has to have a soft spot for Spaghetti Westerns. When I was a kid, I don’t think I let a single lazy summer Saturday afternoon pass without tuning into A Fistful of Dollars or The Good, The Bad,...
Everyone our age (under 40) has to have a soft spot for Spaghetti Westerns.
Genre-blending singer-songwriter Maren Morris readies for the release of her sophomore album, All That It Takes.
What do you do when you’re a 17-year-old young woman, you haven’t graduated high school yet, and your talent is compared to that of Norah Jones and Lee Ann Rimes?
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.
The simply titled Cornell 1964 is one of the previously undiscovered gems from the too-short career of jazz genius composer, arranger, and bass player Charles Mingus. This first-time release, recorded March 18, 1964, at the New...