As the technology of musical production keeps progressing, so do the opportunities for artistic experimentation, and some artists continue to mix aspects of different genres into wholly new yet oddly familiar types of sounds.
Let’s hear it for the girl! No, scratch that. Let’s hear it for the woman!
On For the Living of These Days, Kate Campbell sings slow, contemplative songs of hope in troubled times and of a sort of populist religion that distrusts earthly authority. Known as a literate musical storyteller with a respec...
Local rockers are generally good about helping one another out. When in serious need, I mean. Not when one of them needs a Tuaca shot.
If you want to listen to middle-of-the-road music with nice production values that seldom really takes you anywhere, it’s OK to stop by the local Wal-Mart and buy some top-10 songs produced by a major label in a fancy studio....
Intentionally simple, the Dallas duo Smile Smile spotlights each discrete element of a song, enabling the plainspoken emotion of harmony to speak for itself.
Local alt-rockers Baboon are getting older, but their new album may be their spunkiest yet.
Everyone knows Baboon. The local rockers have been around for nearly 16 years, and they’ve toured with The Toadies, experienced some national success, and, surely to the envy of every other North Texas band, appeared on an ep...
Indie songsmith Sufjan Stevens may be known more for ambition than follow-through.
Eisley’s second, as-of-yet-unnamed album, the follow-up to their 2005 major label debut, Room Noises, should be out this spring.
The Red Herrings do right by raw, loud punk-blues.
The label “garage band” may have fallen out of fashion years ago, but that doesn’t mean rockers no longer practice the art.