James Hinkle colors Cowtown red, hot, and blue on his new album.
The Fort Worth of bluesman James Hinkle’s music is not pretty, but is it supposed to be?
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...
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.
You gotta love a band that delivers a collection of new music to the local newspaper on a plain silver c.d. with the title — “Demos 2007” — scribbled in Marks-a-Lot, inside a homemade sleeve fashioned of pages cut from ...
A country-punk band in the heart of indie-rockdom? Holy Moly, indeed.
Childhood friends Joe Rose and Danny Weaver have tried a couple of projects before, notably Trampolean and The Action.
HearSay slept in this week (that’s right, all week), so staff writer Jeff Prince agreed to pinch-hit – and immediately seized the chance to give himself some free publicity.
A c.d. with the title Hammer of the Honky-Tonk Gods, by a guitar player as hot for so many years as Bill Kirchen seems like it ought to rock out loud. That this one is also soulful and contemplative and still works is a tribute...
There are concept albums, and then there’s Shaolin Death Squad’s Intelligent Design.
The area’s only independent music store for rockers, Sessions Music slowly recovers from a robbery.
Almost a year ago, when Sessions Music first opened on White Settlement Road, owner John Zaskoda and a rotating cast of his music instructors would stand outside their door and watch doves circle and dive.
Every year since she passed away in 2002, blues giant Lady Pearl has been honored by the blues community in the form of a performance by the BTA Band, her old backing group fronted by her brother and bandleader Ray Reed and now...