Music

Big Machines

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U2-ish rockers Titan Moon have been quiet ’round these parts lately, chiefly because primary songwriters Tyler Casey and Nate Schneidewent got better things to do – I shit you not.


Chris Knight

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Music that listeners are supposed to take seriously often comes from obscure artists who write dark songs. While Chris Knight is critically praised, the general public wouldn’t know him from, say, Gary Nicholson.



Stars and Bars (and Product Endorsements)

Justin Press
Ax-man extraordinaire “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott may be gone, but don’t think for a second that he hasn’t left behind a treasure trove of music.


FWWMA Wrap-Up

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Our ninth annual Music Awards showcase last week in Sundance Square couldn’t have gone better. And I don’t think I’m being hyperbolic.



Charlie Musselwhite

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Delta Hardware is hard-edged, harmonica-laced, electric blues from the bottom of Charlie Musselwhite’s roots (Mississippi Delta via Memphis and Chicago). Musselwhite, who recently settled in the Sonoma County wine country of ...


Sam Bush

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The difference between bluegrass and newgrass is kinda like the difference between rockabilly and early rock ’n’ roll: The latter, at its best, draws inspiration from a wider, more colorful palette. Co-founder of the New Gr...



POPFEST!

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Music festival season is officially in full swing, especially ’round these parts. This weekend sees not one but two indie festivals, and they’re both brand spankin’ new.


Both Sides Now

CAROLINE COLLIER
When he married Alicia Griffin last New Year’s Eve, Scott Vernon — true to his independent inclinations — adopted her last name. Not surprisingly, the singer, co-songwriter, and guitarist for local rockers Sally Majestic ...



Batman, FWWMA’s, and Kinky

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Last week, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History showed two features on its massive IMAX projection screen, Batman Begins and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.


Gram Parsons

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Fallen Angel, a documentary on singer-songwriter Gram Parsons, has an interesting angle: that the Southern man’s career goal was to die young and become a legend. This charismatic, troubled, self-assured, and self-indulgent r...