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J Versus K

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


The Cut*off

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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 ...



Ghostcar

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Blending some of the finest players from some of North Texas’ most formidable — and departed — bands, Ghostcar is an achievement of out-of-the-box experimentation. The group dabbles in body-moving groove as well as Latin ...


Teenage Symphony

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At what point does a fascination with childhood become just plain creepy?



Eli Young Band

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For several years now, I’ve been bitching about the way Texas Music evolved into a bunch of one-trick pony posers.


Patrice Pike

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Let’s hear it for the girl! No, scratch that. Let’s hear it for the woman!



Eisley

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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 Burning Hotels

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The Burning Hotels often get compared to The Killers. But the local quartet does the disco-rock darlings somewhat differently, chiefly by stressing melancholy over angry arrogance and by stripping glam of its cocksure poses to ...



Urizen

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Urizen is a local metal quartet, though “metal” may be too limited a word to describe exactly the kind of racket Urizen makes. Their music also has touches of jazz, Threepenny Opera, and pianistic lounge, among other stuff....


The Evangelicals

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Any band that opens an album with a minute-long instrumental prelude of squiggling, squealing synth guitar lines — and calls it “Mouthful of Skeletons” to boot — is either A) dangerously smitten with Radiohead, or B) to...