Posts Tagged ‘album’

2012 Forecast? Awesome

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Last year was a great one for Fort Worth music. All of those amazing albums. All of those amazing tunes. All of those pants-tightening shows. But before you go thinking that last year was some sort of fluke, slow your roll: 201...


Bad-assery All Around

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There are some talented-ass mother-hunchers in this town. I don’t need to enumerate them here –– if you read me often enough, you know their names. And maybe the best part is that if you make the scene often enough, you m...



2011 The Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards

Fort Worth Weekly Music Staff
Fort Worth may never be a “music town” in the way that, say, Los Angeles, Austin, Nashville, Seattle, and New York City are, with multiple venues, several destination studios, a couple of big labels, and a lot of famous res...


Jeff Bridges Album Has Fort Worth Feel

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth native T Bone Burnett seems to be everywhere. His latest musical collaboration with Academy Award winning actor Jeff Bridges has resulted in an album — “Jeff Bridges” — to be released on Augus...



The Boobles: Beatles and Breasts

A local Beatles tribute act pays homage to women and hopes to raise money for a good cause at the same time.
KATIE RUPPEL
A new band is on the run. A specific kind of Beatles parody outfit, The Boobles recently released their debut album, a 35-minute jaunt that has been more than two years in the making. With 11 tracks, versions of The Fab Four’...


Fort Worth Hip-Hop: On the Verge

With the help of some veterans, a crop of new hip-hoppers is building a viable scene.
CAROLINE COLLIER photos by anna routh
Though he was still a teenager, Six2 had already experienced how high life could take him and how quickly it could try to erase him. As he stood on a Hemphill Street corner looking to peddle a pocketful of crack one day in 1996...



817 Albums of the Year

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I don’t want to step on you guys’ toes. I know that every summer we present our annual Music Awards and allow you readers to vote on your favorite albums of the past 365 or so days. But since I’m a know-it-all and since I...


Outreach, Niosi, Hotels

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Some of Fort Worth’s finest musos have been confirmed for a show benefitting the Fort Worth Music Outreach, an organization that brings music education and instruments to Fort Worth school district students affected by cuts i...



Dust Congress

Open Your Eyes, The World is Shit (Paperstain Records)
Caroline Collier
Denton’s Dust Congress takes indie-rock back to a time long before any such genre was envisioned. On the band’s most recent release, Open Your Eyes, The World is Shit, frontman Nick Foreman leads an old-world ensemble of ba...


GROdors

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Hard to believe, but Green River Ordinance is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Seems like just yesterday, the Fort Worth guys were bright-eyed youngsters in awe of local giants like Flickerstick and John Price. But G...