Posts Tagged ‘band’

Hogpig

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It wasn’t all that long ago when the guys in Hogpig were splitting time between two stellar North Texas bands: Little Grizzly, cut from nearly the same cloth as better-known neighbors Centro-matic, and the brilliantly silly B...


Oliver Future

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Oliver Future maybe may be the hardest-working unsigned band around. They’ve committed themselves to the stage, the road, and the studio as ferociously as groups and performers with 10 times the budget and resources.



Radiant

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It’s not so rare that a band claims to have formed out of inspiration from a single album as it is unusually honest. Most musicians want to be considered eclectic and well-listened even if only a handful of tunes truly served...


A Lonesome Dove and a Yalid

Kultur
Filmmaker David H. Hickey is an oddity in these parts — he generally avoids making movies about dead teenagers.



J Versus K

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


Teenage Symphony

The Show
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.


The Burning Hotels

The Show
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 ...



The Fools of Rock

Tenacious D offers up a satanically good comic rock opera.
Kristian Lin
This is what I remember most about Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny.


Norma Jean

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It’s not All Hallow’s Eve just yet, but Norma Jean still might frighten the bejesus outta you. First, there’s the name, that of the dead movie starlet commonly known as Marilyn Monroe, who’s arguably more famous in deat...