Posts Tagged ‘band’

Say Oh Whitney

With a new album on the way, this Fort Worth-NYC quartet just wants to play, Facebook be damned.
JIMMY FOWLER
Every band should have a patron saint like the one that watches over alt-Americana outfit Oh Whitney. She lets the band members live in her Fort Worth house, feeds them, and offers constant encouragement while they try to launc...


Waking Alice Shaping Up

With a new EP produced by a two-time Grammy winner, Waking Alice pops out of the rabbit hole.
CAROLINE COLLIER
Two years ago, an early version of the mod-rock Mansfield band Waking Alice was trying to make the most of expensive studio time while recording a demo at Fort Worth Sound. Producer Bart Rose’s assistant, Michael Garcia, thre...



Merkin Tools Along

Though the guys in the mod-rock trio rarely rehearse, they’re still super-tight and highly capable.
CAROLINE COLLIER
The guys in the mod-rock trio Merkin get a lot of flak for naming their band after a pubic wig. Calling their first full-length album in an eight-year existence Scatology (the study of excrement) probably doesn’t help encoura...


GROdors

Hearsay
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...



You Had to Be There

Last Call
Well, the big news in town this week was that Jeff Bridges and T Bone Burnett played Saturday night at Eight-O as part of the Lone Star International Film Festival. I didn’t get to go (thanks, work), but I know it was sold ou...


Night & Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 3 Though known for his bombastic blue-eyed soul, R&B, and funk, Josh Weathers also does solo and quartet work throughout North Texas. Catch him and his trio at Keys Lounge, 5677 Westcreek Ct, FW. Admission is free.&nb...



A Failsafe Rowdy Weekend

Hearsay
Resort to Failsafe is an Aledo band that’s going places, a statement that I freely make not because I just read a glowing article about the band in some national magazine or because I just heard one of the band’s songs on t...


2010 Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards

Photos by Vishal Malhotra
In terms of sheer productivity, the past 12 months will be remembered as a pivotal moment in Fort Worth music. Everybody and their dog put out an album, EP, or song –– and 99 percent of them were bona fide, full-fledged, no...



Blame HUMANERROR

The Fort Worth quintet has a new 7-inch on the way and is planning a small Midwestern tour.
COLE GARNER HILL
HUMANERROR’s performance reputation precedes the band. Inside an unventilated, austere warehouse, the noise is palpable, the speed astonishing. Fists swing like maces, sweat flies wild, bruises are taken in stride. Enraptured...


Keepin’ it Real at Dos Amigos

Last Call
I realized the other day that I need to pay more attention to pop music, because in another 10 years, the set lists of cover bands are going to adjust themselves, and at my current rate of absorption, I will have very little to...