Posts Tagged ‘band’

A Long Road Back

CAROLINE COLLIER
When tickets went on sale for a Toadies show at the Ridglea Theater in June, diehard fans scooped them up within 45 minutes. After that, online scalpers asked as much as $150 for a pair.


New Directions

JIMMY FOWLER
With their new album, the guys in Exit 380 have reached a creative milestone that few groups imagine, especially if those groups started out as cover bands.



That’s Rock ’n’ Roll!

MATT GOODMAN
In October, Josh Baish, owner of Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios in Denton, traveled to Marfa to catch a show by his favorite band, Boris, a Japanese experimental/drone-metal quartet that rarely visits the Lone Star State.


J.W. Jones

Listen Up
Canadian J.W. Jones’ fifth CD, Bluelisted, flavors electric blues-rock with bits of old-style R&B and even, from time to time, swaggering rockabilly.



American Heart Form

Jimmy Fowler
Live, improvisational jazz isn’t scary, it needn’t be excessively mathematical or theoretical, and it doesn’t require a college degree to be enjoyed.


The Panthys ’08

ANTHONY MARIANI
We got a lot of votes this year. Almost 20,000, to be exact. Both online and in print. And thanks to our ballot-counters – our three interns and lone marketing person – we were able to announce the winners of the 11...



Hot, Airy

The veterans of the new improv outfit PFFFFT! have something to say.
CAROLINE COLLIER
The expression “Pffft,” under the scrutiny of a Google search, reveals several meanings, including “The sound you make when someone says something really stupid” and “A whole lot of hot air.”


Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards 2008

Various Authors
Go home. Watch reruns. Go to some “hot” club and look pretty. Go to work. Go to sleep. Go out to a fancy dinner. Go to the movies. Read the gossip rags. Whatever you do, remain in the dark. Don’t try anything ...



Cowboy Junkies

Listen Up
Acknowledging that The Trinity Session was their defining album and that 20 years have passed since it was released, the Cowboy Junkies re-recorded the entire album and have just released it as Trinity Revisited.


No Longer Beginners

Indie-rock quartet the cut*off has a new sound and a new album but the same vibe.
JOSHUA LOEWEN
Most rock bands start out sounding like their forebears. And for every 200 bands that never find their own styles, there’s one that goes on to create something that feels completely familiar yet still totally new.