Posts Tagged ‘bands’
A Fort Worth punk rocker’s old film is breaking on through to the other side.
Jonathan Demme got me thinking about Jim Morrison the other day. I first met Demme, the great American auteur, in 1982, about a year after I graduated from film school at the University of Texas at Austin and moved to Hollywood...
Though semi-retired, legendary pianist Johnny Case has released a new album.
In jazz vernacular, “groove” refers to the pulse of the rhythm section. To have a nice groove, an ensemble has to find the right balance between keeping steady time and swinging –– a pushing and pulling of the rhythm. I...
I love beer. Beer is my favorite. Beer is good. Beer is delicious. And beer is all I need to get me through another day of full-time work and full-time parenting and full-time husbanding and ugh! Somebody grab me a beer! And th...
Joe Savage and Stone Machine Electric have new tuneage.
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Joe Savage’s Songs Worth Singing A century removed from the way Hank done it and decades after the heyday of Townes, Willie, and Waylon, and we’re still arguing about who will be the one to carry the C&W torch. Sure, ma...
Welcome to our 20th Annual Music Awards, a celebration of all of the great tuneage that comes out of the great 817 every year. Here’s a primer. For both the uninitiated and old-head alike. The Music Awards are just for fun, j...
Luke McGlathery isn’t just a popular sideman — his own material is creating a buzz.
Luke McGlathery is a busy dude. If the Fort Worth singer-songwriter isn’t playing gigs to promote his new album Life Ain’t Hard, or backing up his friends on bass or fiddle for their own shows, his evenings are occupied hos...
Some guys just have it. They have a knack for working their bands in all the right ways. I’m not saying that Joey Gorman is some sort of Svengali, just that he’s almost as good at getting a band out there as he is leading o...
Southwest High’s kids won’t stop, can’t stop rocking.
Jack Black’s shrieking and guitar shredding in School of Rock would fit in fine at Southwest High School’s Contemporary Academy of Music. CAM offers free rehearsal space and professional recording equipment, allowing studen...
The vehicle for singer-songwriter Seth Reeves returns after some time off.
Seth Reeves has lots of things to say about living in Nashville. Some are good. Others, not so much. “It’s the city of shattered dreams,” he deadpanned recently over beers at a Fort Worth bar with the rest of the Siberian...
Even after nearly a million YouTube views and seven SXSW-sanctioned shows, the Fort Worth metal-heads are still too horrible to be hip.
That they weren’t in tune was expected, and even if they wanted to, the four unkempt, frumpy middle-aged dudes making up the Fort Worth metal band Complete could not have corralled one another into the same zip code of the rh...