Posts Tagged ‘epic ruins’
Dazey: “I didn’t really have a backup plan.” Photo by rambo.

Playing it Forward

Jeff Dazey is inspiring the next generation of saxophonists.
Edward Brown
The Tarrant County College south campus’ jazz band was recently performing at the Live Oak. The music hall was packed. TCC jazz director Rick Stitzel deftly guided his big band through popular standards, newer works, and a su...



(Slight Return)
Don’t get your hopes up. EPIC RUINS is not a thing anymore. Well, for now. The music –– face-melting, stoner-rocking psychedelia from some of Fort Worth’s most creative musicians that launched in 2009 –– had to happ...


Fort Rock

This town is brimming with indie talent — and everyone wants a piece.
Anthony Mariani
In the late ’00s, an independent label based in New York City, Norton Records, put out a three-volume set of songs from Fort Worth’s “teen scene,” a short period in the mid-to-late 1960s when teenage boys picked up musi...

Jordan Richardson is Son of Stan.

SOS, Mace, Pinkish Black

 One of the coolest batch of tunes to come out of Fort Worth in the past couple of weeks is from … Los Angeles? Fort Worth native Jordan Richardson decamped for L.A. years ago to pursue rock stardom –– and everything, we...



Headed to Austin this week? See some Fort Worth music. Or else.
Since the late 1990s, when I first started attending South by Southwest, I’ve complained so much about the annual music festival and conference that you’d think I was talking about some family reunion I’d been forced to g...

SXSW Parties w/FW Bands

Anthony Mariani
Even though Burning Hotels and Calhoun are performing on the first night of the annual music festival and conference South-By-Southwest, Tue, Mar 13, both Fort Worth indie-rock bands will be staying (partying?) in Austin throug...

Future People’s “Naturally” on WizardVizion

Anthony Mariani
Fresh off receiving some love from no less a music authority than Perez Hilton, L.A./Baltimore’s Future People have just released a single on Fort Worth/L.A.’s WizardVizion Records, the brainchild of EPIC RUINS’ Jordan Ri...


Anthony Mariani
Though the show is not sanctioned, Fort Worth super-group EPIC RUINS will be performing in downtown Austin during SXSW at Skinny’s Ballroom and Radio Station (115 San Jacinto Street, between 2nd Street and Caesar Chavez) as p...

EPIC RUINS Video from Lola’s

Anthony Mariani
More than 300 people crowded into Lola’s Saloon last Friday for EPIC RUINS‘ inaugural show, featuring a slew of local heavy-hitters/sitter-inners, including Michael “Big Mike” Richardson on guitar, The O...

Two Fort Worth Super-Group Shows

Anthony Mariani
Two new super-groups have big shows coming up. A band you first read about here way back in September of O-9, EPIC RUINS will perform at Lola’s Saloon (3726 W. 6th St., 817-877-0666) on Fri., Sept. 17. Featuring Jordan Richar...