Posts Tagged ‘epic’
A shrunken M.K. comes eyeball to eyeball with a talking slug in "Epic."

Epic: Falling Leaves

An animated movie needs more than good looks, as this one proves.
Chris Wedge first made a splash directing Ice Age 11 years ago, and while he has kept busy since then voicing Scrat the Squirrel through that movie’s numerous sequels, he has largely stayed out of the director’s chair. Epic...

Sacred Line to EPIC RUINS

Every time EPIC RUINS plays, it’s a pretty big deal. Even if drummer/co-songwriter Jordan Richardson didn’t have a full-time job backing big-timer Ben Harper and did live here, an ER show would still be an event, a highly m...

Roads to RUINS

One of my favorite songs of 2010, EPIC RUINS’ “Child and Cobra,” has been remixed out the wazoo by Spirit Animal, a project helmed by former Los Angelino and current Marylandian/New Yawker Steve Cooper, who’s remixed tr...

EPIC Weekend

Every hipster in Fort Worth will be at Lola’s Saloon (2736 W. 6th St., 817-877-0666) on Friday for the EPIC RUINS show (see Music story) –– and not all of them will be onstage. Just kidding. But for the band to fully real...

Missile Mens

I almost don’t want to write what I’m about to, because I don’t want to invite the public to share a pleasure that currently belongs to only a select few of us, but there’s now something to do on Tuesday...

America’s Original Art Form

It’s jazz, but can you define it? I guess I’m left paraphrasing Potter Stewart‘s response to pornography: I know jazz when I hear it. Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, and The Bad Plus qualify. George Clinton and...

Larger than Life

In a new biography of Willie Nelson, journalist and Fort Worth native Joe Nick Patoski unravels some of the mystique but also reveals new magic.
Willie Nelson has been my hero since I was a teenager.

Dylan Sneed

No Worse for the Wear (Self-released)
Listen Up
About a year ago, young Dallas songwriter Dylan Sneed decided to flip the ratio of time spent working his corporate job and time spent making music. The fact that he felt he had been, in his own words, “surplussed” at work ...