Posts Tagged ‘hip tips’

Hip Tips: Slight Return

Anthony Mariani
Great stuff from The Will Callers is on the way. While getting ready for the legendary Ray Wylie Hubbard to produce their forthcoming album, the guys have managed to release an amazing five-song EP for free download here. “We...


Hip Tips: I’ll Make You a Hipster Yet, Damnit!

Anthony Mariani
OK, dudes, while I strongly advise against togging skinny jeans –– only works if you’re female, cuz! and hot! –– and/or wearing guyliner, I whole-heartedly encourage the expansion of musical palates to include awesome...



Hip Tips/Weekender

Anthony Mariani
Lola’s will be the place to be this weekend. There are great shows tonight (Friday) and tomorrow. On Saturday, EPIC RUINS will celebrate the vinyl release of their spellbinding debut album, Void Mariner and the Mystic Boogie ...


Hip Tips: Jazz-Festival Jazz

Anthony Mariani
Over the past couple of decades, jazz festivals that aren’t really jazz festivals but pop music festivals with some jazz elements have become pretty popular. Fort Worth actually has its very own: Jazz By the Boulevard. Good t...



Hip Tips Vol. … Who’s Counting

Anthony Mariani
Admittedly, Elton John and Leon Russell make for an odd bill. Elton is on fire, and Russell is kind of subdued. Alas, they will be sharing a bill tomorrow night (Saturday) at the Fort Worth Convention Center (1201 Houston St.)....


Hip Tips (Slight Return)

Anthony Mariani
Remember how I used to turn you on to cool new things every week in Blotch? But then I got sorta lazy and stopped? Well, I’m not one to let a little thing like my lack of follow-through stop me from telling you what you shou...



Hip Tips (Thu., Dec. 19, ’09)

Anthony Mariani
MUST-SEE TV He’s buff, has orange skin, and wears tight-fitting or little clothing. (“Sun’s out, guns out, bro!”) He pouts for the cameras, has spiked hair, and likes to pump his fist to techno music at clubs. (“Total...


Hip Tips (Thu., Nov. 3, 2009)

Anthony Mariani
To a lot of folks, the late-’90s was a pop-music wasteland. Grunge and rap, two styles that matured in the late-1980s/early-’90s, were going mainstream and, in the process, being grossly watered-down. Grunge was turning int...



Hip Tips: Slight Return

Anthony Mariani
It’s been a long time, but Hip Tips is back, with more brain-melting indie-rock and sundry other faux-intellectual, artful goodies for your listening/reading/observing/getting-hip-finally pleasure. New(-ish) Songs to Check Ou...


Weekender/Hip-Tips, Fri., July 24

Anthony Mariani
Odd pairing tomorrow night (Saturday) at the Longhorn (121 W Exchange Av, the Stockyards, 817-740-9477): Austin’s kinda silly, rockabilly-inflected Flametrick Subs and Fort Worth’s deadly serious, grungy Stella Rose. But as...