Posts Tagged ‘leon bridges’
Look who's smiling now? (courtesy Twitter)

Big Time Lyric Le’velle

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Now that Facebook appears to be going the way of Twitter, which has already gone the way of MySpace (in my peon’s mind, at least), I recently started an Instagram page. What the hell, I thought. I make art. Occasionally. I ha...


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Top 10(-ish) Local Albums of the Year

Here’s what one guy thinks about your creative output, Fort Worth.
Hearsay
Lots of good albums come out of town every year. Tons. But when time comes for me to compile this list, I have to stop and ask myself: Which local albums would I like to share with my wife? Haha. I’m just kidding. My wife lik...



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Top 10 Local Songs of ’15

Well. Maybe more like “One Pompous Ass’ Favorites.”
Hearsay
Once again, a wealth of exceptional tuneage exploded from the great 817 this year. On a purely technical level, there were at least –– at least –– 538 good-to-great songs. Can’t wait for next year’s Music Awards. Th...


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The house that Leon built

Niles City Sound recording studio is opening soon but may already have one gold record on the wall.
Jeff Prince
The buzzing whine of a power saw and acrid smell of sawdust fill the back part of the century-old building on the Near Southside. A carpenter cuts pieces of reclaimed 4-inch oak wood into short pieces and lays them down in a he...



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Smile! Leon’s on SNL!

Hearsay
That’s me. I’m the guy on Facebook posting that selfie with Leon Bridges at the Chat Room Pub above the caption: “So proud of Leon! We’ve been best friends for two weeks, even though I’m not sure he remembers my name,...


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Leon Bridges: Is Color Blind The New Racism?

Jeff Prince
“A Rational Conversation” is a music news column by Eric Ducker that you’d think would be good, seeing as how it’s connected to NPR and it’s supposed to be so rational and all. But this latest colu...



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Concert Review: Torquila Tuesdays at Lola’s Saloon

Lyndsay Cole
Leon Bridges walked into Lola’s Saloon, said hello to some friends, and went and stood at the stage directly in front of Quaker City Night Hawks’ Sam Anderson as the Night Hawks played a “secret” show during one of the ...


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Leon Bridges Kills it on The Late Late Show

Eric Griffey
Leon Bridges is like the Robert Durst of Fort Worth music: He just keeps killing.  Bridges made his national television debut last night on The Late Late Show with James Corden – and he killed it. His voice was on-point,...



Backed by a full band, Leon Bridges proved he’s come a long way from the shy guy he was here in the Fort. Matt Mabe

SXSW ’15

South-by returned to its roots, and Leon Bridges sprouted wings.
Matt Mabe
Well, my bank account is empty, my shoes are caked in mud, and my knees feel like a dying old man’s. Another South-by in the books. SXSW ’15 felt very noticeably different to me on several fronts. The first obvious differen...


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That Fluorescent Glow

Hearsay
The last time I saw a tall, skinny white kid with a tawny skater haircut (bangs to one side), a dress shirt buttoned to his neck, and khaki pants was in high school. I went to an all-boys Catholic school. In the Northeast. In t...