Posts Tagged ‘music’
In a new book about Americana, the vitriol tries to dilute the poignant insights.
What an odd book — fascinating at times yet frustrating in its lack of organization and purpose.
Arlington indie rockers J Versus K played their first show last May.
I feel you, Sweeney Todd. Tim Burton goes dark and beautiful with this revenge opera.
People who think of musicals as light and fluffy entertainment have been surprised that Tim Burton is doing one, even though previous Burton movies have burst into song and dance.
The week’s most interesting local events are in Denton, so gear up for the I-35 drive and hope the ice is gone.
His country-music raising got him started, but Waylon Payne’s talent — and his demons — drive him on.
The stereo in Waylon Payne’s 1989 Mercedes Benz is blasting “Mama, Drive On” as he barrels down a farm road west of Fort Worth. A breeze whips through the sunroof and knocks ashes off his Marlboro, but he doesn’t notice...
At what point does a fascination with childhood become just plain creepy?
For several years now, I’ve been bitching about the way Texas Music evolved into a bunch of one-trick pony posers.
Under the baton of Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra has become a vital musical force in the Southwest, challenging even the Dallas Symphony Orchestra for primacy.
The Burning Hotels often get compared to The Killers. But the local quartet does the disco-rock darlings somewhat differently, chiefly by stressing melancholy over angry arrogance and by stripping glam of its cocksure poses to ...
Urizen is a local metal quartet, though “metal” may be too limited a word to describe exactly the kind of racket Urizen makes. Their music also has touches of jazz, Threepenny Opera, and pianistic lounge, among other stuff....