Posts Tagged ‘music’
I dare you to name another musician who’s done what Jhon Kahsen has: Almost every night for the past 25 years, the veteran straight-ahead jazz pianist, perhaps better known as “Johnny Case,” has been holding c...
After almost a year of buzz, the indie-rock quintet Dove Hunter released its debut album earlier this summer.
Gustav Mahler was a talented but tyrannical orchestra conductor, a believer in numerological superstitions and a man whose workaholic habits so wrecked his marriage that he and his wife wound up consulting Sigmund Freud himself...
When he was a child, Lucky Tubb attended live concerts by his great-uncle. Lucky remembers sitting with his grandfather in the audience and, amid the commotion backstage and on the tour bus, watching the players and tech people...
When tickets went on sale for a Toadies show at the Ridglea Theater in June, diehard fans scooped them up within 45 minutes. After that, online scalpers asked as much as $150 for a pair.
With their new album, the guys in Exit 380 have reached a creative milestone that few groups imagine, especially if those groups started out as cover bands.
The indie-rock club Lola’s Saloon hasn’t even been open a year, and already owner Brian Forella is breaking ground on a second venue.
In October, Josh Baish, owner of Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios in Denton, traveled to Marfa to catch a show by his favorite band, Boris, a Japanese experimental/drone-metal quartet that rarely visits the Lone Star State.
I always found ABBA’s melancholy ballads more interesting than their better-known disco-influenced hits, but I find those latter songs pleasant enough in small doses.
Live, improvisational jazz isn’t scary, it needn’t be excessively mathematical or theoretical, and it doesn’t require a college degree to be enjoyed.