Posts Tagged ‘pop’
Loyalty to home and love for departed friends are themes that resonate at my house, which is what motivated me to repeatedly spin this disc by a San Antonio outfit I’d never heard before.
As if being Porcupine Tree’s mastermind wasn’t heady enough, vocalist and guitarist Steven Wilson sets out to go even deeper into the underground with his solo debut. For his day job, he appropriates the progr...
Go home. Watch reruns. Go to some “hot” club and look pretty. Go to work. Go to sleep. Go out to a fancy dinner. Go to the movies. Read the gossip rags. Whatever you do, remain in the dark. Don’t try anything ...
Contemplating the Wasteland is heady – and brilliant – business for Calhoun.
We are survivalists. Quickly and accurately, we must use our eyes and ears (and sometimes noses) to separate the people who will happily pick us up from the airport from the people who will de-pants us in public from the people...
In today’s saturated music market, formula means everything. A flim-flam here or a stop-time there might be the difference between fame and obscurity. Most listeners, whether they’re aware of it or not, judge pop mu...
If anyone in town knows how to think big, it’s Smoothvega.
Trading in tails for jeans has been a blessing for singer-songwriter Jordan Critz.
Ad-libbing a new ending to a Mozart concerto changed Jordan Critz’ world – not to mention his standing in the piano competition in which he was playing.
Betty Harris is back.
Jazz and smart rock are more closely aligned than normally thought, according to Denton quintet oso closo’s tuneage.
When Adrian Hulet, the singer, pianist, and songwriter for the arty soul outfit oso closo, moved from Grapevine to Denton in 2001 to attend the University of North Texas, he thought he had exorcised his live-band demons forever...
With his solid leads, overall bluesy feel, and the ability to wring sincerity from every note, guitarist and singer-songwriter Ian Moore ain’t your dad’s Ian Moore.