Posts Tagged ‘son of stan’
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Happy Birthday Next Weekend, S&R

Hearsay
What are you doing Labor Day weekend? Me? I’m so glad you asked! I’m going to my in-laws in Sun City, Texas, where we’re going to grill out and (try to) watch preseason football and referee the kids and maybe squeeze in a...


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Concert Review: WizardVizion’s Summerthon

Lyndsay Cole
I walked into Shipping and Receiving (201 S Calhoun St., 817-887-9313) Saturday afternoon for Wizardvizion’s Summerthon just in time to see a guy named Charlie sporting a Fozzie Bear tattoo on his chest win the Speedo contest...



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Soundcheck 817: Son of Stan at Shipping & Receiving, Summerthon

Eric Griffey
For this week’s installment of the Weekly’s concert preview series, we discussed tomorrow’s Summerthon with Jordan Richardson a.k.a Son of Stan and the top of the Wizardvizion totem (and Fort Worth Weekly scri...


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Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) Get your ’Merica motors running, because Independence Day Weekend kicks off not with Will Smith welcoming an alien visitor to Earth (or, I suppose, Miami), but with the return of Rivercrest Yacht Club, featuring the Weekly...



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MAF ’15: That’s a Wrap

Hearsay
Well, the votes have been tabulated, all 5,000-plus of them, and we have our winners, but we won’t be announcing them until an event next weekend for nominees and their plus ones only. (The after-party will be open to the pub...


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This Life Could Be Your Tour

Like Dante’s Inferno, there are rings of band “success.” And 99 percent of them are long. And hard.
Steve Steward
I found the most tragicomic advertisement I’ve ever seen in the fall of 2008, when my old band, Darth Vato, was loading into a crappy bar in Longview to play a show. Stuck into a planter box littered with rocks and cigarette ...



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Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) It’s a good week for big shows in small rooms. Besides the free shows at Republic Street on Friday and the Chat Room show on Saturday (more on those below), The Boiled Owl has a kickass lineup. Austin’s Leopold and his F...


The Orbans’ Vedere was noteworthy for multiple reasons.

Top Local Albums of ’14

(Well, they’re one dude's faves.)
HEARSAY
1.) A couple of years ago, as I was interviewing Calhoun songwriters Tim Locke and Jordan Roberts, the discussion turned to The Orbans’ tremendous debut album, When We Were Wild. I don’t remember exactly how Locke put it, b...



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Local Songs of the Year

HEARSAY
Now that the year is coming to a close, let’s look back at some of the great songs that came to us from the 817 or thereabouts. In celebration of 2014, below are my favorite 14 local tunes of the year. I’ll share my 14 fave...


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Just Peachy

On its new EP, Son of Stan nails perfect pop.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Jordan Richardson appears to be in complete control of his muse. Last year, his songwriting vehicle, Son of Stan (named after his father), released its debut album, the stellar and slightly experimental Divorce Pop. Earlier thi...