Posts Tagged ‘war party’

New Local Music

New tunes are coming at you from Bosque Brown, War Party, and Sarah Jaffe.
Bosque Brown’s Us If I were a heroin addict, Us would be my new favorite record. But I’m a beer drinker, not a hophead. Still, I’m drawn to this music in a tangential way. Bosque Brown’s new album is perfect and wanting...


Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) You know how people who smoked weed in the ’60s,’70s, and the’80s often remark on how much more potent “lids” of “grass” are now? They act like modern pot is grown near nuclear power plants or something. Anyway...


Top 5 Shows

Steve Steward
1) If you’re the type who will drive to Dallas to see an up-and-coming rapper named Bishop Nehru, then you probably already know (and have RSVP’d, because you have to do that to go) about his Red Bull Sound Select show at C...

Fort Worth punks War Party return from a West Coast tour to play a free show at The Boiled Owl, Mon.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 10 Every week through early December, TCU professor Mark Thistlethwaite will lecture on the appearance, meaning, and importance of water and water-related issues in American art at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art...


MAF’14, Round 2

The full lineup for Fort Worth Weekly’s 12th Annual Music Awards Festival is just about done. For the free daylong concert on Sunday, June 22, at eight venues in the West 7th Street corridor (Lola’s Saloon, The Grotto, Magn...


Music Awards Festival, Round 1

Here’s the first batch of bands to play Fort Worth Weekly’s 12th Annual Music Awards Festival (MAF) on Sunday, June 22, at eight venues in the West 7th Street corridor. And they are: Pinkish Black, Son of Stan, The Hanna Ba...

After playing a sanctioned showcase, Fort Worth’s War Party is ready to, um, party at South By Southwest. Steve Steward

South By Recap

The lines were long and sad but the music copious at the annual Austin fest.
Here’s the thing: I kinda suck at South By Southwest. I get to Austin late. I get defeated by lines. I drink too much, or I don’t drink enough. I worry about who I’m going to impose on for a place to crash, or I get stuck...

Britt Robisheaux listens to the same music you do. Courtesy Nick Prendergast

All’s a Board

Producer Britt Robisheaux just wants to make great records.
At some point in 2007, Drug Mountain bassist Britt Robisheaux picked up the phone and dialed a number. On the other end (eventually) was Steve Albini, the legendary musician, writer, and producer who’s worked with some of the...

Ice Eater’s Don’t Care is a “welcome chunk of kaleidoscopic international flavor.”

Best Local Albums of ’13

Time to celebrate your favorite local music columnist’s favorite records.
Fort Worth produced a ton of good records this year, and there’s just so much to choose from that compiling a judicious list of favorites is nearly impossible. But trying is part of the fun, right?   10.) It’s a toss-u...

Fungi Girls, The Longshots, War Party, SpiderFriends, and Siberian Traps are just some of the local underground bands to contribute to the inaugural compilation album by Lo-Life Recordings and Dreamy Soundz Records, Group Therapy Vol. 1.

So Dreamy

One Sunday in November, The Where House on the Near Southside opened its doors to some of the best bands in North Texas’ underground scene. War Party, Doom Ghost, Mailman, SpiderFriends, Siberian Traps, and several other punk...