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Relentless Beats

Most rock drummers are either really fast or really musical. Few are ... unique. Fort Worth has its share of fast drummers -- for...

Nerds and G’s

Just as nerdcore seems to be powering down - seemingly taken over by 8bit music, among other things - now comes the documentary Nerdcore...

Gouls on Parade

Everyone our age (under 40) has to have a soft spot for Spaghetti Westerns. When I was a kid, I don't think I let...

More Cowtown at South-by

Two other Fort Worth acts that I've neglected to tell you about are scheduled to perform sanctioned showcases at SXSW. The first is R&B...

A Music-Lover’s Manifesto

I'm worried. There's this book out now by famed socio-economist Francis Fukuyama that confirms everything I've feared about hipster retro-culture. See, as technology makes possible...

Green, with Envy

And we thought we had it bad when the Cigarette Czars stamped out our right to smoke in bars. Up in Seattle, Prohibition -...

Kind of Blue

High times for jazz are here apparently. Last week, legendary composer Herbie Hancock won the Grammy for Album of the Year. River: The Joni...

Big Ideas

From out of left field, seriously, comes the No Idea Festival, an annual multi-city avant-garde music event featuring musicians from all over the world....

Nu Stuff

The other day, I overheard some guys talking about the impossibility of a weekly or monthly old-school hip-hop night ever happening in town. All...

From Blog to Record Label

Daily newspaper critics used to be tastemakers in the music industry. Not anymore, of course. Haven't been for a long-ass time. I mean, why...