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Matt Wilson Quartet

Coming up for air in the middle of a period of obsessive listening to the 1964 Charles Mingus band with Eric Dolphy, I slipped...

The Juke Jumpers

When I first hit the Fort back in '78, Robert Ealey's New Bluebird Night Club seemed like a hipster utopia, where TCU kids and...

Willard Grant Conspiracy

An ambitious, musically sophisticated album that should be played loud to catch all of the nuances, Willard Grant Conspiracy’s Let It Roll could be...

Nice Major’s California Colors

Fort Worth-based rapper Nice Major’s California Colors is a sonic collage of West Coast-style synth, slow-riding beats, droning, mind-bending notes, and intricate rhymes with...

Various Artists

Eventually almost overshadowed by her icon husband, June Carter Cash was still an American treasure. Anchored In Love: A Tribute to June Carter Cash...

Wynton Marsalis

Good jazz is based on emotion. At its best, it colors outside the lines. Standards become starting points for interpretations that are often, as on...

Spoon

Britt Daniel has a broken heart. His band Spoon’s lengthy catalog of masterfully crafted pop-rock songs are proof that the man at the helm...

Tommy Alverson

A Tommy Alverson live performance with his band at a smoky dancehall is something to see as well as to hear. Alverson's die-hard fans...

Drug Mountain

One wonders if Lester Bangs was foreseeing this when he wrote that rock 'n' roll is a "raw wail from the bottom of the...

White Whale

White Whale’s bio reads like a parody of the worst press releases. In a few hundred words, the band is compared to a seemingly...