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Easy, Shannon

Listen: A giant lived here. Ronald Shannon Jackson was born in Fort Worth on Jan. 12, 1940. He died here on Saturday, of leukemia, in...

Vodeo Pulls Out a New Album

Bald beneath a backward snapback and bearded in a way that is somewhere between “lazily unshaven” and “edgy youth pastor,” Vodeo bassist/co-songwriter Jacob Pullig...

Best Fort Worth(-ish) Albums of ’16

If it weren’t for the following tunes (and perhaps many others, ones I either haven’t heard or that haven’t been recorded yet), then I...

Twilite Lounge 2

Beneath glowing blue and yellow neon, there’s a door that cuts off the corner of a low industrial building. The former warehouse now proudly...
Like The Light Crust Doughboys, Shotgun Friday harks back to the days when bands had sponsors.

Slammin’ Sounds

Shotgun Friday is blending music with craft beer know-how into an eclectic mix of sounds that co-frontman and banjoist Tony Drewry has dubbed “hill-hop,”...

Time to Celebrate

Grady Spencer is in a pretty good spot. While his life probably isn’t totally free of anxieties, the Lubbock-bred country-leaning singer-songwriter seems to be...

Top 20 Local Songs of 2018

Aren’t end-of-the-year lists silly? Who are we to say that Joe Gorgeous’ “Wet Cement” was a better track than, say, “Little Sea” by Bosque...

Where 2

In January of 2015, I got drunk at the Bearded Lady with Where House impresario/Fairmount neighborhood general contractor Casey Smith and some homies. The...

Trái Bo: Whatever Works

Band names are often non-sequitur, a pair of unrelated words that sound good rolling off the tongue. Trái Bơ is a Vietnamese word that...

The Year of Ryker Hall

The year 2018 hasn’t been kind to Ryker Hall – the person. He lost his digital marketing job and two grandparents died in quick...