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A Beat like No Other

In some circles, Mike Lackey is a celebrity. The Fort Worth-based beatboxer has elevated his craft far beyond the ’80s-era Fat Boys standard of...

Whence The Longshots?

For a brief moment a couple years ago, the gritty, dirty, Stones-honoring Longshots looked like the Next Big Thing. They had the pedigree: co-fronted...

Beer-tastic Party Songs

Like purple syrup and hip-hop and like massive amounts of cocaine and Duran Duran, beer and rock just go together. Sure, C&W pickers and...

The Winner? FWRA

Were there any bar fights last night? I wouldn’t know because I’m writing this as the votes are pouring in. I hope your person...

Making a Spectacle

Steve Gnash, Wed, Nov 9 w/ Oil Boom and Native Fozex at The Live Oak Music Hall, 1311 Lipscomb St, FW. 817-926-0968. $5 cover. Who...

Come Again, Vinyl

Visiting family a couple of months ago, I tried to think of the last time I listened to an LP. Perfect Strangers? Rock Will...

New Local Music

MicroD’s D’s Quest (self-released) When I first saw the artwork for D’s Quest, the new EP from MicroD (the nom de programme of Fort Worth’s...

Jacob Furr’s Sierra Madre

Jacob Furr Sierra Madre (Self-released)   On 2014’s Trials and Traces, Jacob Furr delivered a heartbreaking work of staggering darkness in the wake of losing his wife...

Our Tribe’s Fall Classic

Jerome 57 has been in his band longer than he hasn’t. Now 35, he cofounded Spoonfed Tribe when he was at the tender age...

High-Toned

Cameron Smith wanted to be a songwriter in his early teens, he said, after first hearing Bob Dylan. In fact, War Party originated as...