Music Pencil

Steve Gnash, Complete: Weirdness Rules

Whence The Longshots?

The Winner? FWRA

Come Again, Vinyl

Our Tribe’s Fall Classic

Blotch Jumbo

Hearsay

Hearsay

CovFort Worth

Musicians from originals-only bands getting together to pound out entire sets of often-obscure cover songs or to honor underground heroes onstage has really picked...
Lance Sanders leads The Mammal Virus down some DayGlo rabbit holes.

Short, Strange Trip

Based on stories in this exquisite newspaper and perhaps elsewhere, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the Near Southside, specifically the historic Fairmount district,...
(From left to right) co-owner Robert Holt, booking agent/bartender Elizabeth Honea, head bartender Roy Cordova, and co-owner Don Stephan are ready for River Run Roadhouse to become a destination for all sorts of music, including indie-rock.

Open Roadhouse Doors

Much of the place looks the same. The relatively roomy stage, the gritty industrial interior, the neon signs, the black bar counter, the four-tops,...
Though Skeleton Coast is no more, former frontman Bobby McCubbins continues pumping out Goldd, now in the Pacific Northwest.

Go for the Goldd

Though the headliner for Thursday night’s show at The Where House (2510 Hemphill St.) is Skeleton Coast, don’t expect to hear a lot of...
A fresh coat of paint is just the start of the major renovations under way at Lola's Saloon.

Lola’s Doubles Up

Lola’s Saloon has always been larger in spirit than in size. Since opening in 2006, the West 7th Street corridor club has hosted shows by...

Arts Goggle Time

The Near Southside will be the place to be this weekend. On Friday night, it’s another edition of Friday on the Green. Acoustic rockers Whiskey...
Fou has finally finished its debut album, and frontman Jeevan Antony says there's more to come.

Not Fou-ing Around

Fou started recording the songs that would become its just-released debut album, Boy, nearly four years ago at a home studio in Fort Worth....
(From left to right) drummer Trey Alfaro, bassist Forrest Barton, and frontman Josh Fleming have finally come into their own.

Here, There, Everywhere

This ain’t your big brother’s Phuss. Drummer Trey Alfaro, bassist Forrest Barton, and frontman Josh Fleming have always managed to zig when everyone else zagged....
Don't miss any of the opening acts this Fri-Sat at Dia de los Toadies.

Dia de los Toadies: A Proper Fest

No doubt inspired by the relatively recent explosion of music festivals in North Texas, a lot has been written, cheekily but also surprisingly seriously,...
Blank-Men's debut recording, the six-song EP Fact or Fiction?, sounds like Devo or The B-52's but is more ragged, more punk.

Blank-Men: New Traditionalists

Blank-Men aren’t just doing something different. These four Fort Worthians are doing something different well. There’s a strong retro influence in their music, perhaps obviously...