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
Austin's Black Angels are among the headliners at this year's Clearfork Music Festival, this Saturday at Panther Island Pavilion.

Clearfork Time!

It’ll be hot. It’ll be sweaty. It’ll be loud. And it’ll be madness, but Clearfork Music Festival will be fun. To be a homer first,...

Most Efficient Deal

How big of a local music fan are you? Heck, how big of a good music fan are you? If you think you’re up...

Forecast: Picnic, Lightning

It’s rock, punk, blues, swamp, and psychedelia all in one neat package. The EP Gilded Youth is the debut recording from Picnic, Lightning, a new...
Before Stumptone releases its long-awaited third album, Adventures in Magnetism, in the fall, the North Texas quartet will play only one full-band show, this Thursday at Lola's Saloon.

That Stump and Stomp

All that’s missing is Dubya. Along with the somewhat, uh, quiet return of Fort Worth’s Tame … Tame and Quiet, one of the best post-punk...
Collin Herring is back in more ways than one.

New, Improved Collin Herring

I never thought I’d say this, but Collin Herring is now an elder statesman of the Texas music scene. When the Fort Worth native...

The Longshots Kick It

Some bands like to put out records every five years. Others like to put out everything. All the time. In the latter camp is...

Dark Waves

The first time I saw Hentai Improvising Orchestra was on a sunny Saturday afternoon in the late aughts, out behind Doc’s Records & Vintage’s...
Terrible People is the first -- and may be the last -- we hear of recorded Mailman.

Special Delivery

It’s like Night of the Living Dead, but instead of flesh-eating zombies you’ve got a reanimated band and a reanimated record label. The former is...

And the Winners Are…

BAND Quaker City Night Hawks   ROCK The Hanna Barbarians   NEW ARTIST The Royal Savages   AMERICANA/ROOTS ROCK Holy Moly   HARD ROCK The Me-Thinks   TEXAS MUSIC Green Light Pistol   HEAVY METAL Southern Train Gypsy   LIVE BAND Holy Moly   C&W Walker & The Texas...

MAF’14: Party Balls

There was a soccer game Sunday afternoon. I know because when I rolled into The Pour House to see Toy Gun at 5 p.m.,...