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Rap Up that Lola’s Jay

Hip-hop finally has a home. For the past few months, Lola’s Saloon has been hosting shows by some of the most progressive underground rappers...
The Apache 5 is back after a long hiatus, playing Friday at Lola's Saloon.

Apache 5, Happi Hous, Color Control

As with most weekends in the Fort, this one has options for, let’s say, adults and for, let’s say, people with less serious responsibilities....
Todd Osborne brought the rawk to the Stockyards.

R.I.P. Todd Osborne

A few club owners had tried indie-rock in the Stockyards before, but it never really took off until Todd Osborne created The Basement Bar...
Missing Sibling: “Instead of being insular in a time when it’s easy to do so, find your missing sibling, long-lost close friends you may have never known were there.”

The Sibling Collective

Missing Sibling is indeed a straight-ahead ragged-pop band committed to the health and longevity of loud, fuzzy guitars, bashing cymbals, and floating, yawning vocal...
Among Friday's shows, Fort Worth light-rockers The Oregon Trailers will celebrate the release of their self-titled debut EP.

Friday Fun in the Fort

Somehow basketball and independent music just seem to go together. The cultural anthropologists among us might point to the fact that more so than...
JJ & The Rogues' new album has been well worth the wait.

JJ & The Rogues: Sweet Talkers

The album starts with the sounds of waves crashing, boards creaking, and a British-accented chap shouting, “All hands!” A pealing ship’s bell segues to...

Luke Wade: The River Arrives

Put aside the fact that Luke Wade is a supremely talented singer-songwriter along the lines of Bon Iver and Ray LaMontagne. And forget that...
Done poorly, mod-rock can sound melodramatic. In Memory of Man does it well.

Muscular, Modern In Memory of Man

Unless you’re The Toadies, you can’t seem to get away with mod-rock in this town. Heavy riffs and pounding rhythms with vocalists singing melodically...
The song from a mashup of He-Man "singing" 4 Non Blondes' early-'90s hit is now downloadable.

He-Man Knows “What’s Up”

As the bass thumps intensely and a rattling snare grows louder, He-Man pumps his right arm back and forth awkwardly, robotically. The camera draws...
Igneous Grimm's sophomore album, Everything Is the Same Thing, is pure country-psychedelia.

Igneous Grimm: Country-Psychedelia (UPDATED)

Igneous Grimm is now connected. Somewhat. Back in the day, the country-psychedelic band lived in 1972 (“Igneous Grimm Spaces In,” Nov. 17, 2010). Now the Cleburne...