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Maren Morris Is Our Hero

Steve Gnash, Complete: Weirdness Rules

Whence The Longshots?

The Winner? FWRA

Come Again, Vinyl

Blotch Jumbo

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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...
Singer-songwriter/guitar-slinger Ronnie Heart is wrapping up his debut album.

Ronnie Heart’s Neo-Disco Soul

Ronnie Heart is the bomb. Period. The last time I caught him was in the summer at a Friday on the Green, a monthly...
Sun Life will be the math-rocking Cleanup's debut album -- with your help.

Cough It Up for Cleanup

One of the most progressive bands in North Texas, Cleanup has just finished recording its debut album at Fort Worth Sound with producer Tanner...
The Longshots are about to release their self-titled debut nationally and tour the States.

The Longshots: Go Big or Go Home

Ah, to be young and sexy. In other words, The Longshots can’t fail. The Stones-esque garage-rock quintet is about to release its debut, self-titled album...