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Robert Ealey Tribute Saturday

Nazi Punks, F*ck Off

Bertha Coolidge: Jazz in Your Rock Pants

Best Fort Worth(-ish) Albums of ’16

Maren Morris Is Our Hero

Blotch Jumbo

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Ridglea Room a Big Tease?

The Star-Telegram recently said that Jerry Shults has almost completed work on a key piece of rock ’n’ roll real estate. A venue inside...

Jacob Furr’s Sierra Madre

Jacob Furr’s gone dark. On the Fort Worth singer-songwriter’s fifth recording, Sierra Madre, he sprinkles his trademark acoustic balladry with some crunchy guitarwork and intense...

Whence Yon Lyrics?

Here’s what’s wrong with kids today. (Well, one thing.) They expect next to nothing from their pop stars, unlike back in the day, when...

Summer, Summer, Summerthon

Saw a funny meme the other day. Above a picture of a chubby cat leaning out a window and looking casual was the phrase...

… But Not an All-Female Time

Before you ask, no, you will never see an “all-male art show.” At least one that isn’t some sort of wink-wink statement. We dudes...

Skynyrd: Undercover Libs

They simply did not make sense. The same twangy rockers who in song either absolved themselves of the reign of closeted Imperial Wizard George...

Aska: When Everything Was “Local”

There was a time when Aska was my favorite “local” band. A short period of time. About a month or so. But still. A time. It...

The Cush: Supernormal

I’ve always had a soft spot for The Cush. The reasons are many-splendored and colorful, but I won’t bore you with them here. Let’s...

Music Awards Winners

Last Sunday within the comfy yet cavernous confines of Shipping & Receiving’s Tilt Room, hundreds of folks, all nominees in our 20th Annual Music...

Welcome Home, Leon

Got to give credit to Leon Bridges’ people. His message is –– like his coiffure –– on point. For about a year now, we’ve been...