Music Pencil

Maren Morris Is Our Hero

Steve Gnash, Complete: Weirdness Rules

Whence The Longshots?

The Winner? FWRA

Come Again, Vinyl

Blotch Jumbo

Hearsay

Hearsay

GROdors

Hard to believe, but Green River Ordinance is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. Seems like just yesterday, the Fort Worth...

An EPIC Weekend

Every hipster worth his weight in obscure Radiohead songs (and every stoner worth his weight in Sabbath albums) is going –– or should be...

Gas Pipe and the Ridglea

As first reported on Blotch, Jerry Shults, owner of The Gas Pipe, a Southwestern regional chain of smoke shops, is about...

Hellfire and Eagle Rock

If you’re a regular reader, you’re probably well aware of Indian Casino Records, a Seattle label run by Haltom City ex-pat...

Sonic Dirt-a-Doodle Do

Joe and the Sonic Dirt from Madagascar is the nom de guerre of keyboardist Matt Hickey (Hentai Improvising Orchestra), who’s quite...

Feed Your Head

Are we beyond CDs? I mean, I know a lot of people are listening to vinyl again –– driven mainly by nostalgia...

Who Messed With Texas?

Once again, allow me to get on my high horse and complain about the preponderance of Texas Music at bars in...

Calhoun on Heavy Sugar

Calhoun has embraced pop. Not that the style was inherently anathema to co-songwriters Tim Locke and Jordan Roberts. But never before have...

Breaking Boingo Shaman

So I missed the big Hentai Improvising Orchestra/Breaking Light show at Doc’s Records and Vintage last Sunday. However, each band lives...

Got You Covered

Weekly writer Jeff Prince has just released an album of obscure Willie Nelson covers –– though Prince is giving away the...