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C’mon Feel the Noize

Noise is the new black. The number of local practitioners of non-linear, post-everything, totally fucked-up “music” has ballooned over the past couple of years,...

Launching

On Saturday at The Grotto (517 University Dr. near the Cultural District, 817-882-9331), the Rivercrest Yacht Club will play its second-to-last show for a...

Merkin, McInroe, and You

Sure, there are free outdoor shows everywhere in the summer in the Fort. And there are free benefit outdoor shows. But don’t workaday local...

Haitians, Indians, and Darrin

A couple thousand good, music-loving souls came and went throughout the afternoon and evening on Saturday for Fort Worth Sings for Haiti, an all-day...

Causes, Effects

This past SXSW wasn’t nearly as packed as it’s been in previous years, due no doubt to the crappy economy. But South-by’s loss was...

SXFW

Every year around this time, I launch into a spleen-o-gram about SXSW and how the annual Austin music festival is supposed to be about...

Manning-Dickson Drive, Dru B Rhymes

There are tons of ways for you, Mr. Local Musician, to get your name out there. There’s advertising in the local alt-weekly (wink, wink)....

Fort Wizard vs. Dallas

A new NPR story, “Dallas, Fort Worth Battle for Cultural Supremacy,” takes the form of a canned debate between two commentators about whose cultural...

More FW at SXSW

As first reported on Blotch (Feb. 19, 2010), Arlington pianistic singer-songwriter Jessie Frye and Fort Worth's rowdy, skuzzy, light-hearted hard-rock act Complete join Telegraph...

Calhoun, Dove Hunter Recording

Calhoun is getting ready to record with James Barber, who produced Ryan Adams' critically lauded Rock N Roll album and also Courtney Love's America's...