Music Pencil

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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Reagan James: Unique, Unfortunately

This is not a knock on our rock, country, rap, folk, or jazz. Fort Worth is incredibly lucky that so many of its talented...

Fun, Fun, Fun ’til …

No. 1 in big time college football, Alabama also fights on! fights on! fights on! every year for the top spot in homicides, poverty,...

South by Fort Worth

South by Southwest is this week, and Fort Worth will be well represented. And in at least one unprecedented way. If only we cared. As few...

Mountain Kid: Realists

There are lots of weird and/or weird-sounding bands in town. Pinkish Black, Alan, Clear Acid. Nathan Brown! But Mountain Kid has to be among...

Time to SXSW

Are you as “into” South by Southwest as you used to be? Even just a couple of years ago? I’m still undecided. Crazy, I...

Mourning Rusty Burns, Rockin’ Ron Thompson

One of Fort Worth’s most pivotal, pioneering rock guitarists has gone to that great jam in the sky. After a long battle with lung...

Sean Russell: Rabbit Redux

Some of the fine young members of Green River Ordinance still fondly recall the Acoustic Mafia. Featuring Brandin Lea (Jetta in the Ghost Tree,...

GRO: Country or Rock? Does It Matter?

Is Green River Ordinance getting screwed? But maybe getting screwed means you’ve finally arrived. Kinda? Here’s the truth. Radio country sucks. It’s just as bad...

Women for Women Rock 2016

An inconvenient truth: The Fort Worth music scene, the rock scene in particular, is very white and very male. Why is this important? Experiencing...

Big Time Lyric Le’velle

Now that Facebook appears to be going the way of Twitter, which has already gone the way of MySpace (in my peon’s mind, at...