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
Trai Bo

Try Trái Bo

On Friday, The Grotto (517 University Dr., 817-882-9331) will host one of the coolest shows all year anywhere. It’s co-headlined by Cleanup, the math-rocking...
Kill for Mother

Mathy, Thrashy Kill for Mother

It got so pervasive that even Sweetooth started messing around with it. I’m not talking about some kind of newfangled drug, though drugs, in...
"Into the niiiiiiiiight!"

South-by’s Complete Only When …

OK, South by Southwest. You’ve made your point. We get it. I’m an ass. I never should have ragged on you in the mid-aughts...
Bummer Vacation played at the final show at the Where House. Kayla Stigall

The End of an Ear-a

I want to be sentimental, but I also want to keep things in perspective. I am well aware that life is full of serious...

Marinating in Creamy Melodies

Big props to Chingalotus. Vocalist/bassist Charles Marchbanks, vocalist/guitarist Denver Williams, and drummer Josh Garcia definitely have a lot of chutzpah. Their newish sophomore album...

Caliche Burnout: Hurts so Good

So you’re expecting another ho-hum New Year’s Eve. As usual, right? There’s always so much pressure to have big fun on the last night...
The Hanna Barbarians -- all current and past members; most of them are shown here -- will be dearly missed. Come send them off in style Friday at Lola's and Saturday, Jan. 17, at The Grotto. Photo by Vishal Malhotra.

Fallen Empire

Though the loud, raucous, Stones-esque Hanna Barbarians recently announced they were breaking up, they essentially broke up the day they formed in 2009. “We had...

Local Songs of the Year

Now that the year is coming to a close, let’s look back at some of the great songs that came to us from the...

Merry Metamodern Christmas!

Some idiot chatterbox on a local sports talk radio station –– which is like saying “some idiotic idiot,” I know –– proclaimed his hatred...

EPIC RUINS

Don’t get your hopes up. EPIC RUINS is not a thing anymore. Well, for now. The music –– face-melting, stoner-rocking psychedelia from some of...