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Fort Worth Guitar Guild

Surely Fort Worth offers more than any other city in the region when it comes to classical guitar music. While Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society...

Carlene Carter

Carlene Carter's first CD of new material since 1995, Stronger, is an independent woman's coming-to-terms-with-the-world-of-broken-hearts collection of country and occasionally country-rock songs. There is...

Malcolm Holcombe

Malcolm Holcombe sounds like a hillbilly sort of Tom Waits as he delivers keeping-a-used-car-on-the road sort of greasy Appalachian-based folk-blues on his excellent new...

Otep

The metal womanifesto has been set in stone now for some 20 years, ever since Doro Pesch headed Warlock towards the halls of the...

Flat People

After fronting bands in Austin, then going solo in Los Angeles, singer-songwriter and native Dallasite Bob Guittard made his journey back to Big D...

Various artists

As any good soundtrack should, Honeydripper helps bring the movie to life by creating, along with the scenery and the actors, the atmosphere that...

Brian Wright and the Waco Tragedies

Brian Wright and the Waco Tragedies' Bluebird is a lyrically interesting rock CD that leans toward aggressive, energy-filled folk. The music is strong and...

The Crash That Took Me

Why is everybody so nostalgic all the time? Are they worried that nothing in the present or future will be as good as what happened...

Wynton Marsalis

Good jazz is based on emotion. At its best, it colors outside the lines. Standards become starting points for interpretations that are often, as on...

Lou Vargo

These days, a CD titled American Disaster might sound like a political statement. On Lou Vargo's new EP by that name, though, it's a raw...