Music Pencil

Lion Frogs

From Thick Air

Caged Bird

Not Alone for Long

Blotch Jumbo

Music Feature

Music Feature

Powerful

You’re wasted on your couch, half asleep, imagining a Quentin Tarantino surf movie that was never made, when your protagonist stumbles into a rock...

New Local Music

Un Chien’s Where We Belong (Hand Drawn Records) Un Chien isn’t afraid of a little reverb. Or a lot. The indie-rock quintet is following up...

Crystal Pop

The Crystal Furs didn’t start out as anything more than an outlet for Kevin Buchanan to write and record some of his own material....

Best Concerts of 2016

Fort Worth’s music scene is as vibrant as ever, and all of the bands, bars, sound guys, and fans of the scene made 2016...

Best Local Songs of ’16

There were so many good songs this year, there’s no way I could have kept up with all of them, but I managed to...

Best Fort Worth(-ish) Albums of ’16

If it weren’t for the following tunes (and perhaps many others, ones I either haven’t heard or that haven’t been recorded yet), then I...

Trái Bo: Whatever Works

Band names are often non-sequitur, a pair of unrelated words that sound good rolling off the tongue. Trái Bơ is a Vietnamese word that...

New Local Music

Heater, Reaching for Things Unknown (Twistworthy Records) Geez, where did Heater come from? On first listen to the Fort Worth band’s new 7-inch EP, Reaching...

A Beat like No Other

In some circles, Mike Lackey is a celebrity. The Fort Worth-based beatboxer has elevated his craft far beyond the ’80s-era Fat Boys standard of...

Beer-tastic Party Songs

Like purple syrup and hip-hop and like massive amounts of cocaine and Duran Duran, beer and rock just go together. Sure, C&W pickers and...