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Duell does “cheeseburger rock ’n’ roll” very well.

Kings of the Stone Age

North Texas was covered in snow. It was late February, in the thick of the blizzard. Forrest Barton dragged himself from the cozy confines...
With help from two guys in major label indie-rockers White Denim, 25-year-old Crowley singer-songwriter Leon Bridges is working on his debut album. Erin Margaret Alison Rambo

Wonderful World

High-waisted Wranglers: bringing musicians together since, well, since two months ago. It all started at the Near Southside watering hole The Boiled Owl, where Austin...

Killer or Filler?

As one new platter will get your booty movin’, two others will rattle your brain. “Get your booty movin’ ” is probably a disservice...
Gollay: I’m pretty introverted by nature, though I become a different person onstage.”

Gollay: Built for Love

Fort Worth singer-songwriter Rachel Gollay hadn’t done much national touring as a musician, but she recently had a “total immersion” experience in the rigors...
Blocker (center): “Pleasing everybody is hard, so we’ll see how that goes.”

A 180 for 380

One recent Saturday afternoon, a group of North Texas musicians huddled over a small makeshift assembly line in a friend’s garage in Denton. The...
(From left to right) Russ Genders, Branden Smith, and Mike Noyes are The Dangits.

The Dangits Come Alive

The Dangits are the wily veteran cage-fighters of the North Texas music scene. Now instead of punching you squarely in the face for an...
FU’s Kenny Uptain (second from right): “There’s no slowing down. If anything, we’ve probably picked up a little more than we had in the past.”

Foxtrot Uniform Keeps Dancing

Though Foxtrot Uniform’s sophomore album, Cisco, is ready to be released in early September, frontman Kenny Uptain and drummer Kelly Test’s project is already...
Bummer Vacation is (clockwise from top left) Ricky Williford, Ryan Torres-Reyes, Paul Hernandez, and Tyler Moore.

Not a Bummer Vacation (UPDATED)

The time may be right for Bummer Vacation. Vocalist/guitarist Paul Hernandez, vocalist/guitarist Ryan Torres-Reyes, bassist Tyler Moore, and drummer Ricky Williford hark back to...
Fresh-faced Vincent Neil Emerson has an old soul.

Killer or Filler?

New stuff by a young, folk-inspired bluesboy, a precocious rapper, and a veteran hard rock band prove that Fort Worth’s music scene is as...

Music Awards Winners

It all starts with a ballot. Well, actually, it all starts with listening to a lot of local music, but let’s say that’s implied....