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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....
Collin Herring’s Some Knives

Killer or Filler?

For a while back in the mid-aughts, Collin Herring was one of the biggest deals around, packing shows all over North Texas and doing...

Killer or Filler?

Though Cleanup’s ranks have changed a little since the band’s debut recording, the EP Wherever Your Place May Be (2012), frontman Landon Cabarubio and...
Like The Light Crust Doughboys, Shotgun Friday harks back to the days when bands had sponsors.

Slammin’ Sounds

Shotgun Friday is blending music with craft beer know-how into an eclectic mix of sounds that co-frontman and banjoist Tony Drewry has dubbed “hill-hop,”...