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Fort Nox’s Soul Searching According to rap folklore, August 11 is hip-hop’s birthday. On that day in 1973, Clive Campbell — better known as DJ Kool...

Signals, Alibis, and Loops

Signals and Alibis guitarist Brian Carter can’t sleep. Well, it isn’t that he can’t sleep. He’s just not very good at falling asleep. “I’ve had...

Blackgrass Revival

Phantom Sensation songwriter Brandon Burnett said that if the idea of a Southern Gothic folk band has you cringing for fear of shouted “Hey”...

Space Jams

“Welcome! Sorry it smells a little burger-y in here.” That was Peter Gilliland, the dreadlocked, bearded half of electro duo Starbass Laboratories, apologizing for the...

Epic KatsüK

Daniel Katsuk is always looking for ways to spark an emotional response from his audience. The renaissance man dabbles in about a dozen creative...

Toward Perfection

On Saturday night at The Grotto, Stumptone will debut Spark, the space-rock adventurists’ third album. It’s the band’s first long player in five years,...

MAF’16 Wrap-Up

I started to relax a little bit on Saturday night, as Ronnie Heart slinked, popped, and locked across the stage at Shipping & Receiving...

Still Swinging

In jazz vernacular, “groove” refers to the pulse of the rhythm section. To have a nice groove, an ensemble has to find the right...

New Local Music

Joe Savage’s Songs Worth Singing A century removed from the way Hank done it and decades after the heyday of Townes, Willie, and Waylon, and...

Keeping Busy

Luke McGlathery is a busy dude. If the Fort Worth singer-songwriter isn’t playing gigs to promote his new album Life Ain’t Hard, or backing...