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Best Of 2011

Cheap Buzz Being an alcohol connoisseur is a lot of fun — you get to be a blowhard about who makes the best Manhattan in...

Pimpadelic … Seriously

Like last night’s Whataburger, they’re back. Rocking their Confederate flags, boasting about amounts of rot-gut consumed and numbers of women bedded, avoiding showers, the...

Killer or Filler?

In a few short years, Fungi Girls have released two 7-inch singles, a demo EP (Psilo), and a 12-inch LP (2009’s Seafaring Pyramids), and...

The Moon Ridglea

The Moon, the longstanding indie-music venue near TCU, is relocating next to the historic Ridglea Theater on Camp Bowie Boulevard. The new Moon’s grand...

In the Drift Era

The three musicians in the post-rock instrumental project Drift Era love writing, performing, and recording original music, but their fantasy is to score films...

Readying for Live Oak

Opening a large live-music venue is a natural career transition for Bill Smith, the developer behind the forthcoming Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge...

Killer or Filler?

Live Wire, Maren Morris: Maren Morris’ third album, Live Wire, is a mature effort from a singer who’s practically grown up on record. Her...

R.I.P. Savvy’s Rich Mauch

The guy whose looks, musicianship, and demeanor made him one of the coolest guys on the local rock scene in the 1970s and 1980s...

Quaker City Night Hawks Take Off

The four guys in the Quaker City Night Hawks have undeniable chemistry. Co-lead vocalists and guitarists Sam Anderson and David Matsler previously worked together...

The Universal Answer is Both, Alan

Not everyone can make weird seem sweet, endearing, possibly even cool. Check that: Most people who are outwardly weird are scary. You fear for...