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Pay Dirt

Austin Allsup is a complex guy -- tough, tender, lost, confident, sane, crazy -- but what he isn't is lazy. A couple of weeks...

Come Together

Matt Skates has been a fixture on the Fort Worth music scene for years. He plays bass currently in seven local bands: Ginny Mac,...

Pluck

Frank Whetstine has reinvented something almost as commonplace and universally accepted as the wheel: the plastic guitar pick. The flat, triangular pick favored for...

No Reservations

The economic downturn has not been kind to the folks from Indian Casino Records, the plucky little Seattle-based indie record label that we've profiled...

A Light in the Field

Most of us who go to local shows probably spend a lot of time paying polite attention, maybe nodding along to the beat a...

With a Bullet

Having spent several years as a member of the neo-soul vocal quartet Keingz Ransom and as a roommate of Keegan McInroe of Catfish Whiskey,...

The World Is Spinning

When Avi Marco came to Fort Worth from Israel with his family in 2005, he had no friends and a limited grasp of the...

Tower-ing

Meander named its new debut album, The Tower, after the tarot card indicating radical change, chaos, and an upheaval in the status quo. Progressive...

New Avenue

When Luke Wade sits down to write a song, he often starts with nothing more than a melody. A cappella, he can concentrate on...

Right Directions

Kurt South is a regular guy who happens to know how to play the guitar and sing. Rather than craft mysterious epics, South plays...