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SXSWork

The real South-by is a lot of traffic, a lot of tedium, and a lot of fun. We hadn't moved in about 20 minutes. I...

Dispatches

Your trusty local correspondents file from Austin. It had been five years since I joined what the locals refer to as "the plague," which descends...

Cleaned, Cleansed

Catfish Whiskey frontman Keegan McInroe makes a musical and spiritual transformation.   Last year, the personal and professional lives of musician Keegan McInroe took a sharp...

Egressing ON

If ska-rockers Egress claim they have the desire to make their rock 'n' roll dreams come true, believe 'em. The Arlington-based foursome played about...

Egressing On

If ska-rockers Egress claim they have the desire to make their rock 'n' roll dreams come true, believe 'em. The Arlington-based foursome played about...

Lean Times

The moniker "Stockyards Buddha" might be up for grabs. Fort Worth Weekly bestowed that tag on singer-songwriter Brad Hines in 2007, partly because of...

Working-man Blues

Many people who spent their early twenties unemployed, drinking beer, crashing overnight on friends' couches, and practicing guitar consider those as "lost years," a...

Bending Metal

Apocalyptic Nintendo music? That's what happens when the members of the happy-black-metal band Urizen started fiddling with the technology. When envisioning the North Texas...

Bending Metal

Urizen breaks the rules - including the one that says all metal bands have to lack a sense of humor. By CAROLINE COLLIER Apocalyptic Nintendo music?...

Jazzercise

On his third album, the freshly released Ricki, crooner Ricki Derek interprets several '80s pop hits, including The Cure's "Why Can't I Be You,"...