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Spacey

Most musicians go through little rituals when songwriting, and most of them can't explain the madness to their methods. Ditto for Chris Plavidal, the...

Deep Space

Chances are that most folks know of Darth Vato as that crazy-ass party band that plays TCU a lot. Yes, the trio frequently haunts the...

Blood, Rock

Fort Worth guitar hero John Nitzinger's life and music can be summed up pretty succinctly by the lyrics to "The Beast," off his 2007...

Hollywood Shuffle

Looking back on a career that has spanned about 30 years, Johnny Reno marvels at his enviable good fortune and wily approach to the...

Dream Weaver

More than a dozen years ago, musician Beth Wood was your typical student struggling to earn a degree in literature from the University of...

Rocky Mountain High

When local folk-rocker Daniel Katsük decamped for Boulder, Colo., a year ago, he was looking forward to a new start. After adjusting to the thin...

Scorched Earth

We are survivalists. Quickly and accurately, we must use our eyes and ears (and sometimes noses) to separate the people who will happily pick...

Flying Solo

Admittedly, the four members of Soulever Lift realize they're just another local band following every possible avenue to achieve some sort of success in...

Gonna Fly Now

Singer-songwriter Elizabeth Wills recently relocated to her hometown of Fort Worth after a few years working a non-musical gig in the gorgeous mountain city...

He Loves Fort Worth

If the video game Guitar Hero had only songs written and performed by Texas music legends, it's a good bet that one song by...