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Jacob Furr’s Sierra Madre

Jacob Furr’s gone dark. On the Fort Worth singer-songwriter’s fifth recording, Sierra Madre, he sprinkles his trademark acoustic balladry with some crunchy guitarwork and intense...

Playing it Forward

The Tarrant County College south campus’ jazz band was recently performing at the Live Oak. The music hall was packed. TCC jazz director Rick...

Whence Yon Lyrics?

Here’s what’s wrong with kids today. (Well, one thing.) They expect next to nothing from their pop stars, unlike back in the day, when...

The Me-Thinks’ “Mr. Dude,” “Rock Deaf”

The Me-Thinks “Mr. Dude,” “Rock Deaf” (Indian Casino Records) If you ask me, the whole notion of “songwriter” as a type of music is meaningless. Even the...

Electro Night

The electronic music scene in North Texas has been growing for the past decade yet while its popularity is on the rise and artists...

Big Red Ants’ Last Year’s Big Fall

Big Red Ants Last Year’s Big Fall Big Red Ants’ debut album, Last Year’s Big Fall, is a 10-song collection of catchy alt-rock tunes. Occasionally, the...

Summer, Summer, Summerthon

Saw a funny meme the other day. Above a picture of a chubby cat leaning out a window and looking casual was the phrase...

In Transit

Lou CharLe$ is constantly on the move. Whether it’s touring, recording, promoting, or shooting videos, the TCU graduate can’t stay still for too long....

… But Not an All-Female Time

Before you ask, no, you will never see an “all-male art show.” At least one that isn’t some sort of wink-wink statement. We dudes...

New Local Music

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...