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Death, Blood, and the Saint

Here's what I remember of Derek St. Holmes: listening to "Stranglehold" over and over while doing curls with red Kmart weights in front of...

The Usual

There's no doubt that the Chat Room Pub on Magnolia Avenue serves a vital, unique purpose here as an excellent non-traditional place to see...

Hot, Airy

The expression "Pffft," under the scrutiny of a Google search, reveals several meanings, including "The sound you make when someone says something really stupid"...

Music Awards Wrap-Up

Not to sound like a cheerleader, but every show I saw last week at our 11th Annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards showcase downtown...

Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards 2008

Go home. Watch reruns. Go to some "hot" club and look pretty. Go to work. Go to sleep. Go out to a fancy dinner....

No Longer Beginners

Most rock bands start out sounding like their forebears. And for every 200 bands that never find their own styles, there's one that goes...

From the Grotto to Bronco’s

What the hell. You're running a bar that's lousy with musicians, might as well put 'em to work. In fact, the only Blue Grotto...

Cowboy Junkies

Acknowledging that The Trinity Session was their defining album and that 20 years have passed since it was released, the Cowboy Junkies re-recorded the...

Urgencies

Austin's Urgencies kicks out straight-ahead rock 'n' roll. Enthusiastic and a tad angsty, the foursome conveys a sense of constantly expiring time here on...

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...