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Whiskers

Five years ago, Catfish Whiskey was all about the party. The Fort Worth foursome's weekly soirees assumed a buzz just as big as their busy,...

Super Groups

It doesn't happen very often, a veteran singer-songwriter hooking up with a veteran band to form a new, um, solo band. But over the...

Bruising

I love to see musicians squirm," David Matsler said, beaming his best shit-eating grin over a half-finished glass of whiskey. His sentiment is a lot...

Carlene Carter

Carlene Carter's first CD of new material since 1995, Stronger, is an independent woman's coming-to-terms-with-the-world-of-broken-hearts collection of country and occasionally country-rock songs. There is...

Malcolm Holcombe

Malcolm Holcombe sounds like a hillbilly sort of Tom Waits as he delivers keeping-a-used-car-on-the road sort of greasy Appalachian-based folk-blues on his excellent new...

Fair Warning

Here's all I have to say about Van Halen: If you're a fan, don't go to the legendary hard-rock band's show this Saturday at...

Otep

The metal womanifesto has been set in stone now for some 20 years, ever since Doro Pesch headed Warlock towards the halls of the...

Brian Wright and the Waco Tragedies

Brian Wright and the Waco Tragedies' Bluebird is a lyrically interesting rock CD that leans toward aggressive, energy-filled folk. The music is strong and...

Flat People

After fronting bands in Austin, then going solo in Los Angeles, singer-songwriter and native Dallasite Bob Guittard made his journey back to Big D...

Class from the Past

A gift from 40 years ago arrived in the mail just before Christmas, a CD called Betty Buckley 1967, with the semi-iconic Fort Worth...