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Middle Ages

Jason Manriquez, the singer-songwriter and guitarist for the eminently hummable pop-rock outfit Fate Lions, spent a fair amount of time deciding on a name...

New CDs For My Men!

Two new albums from two sweet local bands are on the way, and both have been a long time coming. One of the groups,...

Jeremy McComb

Jeremy McComb’s My Side of Town is a mix of what passes for traditional country today. He wraps his strong countrified voice around songs filled...

Silverchair

The summer of 1993 was a pivotal time in pop music. Nirvana was in artistic turmoil, with Kurt Cobain and company learning to hate...

Triversityle

Triversityle promotes its good intentions by giving its 17-minutes-long debut, The Nu Facez of Hip-Hop, a G-rating. General audiences can indeed appreciate the group’s smooth...

Progressions

When Adrian Hulet, the singer, pianist, and songwriter for the arty soul outfit oso closo, moved from Grapevine to Denton in 2001 to attend...

Rusty Wier

Texas Music singer-songwriter Rusty Wier was supposed to play a show this Saturday at Cowtown Sports Bar & Grill — his second there and...

Black Tie Rising

Black Tie Dynasty's Cory Watson is happy with his band's debut, 2006's Movements. As he should: It's been short-listed for five Grammy nods, including...

Sebastian Bach

Surviving hair-metal musicians seem to fall into three different categories. There are the guys (and metal is almost uniformly a male preserve) who reunite every...

Handclaps and Harmonies

Decked out in scandalous tight “weans” (white jeans), plus matching white neckties and suspenders, Handclaps and Harmonies are as squeaky clean as they look. Their...