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Dirt&Earthyvibes

As their name suggests, Dirt&Earthyvibes rely on some down-home growling and rowdy hippie-style hand drums. Surprisingly, though, on the Grapevine foursome's second album, Messages 2...

Burning Celluloid

The folks at Walden Media were having a helluva time finding the right Texas band to play a small performance bit in one of...

Egypt Central

When you name your band after one of Iron Maiden's favorite themes but sound like Limp Bizquick, you're just asking to get your ass...

Still Somber

Alot of big local bands tend to put out new stuff this time of year. Some of them have been holding on to their records...

The Redwalls

A lot of burgeoning artists are fortunate enough to inherit their parents' record collections and discover music they missed during its first go-around. But...

Grazin’ in the Grass

The jaunty trad-bluegrass standard "We've Got Franklin D. Roosevelt Back Again" is one thing (i.e., awesome), but young folks playing it today is a...

Bullet For My Valentine

Bullet For My Valentine's Scream Aim Fire is either a disastrous attempt by a Welsh metal band to sound as Californian as possible or...

Randy Brown

Stumble into Pearl's Dancehall & Saloon some night to catch a show by Randy Brown, the Insiders, or Tommy Alverson, and you'll experience the...

Randy Thompson

Further On is an often dreary, often satisfying mix of traditional and modern country with deep folk influences, despite the grunge-tinged electric guitar that...

Kind of Blue

High times for jazz are here apparently. Last week, legendary composer Herbie Hancock won the Grammy for Album of the Year. River: The Joni...