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Son Seals

A Journey Through the Blues: The Son Seals Story celebrates the semi-acclaimed, wholly distinctive singer-songwriter and ax-man the way he lived: straight-ahead and raw. Seals...

Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan’s buzzing drone of a voice is a little deeper today but remains oddly effective. His songs are still what count. Many people...

Kaz Murphy

Kaz Murphy must have picked up some of his storytelling ability from his days as accompanist/drummer for legendary Beat poet Allen Ginsburg. Murphy’s songs, often...

Blazin’ Grass

Before founding the acoustic-country-revival band 100 Damned Guns about three years ago, none of the six veteran musicians in the band had ever played...

The Hype

It’s hard to be objective about rap-rock. While it’s more or less an amusingly tasteless footnote to the mid-to-late ’90s, it got a lot...

Musical Theatrics

I can't remember the last time I had a musical experience. I've been to a bunch of shows over the past year, and a...

Overkill

Move forward or keep the status quo? In thrash, do you stay tied to the mid-1980s — arguably the genre's halcyon days — or...

Satellite Dream

Playing local and regional shows pretty steadily and releasing new DIY discs every so often, Satellite Dream has been orbiting the Cowtown scene for...

The Derailers

My philosophy on tribute albums: When covering popular songs, a band should make its own artistic statement rather than mimicking the original. It pisses me...

Long String Instrument

Even music lovers who’ve never even heard the term New Music might find something engaging about New Music practitioner Ellen Fullman’s upcoming performances at...