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Drowning Pool

Drowning Pool is not a political band in the same way that Richard Nixon was not a crook. They’re victims of circumstance, really. Some...

Cowboys and Bull

The 24th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is coming up at the beginning of next year in Elko, Nev., and two Fort Worthians will be...

Charles Mingus Sextet with Eric Dolphy

The simply titled Cornell 1964 is one of the previously undiscovered gems from the too-short career of jazz genius composer, arranger, and bass player...

Bright and Loud

A couple of weeks ago at a Wreck Room show, a crowd of about 50 rowdy concertgoers trashed the place. The next day, according to...

Red Dirt, Red bud, Red eyes

Cross Canadian Ragweed embodies the "weed, whites, and wine" lifestyle of the Red Dirt-Texas Music practitioners, but apparently Cody Canada and his gang aren't...

Jon Spencer & Matt Verta-Ray

Recorded in three cities with three different backing bands, Going Way Out With Heavy Trash is Jon Spencer and Matt Verta-Ray’s tribute to the...

Portugal. The Man

“Sell me / I’m a skeptical boy.” So opens Church Mouth, the second album by Alaska’s Portugal. The Man. Borne on a trellis of chameleonic...

The House that Blue Built

A 12-year veteran of the local blues scene, Fort Worth singer-songwriter Drue Webber has finally released a solo album. A mix of vocal tracks...

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Dee Dee Bridgewater’s Red Earth: A Malian Journey is a masterful mix of American jazz, traditional African songs and sounds, and improvisation that documents...

Spoon

Britt Daniel has a broken heart. His band Spoon’s lengthy catalog of masterfully crafted pop-rock songs are proof that the man at the helm...