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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Zayra Is Pretty

Zayra Alvarez is a singer-songwriter from Puerto Rico who has been living in Dallas for "a long time," she said, and is probably best...

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...

Two Minutes to Midnight

Let's get one thing straight: I love Spune Productions' Lance Yocom, whose contributions to the Fort Worth scene and hipster cachet are manifold and...

Black Francis

What’s in a name, anyway? Would a Frank Black by any other name still be weird? Or better yet, will he still be inextricably tied...