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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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

John Zaskoda

John Zaskoda is a staunch believer in grassroots music. The former lead guitarist for local singer-songwriter Scott Copeland and local band The Merchants opened...

Magnet

Any record that opens with foot stomps, handclaps, and humming can’t be bad. The Simple Life, the debut album from Norwegian singer-songwriter Evan Johansen,...

Ch-Ch-Changes

Depending on the night of the week, the Cuban-themed nightclub Embargo is a lot of things: speakeasy, place for live world music, regular ol'...