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Horse The Band

Without a stitch of melody or commitment to anything resembling rhythm, Horse The Band creates the ultimate pop quiz for your ears. Listening to...

Jonathan Byrd and Diana Jones

When the son of a Southern preacher and the orphan daughter of a Southern family get together to record an album, it’s not surprising...

Robert Gomez

Current popular music usually veers into either the lighthearted lane or the intense, leaving little room for artists who both rock and groove. Enter:...

Small Star

Opening an official Texas music museum isn’t easy, particularly the part about getting legislators behind you and trying to stir up incentives and funding...

The Aardvark: The Fresh-Maker

A new look for the Aardvark is on the way. The longtime rock-scene staple is undergoing a facelift that owner Danny Weaver expects to...

Brad Colerick

Brad Colerick’s Lines in the Dirt is filled with smooth country songs about love and a deranged ex-wife, corn and the Jesus you don’t...

Glen Reynolds

If you go to MySpace.com/Chomsky, you’ll find info on MIT’s resident geopolitical provocateur Noam Chomsky instead of Chomsky, the Denton garage-rock outfit that, between...

Glennda Hill

Glennda Hill’s debut album Angel Eyes is a faithful-to-the-originals collection of jazz classics and some that could be classics, evoking Peggy Lee, Duke Ellington,...

Gretchen Peters

Burnt Toast & Offerings is a thematically pure collection of a dozen songs about yearning and waiting from Gretchen Peters, an accomplished songwriter who’s...

Magical Misery Tour

Jed tried to help.“How ’bout I tell everyone here to ask you why you’re in a bad mood,” he said. “I bet that’ll make...