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Made Men

As the demise of West Seventh Street approaches, West Berry Street appears to be picking up some of the slack. Not in terms of...

John Denver

John Denver was a consistently — some would say mercilessly — sweet and upbeat-sounding performer, even on his sad songs. The best of his hits...

Modest Mouse

Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock is probably the most unassuming hero in modern rock, an idea he wouldn’t scoff at but would more than...

Prodigal Picker

Few native sons have ridden their guitar as far as Brad Davis, who went from taking ax lessons in Fort Worth as a kid...

The Broken West

Somewhere in the atom-splitting genre distinctions that music critics like to confer, it got lost that pop can be punk and punk can be...

Chris Knight

Songs pour from Chris Knight like good whiskey from a bottle. He’s an independent-spirited chronicler of existential life in American small towns where there’s...

Son Volt

With anger over the war in Iraq escalating and next year’s presidential election looming, there seems to be a lot of politically charged music...

Tin Men

After more than two years of tightening and polishing songs, Tame ... Tame and Quiet finally has an album, Tin Can Communicate. Affected palpably...

Electric Mountain Rotten Apple Gang

Despite two fires and a burglary over the past several months, Fred’s Texas Café keeps on keepin’ on. And now that summer’s on the...

Hello, Fort Worth!

If Texas Music is the new classic rock, then the Stephen Pointer Band is the new Journey, a solid outfit that delivers no-nonsense, no-frills,...