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Coupe de Fiddle

Although he’s a professional Nashville songwriter who’s had material covered by the likes of Brad Martin, George Strait, and Kenny Rogers, Cadillac Sky’s lead...

Cute is What We Aim For

This week, thousands of bands will be crisscrossing the Metroplex on their way to and from the annual SXSW Music Festival in Austin. Local...

More Cowtown at South-by

Two other Fort Worth acts that I've neglected to tell you about are scheduled to perform sanctioned showcases at SXSW. The first is R&B...

Arcade Fire

With Neon Bible, Arcade Fire’s second effort and the follow-up to 2004’s hugely successful Funeral, the Canadian septet doesn’t just avoid the proverbial sophomore...

Norah Jones

Norah Jones has done a lot to quash the expectations established by her first album, 2002’s Come Away With Me. She has remained active,...

Radio (Finally) Opens the Airwaves to Indies

On Monday, the FCC and the four major commercial radio conglomerates reached an agreement that will result in more airtime for independent artists. Giving less...

LaLaLand

In 2004, as Austin singer-songwriter James McMurtry was barricading himself behind a career iron curtain over the Iraq War, a more obscure musical entity...

Secret Devil Sign

A million years ago, Black Sabbath, heavy metal’s original Saurians, electrocuted the blues to invent an ominous breed of devil-courting, mom-scaring music. Shortly thereafter,...

Bright Future

Daniel Hopkins, 26-year-old drummer for the North Texas synth-pop outfit Radiant, talks in almost spiritual terms about the group’s performance before a million-plus plus...

On the One

Establishing supernatural, groove-oriented funk on a nightly basis would prove an exhausting task for your average musician, but San Diego’s On The One manages...