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Space Jams

“Welcome! Sorry it smells a little burger-y in here.” That was Peter Gilliland, the dreadlocked, bearded half of electro duo Starbass Laboratories, apologizing for the...

Stumptone’s Spark

One thing I noticed while listening to Stumptone’s brand new album: Chris Plavidal and company really know how to shift the mood of a...

Music Awards Winners

Last Sunday within the comfy yet cavernous confines of Shipping & Receiving’s Tilt Room, hundreds of folks, all nominees in our 20th Annual Music...

Epic KatsüK

Daniel Katsuk is always looking for ways to spark an emotional response from his audience. The renaissance man dabbles in about a dozen creative...

Signals & Alibis’ Looks Like Rain

It is impossible to listen to Signal & Alibis’ Looks Like Rain without immediately being swept back to the early’90s Scene that Celebrates Itself:...

Toward Perfection

On Saturday night at The Grotto, Stumptone will debut Spark, the space-rock adventurists’ third album. It’s the band’s first long player in five years,...

Siberian Traps’ Stray Dogs

I don’t want to say that Siberian Traps have finally found their sound, because that would suggest that the five-piece’s previous material, watermarked by...

Welcome Home, Leon

Got to give credit to Leon Bridges’ people. His message is –– like his coiffure –– on point. For about a year now, we’ve been...

MAF’16 Wrap-Up

I started to relax a little bit on Saturday night, as Ronnie Heart slinked, popped, and locked across the stage at Shipping & Receiving...

Music Awards Festival Lineup

Gather ’round, kinfolk. Here is the lineup for our 15th Annual Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards Festival. For the first time, the event will...