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Siberian Traps: Supermen

Seth Reeves has lots of things to say about living in Nashville. Some are good. Others, not so much. “It’s the city of shattered dreams,”...

Top 5 Shows

1) Is it gross to be enviable of other people’s sadness? Because when the news broke about Rubber Gloves’ impending demise, I saw how...

Complete: Truly Outré Stars

That they weren’t in tune was expected, and even if they wanted to, the four unkempt, frumpy middle-aged dudes making up the Fort Worth...

Krum’s Bare Knuckle Gospel

What a difference a name makes. The new joint by Tarrant County rapper Krum (formerly known as Playdough) and producer DJ Rob Viktum is...

James Hinkle: Still Ticking

(Update below.) First, the good news. Veteran Fort Worth bluesman, painter, and all around great guy James Hinkle is alive. The bad news: His full...

New Local Music

Sally Majestic’s Rate of Exchange Sally Majestic’s new album is interesting. Oh, sure. The musicality and performances are inventive –– the kind of musician’s telepathy...

People Are Strange

I learned the truth, the hard truth, only a couple of years ago. “If I never hear Bruce Springsteen, the Grateful Dead, or Jim Morrison...

Left Arm Tan: Smart Country

Left Arm Tan is a country-and-Western band, although its adventurous members sometimes defy that categorization. There’s plenty of heartbreak to go around on Lorene,...

Fort Worth 420

Look, I’ve smoked weed a couple of times, and I’ve never gotten high, probably because I was also drunk –– I think I heard...

Ronnie Heart: Moving on Up

A text saying, “I’m on my way!” hits my phone as Neon Indian’s 2010 anthem “Deadbeat Summer” starts playing in a coffee shop on...