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2010 Stories by Alan Ayo

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  • Saintkarla

    published July 29, 2010

    Musically, Saintkarla are spirited, enterprising, and all over the map—hence, presumably, the hummingbird used as this album's cover art.... More >>

  • Marquis of Vaudeville

    published July 15, 2010

    Marquis of Vaudeville's self-titled debut, which actually quietly dropped last year, is a shrewd fusing of twinkly pop, gaze-at-the-stars... More >>

  • King of the Rabbit Trail

    published June 24, 2010

    King of the Rabbit Trail is a unique band—especially when it comes to style and genre fusion. They're like post-punks in cowboy boots and... More >>

  • Andrew Delaney & The Horse You Rode In On

    published June 24, 2010

    He sings like it's been days since he's slept, even more time since he's eaten, and weeks since he's had a break from working in the coal... More >>

  • Paco Estrada and One Love

    published May 13, 2010

    Once upon a time, Paco Estrada fronted the now-defunct, fairly successful Dallas rock band South FM. These days, though, he's working on his... More >>


    published March 4, 2010

    While The Crazy Ivans seem to have the pieces in place to be an entertaining live rock band—aggressive raw guitar riffs, a capable... More >>


    published March 4, 2010

    Whatever happened to the Pontiac Fiero? Remember? Little sporty car, driven mostly by divorcées? And whatever happened to The... More >>

  • Hello Lover

    published February 25, 2010

    In concert, Hello Lover's carousing, swaggering stage antics boast a sort of cock-of-the-walk, booze-in-hand charm to go with the band's "rainy... More >>

  • Summer Ames

    published February 4, 2010

    Ames' voice, at the very least, is above average—and it certainly doesn't lack charm. But, to her detriment, her music has a bit of a... More >>

  • Stu Discious

    published February 4, 2010

    At first, it appears the kind of local album we see all too often. Take, for instance, the terrible-looking presentation. The CD cover is... More >>

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