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2011 Stories by Laura Mann

Archives: 2011
  • Miraculously, KNON Keeps Scraping By.

    published September 1, 2011

    Charlie Park has been a volunteer DJ at KNON-FM 89.3 The Voice of the People on and off since 1983, the first year of the station's existence.... More >>

  • Dru B Shinin'

    published August 18, 2011

    Dru B Shinin' is unapologetic about how happy he is. And, on his latest release, the Fort Worth-based rapper nimbly sidesteps the darker themes... More >>

  • Trebuchet/The Phuss

    published July 21, 2011

    The heavy metal scene is wide open right now, waiting for someone to come in with a new, creatively executed sound. Denton's the Phuss... More >>

  • Free Reign

    published July 14, 2011

    Free Reign are getting some buzz right now—but mainly because three of their members, singer Mark Colombo, drummer Cory Procter and... More >>

  • Faster Pussycat

    published June 23, 2011

    When early-'90s grunge hit the market, it sounded the death knell for the good-time party that was hair metal. L.A. hairspray act Faster... More >>

  • Peter, Bjorn & John, OAX

    published June 2, 2011

    Countless musicians have been derided for appealing to the masses. But—here's where things get tricky—good pop music isn't... More >>

  • Motley Crue, Poison, New York Dolls

    published June 2, 2011

    Motley Crue aren't at the top of the hair-metal heap because they play dirty, sleazy rock 'n' roll. They're there because they live... More >>

Archives: 2011