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  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    T. Tex Edwards Digs Up John Fahey, The Hangmen

    We've started poking around in locals' iTunes, iPods, Spotify playlists, CD players, cassette decks, turntables and brains with one question in mind: What are you listening to? We don't even care if it's good, we just want to know what the music community has been obsessing over, playing on repeat, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Green River Ordinance Asks That You Take Out Of My Hands Out of Their Hands -- For Free.

    ​Fort Worth's Green River Ordinance has gone through something of a major transition of late -- what with the band splitting from its major label home, Capitol Records, and then (successfully) asking for its fans to fund their future efforts. And, hey, in today's turmoil-filled major label music w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Watch: Green River Ordinance -- "Dancing Shoes"

    Fort Worth's Green River Ordinance has made fast work of moving on from its split with Capitol Records and putting out new material on its own. Last week, after the band came ahead more than $20,000 ahead of its stated $15,000 goal for donations from fans so it could release a new EP, the band did j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Green River Ordinance Splits With Capitol Records, Asks For Your Help

    You might want to sit down for this news, Green River Ordinance.​Not sure if the following news will create as big of a ripple in the music world as the time that Fat Joe left Atlantic Records, but it looks like Fort Worth-based pop-rock band Green River Ordinance has parted ways with Capitol Reco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    This Week In Dallas Music History: "Mr. Peppermint Loves His Little Butthole (Surfer)."

    ​If you grew up watching Mr. Peppermint wave his candy-striped magic cane in syndication on the telly or watching Pep's son Gibby Haynes wave his megaphone (and, on occasion, his willy) onstage as the frontman of Butthole Surfers, then this article from the June 6, 1996 edition of the Observer--fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Echoes And Reverberations: Hitchhiking Along Post-Industrial Boulevard

    Noise is not for everybody. Some people hear a jackhammer on the street corner and promptly cover their ears; others hear a subsonic melody and random harmonic movement in the staccato repetition of mechanized machinery. “Industrial music” is the umbrella term used to describe artists who e ... More >>

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    Mazarin, Soundteam

    Sunday, November 13, at Trees

  • Music

    October 20, 2005

    Back From the Dead

    Rigor Mortis were once "Condemned to Hell"--and irrelevance--but the Dallas metal legends have risen

  • Music

    June 24, 2004

    Anatomy of a Buzz

    With the proper machinery in place, a band could remain a Secret no more

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    The Ties That Bind

    The Top 10 musical ties of 2002

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    End Hits

    Now that's what I call music

  • Music

    September 12, 2002
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    July 25, 2002
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    January 3, 2002

    Best of the Best

    This pretty much speaks for itself

  • Music

    November 22, 2001

    American Beauty

    Jimmy Eat World should have broken up two years ago. But they're just getting started.

  • Music

    November 15, 2001

    Butthole Surfers

    November 16

  • Music

    June 28, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Butthole is back

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    See By Be Seen

    At the annual South by Southwest music festival, it's the singer, not the song

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Crit and Shap 2000

    The worst of the worst

  • Music

    November 9, 2000

    Do The Evolution

    Merle Haggard makes a triumphant return. Wait -- he never went away.

  • Music

    October 26, 2000

    Seller's Market

    Jimmy Eat World doesn't have a record label, a distributor, or a care in the world

  • Music

    January 6, 2000

    Take these records, please

    Or: Yes, it was as bad as you think

  • Music

    December 30, 1999
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    December 16, 1999

    The forever frown

    More than 30 years later, Smile remains the subject of so much mystery

  • Calendar

    December 9, 1999

    Yule be sorry

    All we want for Xmas is Jessica's two front teats

  • Music

    October 28, 1999

    Rock this town

    Or: Oh,'s another end-of-the-century list

  • Music

    June 17, 1999

    The preacher and the Prophet

    Why can't we all just get along? The history, or not, of Russell and Jeff's Deep Ellum

  • Music

    June 3, 1999

    Guided by songs

    There's not enough time in the day to release all of Bob Pollard's music

  • Music

    March 25, 1999

    Tom Waits for no one

    Or: Looking for the heart of South by Southwest

  • Music

    March 4, 1999

    Clarity prevails

    Jimmy Eat World proves you can make a good record for a major label after all

  • Music

    February 4, 1999

    The great divide

    Levon Helm, the heart and soul of The Band, looks back in anger

  • Music

    December 17, 1998

    Roasting Chesnutt

    No one loves Vic Chesnutt like Vic Chesnutt

  • Music

    October 29, 1998
  • Music

    July 16, 1998

    Out of a Trance

    Trance Syndicate--Texas' best label--closes its doors, leaving Bedhead without a home

  • Music

    June 4, 1998

    The Lizard king

    David Yow's got balls--he just doesn't want to show them to you anymore

  • Music

    March 26, 1998

    Git it

    After years of detective work, Gene Vincent's Lost Dallas Sessions resurface

  • Music

    January 1, 1998

    Rock and roll over

    In today's music business, tomorrow's revolution is yesterday's fad

  • Music

    August 21, 1997
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    July 24, 1997
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    June 26, 1997
  • News

    April 24, 1997

    Honky-Tonk Man

    He had 78 hits spanning five decades and revolutionized country music. Now, Fort Worth's Hank Thompson gets a new green light.

  • Music

    January 23, 1997
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    January 9, 1997

    Spirit of '96

    Last year showed pop still has more than a ghost of a chance

  • Music

    April 18, 1996
  • Music

    March 14, 1996

    Stabbed in the redneck

    KNON fixture Roy Ashley bids a fiery farewell

  • Music

    February 1, 1996


    Some of the best records are the ones never released

  • Music

    November 30, 1995
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    October 19, 1995
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    April 6, 1995
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    November 17, 1994
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