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    May 15, 2014

    Austin's Mike and the Moonpies Lost $25,000 Worth of Gear After Dallas Gig

    In the early hours of the morning last Sunday, Austin-based singer Mike Harmeier and his band, Mike and the Moonpies, woke up to their worst nightmare. The previous night, they'd played a gig opening for Nashville band the Kernals at the Rustic here in Dallas. But sometime during the night, while th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2013

    Meet Tyler Tallant, One of DFW's Most Promising Young Guitarists

    Blazing through guitar riffs on stages across Texas isn't something an average 15-year-old does. But Tyler Tallant of Keller/Fort Worth area isn't your average teenager. He's someone whose passion for music causes him to spend most of his waking hours mastering the craft of guitar playing. And his c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2013

    Brotherhood of the Guitar Scouring the World for Unknown Guitarslingers

    Every six minutes another guitarist is born. Every 13 minutes another guitarist falls out of the musical spotlight and into the household one. Some polls claim there are 20 million guitarists living in America, while others claim there are 50 million if you include the ones who only know how to play ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    The Search for the Perfect Guitar, Part III

    "Vintage Silvertone Acoustic guitar," "1977 Dobro Duolian," "Martin 00X1 Auditorium Acoustic Guitar (14 Fret)" are just some of the headlines advertising guitars on Craigslist, but how are you supposed to play them, hear them, feel them? When you order a guitar online, you're missing an important p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Concert Foul No. 61: Being The Guy Who Talks Endlessly About a Band's Gear During Their Set

    ​You know this guy, but you don't usually know his name. Chances are good you've heard and seen him. And, uh, it is always a guy. Never a female by my experience.Anyway, right before a band he's about to see plays their set, he gets a close look at the band's equipment and his mind starts to race. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    VEGA Loses Gear, Asks For Your Help

    Richard CardThat cassette tape might be gone now, too...​VEGA got jacked.According to a blog post the band put up on its MySpace page yesterday, someone stole the band's gear on Wednesday night as the band toured through Sacramento, California.As of yet, Alan Palomo and Co. have not canceled VEGA' ... More >>

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    June 27, 2007
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    April 15, 2004


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  • Music

    August 3, 2000

    Across the Bar

    New Year's day; Texas Punk Sweethearts; Growth spurt for Polyphonic Spree; Waging Red Animal War