Lloyd Banks runs Rockin' Rodeo in Denton, but he's been perched up north doing live music venues for a decade and a half: national touring acts mixed with local and regional bands, not only as opening acts, but also plenty as standalone showcase acts. He's managed a band or two over that time as wel ... More >>
It's a Tuesday night at Austin's Horseshoe Lounge and two members of the band Mike and the Moonpies are here to do an interview. Frontman Mike Harmeier is wearing snakeskin boots and a Dwight Yoakam trucker cap. Lead guitarist Catlin Rutherford vaguely resembles Chris Hillman when he wears a mustach ... More >>
When he's not playing with the North Texas-bred Golden Boys or paying tribute to country curio Gary Stewart, garage rock bon vivant John Wesley Coleman III is being rendered as a video game character. One that basically shoots a gun and jumps around in a scuzzy 8-bit gutter. Sounds about right. ... More >>
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