For fans of Norton Records, the Brooklyn-based peddlers of some of the rawest punk, R&B and garage rock you've never heard, the news that their Red Hook warehouse was flooded during Hurricane Sandy was a gut-punch. While much of their back catalog was destroyed, some 13,000 records were miraculously ... More >>
Tom Urquhart's Saturday KTCU FM 88.7 radio show, The Good Show, is up for another nomination in this year's Dallas Observer Music Awards, for Best Radio Show. It's exactly what Fort Worth needs a little more of: A vehicle to make their local music scene all the more cohesive and accessible. Urquhar ... More >>
Speaking of the local garage-rock scene of the 1960s ...Three long years ago I noted that Fort Worth filmmaker Melissa Kirkendall was in the process of wrapping her doc Teen-A-Go-Go, a history of those good old days. And while the film -- which features the likes of Bugs Henderson (ex of Mouse and t ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we meet the people in the local music scene that you don't see on stages. Melissa KirkendallMelissa Kirkendall is a filmmaker. It wasn't always this way. In her younger years, Kirkendall spent a good chuck of her time immersed in the local music scene -- ... More >>
Rubber Gloves in Denton was supposed to be the ultimate indie-cool club. That was three years ago. Today, its owner is still trying to complete his dream.
Don't put Trees in a pine box just yet.
Or at least a handful of musicians and music-industry types are, for a few brief moments
The more Bobgoblin -- er, the Commericals -- have a new name