"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 >>
Editor: In last week's music feature, Christian McPhate began his search for a guitar. Not just any guitar, but his Trigger, his missing part. In that story, he went north to our weird music utopia, Denton, and came away with nothing. Here, he tries his hand in Dallas. I'll start you with his opener ... More >>
Mary TimonyIn this week's paper, we caught up with Mary Timony, the post-punk, guitar-playing darling of '90s outfits Autoclave and Helium and currently of Wild Flag. That new outfit, unavoidably, has been given the supergroup tag thanks to its members' impressive pasts. In addition to Timony's c ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we meet the people in the local music scene that you don't see on stages.
Scotty Mankoff, aka "Crazy Picture Guy."Scotty Mankoff can be a bit menacing to witness at a live music show, with his hulking frame draped in black clothing, a flowing, curly ma ... More >>
Danny HurleyGuitars to drool over. See a full slideshow from this weekend's Dallas International Guitar Festival right here.Nothing says "American" like the electric guitar. For decades, the sculpted lines, illustrious finishes and unique tones of these instruments have inspired a variety of musi ... More >>