I've spent many years behind a drum set. When I go to shows, I almost always catch myself peering at the drummer, no matter how engaging or magnetic the rest of the band is. I've come to admire the drumming of several local drummers from whom I've nicked many riffs and tricks.The following is a list ... More >>
Welcome to My First Show, where we give bands a chance to talk about the first shows they ever attended -- no matter how uncool and embarrassing those tales may be.
Mindy ByrdChance MorganChance Morgan and Matt Mooty, friends since childhood, are the masterminds behind one of Fort Worth's finest ... More >>
[Editor's Note: Over the next couple of weeks, I'll be presenting my
favorite local songs of the year, counting down from No. 25 to No. 1,
one track a day. Today we take an in-depth look at song No. 8 on the
list--and, please, feel free to click after the jump for a free download of the track.
Lastl ... More >>
When the sun sets this evening, the final night of Chanukah will commence, ending an eight-day spree of phone calls from nagging Jewish mothers and the always pleasant gifting and receiving of holiday socks. Also coming to its unfortunate annual close? The (adorable) singing of the Chanukah praye ... More >>
Wait till right around the one-minute mark in the above clip and you'll catch a familiar face backing Regina Spektor during her Saturday Night Live performance from this weekend: Denton-based Midlake and Fieros drummer McKenzie Smith. Neat-o!
We've got quite a backlog of CDs we've never gotten around to, so we're going to try to chip away at the pile with this regular feature. The plan: to take four or five at a time and play each CD for as long as I can stand it.Breathe Carolina (Denver)Hello FascinationI've noticed that when a band ... More >>