Auxiliary Voice's Matthew Hittle has had an interesting ride, musically. Long before he formed the ambient post-rock band with Justin Young, he had to deal with living in a house where secular music was hard to find. Hittle recently sat down with us and talked about his first musical experiences and ... More >>
Unlike Jesse Hughey and Darryl Smyers, I do not have children yet. I come from a large family. My father is eldest of five, so it's understandable why I, a 33-year-old, have cousins who are teenagers. Something I've wondered about with my cousins is the kind of music they like these days. Is their ... More >>
If you regularly go to LaGrange, Single Wide or Double Wide, you've seen a member of the quintet Dead Flowers. Earlier in the year, frontman Corey Howe was the opening act for The Revival Tour's stop at Trees, playing alongside Hot Water Music's Chuck Ragan, Alkaline Trio's Dan Andriano, and Against ... More >>
Usually with this column, we might interview one or two people from a band. With Darstar, all five members were kind enough to share the first shows they saw and played. And, if you wanted a reminder of how effective Smashing Pumpkins were in their heyday, listen to what Lisa Hardaway has to say.
Ben Kweller grew up. Ben Kweller got better.
Australia exports a hybrid
MossEisley is young and talented. Will that be enough to keep these four siblings and the boy next door away from the music industry's dark side?
Five years later, Ben Kweller is taking off on his own.
Radish comes out of nowhere to grab at the gold ring
Ex-Killbilly member Richard Hunter runs for Fort Worth office--no, seriously
Farewell to 1995, a year in music we'd rather forget
This was the year local music broke, but was it fixed?
Rainmaker Records gets the credit line it deserves
Or: Rock and roll isn't dead, it just doesn't smell bad