• Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    Matthew Hittle of Auxiliary Voice Talks Seeing Van Halen, Playing Extreme's "More Than Words"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Making My 16-Year-Old Cousin Listen To Therapy? and Hootie & the Blowfish

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Dead Flowers Talk About Bad Tattoos, Heartbreak Songs and Getting the Band Together

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Darstar Fondly Recall The Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters

    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.

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2008

    Q&A with The Orange

    [Editor's Note: This piece was penned by Krissi Reeves, not Chelsea Mueller.]Ethereal psych-rock band The Orange is experiencing a wicked state of euphoria these days. After three years of exploring its musical purpose, the Dallas group has finally reached a blissful peak with the release of its new ... More >>

  • Music

    April 22, 2004

    On His Way

    Ben Kweller grew up. Ben Kweller got better.

  • Calendar

    July 10, 2003

    Athlete's Footy

    Australia exports a hybrid

  • News

    January 30, 2003

    The Force is With Them

    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?

  • Music

    August 15, 2002


    Diorama (Atlantic)

  • Music

    March 14, 2002

    Launch Ramp

    Five years later, Ben Kweller is taking off on his own.

  • Calendar

    November 19, 1998
  • Music

    May 1, 1997
  • Music

    June 20, 1996


    Radish comes out of nowhere to grab at the gold ring

  • Music

    May 2, 1996

    Bass player for mayor

    Ex-Killbilly member Richard Hunter runs for Fort Worth office--no, seriously

  • Music

    December 28, 1995

    Who gives a Hootie?

    Farewell to 1995, a year in music we'd rather forget

  • Music

    December 21, 1995

    Grading on a curve

    This was the year local music broke, but was it fixed?

  • Music

    December 14, 1995

    Silver linings

    Rainmaker Records gets the credit line it deserves

  • Music

    December 14, 1995

    Fifteen nailsin the coffin

    Or: Rock and roll isn't dead, it just doesn't smell bad