Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Dec 2 - 4:53pm
Brandon Chase may not be a household name...yet.
by Courtney Dabney | The singer/songwriter found his passion for music at age 14. Now, just five years later, he landed an audition on season five of The Voice. His vocal of Wanted got two judges to turn their chairs his way, Cee Lo Green and Blake Shelton. Chase was rewarded with a spot on Shelton...
Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Sep 26 - 10:30am
Whiskey Folk lead singer, Tyler Rougex, discusses new members, new sounds and a new studio.
I know you have gone through several bassists; how did you find your current low end? Jack, our current bassist, was actually like a Whiskey Folk Ramblers fan. He would come to our shows and hang out with us, and we got to know him – we all got along and we became good friends. Well, we found...
Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Aug 28 - 12:38pm
We sat down with the members of Green Light Pistol to discuss family, writing and varied inspiration.
Can you tell me the pros and cons of working with such a large group? Chad: This band is really made for each other. In a lot of bands, you can have three people, and that can be too many because of the egos. We police ourselves individually, and everyone is their own boss. So when we bring...
Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jul 25 - 3:07pm
On the day we spoke, Jay was writing music for an Aleve commercial in his home studio
How long have you been performing?
Well, my very first performance in front of people, playing guitar and singing was when I was in 10th grade for a talent show. So that was about 20 years ago. And playing music became my full time job, let’s see, in 2008. That was when I started making my...
Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jun 26 - 12:18pm
Jamey Ice, lead guitarist for Green River Ordinance, sat down with me in his restaurant BREWED to talk about music, family, charity and the freedom to create the music he wants.
What is it like performing with your brother? It’s really fun. We get along really well. We share a hotel room every night you know; we lived together when we were in college. It has been the same five guys for 12 years, so we are all literally like brothers. We know everything about...
Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jun 26 - 12:14pm
What Locals are listing to.
Country music all-star, Brad Paisley, is returning to the spotlight with the release of his ninth studio album, Wheelhouse. Three-time Grammy Award winner with an additional 14 Academy of Country Music Association Awards, Paisley has defined himself as a leader...
Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Jun 26 - 11:00am
The Texas Commission on the Arts appointed local artist, TCU alum and former professor of painting, the 2013 state (two-dimensional) artist. Jim Woodson, whose career as a professional painter spans five decades, draws inspiration from the high deserts of the Southwest, mostly Texas and New Mexico...
Posted By Erin Lawson on 2013 May 17 - 11:32am
Expected Release Date: 21 May 2013*
Remember when you were watching Warrior with Joel Edgerton and Tom Hardy? (If you haven’t seen it, go rent it!) Fast forward to the end scene, the brothers have all but finished their ‘fight to the death: MMA style.’ This song played in the background, a great song, a...
Posted By Anonymous on 2013 May 2 - 4:03pm
Rising Star: Conner Youngblood
The multi-talented, self-taught musician draws inspiration from bluegrass to dubstep and everything in between to create his unique, folk-rock sound with an edgy electronic twist.
A Dallas native and recent Yale graduate, Conner Youngblood is an up-and-coming musical artist who describes his music...
Posted By Anonymous on 2013 May 2 - 3:57pm
what locals are listening to by Maggie Tarwater
Justin Timberlake’s first album in seven years is being referred to as the biggest pop event of 2013 so far. A mixture of R&B soul, Motown grooves and Michael...