Music

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Jul 24 - 11:17am

by Celestina Blok

Not since the Caravan of Dreams closed has Fort Worth seen a music venue like The Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge, but this new destination spot reaches beyond the Caravan. Clint Simpson prayed about the decision he had to make: stay in his hometown of Fort Worth or pack up and move his family to...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Jul 2 - 3:18pm

Gonzales makes a splash with his first album and is already focused on album No. 2.

More and more people have been taking notice of the sweet sound Israel Gonzales is making. Known best for his firm grip of what it means to be an acoustical singer/songwriter, Gonzales has soaring vocals, honest lyrics and a soulful sound. He is already focusing on his second album after the recent...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Jul 2 - 3:12pm

Overexposed Maroon 5 $9.99 (Deluxe edition: $12.99) With Adam Levine’s rising stardom, Maroon 5 couldn’t have chosen a more appropriate album name. The pop rock band, known years ago by heartfelt hits like She Will Be Loved, has transitioned into a big-name act in the music world...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Jun 4 - 3:17pm

GRO went forward alone for new album.

by Jennifer Retter Green River Ordinance has steadily evolved from kids playing gigs in Fort Worth to a mature band releasing its latest album Under Fire. When arrangements didn’t work out with an old label, Green River Ordinance decided to release Under Fire themselves. Guitarist Jamey...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Jun 4 - 2:50pm

What locals are listening to

by Jennifer Retter What We Saw From the Cheap Seats Regina Spektor $12.99 Chirpy songbird Regina Spektor returns for her sixth album CD, What We Saw From the Cheap Seats, this summer. The 14-track deluxe version jumps from upbeat to relaxing, tiptoeing around tough topics and touching...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Jun 4 - 1:53pm

The best things come in the smallest alleys.

by Jennifer Retter If Cowtown doesn’t bring jazz rifts to mind, maybe you just haven’t peered down the right alley. “When I saw the alley, the people selling it were like, ‘You probably don’t want to do this,’ ” owner Ricki Derek said. “I said,...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 May 21 - 3:35pm

by Jennifer Retter

Picture Show Neon Trees $12.05 With a unique name and unique music, Neon Trees has won over the mainstream music fan base. Between 2010’s hit Animals playing on KISS FM every five minutes and performances from SXSW in...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Jan 25 - 10:30am

Fort Worth-bred talent

Talking music and lyrics with Hudson Moore by  Jennifer Retter What made you decide to become a musician? I’ve always really been a musician. Ever since I was 11 years old, I’ve been playing guitar, drums and bass. There wasn’t really a decision point. It was more so a step...

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