Posts Tagged ‘independent’

– By Austin Reed – “Top 3 Reasons to See Paramore Live“ June 5 marks the beginning of Tennessee-based powerpop quartet Paramore’s long-awaited (and seemingly exhaustive) world tour. Beginning in Warsaw, Poland and wrapping up November 1 in New Orleans, Louisiana, the run is in support of the group’s latest full-length…

Trees (Dallas, TX) –  Words and Photos by James Villa – “Omar Rodriguez takes a back seat to Teri Gender Bender” If you aren’t familiar with Bosnian Rainbows their story began in 2012 in El Paso, TX. Comprised of Omar Rodriguez-Lopez (formally of At The Drive-in and Mars Volta), Deantoni Parks (former drummer of Mars V…

– Ray Stephenson by Brandon Callies – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Ray Stephenson’s quiet voice comes through loud and clear on his newest release Freedom. For those that enjoy mainstream country music with a twist, this is the album for you. Freedom is laced with good songwriting, and there is an overall upbeat feel to the alb…

– By Michal Elizabeth Smith – (First Published May 7th, 2013, The Interlude) I have an impenetrable belief that music saves lives. We celebrate and mourn to musical creations; it is what binds us together. Melodic concoctions burst forth when a bride makes her way down the isle. The audience and groom are speechless; t…

MUSIC WE CURRENTLY ENJOY “Listen to This! Thank us Later.” Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Widowspeak, Swindle Boys, The Gills, The Tablets, Serosia and more!

– The Phuss by Dustin Blocker – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” The Phuss’ brand of heavy is askew, ever so slightly from their contemporaries, as their macho swagger never tangles with their incisive sensibilities.  The Fort Worth three-piece burns through 31 minutes of slithering, seductive rock on their self-titled sophomore re…

Thursday, February 21st, 2013 – The Curtain Club – By Jordan Buford (The Music Enthusiast) – “Metal bands share a thick bill at Dallas’ Curtain Club“ Torch Entertainment was presenting a show at the Curtain Club in Dallas this night, and I almost didn’t go to it. The reason being it was billed as a metal show, and any…

The Curtain Club (Dallas, TX) – Words by Jordan Buford (The Music Enthusiast) / Photos by James Villa – “Cinco de Mustache Cinco: In Memory of Clint Waycaster“ I was familiar with the annual Cinco de Mustache event, which took place at various Dallas venues since 2009, even though I never attended any of the concerts t…