Posts Tagged ‘indie’

– 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…

– By James Villa – On the heels of releasing their new full length CD, and going out on a tour with Gwar, we sat down and spoke to Bruce Corbitt of Warbeast.  Here’s what he had to say. OTM: With the January release of the War of the Gargantuas split album including tracks by both you and Phil Anselmo of Pantera fame,…

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

– By Dustin Blocker – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Listening to the sophomore studio record Almanac by two-piece indie-chillwave band Widowspeak can be likened to putting your head into a downy cumulus cloud. The pulsing instruments passing like air under the weight of Molly Hamilton’s vocal fog. Tracks appear and pass with sle…

– 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…

Trees (Dallas, TX) – Words by Michal Elizabeth Smith / Photos by James Villa – “The World Needs More Bands Like The Joy Formidable” The first time I saw The Joy Formidable was two years ago at the Verizon Theater in Grand Prairie. Local radio station, 102.1 The Edge hosted their annual How the Edge Stole Christmas conc…