Live music venues are interesting places. Part bar, part concert hall, it sometimes seems like they’re undergoing a constant identity crisis. This theme carries over to show attendees too – some miss the “music” memo, preferring to just pay attention to the “bar” part. Look, we’re not after some super quiet opera experience. It would [...]
The thought of a long drive is sometimes the worst part of a long drive. Embarking on an 18-hour trip for your cross-country move, all alone is pretty nerve-racking. But, getting through a long drive is always easier with music. Once you get going and have some great music and snacks to keep you company, [...]
I love going to concerts and festivals just as much as the next guy, but I don’t know how much longer I can afford $40 here, $50 there and then the occasional $200 festival pass. It’s just too much, especially for a student. I know a lot of people are in the same boat and [...]
There’s something to be said about a British accent – in some weird way, it makes most vocals sound better then they may otherwise be. Maybe it’s because we’re so accustomed to American accents that anything different carries a certain novelty factor. But then again, who are we kidding. Some of the top rock singers [...]
When you think about the live music scene in Fort Worth, you think of bands like Calhoun, Telegraph Canyon and Whiskey Folk Ramblers. And maybe, just maybe, you’ll think about Phantom Caste — a band that, since its first show ever in Jan. 2010, has gotten considerable praise and recognition. For a band this new, [...]
Ahh Halloween, the time of year when it’s perfectly acceptable (in some times encouraged) to run around in what basically amounts to stylized underwear (not that we’re complaining!)
The iPod is one of the most powerful media players out there, but if you want to get the most out
of it, you need to know how to manage your playlists.