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Alestorm / Gloryhammer, September 11, 2018: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Alestorm / Gloryhammer, September 11, 2018: Shows I’ll Never Forget

If you pull your kid out of school and drive five hours to see Alestorm and Gloryhammer at a club, you may have a metal problem. It was more than worth it.

Mark Lettieri – Spark And Echo (2016)

Mark Lettieri – Spark And Echo (2016)

A few years back the fusion guitarist Mark Lettieri put forward an EP that was all killer/no filler. Three years later, he’s back

Smokin’ Joe Kubek + Bnois King, “Cornbread” from Fat Man’s Shine Parlor (2015)

Smokin’ Joe Kubek + Bnois King, “Cornbread” from Fat Man’s Shine Parlor (2015)

There’s a blessedly long list of food-based blues. Add Dallas-based Smokin’ Joe Kubek and Bnois King’s “Cornbread” to that lip-smacking list.

Kenny Lavender – Conscious Journey, Part 1 & 2 (2014)

Kenny Lavender – Conscious Journey, Part 1 & 2 (2014)

Daring but not self indulgent, this double album would be a risk in lesser hands.

One Track Mind: Old 97’s, “Longer Than You’ve Been Alive” from Most Messed Up (2014)

If you were worried that frontman Rhett Miller might ease into a middle-aged softness as Old 97’s entered its third decade, this unhinged drinking song of an advance track from the forthcoming, apparently well-titled Most Messed Up sets all of that to rest.

Noel Johnston – Salted Coffee (2014)

Van Halen-inspired and jazz-trained guitarslinger Noel Johnston merges his passion for both worlds for his third album Salted Coffee, out March 11, 2014 via Armored Records.

Jimmie Vaughan suffers heart attack before Mumbai show, will be off the road for a month

Jimmie Vaughan suffers heart attack before Mumbai show, will be off the road for a month

Jimmie Vaughan, co-founding guitarist of the Fabulous Thunderbirds and brother of the late Stevie Ray Vaughan, has suffered a heart attack and will be off the road for as long as a month.

The Mullens – It’s Hard To Imagine (2009)

These guys from Dallas, Texas have that Stooges/Ramones/1960s-garage amalgam vibe down solid. Not bad at all.

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Edie Brickell, of Gaddabouts and New Bohemians: Something Else! Interview

Most famous for her breakout late-1980s hit “What I Am” with the New Bohemians, Edie Brickell always had an uneasy relationship with fame.

Jackopierce – Everywhere All The Time (2012)

Everywhere All The Time underscores the idea that Jackopierce’s new-millennium reboot isn’t about nostalgia, so much as continuing to explore the duo’s still-maturing creative relationship — all while reminding us what made this Dallas-based band so special in the first place.

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