Now, with this five-song album, Tweed has matured into a group with confidence and melodic power. The spirit of Charlie Sexton (circa the Sextet) and a young Steve Earle (as winsome as he was pre-prison but just as tortured as he was after). John Garrett and Jon Wallace are responsible for the Sexton guitar comparison, but Garrett employs his scratchy and romantic vocal strategies as well. At time
Salim Nourallah is a North Texas music scene fixture. After gaining initial acclaim with the Denton-based Nourallah Brothers he has gone on to release 5 solo albums and produce an impressive list of many others (including Old 97s). His solo debut, Polaroid, was met with reviews like this: "discovering a singer-songwriter who can stop time is rare, but Nourallah is such a find...(Rolling Stone).
Hailing from Dallas, TX, the Deathray Davies woo listeners with a dizzy, fuzzed-out version of retro garage pop that harks back to such '60s bands as the Kinks and the Seeds -Charles Spano