By Chris Kornellis At the time of his death, in May 1981, Bob Marley was 36 years old, reggae's biggest star, and the father of at least eleven children. He was not, however, a big seller. For Dave Robinson, this presented an opportunity. Two years after Marley's passing, Chris Blackwell, the fou ... More >>
Dallas synthpop sweetheart Taylor Rea is no stranger to the stage. Since 2010 when she joined the electronic outfit Ishi, she's been one of the most recognizable names in the local scene. Rea has worked venue and festival stages high and low in this city. In 2011, when Rea and guitarist Rob Bastien ... More >>
"Harlem Shake" is the No. 1 song in the United States of America this week, which means that now is your chance to listen to more than fifteen seconds of it. Baauer's meme soundtrack is the beneficiary of a Billboard rule change--YouTube views have been added to the Hot 100 calculations, joining phy ... More >>
"I'm totally posting this on Myspace later."The word has gotten around quickly: Justin Timberlake was indeed among the investors that bought a stake in floundering social networking site Myspace this week. According to the press release from Specific Media, Timberlake's partners in this ventur ... More >>
On July 8, actor Michael Rapaport's directorial debut, a documentary called Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest, will earn its release theaters in New York City and Los Angeles. Later that month, on July 28, the film will begin a run locally at Dallas-area Angelika Theat ... More >>
Dyed, fried and double-wide, Trailer Park Musical rolls dirty; Jukebox rocks
Justin's love interests just keep taking a fall
You voted. We counted. It's your favorite local acts, amplified.
Summer is here, which means the Rangers must be in last place
Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller don't want to be "easily accessible." But people like them anyway.
Kelly Osbourne would like everyone to just Shut Up
Various Dallas acts up for Grammy awards
Paul Oakenfold contemplates the needle and the damage done
Lance Bass attempts to boldly go where no man has gone before. Well, no pop star, anyway.
Coldplay's success hasn't gone to Chris Martin's Head
Michael Jackson vowed to raise millions for 9/11 victims. And he hired a gay-porn producer pal to help.
Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?
IFC's new documentary, Crossover
Billy Bob has a simple plan: to sing about life and lovin' his wife
Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo are revolutionary producers. Now they're doing it for themselves.
Coldplay conquered America before its passport was even stamped
The worst of the worst
Nelly sets out from his beloved St. Louis on the road to fame and fortune
Proof that today's popular music is just as good -- and bad -- as it's always been
What would the face of rock history have looked like if the British Invasion had been a Britney Invasion instead?
Maximum Records lines up to lead the fight to keep Napster alive. Oh yeah, and to promote its bands too.
The Dark Side of Oz? Man, that's just the tip of the iceberg
Eminem's mind-blowing Marshall Mathers LP promises to spark feverish free-speech debates
All the music news that's fit to print, and some that isn't
Porn and Pimpadelic collide on the Southern devils' first video shoot
Published January 20, 1999
The world might not be coming to an end, but maybe it should be
Local talent scout Teresa LaBarbera-Whites discovered singing sensation Jessica Simpson the way she always does: without even trying
Or: How the Internet could kill the album
Tom Z's restless experimentalism has earned him adoration from music's cognoscenti everywhereexcept in his native Brazil
May 27 - June 2, 1999
Everything I need to know about the modern American teen I learned by going to the movies
A Fort Worth crime-prevention group is warning parents about Goth-rock, but is that such a good idea?