Late last year, Josh Venable was let go for the second time from the Clear Channel-owned 102.1 KDGE, the Edge, and he has yet to find another radio station to call home. "I watch a lot of Murder, She Wrote," Venable says of his down time while sitting in an Addison sports bar that's not too far from ... More >>
It's been nearly a four-year wait on the new Santigold album, Master of My Make-Believe, which is set to drop on May 1 via Downtown Records. On the new album, Santigold's impressive blend of hip-hop and dance music has been bolstered by production from Diplo, Dave Sitek of TV On the Radio and Nick Z ... More >>
3 Doors DownLove 'em or hate 'em, 3 Doors Down have been around since the mid-'90s, with five albums in their canon. They're currently touring on last year's mega-selling Time of My Life, but you can still hear songs on the radio from their debut album. Led by vocalist (and the band's original dr ... More >>
Welcome to Local Music 'Mericans, where we meet the people in the local music scene that you don't see on stages. Penny Lazo. With LMFAO. And a taco. No, the taco isn't real.Penny Lazo is a DFW-based rep for Universal Records. Despite being very rock 'n' roll in appearance, her main beat is coun ... More >>
We're almost sure it was a coincidence.
Two follow-ups in this particular radio round-up. First, I exchanged a few messages with Alan Ayo via Facebook, and the long and short of it is, he's not at all upset that Clear Channel gave him his walking papers yesterday. Writes the former midday host and music director at KDGE-FM:I'm feeling rat ... More >>
Out Of My hands (EMI)
Fort Worth's Green River Ordinance, not to be confused with Mark Arm and Stone Gossard's recently reunited Sub Pop band, will release its major label debut early next year on EMI/Virgin, according to a press release from EMI music. Out Of My Hands, the follow-up to the band's independent 2006 re ... More >>
Poetry about the acts on Edgefest 17's bill? It's music to our ears.
A little Skynyrd feels like home
Country, rock and Joaquin Phoenix all converge upon Shooter Jennings
Rosanne Cash is the friend who will say, or sing, what you can't
December 5; December 7
New Chanukah songs
Stories from the City, Stories from the Sea (Island Records)