Yoni Wolf With Serengetti, Topic Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios, Denton Wednesday, June 11, 2014 By H. Drew Blackburn We're gonna go ahead and break the fourth wall right off the bat here: I had a roommate who was into Why? He didn't listen to rap music. If he did, it was Aesop Rock or something ... More >>
Rock summed it up the most concisely from the stage at the Texas Theater on Friday night. Joking about critical reactions to The Uncluded's debut album, a project completed with long-time pal and collaborator Kimya Dawson, "Everyone is all - why do you all even know each other?" Hokey Fright, their ... More >>
I know this is hard, trust me. This weekend's options seem almost endless. Between 35 Denton's four-day lineup of hundreds of musicians, and other major names like Eels and Andrew W.K. rolling into town, it feels like you'll never sleep again, right? Well, that's probably true--at least for now--but ... More >>
Beyoncé Saturday, July 6, at American Airlines Center Tickets go on sale Monday for the "Mrs. Carter Show" world tour, with stops in more than forty cities worldwide. The North American dates kickoff in L.A. on June 28. If Queen Bey's Superbowl half-time show this past weekend was any indication of ... More >>
The Smoker's Club Tour/Aesop Rock Trees/The Granada Theater Thursday, August 9 Last night was a hard night for a hip-hop fan in Dallas. The Smoker's Club Tour had favorites like Juicy J and next big things Smoke DZA and Joey Bada$$ at Trees. Aesop Rock was bringing his flavor back to Dallas with Br ... More >>
Every Thursday we bring you our 10 favorite concert options for the coming weekend. Find every concert for this weekend and beyond at dallasobserver.com/concerts. Identity Festival Friday, August 10, at Gexa Energy Pavilion Identity Festival pretty much marks the greatest day of the year for EDM fa ... More >>
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Thursday, October 11, at Granada Theater, $25Legendary Canadian post rock act Godspeed You! Black Emperor have reunited for the first tour in nearly a decade. The band, famous for their intense live show, expansive arrangements and vivid projections, will be an incredible ... More >>
Christian Dean Ward, perhaps better known around town as Dean Dillinger, got his start spinning records way back when, as a producer/board operator at WERQ-92.3 92Q Jams in Baltimore. "I used to play records for Reggie Reg and K-Swift (Rest In Power) when they went to the bathroom, or were on the ... More >>
KISS at American Airlines Center on Sunday, December 6:KISS: The only guys I know who wear more makeup than I do. Maybe except for Jared Leto. Oooh, burn!
Aesop Rock, Rob Sonic, DJ Big WizGranada TheaterSaturday, December 5, 2009 Better than: studying for an essay exam.Gloria LevarioAesop Rock--a little less live than you'd expect?Easily one of the most eccentric and talented wordsmiths in the world of hip-hop, Aesop Rock has been giving undergroun ... More >>
Well, the weekend's here, thank the Lord. And, as always, we're here to present you with your concert-attending plans. First, as always, the shows we've already hyped...Tonight, Bill Callahan stops by the Granada Theater, Colourmusic pops on in to The Cavern and The Edge Steals Christmas out at t ... More >>
The Granada Theater offered DC9 readers five pairs of tickets to Saturday's Aesop Rock show, which is a must-see for fans of eccentric, thought-provoking indie hip-hop. Pitchfork may not be too keen on his latest project, the MURS/Slug collabo Felt 3: A Tribute To Rosie Perez, but Aesop Rock is s ... More >>
This week's show announcements include the Let it Rock Tour (with headliner Kevin Rudolf, pictured above), Billy Joe Shaver and Aesop Rock. Complete listing after the jump.
See, it is about who you know: When the (pretty kickass) independent hip-hop label Definitive Jux--home to El-P, Aesop Rock, Dizzee Rascal, Del The Funkee Homosapien, RJD2, Mr. Lif and more--was looking for a DJ to remix the recently released album from rap trio Hangar 18, local DJ and beatmaker Rob ... More >>
Thursday, September 27, at the Palladium Loft
When SMU alum Astronautalis stopped rap-battling, he finally figured out how to win
Fast Cars, Danger, Fire and Knives (Def Jux)
Wednesday, January 19, at Tom Cats
Indie hip-hop label Definitive Jux plays kingmaker for the underground
In defense of Austin's overhyped, overblown music fest
A year-end rant or rave for the rap music industry
Bazooka Tooth isn't a fable. It's Aesop Rock's reality.
Fantastic Damage (Def Jux)
May 24 / May 25