Austin's The Young hit Bryan Street Tavern on Saturday night with Young Prisms and Midnite Society, touring behind Matador Records debut Dub Egg. Frontman Hans Zimmerman gave a nice little rundown of some of his musical firsts, including south Texas metal shows, how he got into Matador Records, and ... More >>
Swans, Xiu XiuSunday, September 16, at Trees, $20In 1997, post-punk act Swans went on hiatus and didn't return until 2010, when they released My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky. A successful tour followed. Seems the band has settled back in nicely, as they're set to release The Seer in Aug ... More >>
No one in Noah and The Whale is actually named Noah, turns out.Tonight at Dada, the English indie folk outfit known as Noah and the Whale will perform. Good band, interesting name -- especially since, we just realized, there isn't actually a dude named Noah in the group after all. Not even a guy ... More >>
Let's start this off right: We're absolutely not saying these bands suck. We're saying they suck in the heat and humidity of an overpacked, porta-potty using festival. And, with ACL approaching fast and other festivals that people like coming up real soon, there's a lot of choices in that butt-sw ... More >>
Mates of State, Free EnergyGranada TheaterJuly 7, 2010Better than: Sitting home and watching cooking showsMates of StateMates of State were back at the Granada last night playing to a very appreciative crowd of fans that filled the theater's floor level--but not the whole theater space. The balco ... More >>
Earlier this week, Dallas-area mashup artist Objektiv One released the second in his collection of mashup EPs, this one following up his party-starting 2009 release, Beer Pong Champion. Called, quite hilariously I think, Rad Jams, Bro!, Objkektiv One's newest collection follows largely the same f ... More >>
The Cavern's concert calendar has been a little bit dry of late, but that changes somewhat this weekend with Saturday night's lineup of Throw Me The Statue, The Brunettes and Nurses rolling through town as part of an impressive touring triple-bill.
In this week's paper, contributor Chris Parker cha ... More >>