In case you missed it, over on DC9 earlier this week I posted my interview with Chris Frantz, the Talking Head whose Tom Tom Club will release a live album on Big Bucks Burnett's eight-track-only Cloud 8 imprint early next year. Frantz and wife Tina Weymouth will attend the release, to be held at ... More >>
Over the weekend, on his Facebook page, Big Bucks Burnett debuted the new logo for his Eight Track Museum in Deep Ellum -- that's it at right. And on Wednesday come even more details -- as in, where, exactly, that sucker's being planted. But until then, let's revisit Burnett's record label ... More >>
A few months back, Big Bucks Burnett was so, so close to setting up his Eight-Track Museum in Deep Ellum, till the deal went south and it was back to zero. But last night -- meaning, at 12:10 this morning -- Bucks sent word: Not only is the former 14 Records proprietor and Mr. Ed obsessive "curre ... More >>
Many of them were tucked away in suburban strip malls, their storefronts always the black sheep of the retail family. They were usually owned by a single lifelong music fan, someone who relished the opportunity to dog-paddle in the eye of the pop culture hurricane. Sometimes they smelled like incens ... More >>
We'll take most of the blame, but not all of it.
Wars between the electronics giants are killing Dallas' independent music stores