Update: Judy Garland's "Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead" is forecast to be #1 on the British charts on Sunday, the day the official charts are released. I'm not even shitting you. This means that it will end up being played on Radio 1's Sunday Chart Show. Radio 1 is a Government-owned broadcaster. Can y ... More >>
If I'm allowed on K-Ticket airwaves for a fourth annual Christmas dance party, I will ask management to carve space enough for a 17-hour set. The list of songs I wanted to play but didn't is much longer than those that actually made the air. Then again, if you really want a copy of Anya Marina's ... More >>
Shigeo Jones Kikuchi: Photo AssassinThe Misfits.Last Night: The Misfits, Juicehead, Hood Rat, Electric Vengeance, The Hammercocks
Better than: carving Crimson Ghost jack-o-lanterns with Evilive on.
The Misfits might have delivered a much more satisfying set last night than ... More >>
Woody Guthrie and Will Johnson kinda look alike, amiright?As far as collaborations go, it's hard to imagine that Centro-Matic's Will Johnson would be able to top his stint in Monsters Of Folk, with whom he backed up Conner Oberst, Jim James, M. Ward and Mike Mogus, on the drums. But this morning ... More >>
First, let me apologize for the headline -- I was listening to Billy Bragg and friends on the way into work this morning, and it could not be helped. Now, then. It's been a whole two days since last we discussed flow control -- I know, right? -- which, as you're well aware, involves the city forc ... More >>
A very eclectic Tuesday evening of music is on hand tonight -- one that features some serious old-school rap and an all-star band nearly too big for its venue, along with a local favorite playing a free show and a quality Nashville songwriter stopping by for the night.
What you see above is a Jeff Liles-filmed two-fer from Joe Ely's extraordinary, intimate "Storytellers" performance at the Kessler last night: Dig All Night's "Behind the Bamboo Shade" followed by Ely's rendition of the immortal "Dallas," penned by Jimmie Dale Gilmore and originally released as the ... More >>
Many thanks to the many folks who tuned in and called in during last night's late-night Christmas-music spectacular, which gets a replay on KTCK-AM (1310, The Ticket) beginning, why, right this very moment. (That'll be just the three-hour yuletunes special, not the two hours of pirate-radio non-h ... More >>
Our pal Maria May at the AT&T Performing Arts Center sent about an hour ago that Natalie Merchant, one of the 10,000 Maniacs, will be performing August 19 at the Winspear Opera House in support of her new album Leave Your Sleep. She confirms: This'll be the first pop show in the Winspear (rec ... More >>
So what!?!?!?! Really, these captions write themselves sometimes.Feeling like a little mellow, acoustic tunage before the assault of NX35 and SXSW? Opening Bell Coffee offers up a nice bill of singer/songwriters this evening with Kevin So and Emily White.Hailing out of Boston, So actually toured ... More >>