This year, Dallas Observer music blog DC9 at Night and Houston Press music blog Rocks Off teamed up to bring you dispatches from the SXSW madness. Here are the nine worst things we saw.
-There's an App to Get You Laid at SXSW, But You Absolutely Don't Need the Help
-The 50 Commandments of ... More >>
Being a successful musician really has to be a slice of heaven. And of course the chicks are great.
It's why from the beginning of time men (and women) have taken up instruments in the chance that they will be played in front of many, many others, some of whom could possibly want to have sex with ... More >>
Liz Tracy, Music Editor of our sister paper Broward-Palm Beach New Times, is aboard the S.S. Coachella cruise this week. Day one is here and day two is here.
Most of the people we met on the S.S. Coachella had never been on a cruise before. Like us, they weren't so sure what to pack or how to dress ... More >>
Liz Tracy, Music Editor of our sister paper Broward-Palm Beach New Times, is aboard the S.S. Coachella cruise this week. Day one is here.
No one's really interested in reading about the actual performances taking place on this musical ship of contradictions, the S.S. Coachella. Instead, you want a ... More >>
Fun Fun Fun Fest
Friday, November 2-Sunday, November 4
In its seventh year, Fun Fun Fun Fest has settled into a very curious meta place. Standing in a crowd at any one of the four stages, you were often watching a show via someone's iPhone or iPad. That Terrence Malick has been f ... More >>
In the interest of being tidy and not boring you with minute details of the three-day exercise in sweaty and human endurance underway in Zilker Park this weekend, Rocks Off is giving you a break. Our team on the ground at the Austin City Limits Music Festival -- Brittanie Shey, Craig Hlavaty and Mar ... More >>
When we see you on the street and think you put some thought into your style, we may take your picture and ask you things. We call it Street Style.
On Saturday, September 1 the North Texas State Fair Grounds were crawling with people attending the first-ever Hot Wet Mess music festival (put on by t ... More >>
See more scenes in our slideshow
See also: Reggie Watts give hair care tips
See also: Big Freedia's house of bounce
Saturday afternoon, RTB2, Fergus & Geronimo, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Big Freedia, Reggie Watts, No Age and the Black Lips converged on the North Texas Fairgrounds for 35 Denton' ... More >>
More fest lineups coming down the festival slide today: No Age, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Fergus & Geronimo were just added to 35 Denton's September 1 Hot Wet Mess, solidifying the lineup in addition to Reggie Watts, Big Freedia, RTB2, DJ Sober and the Black Lips.
Flo Rida, Cee Lo, B.o.B.
Saturday, July 21, at American Airlines Center, $99-$129This
show is all part of the "R You on the List" tour. To get "on the list,"
you're going to need at least $99, but it will be worth it to see Flo
Rida, right? I'd probably be most interested in seeing Cee Lo, mostly ... More >>
The Austin City Limits Music Festival line-up was announced at midnight, and I'm kind of miffed that RHCP are billed above Neil Young. Beyond that, you've got the usual ACL formula: the top tier of tried and true go-to festival acts (no surprise seeing the Black Keys or Jack White on this bill).Then ... More >>
Further proof that Fun Fun Fun Fest is making a serious run at Austin City Limits as the go-to Austin-based music festival this fall: Today, rather unexpectedly, the three-day, Transmission Entertainment-promoted event has added a few more names to its bill, including Austin heroes and ACL vets S ... More >>
Ahh, codeine cough syrup. It started off innocently enough, as a remedy for a sore throat. However, if it can get you high, people will use it to get high. And, if it gets you high, someone will at some point write a song about it.
Purple drank, sizzurp, lean -- whatever you choose to call ... More >>