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Britt Daniel

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    May 7, 2014

    Homegrown Fest: From Humble Beginnings to Shooting for the Stars

    The names of some music festivals are real head-scratchers. "Bonnaroo" and "Lollapalooza" are silly but effective. Others don't leave much to the imagination. Locally, there's the upcoming Fort Worth Music Festival: not a ton of mystery there, but at least we know where it's going down, right? Some ... More >>

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    February 4, 2014

    The Toadies Will Headline Homegrown Fest 5

    The Toadies are making plenty of noise this year. They've planned a reissue of their breakout debut album, Rubberneck, 20 years after its initial release. And the accompanying tour will take them from one end of the country to the other. Conspicuously missing from that schedule was a hometown show. ... More >>

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    May 15, 2013

    Rachel Behring Tells Rock Star Hospitality Stories and Explains her Love for Local Music

    Ever been backstage at House of Blues Dallas? Rachel Behring painted the cool murals you see on the walls back there of some of rock and soul's legends. But hell, that's just her showing she loves where she works ... and who wouldn't? Behring spent a good stretch of time managing backstage at HOB, a ... More >>

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    May 10, 2013

    Your Guide to the Homegrown Festival Lineup

    This weekend, Homegrown Music and Arts Festival will gather some of the area's biggest and most interesting bands at Main Street Garden Park. This year, the lineup is once again all Texans, after the festival's organizers decided they were losing the focus of the thing by expanding beyond the stat ... More >>

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    January 9, 2013

    How a Small Band Can Get a Big-Name Producer

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>

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    August 2, 2012

    The 100 Best Texas Songs: The Complete List

    100. Tripping Daisy, "Sonic Bloom" Before this album, the band had a grunge-pop affectation, but this song, from 1998's Jesus Hits Like the Atom Bomb, was more heartfelt than anything they'd done before. - Daniel Hopkins 99. Pleasant Grove, "The Plaque at 16ft" Bret Egner wrote "The Plaque at 16ft, ... More >>

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    July 25, 2012

    The Best Texas Songs of All Time: #100-80

    "Between the Hank Williams pain songs And Jerry Jeff's train songs And blue eyes cryin' in the rain Out in Luckenbach, Texas Ain't nobody feeling no pain" - Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson, "Luckenbach, Texas" With that introduction, welcome to the first in a five-part series, in which we attempt ... More >>

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    April 12, 2012

    Who Should Bon Iver Collaborate With Next?

    With the news this week that former Dallas/current Minneapolis rapper Andy Bothwell, aka Astronautalis, is collaborating with Bon Iver on a new album, it made us think of his recent collabo with The Flaming Lips, and his James Blake team-up. Is Justin Vernon like one of those rappers you pull in for ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011

    White Rabbits' Stephen Patterson Shares The Aim, Potential Titles For His Band's Next Disc

    White Rabbits​When White Rabbits headlines The Loft this Saturday, the band won't be doing so as part of a big national tour. Rather, the group, which has been holed up in Austin for the past few weeks working on their upcoming, third long player, is treating its brief swing of Texas dates as a br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2010

    ACL Day One Recap: Hipsters, Hippies and The Poor Schlubs Stuck In Between.

    Patrick MichelsJulian Casablancas wears his sunglasses at nights.​ Well, Austin City Limits, you redeemed yourself. After a slow start to the festivities, things picked up very quickly, as predicted, and, by three o'clock, things were in full swing. But Night One--despite names like Miike Snow, Gi ... More >>

  • Music

    January 28, 2010

    Spoon

    Transference (Merge)

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    July 16, 2009

    The Features

    Some Kind of Salvation (Self-released)

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    June 11, 2009

    White Rabbits

    It's Frightening (TBD)

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    April 3, 2008
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    February 21, 2008
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    November 1, 2007

    Spoon's Latest Achieves Messy Perfection

    (Just like Britt Daniel's hair)

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    August 9, 2007

    The Hymns

    Sunday, August 12, at the Double Wide

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    July 19, 2007

    Spoon

    Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (Merge)

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    August 10, 2006

    All Smoke, No Fire

    You're just an invite away from private, drug-sponsored concerts around town. But what's behind the rock and the glitz?

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    June 23, 2005

    Spoon Man

    Britt Daniel shrugs when new fans shout Gimme, Gimme, Gimme!

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    May 12, 2005

    Spoon

    Gimme Fiction (Merge)

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    December 2, 2004

    Spoon

    Friday, December 3

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    October 7, 2004

    The Starlight Mints, the Baptist Generals, Rosebuds

    Friday, October 1, at the Gypsy Tea Room

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    September 23, 2004

    To the Limits

    Elvis tanks, the Pixies rock and other tales from the 2004 ACL Festival

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    September 9, 2004

    I Love You But Ive Chosen Darkness

    Wednesday, September 15

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    January 30, 2003

    Hardy Har Mar

    Har Mar Superstar insists that his ribald R&B is no joke--it just sounds like one

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    January 2, 2003

    End Hits

    Now that's what I call music

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    September 5, 2002

    Daniel's Boon

    Spoon's Britt Daniel is a good guy. And his new album is even better.

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    July 25, 2002

    Home Coming

    The Dixie Chicks' new album won't be out for another month, but we'll tell you why it's worth waiting for

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    July 25, 2002
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    February 22, 2001

    Rhythm and Bruises

    Girls Can Tell that Spoon's Britt Daniel is an unlikely soul man

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    June 22, 2000

    Dots and loops

    The Kadanes celebrate The New Year, One Ton Records sticks its head in the Buzz-Oven, and oh-so-much more

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    August 29, 1996

    The medicine goes down

    The education of Austin's Spoon continues

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