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Back in March, I checked in with Dallas institution Bucks Burnett and got a tour of his Eight Track Museum in Deep Ellum, lovingly curated by Burnett across several decades. It was then he revealed a new museum would be opening s ... More >>
"Let me be honest, no one comes to see this place. I designed it that way. I knew there'd be attention on the front end, but this is over. And I'm fine with that."
Bucks Burnett is being honest with me, as he most likely has the length of our three-hour conversation (more in next week's issue) in h ... More >>
Last Monday night, on Commerce Street in Deep Ellum, a first not only for Dallas but for the world: A museum dedicated to eight-track tapes celebrated its grand opening. Go figure, right?Maybe it's not so weird, though: Sure, the grand opening of the Eight-Track Museum, the vision of one Bucks Bu ... More >>
All photos by Danny HurleySee the rest in the slide show.Last night on Twitter, the hashtag "heart shaped pizza" was trending nationwide for Valentine's Day. Over here in Dallas, as Pete Freedman teased in his recent cover story, Bucks Burnett celebrated Valentine's Day by opening an eight-track ... More >>
Not too much happening on the local music dial tonight. Just one note of significance, really. But it's of some pretty big significance, as you no doubt already know, if you've read the cover story in this week's print edition.
Peter SalisburyMoments ago -- and that is no exaggeration -- James "Big Bucks" Burnett finally signed the lease that will allow him to set up the Eight Track Museum that's been in the works ever since the October 2009 exhibition at the Barry Whistler Gallery. As proof, Bucks sends this lease-sign ... More >>
Peter SalisburyYesterday, Bucks Burnett was this close to signing a lease for a space in Deep Ellum to house his eight-track museum. But, despite an NX35 tweet Friday announcing that he was in the final stages of securing a venue, Burnett had a last-minute change of heart about the location and d ... More >>
Sl. BurnettBucks BurnettIf there's one man on the planet poised to make 8-track collecting cool, it's Bucks Burnett. Not that collecting cartridges wasn't "cool" before--I mean, you can't even buy a new player for them at your neighborhood indie record store. How snobby-cool is that? And, it's no ... More >>
Robert GreesonHubertus Winnubst, left, and Bucks BurnettGood ol' Bucks Burnett, ex of 14 Records and The Volares and currently of Eight-Track Museuming, stopped by this week bearing gifts -- specifically, the double-disc debut Colorbl nd (and, yes, that is the correct spelling) by his latest rock ... More >>
Listen: We know this is a busy weekend. Lots to do--and only so much candy to consume in order to sugar-rush yourself through it all. But this still deserves your attention: At 7 p.m. tonight at the Barry Whistler Gallery (located at 2909-B Canton Street in Deep Ellum), long-time local music ... More >>