We've got some good ones for ya this week--a nice, healthy blend of genres and artists, ranging from gigantic pop stars to local unknowns; Young DJs to old classic rock legends. This week in April, Dallas is yours for the taking. See also: -The 100 Best Texas Songs: The Complete List -The Ten Most ... More >>
This is not your everyday Billboard chart. Each week, we'll tell you which bands are selling in the fine record shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, where we consumers of music have impeccable taste. Similarities emerged at CD Source and Good Records this week with top artists reaching high sa ... More >>
There is one radio station in DFW that takes the time to play an interesting mix of music every day. This same station also takes the opportunity to discuss and explore music in ways that all the other stations are sorely lacking. The thing is, this station just so happens to be the area's number on ... More >>
Unlike Jesse Hughey and Darryl Smyers, I do not have children yet. I come from a large family. My father is eldest of five, so it's understandable why I, a 33-year-old, have cousins who are teenagers. Something I've wondered about with my cousins is the kind of music they like these days. Is their ... More >>
In recent months, the North Texas country community has produced some solid albums, and future months will witness the release of anticipated records from Somebody's Darling, Grant Jones and Ronnie Fauss. While vets like Eleven Hundred Springs, Tejas Brothers, the King Bucks, Nate Kipp and Mo Robson ... More >>
Sugar MountainSomeone once asked: "Which Neil Young shows would you like to see officially released?" To which one of the answers was: Neil Young & The Restless at the Bronco Bowl on January 14, 1989 -- "My personal Neil holy grail." And without a doubt, this is among the most adored of the t ... More >>
Singer-songwriter Gary P. Nunn has been making music for nearly half a century. In that time, Nunn has played with a Who's Who of Texas country musicians. Best known for writing "London Homesick Blues," the theme song for Austin City Limits, Nunn has worked with, among others, Jerry Jeff Walker, Mi ... More >>
"Somebody Once Told Me The World..." SHUT UPDear Hollywood, We know it's hard to cut trailers, and you want to the maximum possible appeal. It's understandable, and we all know the game. Unfortunately, you've recently achieved critical mass on one subject: overused, hackneyed trailer songs. Some ... More >>
Way, way back in the day (circa 1983), there was a great band hailing out of Los Angeles called the Long Ryders. Back then, nobody had even heard the term "alt-country." So, when Sid Griffin and Stephen McCarthy started playing songs that sounded like the legendary Gram Parsons, people struggled ... More >>
Saturday, November 7, at The Loft
Friday, February 20, at Lola's Stockyards, Fort Worth
The Summer of Love got all sorts of coverage on its 40th Anniversary. So wheres the love for 1968?
Fleet Foxes' successful sound depends on slowing things down
Roots group is still finding ways to mix country and rock
The legendary New Riders of the Purple Sage are only slightly jammy
Kenny Loggins and Jimmy Messina saw the '80s differently. On their reunion tour, the duo finally meets halfway.
The North Texas Rock Rally cruises into town
We Are Science (Mantra)
Desaparecidos want to return to a simple kind of life
L.A.'s twangy, trippy Beachwood Sparks ascends with a white-soul masterpiece
At 38, Public Enemy's Chuck D goes 'where no age has gone before'