Camper Van Beethoven

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker at The Granada Theater, July 27: Review

    Seeing both Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker on the same bill was a perplexing experience. On the one hand, it was two of my favorite bands, each one responsible for a (different) decade's worth of quality alternative rock. On the other hand, since David Lowery fronts both bands, the show had the fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2013

    The David Lowery Showdown: Camper Van Beethoven versus Cracker

    With singer David Lowery fronting both Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker (and with both scheduled to play the Granada Theater this Saturday), it is a good time to compare and contrast these two exceptional bands. Cracker has always seemed to get a bad rap because the band is not as experimental or qu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    The Five Best Musicians Over 50 Coming to Dallas This Year

    Turning 50 is certainly not old by today's standards. But rock & roll conventionally has a different scale. After all, at that age who wants to even go to a concert, much less embark on a nationwide tour performing hit songs you wrote half a lifetime ago? Lots of people, as it turns out. As rock i ... More >>

  • Music

    July 12, 2012

    SOPA is Dead, but the Copyright Debate Rages On

    And it's happening where it belongs: online.

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Gig Alert: Got the Hump Day Blues? Well, There's Actually A Ton of Good Shows Tonight...

    Spend your Wednesday night under Eugene Chadbourne's gaze.With the fact that we're just two weeks off from Christmas, and, well, it being Wednesday and all, you'd think this would be a slow night for good shows. Well, you'd be mistaken. There's actually several acts playing about Metroplex tonight-- ... More >>

  • Music

    November 23, 2006

    The Walkmen

    Pussy Cats (Record Collection)

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2006

    Guitars in a Van--That's Quite the Gamble

    Some of the guitars in this pic of the Riverboat Gamblers probably aren't around anymore. At least, they aren't in the band's possession at this point. Happens all the time: Band goes on the road, band plays small club, band parks van in front of small club, band goes to get a bite to eat, band retu ... More >>

  • Music

    June 30, 2005

    Various Artists

    Look at All the Love We Found: A Tribute to Sublime (Cornerstone R.A.S.)

  • Music

    January 27, 2005

    Sayonara, Sparrows

    "We were spinning our wheels, career-wise"

  • Music

    January 13, 2005

    Camper Van Beethoven

    Tuesday, January 18, at the Gypsy Tea Room

  • Music

    December 9, 2004

    Rockin' Around

    Holiday gifts for the music lover in your life

  • Music

    March 25, 2004

    Please Kill Me

    The sounds, the sweat, the stink, of SXSW 2004

  • Music

    October 16, 2003

    Electric Shtick

    The Electric Six's shenanigans have them laughing all the way to the bank

  • Music

    August 14, 2003

    The Heavenly States

    The Heavenly States (Future Farmer)

  • Music

    March 20, 2003

    A Sad Salvation

    At SXSW, you couldn't hear the bad news over all that music

  • Music

    September 12, 2002

    Multiple Artists

    Our writers clean out the CD bin

  • Culture

    June 1, 2000

    Stalker fiction

    Camden Joy turned Cracker's David Lowery into fiction. Too bad he's quite real... and really angry.