House of Blues
Cat Power Friday, January 25, at South Side Music Hall, $30/$35 Chan Marshall is hitting the road after the release of her latest album, Sun, a more soulful, personal work than previous releases, and her first album of original material since 2006's The Greatest. Gonna be a tearjerker.
Summer Cut w/ The Flaming Lips, St. Vincent, Fitz & The Tantrums and moreFriday, June 1, at Gexa Energy PavilionHere we are, fully immersed in this year's summer festival season, and we're already peaking. It's going to be hard to outdo The Flaming Lips, St. Vincent, and everyone else KXT 91.7-F ... More >>
Los Angeles musician Chelsea Wolfe came to my attention via the track "Wasteland" from her 2011 album Apokalypsis. There was something so desolate and graphic in the song's absence of melody or form. Wolfe's voice sounded far away, underwater, maybe. Or perhaps she's the exterminating angel with dea ... More >>
After listening to Lana Del Rey's Born to Die over the weekend, I have to say, as usual, Sasha Frere-Jones nails the thinkpiece so we don't have to. I felt the need to give this woman, who's already been unnecessarily dissected, a chance. She does have a great voice, I just don't know if she'll ever ... More >>
Considering that pre-South by Southwest bash 35 Denton announced its first round of performers last week, I guess it makes sense, then, that the Austin fest would announce its own first round of performers this week -- and that their list is indeed larger than 35 Denton's list of 17 names, clocki ... More >>