Pair a singer-songwriter like William Fitzsimmons with a veteran indie-rock producer like Death Cab for Cutie's Chris Walla in the studio and there are bound to be high expectations. Will Fitzsimmons' acoustic folk roots be maintained? Will Walla exert enough influence that we see the birth of Willi ... More >>
Hello again, all! So, what you may not know is that each week I try to decide which picture of which band should go at the top of this weekly blog post. This week I settled on Guns N' Roses, since their fans span several generations; even though the tickets to their show this week are so totally out ... More >>
John DufilhoJohn Dufilho is a busy man. Always has been. When he's not playing in his band Deathray Davies, he's drumming in Apples In Stereo and producing records, including local act Sealion's next one.But, sometime early next year, he plans to release his most interesting project to date. Dufi ... More >>
Hailing from the small, waterfront town of Anacortes, Washington, The Lonely Forest is a four-piece outfit that specializes in a quirky brand of power pop that is not much different from that of another band from that same region: Death Cab for Cutie. As a matter of fact, Death Cab's Chris Walla ... More >>
Is Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin going to make Rock Notre Dame?Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin is just like any other touring indie band trying to make a name for itself in the current American musical landscape. They are not very well known, nor do they have the drawing power ... More >>
Quite the array of shows we have this evening before the day before Turkey Day. Bruno Mars at South Side Music Hall Peter Gene Hernandez, aka Bruno Mars, was supposedly born in Hawaii, but I have my doubts. The Hawaiian Health Authority refuses to provide a bona fide copy of an authentic birth c ... More >>
Tuesday, June 17, at Nokia Theatre, Grand Prairie
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Death Cab for Cutie sees itself as just a guitar band. You might not agree.
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