Clark Vogeler

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    The Toadies' Vaden Todd Lewis Busks in Klyde Warren Park: An Observer Video [Update]

    Update: The Dia is upon us! The Toadies' festival kicks off tonight in Fort Worth. Prepare yourself with a second video of Vaden Todd performing in Klyde Warren Park -- this one's for "Magic Bullet" and it's at the end of this post. Original post follows... This weekend, Fort Worth institution Th ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    Over the Weekend: Toadies, Old 97's, Centro-matic and Sarah Jaffe at the 2011 Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase

    The Toadies, the Old 97's, Centro-matic and Sarah Jaffe 2011 Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase Main Stage Saturday, October 15, 2011 Alex ScottThe start of a glorious day in Deep Ellum.​ On Saturday afternoon, Deep Ellum boasted a buzz the area hadn't felt in years, as the Dallas Observer M ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    The 10 Best Moments at This Year's Dallas Observer Music Awards Showcase

    Mike BrooksMind Spiders on the rooftop of The Bone.​ It's tough to look back on an event like Saturday night's Dallas Observer Music Awards showcase and try to come up with a conclusive best-moments list. With 52 bands playing 10 stages over the course of a ten-hour period all throughout Deep Ellu ... More >>

  • Music

    October 13, 2011

    An Oral History of the Dallas Music Scene

    Some of Dallas' most successful musicians recount the rebirth of its most storied entertainment district: Deep Ellum.

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    May 4, 2011

    More Proof That Toadies Guitarist Clark Vogeler Is The Most Talented Dallas Musician in Film...

    ​The most accomplished area musician in the realm of film and television? C'mon, that's an easy one. It's Toadies guitarist Clark Vogeler, long an Emmy winner thanks to his work on the editing team behind TV's Project Runway.And, now, another cool feather in the guitarist's cap: The documentary fi ... More >>

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    March 28, 2011

    This Week In Dallas Music History: The Toadies and South Padre Go Together Like Spring Break and Unprotected Sex

    ​In this week's edition of This Week In Dallas Music History, former Observer writer Keven McAlester tells the tale of his adventures in following The Toadies to South Padre Island for a special spring break gig in 1999. Actually, the piece spends just as much time following the band's roadie, Ken ... More >>

  • Music

    March 10, 2011

    Toadies, Ume, Ishi, True Widow, Here Holy Spain

    Saturday, March 12, at Energy Square Plaza

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    You Bet The Toadies Are Excited To Be Included On Girl Talk's New Mashup Album, All Day...

    ​The legality concerns and artistic merit of Greg Gillis' mashup work as Girl Talk leaves plenty to be debated, but this much is certain: His work sure is popular. Yesterday, Gillis released a new mashup album called All Day as a free-to-anyone-who-wants-it download, and, as his fans flooded to th ... More >>

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    June 17, 2010
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    January 7, 2010
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    October 14, 2009

    Toadies "More Than Likely" To Have A New Album In, Oh, The Next Seven Years Or So.

    In case you were still curious about how the Toadies fared at ACL this year--and our own coverage wasn't enough--well, you might wanna check out the above video. You'll get some footage of the band's Sunday afternoon performance on the festival's main stage, and a few glances at the massive crowd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Check Out This Short Toadies Tour Documentary...

    Toadies guitarist Clark Vogeler shot and edited the above footage for a five-minute, 32-second glimpse into the lives of the Toadies, their roadies and their tourmates The Willowz on the road. And, go figure, it's pretty cool. Hell, I'd watch a feature-length cut of this, I think.

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    A Big, Busy Day For Rhett Miller, Indeed.

    The cover of Rhett Miller as taken by local photographer Jason Janik.If you ignore a brief dalliance from back in 1989, then, yes, today sees the official release of Rhett Miller's third solo record, a self-titled affair that's been getting the Old 97's frontman a whole lot of early attention from o ... More >>

  • Music

    August 14, 2008

    Stand and Deliver

    WIth No Deliverance, The Toadies revert to the bare bones of their past

  • Film

    August 2, 2007

    Aging Gracefully

    Two decades later, the Dallas Video Fest is better than ever

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2007

    Toadies Getting Back Together. For One Day Only. Again.

    At right, Toadies guitarist and Emmy-nominated Project Runway editor Clark Vogeler. At left, Jay McCarroll, who won Project Runway's first season. As the paper version of Unfair Park is only now hitting the streets, we figure now would be as good a time as any to let you know that contained within ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2007

    Do You Wanna Die? (On Guitar Hero 2, Dude. Chill.)

    In November, we mentioned how a certain former local rock god hosts "Guitar-B-Que" parties in his backyard, during which said former rock god projects the game Guitar Hero onto the side of his garage. Well, Clark Vogeler wasn't in the Toadies when the band broke with "Possum Kingdom" (Clark was stil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2006

    Didn't You Used to Be a Guitar Hero?

    Clark Vogeler, closest to the camera, says playing Guitar Hero makes him feel like a virtual guitar hero. Which is odd, since he used to be one in real life. I got to page 112 in the November 16 issue of Rolling Stone--the one with Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert on the cover--when I noticed the da ... More >>

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    July 12, 2006
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    March 9, 2006

    Possums Reign Again

    Who cares if the Toadies aren't going ape over their first reunion show in five years? The kids sure are.

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    March 3, 2006

    Sweet Thighs and Another Surprise

    Got an e-mail last week from a Canadian reader (who knew?) wondering whatever happened to that Nick Tosches-Homer Henderson CD due for release, oh, in 1998. Frankly, Willow (if that is your real name), I have no idea. But in the spirit of whatever Jewish holiday's coming up, here's "The Sweet Thighs ... More >>

  • Music

    January 26, 2006

    Odds & Ends

    Raise a final beer (or seven) to the boys in Speedtrucker at their farewell shows

  • Music

    October 3, 2002

    On the Town

    We endured nine straight nights of booze and smoke to bring you this news. You can thank us later.

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    January 10, 2002

    Hear Here

    Local music was better than ever in 2001

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    August 30, 2001

    Dig A Hole

    When the bass player split, the Toadies split up

  • Music

    August 23, 2001

    Hell Freezes Over

    It took seven years to make a new record. It took five months for The Toadies to call it quits.

  • Music

    August 2, 2001

    Scene, Heard

    Are the Toadies breaking up? We don't know.

  • Music

    March 15, 2001

    Dallas Stars

    The Toadies haven't put out an album in a few years. Really. It's true.

  • Music

    January 4, 2001

    Everyone's a Critic

    Or at least a handful of musicians and music-industry types are, for a few brief moments

  • Music

    November 9, 2000

    Scene, Heard

    Where there's glass, there's theft

  • News

    August 31, 2000

    Playing Possum

    After six years, The Toadies' new album is finally finished, and it's good. So why isn't it out yet?

  • Music

    May 25, 2000

    Finally final

    Who had May in the pool? The Toadies' new album is finished.

  • Music

    March 30, 2000

    Scene, heard

    DOMA 2000 (of course), Baboon takes it live; Elliot Smith helps The Toadies; and much, much more

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    March 23, 2000


    Starplex Amphitheatre

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    February 17, 2000

    Scene, heard

    One Ton brings the discipline; Vogler takes the Azz; Zac makes some corrections

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    November 18, 1999
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    September 2, 1999

    I don't want my MP3

    Or: How the Internet could kill the album

  • Music

    April 8, 1999

    Blue notes

    Centro-matic's second album is so good, it will break your heart

  • Music

    April 1, 1999

    Show us your hits

    The Toadies and South Padre go together like spring break and unprotected sex

  • Music

    March 25, 1999

    Put up a fight

    With bands like these, who needs Austin anyway?

  • Music

    February 4, 1999

    Nothing but static

    Broadcast Data Systems listens to the radio so you don't have to

  • News

    July 16, 1998

    Schmidt happens

    After 10 years of being told he was the Next Big Thing, former Three on a Hill and Funland frontman Peter Schmidt makes the best record of his career. And he did it, for the most part, all by himself.

  • News

    April 30, 1998
  • Music

    November 27, 1997
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    October 16, 1997

    Working on a building

    Last Beat is the local scene's full-service stop

  • Music

    March 27, 1997

    Reign of toads

    The Toadies tell why Bush deserves to die

  • Music

    May 23, 1996

    Bronco hole

    Dallas' last great concert hall suffers growing pains

  • Music

    January 11, 1996
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    October 19, 1995

    Big drummer boy

    Funland's Will Johnson steps out from behind the kit

  • Music

    October 5, 1995

    Rock and rollercoaster

    After mulling its future for two years, Funland releases its first album

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