So, this is definitely a top-five weekend in North Texas music annually. We're flush with bands this time of year, what with the mid-size tour Mecca four hours south and four days away. But much of what's going on in the Metroplex in the coming weeks owes at least as much of its awesome to our own d ... More >>
Resolutions. I have only ever kept one.
Still, the year's end is a moment to take inventory of what I want less or more of, and it's hard not to get swept up in the promise-keeping to our newer, shinier, skinnier, well-read selves. I will get eight hours of sleep. I will not consume simple carbs. ... More >>
Def Rain, Cool Womb, Know Nothing Party, Gravies and the Main Dish Sauce
Sunday, October 7
About 30 bodies huddled in the converted garage at 2311 Houston Place on Sunday night for Macaroni Island's second house show. With its concrete floors, track lighting and egg-crate foam paddi ... More >>
Neeks, Night Game Cult
Saturday, June 16
Often, when there are six people on stage at a hip-hop show, you're in trouble. You get some limp attempts at verses, some blunted flow, too many stoned rappers bumping into each other. Neeks, who performed at Oak Cliff art space El Sibil as part of ... More >>
When sitting in a beer garden with Ashley Cromeens and the rest of the Neeks crew for an interview, one should be prepared for anything at any moment. Statements like, "We're really into puff paint!" or "We want to tour America in a big bus like Midlake!" And they just might be serious about it.
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