It's the 25th Anniversary of the DOMA. And while it's true that bands and venues come and go, many of the people behind them have been here all along. We asked a few of these long standing music veterans -- now behind the scenes at DOMA nominated venues The Kessler, The Foundry and Rubber Gloves Reh ... More >>
Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
Following up their holiday podcast, local hip-hop duo A.Dd once again nails it with this Valentine's Day edition with DJ Sober. They really need to do one of these for every holiday: Arbor Day, Earth Day, Flag Day, etc. However, I realize they're sort of busy taking over the Texas rap game. Still ... More >>
TEXANS CELEBRATE AMERICA - Neither of the pre-game patriotic performances achieved Whitney Houston-level kudos, but both were delivered tastefully and capably. Lindale's Miranda Lambert did some nice harmonizin' with her hubby on "America the Beautiful," and Burleson's Kelly Clarkson shared her Nati ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, March 10, 2010...Wayne Coyne is set to direct a new movie... with Justin Timberlake?D'Angelo took a little bit of a break from recording an album... to get arrested for soliciting oral sex.T.I. announces his return to the game.
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Above the Water (Chocolate Soul)
Comin' From Where I'm From (Arista)
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Hard Groove (Verve)
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Instant Vintage (Universal)
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How I Do (MCA)
Narrow margins remind us that everyone's a winner
Welcome 2 Detroit (BBE)
A year so good, not even Sleater-Kinney makes the Top 10
Sometimes, the best new music is the best old music
Jazz guitarist Charlie Hunter ditches his band to develop an identity of his own
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