Erykah Badu seems like a pretty awesome mom. I got a solid glimpse of as much first-hand about a week back when interviewing the famed Queen of Neo-Soul and proud Dallasite as part of a Dallas Observer Music Awards preview story that's going to run as the cover in this week's paper. About halfway ... More >>
The best part of posting secret audio from concerts you've attended is using them as an excuse to ring up others who were also there and reminisce about that, like, amazing night, remember? Like, say, Jeff Liles, who recalls Blur's February 3, 1996, show at Trees (scroll down) as "a mob scene" an ... More >>
"We wrote a song about you."Yes, as promised, Damon Albarn's Gorillaz did indeed put out a new album on Christmas. only, turns out, it wasn't a free download as anticipated, but rather a free stream (the download option, apparently, is only available for the band's fan club members).So, sure, a b ... More >>
With apologies to Robert Earl Keen, Devin the Dude, Cake, Hayes Carll and the multitude of also-rans filling up the regional concert calendar in these final weeks of 2010, it's safe to say, I think, that, with Friday night's Wu-Tang show at the Granada Theater, the year in live music effectively ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Thursday, November 4, 2010...It turns out the split of Billy Ray Cyrus and his wife Tish may have been caused by Tish doin' the deed with Bret Michaels. Maybe she just wanted a guy who had a career, ya know?Damon Albarn just can't seem to stick to o ... More >>
Gorillaz, N.E.R.DVerizon Theatre, Grand PrairieOctober 20, 2010Better than: an evening spent watching the Cartoon Network.Roger CaldwellDamon Albarn, triumphant at last night's Verizon Theatre show. For a full slideshow from last night, click here.Shame on anyone who expected a cartoon-ish displa ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, March 30, 2009...
In case you didn't hear, T.I. was sentenced to a year and a day in prison.
Ceri Levy will release a documentary called Bananaz that will go behind the scenes of animated band the Gorillaz. You can watch a trailer for the film he ... More >>